Man Saved Six From Sinking Boat But Then Got A Cramp And Drowned

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Ivan Willian Coelho, 36, poses in undated photo. (@luciane.alves.12979/Newsflash)

A man has been hailed as a hero after he saved six people when their boat sank in a river but then tragically drowned himself. Ivan Willian Coelho, 36, and…

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Cheetahs Get New River Enclosure To be Closer To Nature

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Image shows the new cheetah enclosure, undated photo. (Daniel Zupanc/Newsflash)

Cheetahs in the world's oldest zoo have upgraded their living space with artificial clay islands to simulate a riverbed. Tiergarten Schonbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria, finished the rebuild earlier this…

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Bacteria For New Antibiotics Found In River In Chile

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Photo shows Mapocho River, in Santiago, Chile, undated. Researchers were testing the ability of the cholera-causing bacteria to survive in water but ended up detecting two new pathogen inhibitors. (Newsflash)

Scientists have discovered two bacteria with great antibiotic potential in a river in Chile. The breakthrough comes as the search for new bacteria to develop antibiotics is one of humankind’s…

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Thousands of Fish Dead On Poisoned River

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Picture shows dead fish in the Odra river, undated. There have been a number of dead fish found in the water. (@Gabi_Koz/CEN)

Environmental experts have warned of a poisoning disaster after thousands of dead fish were found in a Polish river. Shocking images of fish floating on the surface of the Oder…

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New Plant Found Living On Volcano Doorstep

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Pleurothallis villahermosae, the recently discovered new species of orchid in the Azufrado River basin, Colombia. (Jardin Botanico de Bogota/Newsflash)

A unique species of orchid has been discovered close to an active volcano in Colombia. Pleurothallis villahermosae stands out for its "great beauty and originality", according to experts, and was…

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Caiman Gobbles Up Unfortunate Toucan Drinking From River

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The moment when a caiman eats a toucan in Miranda, Brazil, on 28th May, 2022. (@EDIRALVES, @fazendasanfrancisco/Newsflash)

These snaps show how an unlucky toucan was gobbled up by a caiman when it went to drink water from a river. Tour guide and photographer Edir Alves captured the…

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Archaeologists Scramble To Investigate 3,400-Year-Old City Emerging From Tigris River In Iraq Before It Is Submerged Again

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The archaeological site of Kemune in the dried-up area of the Mosul reservoir. (Universities of Freiburg and Tubingen, KAO/Newsflash)

A team of archaeologists had to scramble to investigate a 3400-year-old city before it was submerged again after it emerged from the Tigris River in Iraq due to drought. Their…

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Are Giant Crocs Being Used To Police Mexican Border

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Huge crocodile captured in Rio Bravo in May 2022. (@USBorderPatrol/Newsflash)

Giant alligators have been released into the Rio Grande to deter illegal migrants from crossing the border river to the US, reports Mexican media. The scare emerged after US Border…

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Dozens Of Mysterious Clay Faces Appear In Spanish City For Third Time In Three Years

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Dozens of faces made of clay rest on a wall in the Ribera del Guadalquivir located in Cordoba. (@attikus_fish/Newsflash)

Dozens of mysterious clay faces have appeared in a Spanish city wall after the unidentified artist first introduced the heads in urban areas in 2019 and 2020. The third set…

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Long River Of Molten Lava Flows Towards Coast On Galapagos Island

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The lava from the volcano of the Galapagos Islands approaching the sea. (DPNG/Newsflash)

This is the moment Ecuador’s environment minister flies over the Wolf Volcano eruption in the Galapagos Islands to witness the river of lava weaving its way towards the coast. The…

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