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Archive | March, 2011

Endangered Rockhopper Penguins Covered In Oil From Spill

UPDATE: Penguin Rescue Under Way In South Atlantic Oil Spill

It has not yet been a year since the BP oil spill devastated the Gulf of Mexico, and once again, endangered wildlife is forced to suffer at the hands of crude oil. Learn how a broken cargo ship in the South Atlantic covered thousands of endangered Rockhopper penguins with the slippery poison, and how the British government plans to clean up this disaster. — Global Animal

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Fungus Creates Zombie Ant Army To Reproduce

Many plants use bugs and animals to hep them reproduce, but few plants do it the way these  fungi do.  These four new types of fungus have been found to burrows into an ant’s brain, rendering the ant into a zombie-like state in order for the fungus to reproduce. Are we in danger of an ant-zombie army attack? Read on to find out.

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Miniature Horse Gets Prosthetic Leg And New Life

TEXAS — Midnight the miniature horse was born without a full hind leg, causing his original caretakers to neglect him. Now, Midnight is living happily with a prosthetic leg, thanks to Ranch Hand Rescue. Watch the video of this incredible story, and the amazing strides this little horse has made toward a normal life. — Global Animal

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