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VIDEO: Leopard Attacks Residents In Central India

The big cat lunges at one man and chases panicked residents along rooftops in Chandrapur, Maharashtra.
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Post-Rehab, Injured Snowy Owl Released Into Wild

The snow owl that captured the attention of District residents this winter before being struck by a bus was released back into the wild on Saturday.

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One Scientist's Quest To Vanquish Epileptic Seizures

Ivan Soltesz studies epilepsy in mice, but says children with chronic seizures are his inspiration. He's closing in on a way to quell the seizures with light — and without drugs' side effects.
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Japan Says It Will Temporarily Scale Back Whale Hunt

After a U.N. court ruling last month ordering Japan to halt whaling in Antarctic waters, Tokyo said it was reducing its target catch to just 210 animals a year.
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'Completely Unique': Cave-Dwelling Female Insects Have Penises

A team of international scientists have found four species of insects with reversed sex organs. The females' anatomy may have to do with their need for nutrients that only males produce.
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Even Chimps Know That A Firm Bed Makes For Quality Sleep

A new study looking at the nests made by chimpanzees in Uganda found that they prefer a type of tree that gives them a firm and secure sleeping platform.
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Meet The Sisters Saving Spanish Horses From Slaughter

Once status symbols for newly minted millionaires, horses are now the voiceless victims in Spain's economic crash. Two sisters are adopting horses that might otherwise end up in the food supply.
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New Fossil Takes A Bite Out Of Theory That Sharks Barely Evolved

A 325 million-year-old fossil find shows that the gill structures of modern sharks are actually quite different from their ancient ancestors.
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The Ultimate Animal Experience? Losing A Memory Quiz To A Chimp

You've swum with dolphins, ridden camels, stalked tigers. Now, try taking a memory test with a chimp — and losing. It's fun, humbling and mind-boggling.
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Police Trace Heavy-Breathing Emergency Caller

Police near London received a troubling call, and all the dispatcher could hear was heavy breathing. Cops found the caller running through a yard. It was a dog with a wireless phone in its mouth.

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