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15 animals making headlines

By: Laura Moss on April 22, 2011, 12:04 p.m.
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In the news

From escaped cobras to controversial endangered species legislation, animals are always in the news. However, certain species — whether they're the focus of outspoken activists or heated political debates — are attracting ongoing media coverage. Take a look at some of these newsworthy animals and gain a better understanding of what those headlines are all about. (Text: Laura Moss)