Wednesday Creature Feature ~ March 4, 2020

 

 

 

‘Puppies’ Found in Box on Front Lawn of Home Turn out to Be Bear Cubs!

At the end of January a resident in North Carolina found a box of what he thought were puppies on his front porch. Turns out these “puppies” were infant bear cubs. Local deputies and the resident are unsure of who or how they came about. The bear cubs have since been transferred to a local zoo. Click here to learn more.

Roughly 1,400 Pounds of Shark Fins Seized in Florida!

Inspectors with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service discovered around 1,400 pounds of hidden shark fins in Florida. They were hidden in boxes last month. Officials have since then estimated the shark fins to be worth around $700,000 and $1 million!

“The goal of this seizure is to protect these species while deterring trackers from using U.S. ports as viable routes in the illegal shark fin trade,” said Christina Meister, a spokeswoman for the Fish and Wildlife Service, according to the Miami Herald.

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Giraffes Need To Be Trained To Use Their New Chute!

 

 

 

 

 

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Editor ~ Chelsea Dugger

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