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There Are Ten Giant Horses Up for Adoption at MSPCA’s Nevins Farm

In case you happen to have space for a gigantic horse, there is whole herd of them, standing almost a foot taller than normal horses, at […]

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Check Out the New England Aquarium’s Baby African Penguins

The New England Aquarium is welcoming a new batch of endangered African penguin chicks to the world—some of the last of their kind that are […]

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A Great White Shark Was Spotted Near Scituate

Big day out on the water #whiteshark #greatwhitw pic.twitter.com/vh9XOVDaIx — Kyle Osborne (@Kyle_Osborne18) June 26, 2017 Photos surfaced this weekend of a great white not far […]

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Brian Skerry, Shark Photographer, Wants Us to Stop Ruining the Ocean

Flip through Milford native Brian Skerry’s upcoming book of shark pictures, Shark, and you’ll see dozens of breathtaking images: an Australian Great White smashing its huge body through […]

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Did the New York Times Publish Fake News About Cats?

Earlier this week, a must-click story from the New York Times popped into my Twitter feed. The headline read, “Feline Food Issues? ‘Whisker Fatigue’ May Be […]

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Seals at the New England Aquarium Are Eating Fish Doughnuts Today

Sure, us humans are indulging in all the doughnuts we can today—it is National Doughnut Day, after all, so we don’t have a choice—but why […]

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These Really Cute Baby Falcons Live on Top of a Boston Skyscraper

Two weeks ago, four peregrine falcons hatched atop the skyscraper at 177 Huntington Ave. On Wednesday, the baby birds came down into the lobby to say […]

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Four Peregrine Falcons Hatch on Boston Skyscraper

Let’s give a hearty welcome to Boston’s newest winged residents, four peregrine falcons that hatched on the roof of an I.M. Pei-designed skyscraper at 177 […]

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Police: A Taunton DUI Suspect Had a Bearded Dragon Lizard in Her Bra

Taunton police say a woman was drunk when she crashed a Mercedes into a half-dozen mailboxes and onto a lawn Monday afternoon, with a bearded dragon lizard stuffed into […]

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Lone Turkey Marches on State House

The weekend saw quite a bit of activity on Beacon Hill, with various alt-right and militia groups converging on the Common for a “free speech […]

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Was This the First Cape Cod Great White Sighting of the Year?

Forget Memorial Day weekend, it isn’t summer until someone spots a great white off Cape Cod. And folks, someone may have done just that. A […]

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State Troopers Lasso Rogue Llama in Western Mass.

While there was no high-speed chase drawing national attention, as was the case in Arizona two years ago, two state troopers in Western Mass. helped guide […]

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Winter Stings Boston’s Beehives with Unexpected Hive Deaths

Last summer, Jennifer Kolchinsky enjoyed sitting with her four-year-old daughter on their back deck in front of two beehives, watching their bees, full of pollen, […]

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Ten Very Good Dogs Spotted at the 2017 Boston Marathon

There’s plenty to love about the Boston Marathon, from the inspirational stories and unforgettable moments, to the punny signs dotting the route. But above all, […]

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“Buttery and Ashamed” Squirrel Rescued from Dumpster in Quincy

A squirrel that found itself lodged in the drain hole of a Quincy dumpster has been freed, rescuers say. But not before the poor thing was slathered […]