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Bill Would Toughen Penalties On Animal Abusers

People who abuse animals would face tougher penalties under legislation headed to the Senate floor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2013

(Photo: Michigan Humane Society, File)

49 Cats Removed From Livonia Hoarder’s Home

A rescue crew was called in to a house near 5 Mile and Middlebelt to remove 49 cats that were living in their own waste.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2013

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New At The Zoo: The Red-Eye Tree Frog

The National Amphibian Conservation Center provides a rare glimpse at the amphibian life cycle.

CBS Detroit–03/31/2013

(credit: Michigan State University)

Two-Headed Shark Identified By MSU Scientists

Scientists at Michigan State University have confirmed the discovery of the world’s first-ever, two-headed bull shark.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2013

A Dearborn family visits with bear cubs at Oswald's Bear Ranch. (Family photo)

New Michigan Law Allows Handling Of Bear Cubs

A bill allowing visitors to roadside zoos pet, handle and take pictures with bear cubs has been signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013

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Woman’s Effort To Keep Farm Animals Draws Support

A woman’s effort to keep goats, chickens, pot belly pigs and rabbits on her mid-Michigan property is drawing support from online donors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2013

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Detroit River Again Becoming Home To Beaver

There’s new evidence that the Detroit River once again is becoming home to the beaver, according to officials working improve the health of the river.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2013

(credit: Brad Phillips via AnnArbor.com)

Possible Bear Tracks Spotted In Dexter

The last time a bear was seen roaming around Washtenaw County’s Dexter was in 2011. It – or another one – may be back.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2013

(Credit: DANIL SEMYONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Snyder Expected To Sign Bear Cub Bill

A bill that would free up Michigan facilities to let visitors pet and take pictures with bear cubs is headed to Gov. Snyder’s desk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2013

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Michigan House Approves Bear Cub Handling Bill

An Upper Peninsula ranch may soon allow visitors to pet and take photos with bear cubs again under legislation approved Thursday by the House despite concerns that it could put people at risk of injury and disease.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2013

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