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Watch A Nearly 25-Pound Turkey Chase Cops Back to Their Car

Turkey time is coming a little early for these two police officers. Colorado deputies say a large wild turkey spotted them -- and stalked them all the way back to their patrol cars.
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China building boom uncovers buried dinosaurs, makes a star

YANJI, China (AP) — At the end of a street of newly built high-rises in the northern Chinese city of Yanji stands an exposed cliff face, where paleontologists scrape away 100 million-year-old rock in search of prehistoric bones. Like many fossil excavation sites in China, this one was discovered by...
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Birder Shocked Spotting Rare Mandarin Duck In Central Park

This duck made a very surprising visit to Central Park in New York City. That’s because Mandarin ducks are mostly found in East Asia, although there are small groups in California and North Carolina. So when a birding photographer spotted its striking, crimson, hunter and copper colors, he was...
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7 researchers evacuated from Pacific atoll as storm nears

HONOLULU (AP) — Seven researchers have been evacuated from a remote atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands as a powerful hurricane headed their way, officials said Wednesday. A research vessel picked up the seven from French Frigate Shoals, said Kate Toniolo, the acting superintendent of the...
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Team of Doctors Treat Golden Eagle That Was Shot

Veterinarians treating an injured golden eagle were surprised to learn from X-rays that the protected bird had been shot. Initially, vets from the Lindsay Wildlife Experience thought that the eagle found in Pittsburgh had been hit by a car, but tests revealed that a pellet was lodged in the wounded...
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Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird

DENVER (AP) — Some governors in the U.S. West say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region. The directive, issued in late July, severely limits a type of land swap involving federal property...
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Find an eagle feather? US law says don't take it. Cuomo did

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — At an event in the Adirondacks last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo recounted a treasured memory of the time his family retrieved an eagle feather from Saranac Lake and kept it after one of the beautiful birds swooped near his canoe. In telling the story , the New York Democrat was...
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Zoo cleaning up after hail kills 2 birds, injures others

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado zoo was cleaning up Tuesday after a hail storm that killed two birds and sent five people to the hospital. Hail between about 3 to 4 inches (7.6 and 10.1 centimeters) — between the size of baseballs and softballs — smashed the skylights of several buildings...
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San Francisco's wild parrots branching out throughout city

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's famous birds immortalized in the book and movie "The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill" are now roosting in several neighborhoods throughout the city, a newspaper reported Saturday. The parrots are roosting in other neighborhoods beyond their original home on the...
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WATCH: This Pet Parrot Will Sing the SpongeBob Theme Song Better Than Your Toddler

Katie Bullimore’s pet parrot might just become the best part of your day...
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