Teenager Bitten by Unknown Animal Airlifted to Florida Hospital

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A teenager suffered leg injuries and had to be airlifted to the hospital over the weekend after being bitten by something in the water off the Florida coast—but officials aren’t sure what.

The 15-year-old boy was lobstering off his family’s boat in Key Largo on Saturday morning when the incident occurred, the Miami Herald reported, citing local police.

He was then taken to the hospital with bites on his left calf and ankle as well as on his upper right thigh, said Bobby Dube, a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) spokesman, according to the Herald. The

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Local farm sanctuary will pay you to come meet their cows and rescue animals

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TOWN OF NEWFANE, N.Y. (WIVB) — Asha’s Farm Sanctuary in Newfane started its “Meet a Cow” Program this month featuring its star resident Albert who they call the Super Cow.

“He was my first rescue steer. I found him at an auction house, he was only one day old, taken from his mother. He still had his umbilical cord hanging from him. He was falling down and yet he was being auctioned off,” said Tracy Murphy founder of Asha’s Farm Sanctuary. “I got him out of that terrible situation and brought him to Asha. The vets recommend euthanizing him, but

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Volunteers helped more than 500 animals after River Fire evacuations

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VOLUNTEERS WERE CARING FOR PLENTY OF OTHER ANIMALS TOO. THE NEVADA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS IN GRASS VALLEY BECAME HOME TO HUNDREDS OF ANIMALS, FORCED OUT OF THEIR OWN, AFTER THE RIVER FIRE SPARKED WEDNESDAY. VOLUNTEERS WITH THE NEVADA COUNTY VETERINARY DISASTER RESPONSE TEAM WASTED NO TIME. >> I SENT OUT AN ALERT SAYING WE HAVE A FIRE. THIS IS OKINLOG NASTY. BE PREPARED. LYSEE: PAT EHLERS SAYS IMMEDIATELY, THEY HAD A NGLO LINE OF PEOPLE IN TRUCKS AND TRAILERS. KENNETH NITCHER WAS ONE OF THEM, BINGING THE ANIMALS HE HAD TIME TO GET AS THE FIRE APPROACHED. >> IT WAS MOVING … Read the rest

The relationship with animals and competitors in the sport of rodeo

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OAKLEY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Multiple Idaho rodeo incidents have made headlines, and not necessarily in a good way.

In one case, PETA is urging an investigation into the Oakley Pioneer Days Rodeo in July. There is video showing roman candles being shot in the arena near livestock and competitors.

KMVT has reached out to Oakley officials and Cassia County officials for comment on the incident, but no comment has been made.

Gooding Pro Rodeo Manager Don Gill says without animals, rodeo wouldn’t be the sport it is.

“It’s a black eye, but I mean it’s something we all have

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The animals changed by proximity to humans

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We don’t know why this happened, but Kulathinal has an interesting theory.

“In research labs you have to transfer your flies into a different container every two weeks. When you flip the flies, the fast ones escape and the dumb ones remain. So over generations you end up selecting for slow, dumb-witted flies as opposed to faster ones that can escape.”

So what unites the dog, chicken, fox, mouse and fly? Whether they have chosen to or not, each have become inextricably linked with people. In sharing our lives and scavenging our leftovers, each of these species has had to

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