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After Harambe the Gorilla: Zoo Expert Weighs in on Zoo Safety and Offers Basic Tips

Originally posted 05/31/2016 04:20PM

The chain of events that led to the death of the Cincinnati Zoo's western lowland gorilla was, like many zoo accidents, an avoidable one.

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Zoo Regulations Under Increased Scrutiny After Gorilla's Death

What You Didn't Know About Zoo Security Before the Harambe Gorilla Incident

Originally posted 05/31/2016 01:15PM

Following the shooting of one of the Cincinnati Zoo's western lowland gorillas after a child fell into its enclosure this weekend, zoos across the country are facing increased scrutiny and questioning of their safety methods.

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What to Know About Harambe, the Gorilla Shot and Killed at the Cincinnati Zoo

Originally posted 05/30/2016 03:40PM

Saturday, a child's accidental encounter with Harambe, one of the Cincinnati Zoo's silverback gorillas, ended with the animal being shot. While controversy continues to brew about the child's mother, Michelle Gregg and the zoo's decision to shoot – rather than tranquilize – the animal, there's more to learn about Harambe and his species.

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A Brief Roundup of the Dangers of Yellowstone National Park

Originally posted 05/30/2016 03:00PM

Yellowstone National Park, the U.S.'s first, is home to some of the most spectacular sights the country has to offer. It attracts four million visitors a year from all over the world to its hot springs, wildlife and scenic views.

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Why You Shouldn't Wish People a 'Happy Memorial Day'

Why You Shouldn't Wish People a 'Happy Memorial Day'

Originally posted 05/30/2016 11:05AM

If you're not off work today, you might be perusing online sales in your half-staffed office. Or you might be planning on attending a BBQ later.

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Laura Wasser vs. Samantha Spector: A Look at the Lawyers Facing Off in Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's Divorce

Laura Wasser vs. Samantha Spector: A Look at the Lawyers Facing Off in Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's Divorce

Originally posted 05/26/2016 04:00PM

When news broke that Johnny Depp had retained lawyer Laura Wasser in his divorce fight with Amber Heard, it was hardly a surprise. Wasser is one of the most high-powered celebrity divorce attorneys working; she was recently hired by Drew Barrymore to handle her divorce from Will Kopelman.

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Surgeon Performs 3 Successful Heart Transplants in 34 Hours: 'Take a Nap, Grab a Coffee and Move on to the Next Operation'

Originally posted 05/25/2016 06:20PM

Pause for a minute and think about two things. 1) The idea of taking one human's heart and putting it into another human. And 2) The idea of doing it three times in slightly under a day and a half. Oh, and having it all go perfectly. Make that three things.

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'Cops Suck:' Police Get a Laugh Out of Man's Ironic Tattoo After Peaceful Encounter

'Cops Suck:' Police Get a Laugh Out of Man's Ironic Tattoo After Peaceful Encounter

Originally posted 05/25/2016 01:35PM

Police in Maine got a kick out of a man's not-so-cop-friendly tattoo.

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Paralyzed Father Uses Robotic Suit to Walk Daughter Down Aisle on Her Wedding Day

Originally posted 05/24/2016 12:30PM

After battling cancer in 2012, Chris Palmer was left paralyzed and feared he would never be able to walk his daughter Heather down the aisle.

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12-Year-Old California Boy Has Been Accepted to Two Universities: 'I've Been Waiting for This for Quite Some Time'

12-Year-Old California Boy Has Been Accepted to Two Universities: 'I've Been Waiting for This for Quite Some Time'

Originally posted 05/24/2016 12:15PM

Tanishq Abraham has quite the knack for understatement.

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