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Highly venomous snake rescued from fishing net

Animal rescuers in India came to the assistance of a highly venomous snake found stuck in a fishing net in a rice field. Residents of Mangalpur, in the Puri district of Odesha, contacted a local snake rescue team when the banded krait snake was found entangled in a fishing...

Fox sold to Peruvian family as a dog captured six months after escape

A fox sold to a Peruvian family by a vendor who told them the animal was a dog was captured by wildlife rescuers about six months after escaping from the home. Maribel Sotelo said her family purchased their pet, named Run Run, from a street vendor who told them...

Steer spared slaughter after water slide adventure in Brazil

A cattle farmer in Brazil said a steer that escaped slaughter and ended up on the water slide at a neighboring club will now be kept as a pet. Carlos Miguel Serante said the 2-year-old steer escaped from his cattle farm in Nova Granada and made its way to...

Mystery structure spotted off Florida coast was a heavy-lifting barge

A mysterious structure that sparked speculation among Florida residents when it appeared off the state’s coast was revealed to be a heavy-lifting barge getting rid of a shipwreck. The object, spotted last week off the Palm Beach coast, was variously described by onlookers as resembling the Sydney Opera House,...

Woman runs 95 marathons in 95 days, earns Guinness World Record

A woman who decided to run the distance of a marathon every day during COVID-19 lockdown earned a Guinness World Record by running 95 marathon distances in 95 days. Alyssa Clark, who is originally from Burlington, Vt., said she was living in Italy in March 2020 when the government...

Indiana deputy corrals pair of escaped ponies

An Indiana sheriff’s deputy put his cowboy skills to the test when he was called out to corral a pair of escaped ponies. The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post that Deputy Josh Boller responded to a report of loose horses in the Reelsville area and...