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Zoo ‘Tiger King’ closes after investigation into animal treatment

WYNNEWOOD, Okla. (AP) – The Oklahoma Zoo featured in Netflix’s Tiger King documentary has been closed after federal authorities suspended the investigation into suspected animal cruelty and suspended its license. The Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park is closed to the public after the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday withheld …

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Elephant species lost to science since 1968 rediscovered

A small elephant species species that has been lost to science for more than half a century has reappeared in the Horn of Africa, according to new research. The Somali sengi, a monogamous animal similar to porcupines, elephants and manatees, but only a few inches long, has not been observed …

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