Read more about the article Cops Rescue Raccoon That Almost Drowned
Police officers rescue a raccoon stuck in a catch basin in Yarmouth, Maine, the USA on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. (Yarmouth Maine Police Department/Newsflash)

Cops Rescue Raccoon That Almost Drowned

Police officers rescue a raccoon that had ended up stuck in a drain where it was left clinging to a pipe to avoid drowning. https://youtu.be/arqmZ8NKeBc Yarmouth Maine Police Department/Newsflash Luckily for the little raccoon, it did not have to hold on for too long - as officers from the Yarmouth,…

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Read more about the article Different Strategies Needed To Protect Different Bee types Finds UK Study
Great yellow bumblebee (Bombus distinguendus) on Centaurea nigra. (Pieter Haringsma/Newsflash)

Different Strategies Needed To Protect Different Bee types Finds UK Study

A study using 10 years of citizen science data from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust’s BeeWalk scheme has found that a variety of targeted conservation approaches are needed to protect UK bumblebee species. Researchers at the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and the University of Edinburgh, used 10 years…

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Read more about the article Mystery 80ft Sinkhole Terrifies Town
Picture shows a sinkhole in the Tierra Amarilla community, Chile, in a screen from an undated video. The authorities investigated whether this was caused by mining activity in the area. (Newsflash)

Mystery 80ft Sinkhole Terrifies Town

A massive sinkhole linked to a copper mine has terrified locals in northern Chile. The 82-foot-wide hole appeared in the commune of Tierra Amarilla, in Atacama Region, close to the giant Alcaparrosa mine. Local mayor Cristobal Zuniga reported: "Yesterday [Saturday, 30th July] we received a citizen complaint regarding a sinkhole…

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Read more about the article Lost Photographer Had Hallucinations After Drinking Own Urine In Rainforest
Jeshua Kaslo, a 49, disappeared on 19th February, was found alive on 7th March , 2022, in the Pan de Azucar moor, in Cundinamarca, Colombia. (Newsflash)

Lost Photographer Had Hallucinations After Drinking Own Urine In Rainforest

A photographer who spent 17 days trapped in a Colombian jungle has told how he suffered hallucinations after drinking his own urine to survive. US citizen Jeshua Kaslo had been visiting the area of Paramo Pan de Azucar - just two hours from the Colombian capital Bogota, in the Colombian…

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Read more about the article Mystery Over Stolen Egyptian Sarcophagus Made Of Gold And Sold To Metropolitan Museum Of Art In NYC Solved In Hamburg
The gilded Coffin lid for the Priest Nedjemankh from the late Ptolemaic Period (150–50 B.C.) in Egypt. (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York/Newsflash)

Mystery Over Stolen Egyptian Sarcophagus Made Of Gold And Sold To Metropolitan Museum Of Art In NYC Solved In Hamburg

The mystery surrounding a stolen ancient golden Egyptian sarcophagus that was sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City using forged export documents has been solved with the arrest of a German citizen in Hamburg. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has since returned the…

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Read more about the article Chinas Oldest Living Citizen Dies Aged 135
Alimihan Seyiti, 135, died in a village in Shule county, China. (AsiaWire)

Chinas Oldest Living Citizen Dies Aged 135

China’s oldest person has died aged 135 in her local township. Alimihan Seyiti, from the township of Komuxerik in Shule County in the north-western Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, died on 16th December. According to the county’s Publicity Department, Seyiti was born on 25th June 1886 during the imperial Qing dynasty.…

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Read more about the article Customs Seize Over 60 Illegal Ivory Jewellery Pieces At German Airport
The illegal ivory jewellery pieces which were seized by customs at the Leipzig airport in Germany.

Customs Seize Over 60 Illegal Ivory Jewellery Pieces At German Airport

Custom officers have seized several dozen illegal ivory jewellery pieces from a German citizen worth up to GBP 4,300 per kilogramme on the black market. Custom officers from the city of Dresden in Germany confiscated about 60 pieces of illegal ivory jewellery from a citizen at the airport in the…

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Read more about the article Woman From San Francisco Survives COVID At 113
Maria Branyas, the 113 year old woman

Woman From San Francisco Survives COVID At 113

A woman born in San Francisco who is now living in Spain where she is the country's oldest citizen has also become the oldest survivor of coronavirus after beating the disease at the age of 113. Mother-of-three Maria Branyas who is the daughter of a journalist and wife of a…

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Read more about the article Nicaragua Gov Accused Of Torturing Opposition
A victim showing the marks with the letters "PLOMO"

Nicaragua Gov Accused Of Torturing Opposition

These images show the words cut into a Nicaraguan citizen’s skin by the police force on the orders of their government “to spread fear” among the opposition, according to a top human rights lawyer. Pablo Cuevas, an attorney from the Permanent Human Rights Commission (CPDH) of Nicaragua says that he…

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