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After 300 Beached Whales Died, Rescuers Raced To Save Hundreds More

At one point, volunteers in New Zealand stood in a human chain to prevent the animals from becoming stranded.<p>A stretch of sand in New Zealand was the scene of both tragedy and triumph this weekend as rescuers raced to save hundreds of stranded pilot whales after 300 others died in one of the …

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Why Whales Strand

Why Whales Beach!<p><b>2017</b><p><b>Dec 25:</b> navigation failure in mass stranded whales <b>(most popular)</b><p><b>2016</b><p><b>2015</b><p><b>2014</b> <b></b><p><b>2013</b><p><b>2012</b><p><b>2011</b><p><b>2008</b><p>Capt. David Williams (BSc, …

Are we any closer to solving the mystery behind whale beachings?

Early in the morning of Friday February 9, 2017, a group arrived at the isolated Farewell Spit on the coast of New Zealand. Traveling to capture one …

Two 10,000-pound whales were found dead this month in Virginia

By Justin Wm. Moyer<p>Justin Wm. Moyer<p>Reporter covering breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Two young whales were found dead in Virginia’s Hampton Roads area this month, probably after being struck by boats, officials said.<p>The first whale was discovered floating near the Hampton Roads Bridge on Feb. 2, a …

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7 Facts about False Killer Whales

The world’s fourth-largest dolphin is a different species than the better-known killer whale, but false killer whales (<i>Pseudorca crassidens</i>) also …

Snakes in a Toilet

Cassie McFadden was trying to get her two boys organized and out the door one morning when her younger son, 4, reported a snake in the toilet. She …

Snake Removal Company Finds 24 Snakes in Home

A Texas snake removal company was called to capture a rattlesnake found in a toilet and eventually discovered 24 snakes in and under the house.

A rattlesnake slithered out of their toilet. Then they found 23 more.

Flush carefully.<p>A West Texas family had no idea what was living under their house until something slithered out of the toilet.<p>Twenty-four …

'Cheeky' tree snake pulled from girl's bedside light in Beechmont

Getting a midnight call to remove a snake from a girl's nightlight just inches from her pillow is just part of a typical day for two Gold Coast snake …

Habitat loss puts cheetah population on brink

Amid population declines for many wildlife species in Africa, conservationists are sounding alarm bells for the cheetah, the fastest animal on …

Cheetahs losing race away from extinction as African habitat shrinks

Britain-based zoologists have warned of a global fall in the number of cheetahs, the world's fastest land animal. They've urged conservationists to …

The time to stop wildlife extinction in Africa is now. Here are 5 ways to take action

1. Get ahead of cheetah extinction.<p>The world’s fastest land mammal is close to being gone forever. The beautiful cheetah has more failed hunts than …

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Second Highest Court Weighs Travel Ban Suspension

The immigration ban battle wages on in court with a decision that might end up in the hands of the Supreme Court.<p>On Friday, a federal judge in Washington state temporarily halted President Trump's executive order banning travel from seven predominately Muslim countries. On Sunday, the Justice …

Trump travel ban oral arguments: what you need to know

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three federal judges on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals are set to hear oral arguments at 6 p.m. ET Tuesday in the challenge to President Donald Trump's travel ban.<p>The lawsuit, brought by attorneys general of Washington and Minnesota, has captivated the nation since last Friday when a …

What If 'Something Happens' After Judge's Ruling On Trump's Travel Ban?

If a refugee commits a crime, will a federal judge have blood on his hands?<p>President Trump says yes. After Judge James L. Robart temporarily blocked an executive order that stopped all refugees as well as visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries, the president wrote on Twitter:<p>"Just cannot …

Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration Is Both Legal and Constitutional

If you want to see the difference between a federal judge who follows the rule of law and a federal judge who ignores laws he doesn’t like in order …