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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 06:46 PM CDT

Expert Explains How Gator Got Close to Dallas School

Expert Explains How Gator Got Close to Dallas School

How did a big, healthy six-foot-long gator end up near the front doorsteps of a Dallas middle school?

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 06:25 PM CDT

Tortoises Turn On The Turbos

Tortoises Turn On The Turbos

It's a tortoise race to predict the Indy 500. Think Jimmy Fallon's 'Puppy Bowl' before the Super Bowl but a lot slower. If the Zoopolis 500 is any predictor, it looks like the pole sitter for the 100th...

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 06:56 PM CDT

African Lions Lick Tent With Campers Inside

African Lions Lick Tent With Campers Inside

Two South African campers had a close encounter with lions who licked the tent they were in at a campsite in Botswana. Danie and Fransie Lubbe said Wednesday that they were in their tent at the Kgalagadi...

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 08:52 AM CDT

Nesting Ospreys Drop Fish, Kitten Outside Fire Station

Nesting Ospreys Drop Fish, Kitten Outside Fire Station

The Stratford Fire Department is plagued with an unusual problem: Two ospreys that built a nest above the station are dropping sticks, fish and even a kitten in the path of unsuspecting firefighters below. The...

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 05:28 PM CDT

Man Goes on Gas Station Diet

Man Goes on Gas Station Diet

Could this be the next diet craze? Or is it just crazy? One man in Des Moines, Iowa is trying a 30-day diet only eating gas station food. Frank Beard is experimenting with healthy options at gas stations...

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 05:08 PM CDT

Alligator Rescued From YMCA Pool

Alligator Rescued From YMCA Pool

An unusual swimmer was found taking an early dip in a South Carolina community pool. Firefighters say they responded to the YMCA of Beaufort to remove a three-foot alligator from the pool. They say they found it

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