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For The First Time In Decades, Herring Are Spawning In A Hudson River Tributary

The herring are spawning in New York's Wynants Kill tributary after a dam was removed. It's seen as an environmental success and is aimed at restoring the river's health.
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Is Yellowstone National Park In Danger Of Being 'Loved To Death'?

The park attracts millions of visitors each year, but journalist David Quammen warns that balancing tourism and preservation in Yellowstone can be tricky. Originally broadcast April 18, 2016.
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Spring Is Swarm Season, When Beekeepers Are On The Hunt For New Hives

While a new neighborhood beehive can be stressful for homeowners, it's an exciting time for beekeepers. They see it as an opportunity to collect more colonies for their apiaries.
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Seagull Takes A Dip In A Vat Of Curry And Comes Out Orange

Hospital staff in Wales left some food outside — a vat of chicken tikka masala. A seagull fell in while seeking food. The staff rescued the white bird to find its feathers had turned orange.
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Curious Orange: Gull Gets Dyed After Diving Into Vat Of Tikka Masala

A sea gull got the day-glo treatment after it fell into a vat of spicy chicken at a factory in Wales.
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A Scientist's Dream Fulfilled: Harnessing The Immune System To Fight Cancer

Melanoma can be a deadly skin cancer, but 10 years ago, biologist Jim Allison figured out a way to tweak the body's immune system to go after those malignant cells. Some patients are now cancer-free.
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While Shepherd Sleeps, Sheep Overrun Spanish City

Police in Huesca rounded up the sheep and delivered them back to the shepherd — before he even knew they were missing.
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Hapless Monkey Single-Handedly Triggers Nationwide Blackout In Kenya

A monkey stumbled into the largest hydropower station in East Africa and managed to set off a chain reaction that caused a countrywide blackout lasting more than three hours.
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Last Known Sept. 11 Search Dog, Bretagne, Dies At 16

The golden retriever was euthanized Monday in Cypress, Texas, near Houston. Searching through the rubble of ground zero was her very first deployment as a search and rescue dog.

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WATCH: Mosquitoes Use 6 Needles To Suck Your Blood

Beyond pesky, mosquitoes kill hundreds of thousands of people worldwide each year. And the bites aren't random. A mouth packed with sensors, drills, spears and straws guides the bug to blood.

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