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Well-traveled gray wolf 'looking for love' in Arizona

Well-traveled gray wolf 'looking for love' in Arizona

Biologists don’t know her age or from where she traveled.

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Rocky Mountain wolf traveled hundreds of miles to Arizona

Rocky Mountain wolf traveled hundreds of miles to Arizona

It's the first gray wolf in northern Arizona in more than 70 years.

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Macedonian environmentalists blast city crow hunt

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — A Macedonian environmental group is calling for the prosecution of a hunters' association behind a midnight massacre of crows inside the country's fourth-largest city, allegedly after residents complained that the birds' droppings were spoiling their cars.

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, rangers pull a rhino to a metal cage near Skukuza, South Africa, for transport by truck to an area hopefully safe from poachers. Kruger National Park has conducted about 45 such captures since last month, as part of a plan to create a stronghold w…

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, a caged rhino looks through it's cage after being darted, skin and blood samples taken, and microchipped, near Skukuza, South Africa, before being transported by truck to an area hopefully safe from poachers. Kruger National Park has conducted abo…

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, rangers prepare a darted rhino, near Skukuza, South Africa, for transport by truck to an area hopefully safe from poachers. Kruger National Park has conducted about 45 such captures as part of a plan to create a stronghold within the country's fla…

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 a darted rhino is blind-folded before being grounded for skin and blood samples to be taken, and microchipped, near Skukuza, South Africa, before being transported by truck to an area hopefully safe from poachers. Kruger National Park has conducted…

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, rangers pull a rhino to a metal cage near Skukuza, South Africa, for transport by truck to an area hopefully safe from poachers. Kruger National Park has conducted about 45 such captures since last month, as part of a plan to create a stronghold w…

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, a darted rhino has skin and blood samples taken, and gets microchipped, near Skukuza, South Africa, before being transported by truck to an area hopefully safe from poachers. Kruger National Park has conducted about 45 such captures since last mon…

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, investigators open the decomposed corpse of a poached rhino in search of forensic evidence, on the border with neighboring Mozambique near Skukuza, South Africa. Part of the Kruger's fence, between the two countries, has gaping holes through which…

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

In this photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 tracking rangers with their dog, re-enact how they work, in conjunction with a helicopter, to track down rhino poachers in the Kruger National Park, near Skukuza, South Africa. On Thursday it was announced that 1,020 rhinos were poached in South A…

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

SKUKUZA, South Africa (AP) — The rhino crashes forward, pounding the earth with its broad feet. Then, as a dart's sedative takes hold, it staggers and slouches to the ground, where South African rangers prepare to move the oversized beast by truck to an area they hope is safe from poachers.

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In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, rangers helps a rhino on to it's feet to be dragged to a metal cage near Skukuza, South Africa, for transport by truck to an area hopefully safe from poachers. Kruger National Park has conducted about 45 such captures since last month, as part of …

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NOAA: Globe sets 5th hottest-month record of 2014

NOAA: Globe sets 5th hottest-month record of 2014

FILE- In this June 16, 2014, file photo, a Pakistani man cools himself in a water stream on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, that last month was the hottest October on record worldwide, setting the fi…

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NOAA: Globe sets 5th hottest-month record of 2014

NOAA: Globe sets 5th hottest-month record of 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a bitter U.S. cold snap, the globe is rushing hell-bent toward its warmest year on record with last month setting the fifth monthly heat record of the year.

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Utah lawmaker questions city water going to NSA

Utah lawmaker questions city water going to NSA

FILE - This June 6, 2013, file photo, shows the National Security Agency's Utah Data Center in Bluffdale, Utah. A Utah lawmaker is questioning whether city water should be shut off to a massive National Security Agency data-storage facility outside Salt Lake City. Republican Rep. Marc Robert…

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Utah lawmaker questions city water going to NSA

Utah lawmaker questions city water going to NSA

Republican Rep. Marc Roberts, of Santaquin, looks on during a committee hearing Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. Roberts, a Utah lawmaker, is questioning whether city water should be shut off to a massive National Security Agency data-storage facility o…

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Utah lawmaker questions city water going to NSA

Utah lawmaker questions city water going to NSA

FILE - This June 6, 2013, file photo, shows the National Security Agency's Utah Data Center in Bluffdale, Utah. A Utah lawmaker is questioning whether city water should be shut off to a massive National Security Agency data-storage facility outside Salt Lake City. Republican Rep. Marc Robert…

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Utah lawmaker questions city water going to NSA

Utah lawmaker questions city water going to NSA

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawmaker concerned about government spying on its citizens is questioning whether city water service should be cut off to a massive National Security Agency data storage facility outside Salt Lake City.

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