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Indian poachers threaten lesser-known animals

News Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — Wildlife poachers, hindered by India's efforts to protect majestic endangered animals including tigers and rhinos, have begun to think smaller. And activists say scores of the country's lesser-known...

Oklahoman Articles

  • Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. Rescuers across the state rushed to save people trapped in cars and homes. The Phoenix area was battered by...

  • Community briefs

    Published: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    Community briefs

  • AP PHOTOS: Peruvian nurse cares for 175 sick cats

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — At her job, Maria Torero cares for sick human beings. At home, she lavishes love on slowly dying cats — 175 of them at last count. The 45-year-old nurse has turned her two-story, eight-room apartment into a hospice for cats with feline leukemia, scattering it with scores of...

  • Disease ravaging Lowell's dog population

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Lowell's animal control officer is urging all dog owners make sure their pets' vaccinations are up to date after an outbreak of a highly contagious disease has killed at least 15 dogs in the city. Animal Control Officer Darlene Wood says there have been 15 confirmed cases...

  • Indian poachers threaten lesser-known animals

    Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Wildlife poachers, hindered by India's efforts to protect majestic endangered animals including tigers and rhinos, have begun to think smaller. And activists say scores of the country's lesser-known species are vanishing from the wild as a result. The Indian pangolin — a scaly...



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