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  1. Daredevil Pulls Off 'Most Hardcore'...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ESPN Radio 1410

    There's surfing waves, and then there's Australian daredevil Robbie Maddison surfing waves on his motorbike "and performing other God-like activities to slam home the fact that he is not a human," as Jenni Ryall at Mashable puts it. Incredible footage shows Maddison pulling stunts on a modified dirtbike with skis attached that allows the 34-year-old to not only ride on water, but actually surf Tahiti's famous waves.


  2. Forget Cecil. Legal Hunting Benefits Africa.Read the original story

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    Why aren't these protesters also upset about the dismal living conditions in Zimbabwe? Lost in the outrage over the death of Cecil the Lion is the plight of the people of Zimbabwe and the fact that big game hunting actually helps Africa. On July 1, a lion known as Cecil, who was popular with safari-goers in Zimbabwe, was killed by a hunter after being lured out of a national park.


  3. Lions back in Rwanda after fifteen yearsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Dear Kitty

    Rwanda reintroduced lions , flown in from South Africa, to its Akagera National Park after the last indigenous animal was spotted in 2006. Five females and two males were flown in from two small South African parks.


  4. Bad things happen to good robotsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    HitchBOT -- the adorable hitch-hiking robot pieced together from household odds-and-ends -- ended its travels across America early, after being destroyed by vandals and left on the side of a road, its creators said. Envisioned as a social experiment to see if its kind could trust humans, the talking humanoid got its answer -- sadly -- when it was found dismantled and left for dead in Philadelphia.


  5. Wildlife reserves in Malawi under new managementRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Dear Kitty

    African Parks, the non-profit organisation that takes responsibility for the rehabilitation and long-term management of national parks and protected areas in partnership with governments and local communities, has concluded an agreement with the government of Malawi to manage and operate Liwonde National Park and Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve for 20 years. The agreement follows an application and evaluation process administered by the Public Private Partnership Commission in which African Parks emerged as the preferred partner to manage the two protected areas.


  6. Jersey Shore Fishing: Rare large red drum from N.J. surfRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NJ.com

    John JKropke of Sea Girt was wading far out from his local beach at low tide this morning and casting mullet for fluke. He'd caught a couple of small ones before making a cast that was hit by something much bigger as soon as the bait hit the water.


  7. Controversy over Lion HuntersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Kids watched in awe as George and Henry, two African lions at Claws "N" Paws near Hamlin, did their thing behind the fence. Officials said two similar lions were recently hunted down and illegally killed in Zimbabwe by doctors from Minnesota and Pennsylvania.


  8. The stunning National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mashable

    A humpback whale, her newborn calf and a team of divers are the subjects of this year's National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest grand prize-winning image. The ethereal shot proved to be a bright spot in more than 17,000 entries.


  9. Guillermo downgraded to tropical storm as it heads to HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seattle Times

    This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, at 01:00 AM EDT shows a trough over Northern California into the central Rockies. This is producing areas of showers and thunderstorms.


  10. Prosecutor: Police officers unlawfully opened fire in deathRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Special Prosecutor Randi McGinn, right, tells a judge at a preliminary hearing that Albuquerque police unnecessarily escalated a fatal encounter with a homeless camper who posed no threat in Albuquerque, N.M. on Monday Aug... ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A "paramilitary response" by police in New Mexico unnecessarily escalated an encounter last year that ended when two officers unlawfully opened fire and killed a homeless man despite signs that he wanted to surrender, a special prosecutor said Monday. The two Albuquerque officers charged with murder in the death of James Boyd came to the scene with the intent of attacking him, Special Prosecutor Randi McGinn asserted at a preliminary hearing to decide if the officers should stand trial.


  11. Miracle escape from a shark attack 'brought Mick Fanning and his...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Miracle escape from a shark attack 'brought Mick Fanning and his wife back together' after they split six months ago The terrifying shark attack that Australian pro-surfer Mick Fanning miraculously survived reportedly brought him and his wife back together after a six-month split. Magazine reports surfaced yesterday that Fanning and his wife of seven years, bridal designer and event stylist Karissa Fanning, had quietly parted ways before the incident in South Africa last month.


  12. Delta bans shipment of big game trophiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Washington Examiner

    The ban was announced by the airline giant in a statement Monday afternoon. Emirates, Lufthansa and British Airways soon joined South African Airways, who first initiated the ban in April, pledging not to carry big game trophies, including elephants rhinos, lions and tigers as cargo.


  13. Delta refusing to carry some big game trophiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WLKY-TV Louisville

    Delta Airlines will no longer allow certain big game trophies to be hauled on its planes. The announcement Monday followed protests over the slaughter of an African lion named Cecil.


  14. Train mows down jumboRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Telegraph

    Tezpur, Aug. 3: An elephant was run over by a passenger train near Rangapara police station in Sonitpur district during the wee hours today. According to sources, a herd of at least three elephants from Sonai Rupai wildlife sanctuary in the central Assam district were seen crossing the railway track at Nagapathar area, when the New Jalpaiguri-Dekargaon passenger train mowed down the animal around 3am.


  15. Cecil the Lion Beanie Baby profits earmarked for researchRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WSOCTV

    The Beanie Baby collection now includes Cecil the Lion , with 100 percent of the profits earmarked for research through WildCRU , the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit of University of Oxford in Oxford, England. "Hopefully, this special Beanie Baby will raise awareness for animal conservation and give comfort to all saddened by the loss of Cecil," said Ty Warner, Founder and Chairman of Ty Inc .


  16. Around the Region: Soul Food Festival fundraiser and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Florida Times-Union

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is reminding people that monofilament fishing line and fishing hooks can injure or kill wildlife including birds, sea turtles and manatees. It urges fishermen to dispose of it properly at monofilament recycling stations at sites throughout the First Coast.


  17. Hunters in Africa say they have a role in conservationRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    In 1909-10, Theodore Roosevelt headed a Smithsonian hunting and trapping expedition in Africa that included colleagues who prepared the wildlife he killed for shipment back to America. The former U.S. president and his son, Kermit, shot hundreds of animals.


  18. CSPA charges Water Board with violations of laws protecting salmonRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Indybay.org

    The California Sportfishing Protection Alliance today requested the State Water Resources Control Board to immediately re-establish "protective, non-lethal temperature" criteria at the Clear Creek compliance point on the Sacramento River in order to protect salmon. The group also asked the board to require the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to reduce water deliveries in order to preserve what's left of cold water reserves in Shasta Reservoir.


  19. Discover Tahoe's Backyard: What to Do in Sierra & Plumas CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 7x7

    Tahoe's "backyard" includes the Lakes Basin Recreation Area and some towering peaks. Summer at Lake Tahoe is stunning, but Big Blue can sure get crowded.


  20. Cecil the Lion: Delta tells big game hunters to keep carcasses off their planesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Alabama Live

    Delta Air Lines said it will no longer permit passengers to transport big-game killed during hunts. The worldwide prohibition covers elephants, rhinoceros, leopards, buffalo and lions and comes following outrage over the killing of Cecil the lion by Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer during a Zimbabwe hunt.