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2006-08-23 10:12:38

ROME (Reuters) - The mother of a brown bear shot in Germany last June to the horror of animal lovers has been fitted with a satellite tracking device by Italian authorities so that she can be monitored and kept away from humans.

2006-06-26 05:05:00

BERLIN (Reuters) - A rampaging wild bear, the first seen in Bavaria in more than 170 years, has been shot dead by a hunter, a spokesman for the local authority in the region of Oberbayern said on Monday.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.