The News MinuteIn photos: Zoos share their most 'unexpectedly cute' #animals and they're adorableThe News MinuteWell, you're in luck because a number of #zoos, mostly from the US recently had a contest of sorts over their most unexpectedly cute animals. And it looks like they meant the 'unexpected bit'. Here, you will find not the conventional cuties like dogs read more...

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If you want a snapshot of just how ridiculous America's #marijuana laws are, take a look at carfentanil ? an opioid that is 10,000 times more #potent than morphine, according to the DEA. That means it's also significantly more lethal, and yet the federal government says it's #safer than marijuana. Carfentanil is the most potent opioid on the market. So powerful that it's not approved for human consumption. Instead, it's used as a tranquilizing agent in zoos for elephants and other large animals. It's so dangerous that a speck the size of read more...

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If you want a snapshot of just how ridiculous America's #marijuana laws are, take a look at carfentanil ? an opioid that is 10,000 times more #potent than morphine, according to the DEA. That means it's also significantly more lethal, and yet the federal government says it's #safer than marijuana. Carfentanil is the most potent opioid on the market. So powerful that it's not approved for human consumption. Instead, it's used as a tranquilizing agent in zoos for elephants and other large animals. It's so dangerous that a speck the size of read more...

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Founded in 1895 as the New York Zoological Society, the Wildlife Conservation Society was one of the first #us.com/tag/conservation">#conservation organizations in the read more...

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BBC NewsLynx #deaths prompt Ben Fogle's action #call on #small zoosBBC NewsAsked about the licensing of small or hobby zoos, Fogle said: "I think we need to look very closely at how we look after our creatures and there have been reports across the United Kingdom of private collections, open collections, that don't seem to be ...and read more...

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BBC NewsLynx deaths #prompts #zoo #closure call from Iolo WilliamsBBC NewsAsked about the licensing of small or hobby zoos, Mr Fogle said: "I think we need to look very closely at how we look after our creatures and there have been reports across the United Kingdom of private collections, open collections, that don't seem to ...and read more...

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BlooloopZoological Society of London #appoints Dominic Jermey as new director generalBlooloopJermey will be in charge of spearheading ZSL's mission to conserve animals and their habitats across the world. Two world-class zoos will be under his control ? ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. He will also head ZSL's Institute of Zoology and ...and read more...

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BlooloopZoological Society of London #appoints Dominic Jermey as new director generalBlooloopJermey will be in charge of spearheading ZSL's mission to conserve animals and their habitats across the world. Two world-class zoos will be under his control ? ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. He will also head ZSL's Institute of Zoology and ...and read more...

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Virginian-PilotODU criminal #justice #department #class addresses animal welfareVirginian-Pilot"Certainly, there are zoology classes but it seems important that we consider all of the ways that animals enter our lives from pet-members of our families to watching in zoos and races to the dinner table.? This semester is the third time he's taught read more...

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Studio Wildcard has announced that Ark: Survival Evolved's next full-scale, paid-for #expansion Aberration will #release on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 on December 12th.Aberration, which was originally slated to release in October, is the second paid-for expansion to come to Ark, following last year's desert-themed Scorched Earth.Its main feature is a new, horror-tinged map, set on an inhospitable, malfunctioning Ark - which, for those not in the know, are basically [MILD SPOILER] giant, floating space zoos run by some very naughty aliens [/MILD SPOILER].Read read more...

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They caught the wild children and #put them in zoos, They made them do sums and wear sensible shoes. They put them to bed at the wrong time of #day, And made them sit still when #they wanted to play. They scrubbed them with soap and they made them eat peas. They made them behave read more...

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Newport Beach may be synonymous with surf, sun, and sand, but there's plenty more to do in this scenic community beyond lying on the (admittedly inviting) #beach. From sports fishing to skate parks and petting #zoos, there are countless kid-friendly activities to engage a family in the heart of Newport Beach?plus read more...

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Leader-TelegramTwelve days of animals: Project marries Christmas song, NatGeo's Photo ArkLeader-Telegram?The Photo Ark, aimed at #photographing all species living in zoos and sanctuaries in a way that moves viewers to connect with and care about them, really lends itself to a #project like this,? said Kuether, who worked part time as a Leader-Telegram read more...

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RTFeed 'em to the #lions: Danish #zoos reportedly let hungry predators eat visitors' petsRTNot all pets are fit to be a lion's dinner ? the zoos draw the line at cats and dogs, as they can't be found in the wild, while horses have to go on a three-month waiting list due to limited space. But while certainly animals meet brutal and painful ...and read more...

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HelloGigglesThis sanctuary #recycles Christmas #trees by feeding them to the elephants, and it's as cute as it is eco-friendlyHelloGigglesOne of the reasons why certain people opt for a fake Christmas tree instead of going real is because it can often be a pain dealing with the aftermath. While some neighborhoods allow you to recycle trees, some sanctuaries and zoos feed Christmas trees ...and read more...

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BozellOmaha World-HeraldBozell will be responsible for developing and executing strategic and creative marketing efforts including traditional #advertising, digital promotions, and media planning and buying. Consistently ranked as one of the world's top five #zoos, Omaha's read more...

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Stuff.co.nzStalking an elusive YouTube star: The 'adorkable' #red pandaStuff.co.nzGiant #pandas are cute, sure, but not half as cute as their petite cousins, the red pandas. A favourite in zoos worldwide, the round-faced, button-eyed creatures caper around in trees or nap with their fluffy tails wrapped around them like white-striped ...and read more...

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Scottsbluff Star HeraldProposed bill could eliminate sales and tax exemptions for #zoos and aquariumsScottsbluff Star HeraldRiverside Discovery Center Business Manager Kimber Duncan hangs a painting for sale in the zoo gift shop. Paintings by the animals are one of several items available at the zoo for sale. IRENE NORTH/Star-Herald. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save read more...

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CNNYou'll get your mail, but not your #passports. Here's what's #affected by the shutdownCNNIf you had plans for a vacation to visit any #national parks, zoos or museums, some of those may be closed. The popular panda cameras at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington will be turned off, according to a statement from the Smithsonian ...and read more...

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