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Fake Animal News Abounds on Social Media as Coronavirus Upends Life

SCATTERED AMID A relentless barrage of news about COVID-19 case surges, quarantine orders, and medical supply shortages on Twitter this week, some happy stories softened the blows: Swans had returned to deserted Venetian canals. Dolphins too. And a group of elephants … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia Will Officially Be Home to North America’s First Whale Sanctuary

The whales will move into their new home before the end of 2021. The enthusiasm couldn’t have been stronger as whale expert Charles Vinnick announced Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia will be the official home base to the first whale sanctuary in North … Continue reading

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Saint John’s ‘Beloved’ Snow Leopard Dies Unexpectedly At Zoo

More than 100 comments have been left on a Facebook post announcing the sudden death of the “city’s beloved” snow leopard, Lexie. “My condolences…Lexie was my favourite ever since she stalked my wife and I on one of first dates. It was … Continue reading

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Earthquakes Disrupt Sperm Whales’ Ability to Find Food

The University of Otago-led research is the first to examine the impact of a large earthquake on a population of marine mammals and offers new insight into how top predators such as sperm whales react and adapt to a large-scale … Continue reading

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Penguin Swims 5,000 Miles Every Year for Reunion With the Man who Saved his Life

Today’s most heartwarming story is brought to you from a beach in Brazil. It’s the story of a South American Magellanic penguin who swims 5,000 miles each year to be reunited with the man who saved his life. Retired bricklayer and … Continue reading

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