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Sea World Announces New Killer Whale Habitat

Sea World Announces New Killer Whale Habitat

AP (Aug. 15, 2014) Amid increasing pressure and declining attendance at its parks, Sea World announced plans Friday to give their killer whales a whole new habitat and a lot more space. (Aug. 15) Video provided by AP
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Why The Amazon's Biggest Fish Is Quickly Going Extinct

Why The Amazon's Biggest Fish Is Quickly Going Extinct

Newsy (Aug. 14, 2014) According to a new study in Brazil, the massive arapaima fish is quickly becoming extinct in some parts of the Amazon basin. Video provided by Newsy
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Asteroid's Timing Was 'Colossal Bad Luck' For The Dinosaurs

Asteroid's Timing Was 'Colossal Bad Luck' For The Dinosaurs

Newsy (July 28, 2014) The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs struck at the worst time for them. A new study says that if it hit earlier or later, they might've survived. Video provided by Newsy
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Wild Things: Crackdown on Menu for China's Animal Eaters

Wild Things: Crackdown on Menu for China's Animal Eaters

AFP (July 7, 2014) Snakes are among the rare wildlife on sale in markets and restaurants in China despite courts being ordered to jail those who eat endangered species. Duration 00:48 Video provided by AFP
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