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January 11, 2019 4:05 AM Beware of Měnglà: New virus similar to Ebola found in bats in China

The Měnglà virus was found in fruit bats in China, and potentially could infect humans and other animals, scientists have said. (iStock, File) A new virus similar to Ebola has been discovered in China, according to reports. The Měnglà virus was found in fruit bats, and potentially could infect humans and other animals, according to a study published 158

January 9, 2019 2:06 PM Namibia suspends meat imports from South Africa over foot and mouth disease

WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia has suspended meat imports from South Africa due to the outbreak of the highly contagious foot and mouth disease, state broadcaster, NBC, said on Wednesday. The disease, which causes lesions and lameness in cattle and sheep, was detected in a northern district of Limpopo province, South Africa’s agriculture department announced 137

January 8, 2019 8:34 PM Incredible images show bat drinking nectar from a flower

A photographer in Costa Rica managed to capture amazing photos using his Canon 5D Mark IV of a bat drinking nectar. A British retiree managed to capture a stunning image of a Long Tongue bat licking nectar from a flower while he was on vacation in Costa Rica. John Hudson, 72, was touring a natural reserve while on vacation and came across the bats by chance 153

January 8, 2019 10:53 AM South Africa detects foot and mouth disease in Limpopo province

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The highly contagious foot and mouth disease, which poses a threat to the livestock industry, has been detected in a northern district of South Africa’s Limpopo province, the country said on Tuesday. Positive laboratory results for the viral disease, which causes lesions and lameness in cattle and sheep, were taken in the Vhembe 105

January 8, 2019 2:44 AM Castro grandson under fire for flaunting decadent lifestyle: yachts, fine dining, luxury suites and more

Photos of young people living it up and flaunting their material trappings are nothing new on social media. Except when it’s the grandson of Fidel Castro, the late Cuban Communist leader. Tony Castro, who is in his early 20s and a spitting image of his grandfather, has been posting photos on his private Instagram account showing off his BMW, meals at posh restaurants 324

January 4, 2019 11:37 PM How the shutdown is messing with your great American vacation

Marnie Hunter and Katia Hetter, CNN • Updated 4th January 2019 The partial government shutdown in the United States raises all sorts of questions for travelers on topics from aviation safety and security to passports and national parks. Although National Park Service sites across the country have been closed during previous government shutdowns, many have initially 103

January 3, 2019 5:22 AM China strengthens slaughter regulations to combat African swine fever

(This version of the January 2nd story corrects 10th paragraph to show more than 200,000 pigs culled on infected farms, not in total) BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry said on Wednesday that slaughterhouses will need to run African swine fever virus tests for pig products before selling them to the market, in a move to control spread of the highly 112

January 1, 2019 10:50 PM Child slips into rhino pen, touched by animal's snout

(Reuters) - A little girl entered the rhinoceros exhibit at a Florida zoo by slipping between two poles, and at least one of the massive pachyderms touched the child with its snout, officials said on Tuesday. Both the child, a toddler about 2 years old, and her mother were taken to hospitals but it was not immediately clear whether any injuries were related 89

December 29, 2018 11:16 AM Six men arrested after video shows them eating endangered monkey, report says

Six men in Vietnam confessed to slaughtering an endangered monkey and then live-streaming themselves eating the animal on social media, according to reports. Police said the men, ages 35 to 39, filmed themselves on Facebook eating the langur monkey on Nov. 17, Agence France-Presse reported. "It took time for us to figure out the suspects involved," a police 99

December 26, 2018 8:15 PM Pennsylvania authorities can break into cars to rescue cats, dogs

Thanks to a new law, authorities in Pennsylvania can break into cars to rescue animals. The law, known as Act 104 of 2018, went into effect Monday, news station WPXI reported. It was signed by Gov. Tim Wolf in October. Authorities -- that includes law enforcement officers, animal control officers, humane society police officers, emergency responders 79