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Cecil the Lion's Killing Prompts Actor Kirk Douglas to Recall 'Uncomfortable Memory' of Hunting in Kenya
Originally posted 08/07/2015 11:35PM
Cecil the lion's death has sparked worldwide outrage, but for Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas, it's prompted him to recall memories of what he calls "the most stupid thing I've ever done."
Originally posted 08/05/2015 08:00AM
Welcome to Birds That Fill Me with a Vague but Persistent Dread, a new daily column here at PEOPLE Pets.
Originally posted 08/04/2015 11:00AM
This hummingbird, called an "Anna's hummingbird" – which, fine, Anna, take everything – seems to change colors with each sassy turn of its head. "Throwing shade with our coloration" is a skill we've pined for for quite some time, so we're jealous, even though this bird – as with all birds – works its apparent magic with deception, and not good all-American hard work.
Originally posted 08/03/2015 09:00AM
Originally posted 08/01/2015 03:45PM
Jericho the lion, who was originally reported to be Cecil the lion's borther, is indeed alive despite initial reports that he had been illegally killed by a hunter on Saturday, Oxford's Wildlife Conservation Research Unit has confirmed. They have also clarified that he was not the brother of Cecil.
Originally posted 08/01/2015 11:45AM
A representative of Dr. Walter Palmer – the Minnesota dentist who ignited international controversy after killing the Zimbabwe lion Cecil by allegedly baiting him out of a national park one night in July – contacted the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Law Enforcement late Thursday afternoon, PEOPLE has confirmed.
Originally posted 07/31/2015 02:00PM
Most baby flying foxes are born between October and December. It's a rough time for mothers and children alike, because baby flying foxes have to cling to their mothers until they're able to fly. Baby flying foxes are orphaned by any number of things, like power lines cars, dogs, barb wire… the list goes on.
Originally posted 07/31/2015 01:30AM
Betty White is the latest celebrity to speak out about the killing of Cecil the lion earlier this month in Zimbabwe.
Originally posted 07/30/2015 11:00AM
We've all been there.
Originally posted 07/29/2015 12:00PM
Kipenzi, the Dallas Zoo's newest giraffe, whose birth was watched live across the world, has died.
The zoo announced on Facebook Tuesday evening that Kipenzi, whose name means "loved one" in Swahili, died after an accident in her enclosure.
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