Animals

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Tewksbury Golden Retrievers Get Police Escort for Easter Stroll

After a generous helping of Easter ham and a steady stream of pastel jelly beans from an all-too-convenient egg-shaped dish, it’s a good idea to […]

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Here’s a Seagull Swallowing a Rat Whole in the North End

Sorry, Marty Walsh. Move aside, Patriots. Get in line, Mark Wahlberg. Boston clearly only has one true king—and it’s disgusting. A seagull absolutely demolished a […]

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A Cat in Brookline Survived a Nine-Story Fall

A family in Brookline is both relieved and shocked after their cat survived a nine-story fall from their apartment building this fall. After more than […]

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A Peacock Found Wandering Around Cape Cod Is up for Adoption

It’s not clear how it got there, but a peacock recently found roaming Cape Cod is now up for adoption after the colorful bird was brought […]

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Ron the Sea Lion Pup Has Turned One

We’re not sure about the rest of you, but we here at Boston are big fans of Ron the sea lion pup, one of the […]

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A “1-in-30 Million” Orange Lobster Will Be Donated to the Aquarium

An incredibly rare orange lobster will be spared the fate of becoming dinner and will be donated to the New England Aquarium after it was […]

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Massachusetts Wants Your Help Counting Turkeys

As you have probably noticed, the turkeys are everywhere. They’ve been seen strolling through Beacon Hill, hanging out in Brookline, and they’ve been known every […]

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A Woman in Saugus Had to Climb a Tree to Escape Coyotes

So an absolute nightmare scenario played out in Saugus on Tuesday, when a woman told police she was forced to climb a tree to avoid […]

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Taking Flight with Boston’s Millennial Birders

It’s a damp, gray morning in Cambridge’s Mount Auburn cemetery, and 34-year-old Evan Crockett is standing still among the tombstones. Every few minutes, he peers […]

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A Guide to Off-Leash Dog Parks in the Boston Area

From the Fens to the Esplanade and everywhere in between, Boston is chock-full of great paths for dog walkers—leash required. But sometimes, even city pups […]

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Spencer the Flag-Waving Marathon Dog Is a Good Boy, and a Star

Update, April 15, 2019: We are thrilled to report that Spencer the flag-waving dog is back on the race route for 2019, this time sporting a stylish yellow […]

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Should You Give Pot to Your Dog?

Hardly a shift passes when Dr. Lisa Moses isn’t asked whether it’s OK to give a pet marijuana. “It’s an unbelievably frequent question,” Moses says. “I […]

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A Bold “Peeping Tom” Turkey in Kennebunk Smashed Through a Bedroom Window

Turkeys are a strange breed. Just ask anyone who’s ever seen a rafter of them strut confidently across a busy highway, angrily attack a public servant, […]

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A Snowy Owl Struck by a Car in the O’Neill Tunnel Has Died

A snowy owl with a whole lot of bad luck found itself in an unusual situation on Wednesday night after it flew into Boston’s O’Neill […]

Arts & Entertainment

Riley, the MFA’s New Bug-Sniffing Dog, Had a Big Day

Riley, who at 12 weeks old is now the Museum of Fine Arts’ newest and youngest caretaker, has a very important job to do at […]