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The Arnold Arboretum Is Testing Out Goats

On your next jog among the specimen trees and plantings in the Arnold Arboretum, keep an eye out for some goats. Four goats, to be […]

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Turkeys’ Reign of Terror Continues in Foxborough

A feathery menace has laid siege to the home of the Patriots: Turkeys, seeking revenge, are on the offensive in Foxborough. The animal control officer in […]

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Dog Park in JP Closes to Save a Family of Bunnies

Updated Tuesday, Sept. 13, 10:15 a.m.: The bunnies, according to the MSPCA, have left their sanctuary and have rejoined the Jamaica Plain community outside the dog park. […]

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There Are Literally Thousands of Bees in Copley Square

Hovering a few dozen feet above Copley Square, thousands of bees are hard at work. On the second-level balcony of the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, they buzz […]

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Killer Whales Spotted Chillin’ off Chatham

A chill is creeping into the air, and students are flooding back into the city, signifying an end to summer fun. But don’t tell that […]

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Owl Hit By Green Line Train Makes Same Face We Make Riding Green Line Trains

An owl is recovering from its injuries, after it collided with a Green Line train on the MBTA’s Riverside branch in Brookline. It’s unclear whether the […]

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How a Freak Accident Killed Commander, Boston’s Most Beloved Seal

There were high hopes for Commander when he rolled into Boston last year. The nearly seven-foot, 500-pound northern fur seal—one of only nine such animals […]

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This Poor Jumping Squirrel Got Its Head Stuck in a Cup

“Do squirrels bite?” asks an Enfield, Conn. emergency medical technician in a video posted to Facebook on Friday. “Yes!” answers another, as the group of […]

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MSPCA Flooded with Donations for Dog Who Bit Off His Own Foot

It’s time to take a victory lap, folks. You did some good this week. The heartbreaking story of a Massachusetts dog forced to bite off part […]

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This Billerica Selectman’s Video About Bee Poop Is Performance Art

Last week, the Lowell Sun reported that the board of health in Billerica had threatened a local apiary with daily fines if it didn’t change the flight […]

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Dramatic Images Released of Shark Eating Seal Near Chatham

A great white shark was spotted eating a grey seal off the coast of Chatham’s Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge yesterday. Pilot Wayne Davis with the Atlantic White […]

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Bees Are Pooping All Over Billerica, and People Are Getting Upset

Ah, Billerica: Home of pitching ace Tom Glavine, middle school robotics prodigies, a selectman-turned-vigilante-painter-turned-state-rep-candidate, and loads and loads of bee excrement. One family says the […]

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PSA: Don’t Freaking Leave Your Dogs in Hot Freaking Cars

Please, for the love of man’s best friend, do not leave your dogs in hot cars this summer. It should be obvious at this point, […]

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Dartmouth Police Need Your Help Finding ‘Renegade Cow’

Dartmouth Police need your help finding a “renegade cow” on the loose in the coastal town. Police posted on Facebook that the town’s board of […]

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Killer Whale Spotted Near the Cape

A Cape Cod boat captain was treated to a rare sight on Monday: an orca, or killer whale, just a few miles from the Chatham […]