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‘World’s Loneliest Elephant’ Kaavan Starts Trip To Cambodia Sanctuary

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Kaavan, dubbed the “world’s loneliest elephant” after languishing alone for years in a Pakistani zoo, was readied Sunday for his...

Mysterious Metal Monolith In Utah Desert Suddenly Vanishes

A mysterious metallic monolith discovered deep in a Utah desert has suddenly vanished just days after it was first spotted by biologists from...

California Air, Climate Regulator Mary Nichols Hopes To Run Biden’s EPA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Over four decades, Mary Nichols has been the regulator behind some of the nation’s most ambitious climate policies and,...

How Singer Cher Is Helping Kaavan, The ‘World’s Loneliest Elephant’

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iconic singer and actress Cher is in Pakistan to celebrate the departure of Kaavan, dubbed the “world’s loneliest elephant,” who...

These Brands Don’t Want Your Black Friday Business

This Black Friday, as brands slash prices! and trumpet the best deals! and big savings!, one company is taking a very different route. Sneaker brand...

Rocky The Christmas Tree Stowaway Owl Returns To The Wild

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. (AP) — Rocky the stowaway owl is back in the wild. The tiny Saw-whet owl was named Rockefeller after it was found...

Squirrel Gets Drunk On Fermented Pear Because Acorns Can’t Dull The Pain

This squirrel appears to be drunk as a skunk. Katy Morlok said she fed a squirrel an old pear from her fridge ― but...

Czech Hunter Reports Rifle-Stealing Deer To Police

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech police are seeking help in an unusual case after a deer turned the tables on hunters and snagged a...

See The Amazing Deer That Wisconsin Wants Hunters To Avoid

The gun deer hunting season in Wisconsin is on — but a rare deer found recently is strictly off-limits. (See the photo below.) The...

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