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Not a Tiger, But Wild Cat Still Roaming Outskirts of Paris

PARIS - French officials on Friday scaled down a frantic hunt for a mysterious big cat prowling on the outskirts of Paris after scotching earlier fears it was a tiger.

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By AFP News    Nov 17, 2014 at 04:00PM
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Fondness For Treats May Have Helped Cats Become Pets

Washington - A mild manner and a fondness for fatty treats like fish or meat scraps may have helped cats evolve into the tame yet independent-minded pets they are today, researchers said Monday. READ MORE

By AFP News    Nov 14, 2014 at 05:00PM
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Spanish Town Deploys Dog-Poo Police

MADRID, Oct 16, 2014 (AFP) - A Spanish town is deploying citizen street patrols and actors dressed as detectives to combat an invasion of dog droppings.

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By AFP News    Oct 17, 2014 at 03:00PM
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German Hunters Angered by Proposed Ban on Shooting Cats

BERLIN, Oct 09, 2014 (AFP) - German hunters are up in arms over a proposed law that would prohibit them from shooting cats, a practice they say helps save birds and rodents.

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By AFP News    Oct 16, 2014 at 03:00PM
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Lion Cub Abandoned by Parents, Taken in by Sheepdog Mom

WOJCIECHOW, Poland, Oct 09, 2014 (AFP) - A lion cub who was abandoned at birth by his parents has been cuddling up to a shaggy-haired sheepdog and mother-of-five at a private zoo in Poland.

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By AFP News    Oct 15, 2014 at 05:00PM
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