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Dozens of neglected animals evacuated from Gaza zoo

World Apr 8, 2019

Dozens of neglected animals evacuated from Gaza zoo

Dozens of neglected animals were evacuated from a ramshackle Gaza zoo on Sunday in the fourth and largest such rescue mission in the blockaded Palestinian enclave. Vets and volunteers from Four Paws International transported some 40 animals into Israel from the neglected zoo in the ...

World / Offbeat Mar 14, 2019

Lion on the lam locked up in South African jail

A young lion that had been captured after being on the run for almost a month spent the night in a South African police cell before being moved back to its national park home. The juvenile male apparently escaped from the Karoo National Park through ...

South Africans make bricks from human urine

World / Offbeat Nov 3, 2018

South Africans make bricks from human urine

South African researchers have made bricks using human urine in a process that could one day help reduce global warming emissions by finding a productive use for the waste product. The gray bricks are produced in a lab over eight days using urine, calcium, sand ...