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Wildlife Center Of Virginia Sets Rehabilitated Bald Eagle Into Wild

The Wildlife Center of Virginia has released a rehabilitated bald eagle back into the wild. A ceremony took place at Mason Neck State Park in Fairfax County to mark the event.

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Lobby Calls on Congress To Prevent D.C. Pest Dumping

Lobbyists for pest control companies are calling on members of Congress to de-fund a new law regulating the capture of wild animals that find their way into D.C. homes.

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Freedom For Yvonne, Germany's Runaway Cow: Search Is Called Off

The search for Yvonne, the cow that dashed to freedom just before she was to be transported to a slaughterhouse in Germany, has been called off. Yvonne has been living in the Bavarian forest for nearly 100 days, resisting sophisticated attempts to capture her.
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Texas Drought Takes Its Toll On Wildlife

The unfolding calamity that is the Texas drought has thrown nature out of balance. Many of the wild things that live in this state are suffering.
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Volunteers In Virginia Participate In Annual Dolphin Count

Volunteers along Virginia's coast will be gazing out to sea for the annual dolphin count sponsored by the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team.

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Butterfly Population Helps Measure Environment's Health

Counting butterflies. While this may sound like something as possible and practical as herding cats, there's some science to it, and even the first-time butterfly counter will find himself quite the amateur within an hour, and an expert by the end of the day.

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Virginia County Fair Exhibitors Work To Keep Animals Cool

With temperatures up around 100 degrees again in the D.C. area, staying inside is often the best bet for residents, but that's not an option for participants at the Loudoun County Fair going on this week.

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