Animals

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Cincinnati Zoo is Bringing the Zoo to You!

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden closed to the public yesterday to do its part to curb the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). During the closure, the Zo...
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Norwegian Musher Achieves Boyhood Dream, Wins Iditarod Race

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — As a young boy growing up in Norway, Thomas Waerner spent idle hours thinking long and hard about two different kinds of iconic American modes of transportation: muscle cars and the sled dogs in the Iditarod. Waerner, 47, made one of tho...
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Review: ‘First Cow,’ a Western Fable of Unpasteurized Poetry

The American West is about as well-trod territory as there is in movies, but Kelly Reichardt keeps unearthing new treasures. Her latest excavation, “First Cow,” is her most sublime yet. Like many of Reichardt’s previous films, it’s set in Oregon but in a se...
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Coronavirus and Your Dog: No Need to Panic Yet

The New York Times Subscription Hong Kong authorities on Wednesday updated their reports on the lone dog that appears to have a low-grade infection from coronavirus, saying it’s likely a case of a hum...
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Rescued California Sea Lions Now at Hawaii Aquatic Park

HONOLULU — Two sea lions rescued off the coast of California are making their debut at a new home in a Hawaii aquatic park. The sea lions named Niblet and Brawler are 3-year-old females and joined the aquatic attractions at Sea Life Park on Oahu Wednesday, ...
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