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New South Wales Rural Fire Service crew members from Horsley Park RFS carry the casket of NSW RFS volunteer Andrew O'Dwyer during his funeral service at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church in Horsley Park, Sydney, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. O'Dwyer, 36, and RFS colleague Geoffrey Keaton were killed six days before Christmas when a tree fell in the path of their truck at the still-burning Green Wattle Creek fire, causing it to roll. (Twitter@NSWRFS via AP)
Associated Press
January 07, 2020 - 1:52 am
BALMORAL, Australia (AP) — Bolstered by cooler weather and desperately needed rain, exhausted firefighters in Australia raced to shore up defenses against deadly wildfires before the blazes flare again within days when scorching temperatures are expected to return. The first hints of the financial...
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owl stuck in Halloween cobwebs
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Associated Press
October 17, 2019 - 2:14 pm
If you observe an animal in trouble, always call a wildlife center before intervening.
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July 19, 2019 - 8:35 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Dana Gray of rural Rogersville remembers spotting something big and brown earlier this month during a walk on her 10-acre property. "There it was, just curled up in a big pile of leaves," she recalled. "It didn't move. We just kept on walking and I was thinking, 'Is that a...
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Alex Degman
July 09, 2019 - 8:56 am
JEFFERSON CITY (KMOX) — If you want to learn more about black bears in Missouri, the state's Department of Conservation is setting up several open houses for you. Spokeswoman Laura Conlee says black bears were almost extinct in the early 20th century but have rebounded. "Previous estimates were...
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April 26, 2019 - 12:58 pm
WASHINGTON (KMOX/AP) - Giraffes may soon become an official endangered species, as giraffe populations in Africa continue to drop. This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service took the first steps towards granting giraffes protection under the Endangerd Species Act. "The United States cannot stand...
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March 11, 2019 - 2:01 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A woman who was attacked by a jaguar after crossing a barrier at a zoo to take a photo of herself with the animal has apologized to the facility outside Phoenix. A spokeswoman for Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium and Safari Park said the woman, who suffered deep cuts, came back to the...
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One of the first images of a living Wallace’s giant bee. Megachile plutois the world’s largest bee, which is approximately four times larger than a European honeybee. © Clay Bolt : claybolt.com
One of the first images of a living Wallace’s giant bee. Megachile plutois the world’s largest bee, which is approximately four times larger than a European honeybee. © Clay Bolt : claybolt.com
Tom Franklin
February 21, 2019 - 1:40 pm
NORTH MOLUCCAS, INDONESIA (KMOX) — If you're frightened of bees, stop reading now. Giant "nightmare bee" that was once thought to be extinct has been discovered alive https://t.co/8M9MvysGBf pic.twitter.com/C4CEH3BLv5 — CBS News (@CBSNews) February 21, 2019 If you're still here, let's talk about...
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In this undated photo issued by University of Bristol, England, showing a horse wearing a zebra striped coat. Scientists from the University of Bristol and the University of California at Davis, dressed horses in black-and-white Zebra type striped coats for part of their research, offering evidence that zebra stripes provide protection from blood-sucking insects that spread diseases. (University of Bristol and University of California at Davis via AP)
February 21, 2019 - 10:53 am
LONDON (AP) — Zebra stripes are dazzling — particularly to flies. That's the conclusion of scientists from the University of Bristol and the University of California at Davis who dressed horses in black-and-white striped coats to help determine why zebras have stripes. The researchers found that...
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Signs announce the visitor center at the DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge in Missouri Valley, Iowa, is closed, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, as the partial government shutdown continues. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is directing dozens of wildlife refuges to return to work to make sure hunters and others have access despite the government shutdown, according to an email obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
January 09, 2019 - 1:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is directing dozens of wildlife refuges to return staffers to work to make sure hunters and others have access despite the government shutdown, according to an email obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press. The partial restaffing of 38...
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