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These pesky caterpillars seem to digest plastic bags

It appears that wax worms - or something inside them - can digest polyethylene, a common plastic, producing ethylene glycol.

April 25, 2017 3:40 pm

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Premature hippo heals zoo's wounds

CINCINNATI – A prematurely born hippo in Ohio has been providing regular doses of happiness for animal lovers, in a show of public...

April 23, 2017 1:00 am

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Loud sex sounds interrupt pro tennis match

SARASOTA, Fla. -- An outdoor professional tennis match in Florida came to a brief halt amid sounds of loud sex.

April 19, 2017 1:40 pm

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Audubon: First spotting of vermillion flycatcher in Maine

The National Audubon Society says a web camera has captured the first confirmed sighting in Maine of a colorful species of bird typically...

April 18, 2017 12:50 pm

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Giraffe born to online praise

HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. – And baby makes glee.

April 16, 2017 1:00 am

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World's oldest person, 117, dies in Italy

ROME – Emma Morano, at 117 the world's oldest person who is also believed to have been the last surviving person born in the...

April 16, 2017 1:00 am

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Burger King's Whopper gets prank Wikipedia edits in ad gag

Burger King's latest ad stunt is resulting in some less-than-flattering descriptions of its Whopper sandwich.

April 13, 2017 12:10 pm

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Sizing up California's snowpack

INDEPENDENCE, Calif. – We were trudging up the side of a mountain on skis to measure California’s massive snowpack when a...

April 13, 2017 10:30 am

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Austrian town abuzz after theft of some 1 million bees

A town south of Vienna is abuzz over the reported theft of dozens of beehives, containing about 1 million bees, from a local park.

April 12, 2017 1:00 pm