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U.S. immigration says it’s investigating whether hardwood products made by Oregon-based Roseburg were illegally harvested from African rainforests before reaching consumers in stores like Home Depot.
Indonesia, the only country with Komodo dragons in the wild, wants to double the number of tourists at a national park where many of the animals live. Conservationists warn against too many tourists.
"The person involved met privately with zoo officials to acknowledge her regret for her role in the past weekend's events," park officials said. The woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The Acting Secretary of the Interior says the gray wolf's recovery is a "great conservation success." But conservation groups say that without protections, wolf numbers will plummet.
Scienctists have likely discovered a new species of whale in the Antarctic. It's a cousin of the killer whale, previously only known from a beach stranding 60 years ago, fishermen's lore and tourist pictures.
It's horrified the racing world and experts say there's no clear answer as to why this is happening, though there are some theories. Santa Anita Park has halted racing to test the track.
Some of the animals were wrapped in duct tape, some were mixed into luggage items such as clothing, shoes and cookies. A passenger coming from Hong Kong left the animals at the airport.
They initially thought it was a type of fish known to swim near Santa Barbara. But by collaborating with Australian scientists, they found it was a species never before documented in North America.