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‘Animals are amazing’: How happy content finds its way to you

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If an animal exists, The Dodo likely has a video about it.


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It’s easy to get sucked into videos from The Dodo, even when you’re not doom-scrolling about local COVID-19 case numbers. Maybe it starts with a clip about an emaciated stray dog who’s been rescued and is lovingly nursed back to health. Or maybe it’s the story of a dog and cat who defy convention and become cuddling best friends.

In the end, though, it doesn’t matter which video sends you down the rabbit hole, even if it’s one about actual rabbits. What’s

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Foster City Pets Up For Adoption: Meet Don, Butterscotch, Navi & More

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Do you want to add to your family and do something good for the Foster City community at the same time? Adopt a dog, cat or other animal from a local shelter or organization! During the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many pets are still looking for their forever homes and shelters still working to place pets with families.

There are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages, sizes and breeds without a home throughout California — and many are located within driving distance. In the search for a lovable new friend, consider looking around at a local shelter

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5 Wrestlers who fought wild animals

Pro-wrestling has a rich and storied history. Wrestlers have been major attractions among their fan base over the course of this period, and the staged sport is still alive and well. WWE, AEW, NJPW, and several other promotions currently provide fans with their weekly dose of pro-wrestling.

The fact that it’s a scripted sport makes way for several possibilities. Wrestlers engage in feuds, form friendships, turn on each other, and compete in matches on big stages with millions of fans watching the shows. Back in the 20th century, wrestlers taking on wild animals wasn’t something out of the ordinary.

This

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Belmont Pets Newly Up For Adoption: Don, Navi, Oreo & More

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Do you want to add a furry friend to your family and have a positive impact on the Belmont community at the same time? Maybe it’s the right time to adopt a pet! Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, animal shelters in the Belmont area have dogs, cats and other pets ready and waiting for someone to take them home.

Across California, there are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages, sizes and breeds without a home — and many are located not too far from you. For those looking to adopt, a great place to begin your

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US Scientists Announce First Successful Clone of Endangered Animal

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American scientists recently announced the first cloning of an endangered animal native to the United States. A black-footed ferret was created from the cells of an animal that died over 30 years ago.

Officials from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said the ferret, named Elizabeth Ann, was born December 10. She is a genetic reproduction of a black-footed ferret named Willa who died in 1988. Willa’s remains were frozen in the early days of genetic technology.

Such use of cloning aims to one day bring back animal species that have died out. The black-footed ferret project is part of

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