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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘exotic pets’

Judge Rules IKEA Monkey Must Remain at Sanctuary

A judge has ruled that the monkey who appeared mysteriously inside the doors of an IKEA store last December will remain in an animal sanctuary north of Toronto instead of going back to his “mom.” The Japanese snow macaque turned up at an IKEA store on a cold day in December 2012. The monkey, named Darwin, was dressed in a …

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Cat-Sized Rats on the Prowl in the Florida Keys

Cat-Sized rats have been showing their whiskers in the Florida Keys. These gigantic rodents are called Gambian giant pouch rats and their rate of reproduction has allowed them to overcome efforts to eradicate the creatures for the past four years. They can produce 20 offspring within nine months. One concern of officials in Miami is that this species could migrate …

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