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Giant Anteaters Kill Two Hunters In Brazil

Giant anteaters in Brazil killed two hunters in separate incidents, according to a research paper released online that will be published in Wilderness and Environmental Medicine this December. Giant anteaters, which have been described as long-nosed, hairy mammals, are not …

Rare Chinese Turtles Hatch at NYC Zoo

Five rare Chinese big-headed turtles, scientifically known as Platysternon megacephalum, were born at the Wildlife Conservation Society‚Äôs Prospect Park Zoo in November. The 7-inch-long turtle gets its name because its skull is so large that its head is unable to …