Animals

In this photo taken Wednesday, March 21, 2018, a dart containing the elephant tranquilizer etorphine hydrochloride strikes the side of an elephant during an operation to attach GPS tracking collars to them, in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania. The battle to save Africa's elephants appears to be gaining momentum in Mikumi, where killings are declining and some populations are starting to grow again. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
April 13, 2018 - 2:14 am
MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK, Tanzania (AP) — The elephant staggered and keeled over in the tall grass in southern Tanzania, where some of the world's worst poaching has happened. It wasn't a killer who targeted her but a conservation official, immobilizing her with a dart containing drugs. Soon she was...
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April 11, 2018 - 9:58 pm
BELLPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say a 7-year-old girl has been seriously wounded in a pit bull attack. It happened just after 5 p.m. Wednesday inside the girl's home in Bellport. Newsday reports the girl was mauled in the arm and airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital. Her...
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This screen grab from a Facebook group and photographed on a computer screen in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, shows what appears to be a bucket of tiger teeth offered for sale on a Facebook page. In a complaint filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, wildlife preservation advocates allege that Facebook's failure to stop illicit traders utilizing its platform for illegal activity violates the social network's responsibilities as a publicly traded company. (AP Photo)
April 10, 2018 - 5:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook is displaying advertisements for well-known American corporations along with content from group pages operated by overseas wildlife traffickers illegally selling the body parts of threatened animals, including elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger teeth. In a secret...
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This screen grab from a Facebook group and photographed on a computer screen in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, shows what appears to be a bucket of tiger teeth offered for sale on a Facebook page. In a complaint filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, wildlife preservation advocates allege that Facebook's failure to stop illicit traders utilizing its platform for illegal activity violates the social network's responsibilities as a publicly traded company. (AP Photo)
April 10, 2018 - 12:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook is displaying advertisements for well-known American corporations on group pages operated by overseas wildlife traffickers illegally selling the body parts of threatened animals, including elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger teeth. In a secret complaint filed with the...
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This screen grab from a Facebook group and photographed on a computer screen in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, shows what appears to be a bucket of tiger teeth offered for sale on a Facebook page. In a complaint filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, wildlife preservation advocates allege that Facebook's failure to stop illicit traders utilizing its platform for illegal activity violates the social network's responsibilities as a publicly traded company. (AP Photo)
April 09, 2018 - 7:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook is displaying advertisements for well-known American corporations on group pages operated by overseas wildlife traffickers illegally selling the body parts of threatened animals, including elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger teeth. In a secret complaint filed with the...
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This screen grab from a Facebook group and photographed on a computer screen in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, shows what appears to be a bucket of tiger teeth offered for sale on a Facebook page. In a complaint filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, wildlife preservation advocates allege that Facebook's failure to stop illicit traders utilizing its platform for illegal activity violates the social network's responsibilities as a publicly traded company. (AP Photo)
April 09, 2018 - 7:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook is displaying advertisements on group pages operated by overseas wildlife traffickers illegally selling the body parts of threatened animals, including elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger teeth. In a complaint filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, wildlife...
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Bollywood star Salman Khan arrives at the airport after he was granted bail in Jodhpur, Rajasthan state, India, Saturday, April 7, 2018. A court on Saturday granted bail to Khan, who is appealing his conviction on charges of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago. Khan was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison on the charges and was immediately sent to jail. Judge Ravindra Kumar Joshi ordered him to sign a surety bond of 50,000 rupees ($770) on Saturday before he could be set free in Jodhpur, a town in western India. (AP Photo/Sunil Verma)
April 07, 2018 - 9:25 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — A court on Saturday granted bail to Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who will be allowed to remain free while he appeals his conviction on charges of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago. Khan was convicted on Thursday and sentenced to five years in prison, and...
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FILE – In this Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 file photo, Bollywood star Salman Khan poses wearing a Being Human T-shirt during the launch of Being Human's first flagship store in Mumbai, India. A court on Saturday, April 7, 2018, granted bail to Khan, who spent the past two days in prison after he was convicted of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File)
April 07, 2018 - 8:11 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — A court on Saturday granted bail to Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who is appealing his conviction on charges of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago. Khan was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison on the charges and was immediately sent to jail. Judge...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 file photo, Bollywood actor Salman Khan attends a promotional event for his upcoming movie 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo' in Mumbai, India. A court on Saturday, April 7, 2018, granted bail to Khan, who spent the past two days in prison after he was convicted of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
April 07, 2018 - 7:10 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — A court on Saturday granted bail to Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who is appealing his conviction on charges of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago. Khan was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison on the charges and was immediately sent to jail. Judge...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 file photo, Bollywood actor Salman Khan attends a promotional event for his upcoming movie 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo' in Mumbai, India. A court on Saturday, April 7, 2018, granted bail to Khan, who spent the past two days in prison after he was convicted of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
April 07, 2018 - 6:59 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — A court on Saturday granted bail to Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who is appealing his conviction on charges of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago. Khan was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison on the charges and was immediately sent to jail. Judge...
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