Category Archives: Animal news

Some animal news: boars

From 538 Significant Digits: $22,000 worth of hidden cocaine destroyed Wild boars can cause a lot of damage, including to drug deals, apparently. The animals stumbled upon cocaine hidden in an Italian forest and worth approximately $22,000. They then dug … Continue reading

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Distressing animal news: climate change and scallops

From 538 Significant Digits: 24 pounds of sea scallops The effects of climate change are wide-ranging, including shifting water temperatures and mass die-offs of sea creatures. For hundreds of years, bay scallops from the Peconic Estuary fed Long Islanders, but … Continue reading

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Animal news: “Is it a crocodile?”

I mean. The location? Bethesda Fountain, Central Park, New York, New York. Here’s the headline to this West Side Rag story: Park Workers ‘Rescue’ Wayward 20-Pound Carp in Historic Bethesda Fountain; Passers-By Ask ‘Is It a Crocodile?’

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