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Woman convicted of animal cruelty after hoarding ducks at home

A New Hanover County woman has been convicted of animal cruelty charges after law enforcement found more than 150 disabled or injured ducks at her home in late 2017.

NC Zoo holds contest to name newborn female rhino

The North Carolina Zoo is asking the public to come up with a name for the female southern white rhinoceros born there earlier this month.

New tick species makes its way to North Carolina

A tick that was attached to an opossum in Polk County was identified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a Longhorned tick.
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Feds: Smuggler pleads guilty to shipping protected turtles

Prosecutors say the "ringleader of an international syndicate of wildlife smugglers" has pleaded guilty, again, to smuggling turtles.
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Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46

Koko the gorilla who mastered sign language, raised kittens and once playfully tried on the glasses of the late actor Robin Williams, has died.

‘The odor was unbearable’: Kids removed from feces-ridden Myrtle Beach home

A Myrtle Beach couple is in jail after police found two children covered in bed bug bites and living in animal feces inside a Socastee home.

Aquarium educates visitors on endangered species

The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher held an Endangered Species Day Saturday.

Wildlife expert warns of snake sightings, dog bit by copperhead

The weather has warmed up and more people are out in their yards, but you might not be alone.

YIKES! Alligator spotted in the surf at Sunset Beach

The next time you head to the beach you may want to keep an eye out for alligators. Yup, one was just spotted swimming in the surf at one Brunswick County beach over the weekend.

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