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So, Who Sent Those Sick Cows To The Slaughterhouse?

Graphic undercover video shines a light on dairies who send old and potentially sick cows to slaughter. Dairy cows spend their lives turning food into milk, not meat, and can suffer various ailments.
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'Bird Talk' Magazine Folds Its Wings After 30 Years

Audie Cornish talks to Susan Chamberlain about the end of publication of Bird Talk magazine. Chamberlain is a longtime columnist and writer for the magazine.
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Maryland Court Exempts 'Cross-Breeds' From Pit Bull Ruling

The Maryland Court of Appeals exempts pit bull cross-breeds from the "inherently dangerous breed of dog" liability provisions, citing confusion as to what "cross-breed" really means.

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Caring For Canines In Seguin, Texas

The Moshiem Mansion Bed & Breakfast houses a changing cast of 10 to 15 dogs that have escaped death in the shelter.
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Dalmation Cares For Look-Alike Lamb

The lamb was born on an Australian farm in and abandoned by his mother. That's when farmers brought the sheep to their Dalmatian, who immediately began doting on Dotty. It's not that surprising since Dotty — a white lamb covered in unusual black spots — looks exactly like a Dalmatian.
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Swarming Up A Storm: Why Animals School And Flock

By tricking live fish into attacking computer-generated "prey," scientists have learned that animals like birds and fish may indeed have evolved to swarm together to protect themselves from the threat of predators.

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