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Ohio police investigate reports of 'zombie' raccoons

/ Apr 5, 2018

Ohio police investigate reports of 'zombie' raccoons

Police are investigating reports of "zombie-like" raccoons in northeast Ohio. Local television channel WKBN-TV reports that Youngstown police have received more than a dozen calls in the past three weeks about raccoons acting strangely in the daytime. Photographer Robert Coggeshall said he was playing with his ...

Over a hundred stranded whales die on Australian beach

Mar 23, 2018

Over a hundred stranded whales die on Australian beach

More than 150 whales have become stranded in Hamelin Bay in western Australia, and only 15 of them were still alive on Friday, authorities said. The mammals are believed to be short-finned pilot whales. The stranded animals were first spotted by a commercial fisherman early on ...

New tools help combat wildlife crime

/ Mar 16, 2018

New tools help combat wildlife crime

From cutting-edge DNA bar coding to smartphone apps that can identify illegal wildlife sales, conservationists are turning to high-tech tools in their battle against Indonesia's animal traffickers. Spread across more than 17,000 islands, the nation's dense tropical rainforests boast some of the highest levels of ...