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Rio's Olympic Golf Course Overrun with Capybaras and Crocodiles Days Ahead of Summer Games

Originally posted 08/03/2016 07:40PM

With many of the world's top golfers having already bowed out of this year's Olympic Games, those intrepid athletes brave enough to make the trip to Rio may be counting on an easier path to victory.

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Firefighters Had Been Feeding Alligators Near Disney World Lagoon Where 2-Year-Old Was Snatched, Emails Reveal

Firefighters Had Been Feeding Alligators Near Disney World Lagoon Where 2-Year-Old Was Snatched, Emails Reveal

Originally posted 07/14/2016 08:40AM

Firefighters had been feeding at least one alligator less than half a mile from the Disney World lagoon where 2-year-old Lane Graves was snatched and killed last month, according to newly released emails.

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Zookeeper Who Raised Harambe from Birth: 'He Was Never Aggressive or Mean to People'

Originally posted 06/01/2016 09:00PM

The Texas zookeeper who raised Harambe, the 17-year-old western lowland gorilla who was shot dead at the Cincinnati Zoo on Saturday is mourning the loss of the animal he remembers as "never aggressive or mean."

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UpdatePosted 06/01/2016 06:10PM

'Be Calm, Be Calm': Mother's Panicked 911 Call After 4-Year-Old Son Fell Into Cincinnati Zoo Gorilla Pen

Originally posted 06/01/2016 04:00PM

Terrifying 911 calls from the mother whose toddler fell into the Cincinnati Zoo's gorilla enclosure on Saturday have been released by police.

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Credit: Jeff McCurry/Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden via The Cincinatti Enquirer/ AP
Video of Late Gorilla Harambe Shows His First Day at Cincinnati Zoo: 'He Was a Youngster,' Says Zoo Director

Video of Late Gorilla Harambe Shows His First Day at Cincinnati Zoo: 'He Was a Youngster,' Says Zoo Director

Originally posted 06/01/2016 03:00PM

Harambe, the 17-year-old gorilla that was shot and killed on Saturday after a 4-year-old boy fell into his Cincinnati Zoo enclosure, is remembered for his intelligent and inquisitive nature.

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Family of Boy Who Fell Into Gorilla Enclosure Says Child Is 'Doing Well,' Asks Donations Be Sent to Cincinnati Zoo in Harambe's Name

Originally posted 06/01/2016 09:00AM

The family of the 4-year-old boy who fell into the Cincinnati Zoo gorilla enclosure last weekend says the child is "doing well" amid backlash and police inquiry into the incident.

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Texas Zookeeper Who Raised Harambe Mourns Death of Gorilla: 'It's Like Losing a Family Member'

Originally posted 06/01/2016 01:20AM

Jerry Stones, a Texas zookeeper who had the responsibility of raising recently killed Harambe, is mourning the death of the 450-pound silverback gorilla.

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Credit: Jeff McCurry/Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden via The Cincinatti Enquirer/ AP
Cincinnati Police Investigating Family of Boy Who Fell Into Gorilla Enclosure

Cincinnati Police Investigating Family of Boy Who Fell Into Gorilla Enclosure

Originally posted 05/31/2016 11:15PM

Cincinnati police have opened an investigation into the family of the boy who fell into the gorilla pit at the Cincinnati Zoo over the weekend, according to a tweeted press release from the department.

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Cincinnati Parent Defends Mother of 4-Year-Old Who Fell Into Gorilla Enclosure: 'Things Happen'

Cincinnati Parent Defends Mother of 4-Year-Old Who Fell Into Gorilla Enclosure: 'Things Happen'

Originally posted 05/31/2016 09:35PM

A Cincinnati parent has stood up for much-maligned mother and daycare worker Michelle Gregg, calling her a "good woman" and "really caring."

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