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Gorilla Shot At Cincinnati Zoo & Zoo Director Answers Questions [VIDEO]

WARNING...this is not easy to watch.  A gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo in Ohio was shot after a 4 year old fell into the gorilla exhibit.  The 17 year old gorilla, Harambe, was shot and killed.  Many are questioning why this was necessary and why tranquilizing the animal wasn't an option.  The child is OK and is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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Missing Dog In South China

MISSING DOG In South China – Can You Help?

We got a frantic call this morning from a dog owner.  Their 11 year old mutt mix, Holmes, has gone missing for more than 24 hours.  Holmes is white with brown marks and is microchipped.  He weighs about 40lbs and has bad hips and poor vision.  Might bark at you but is very friendly.  

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Want to be a Boots n Bulls Rodeo Bull Rider? Not as Easy as You Think

The Boots n Bulls Rodeo and Concert will be held at the Topsham Fairgrounds on Saturday, September 17th from noon to four. Featured rodeo will be Rawhide Rodeo with the featured concert, Joe Diffie.

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So You Think You Can Ride A Bull? [VIDEO]

Gearing up for the 2016 Boots N Bulls rodeo, coming up on September 17th at the Topsham Fairgrounds, it's got me a little curious on just how hard is it really to ride a bull.  I watch it on TV and think...just hang on and don't let go.  Easier said than done, I'm sure.  

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#ThatsOdd: Licki Brush For Your Kitty [VIDEO]

Well now there's 'The Licki Brush'...a brush you hold in your mouth while you brush your cat.  Wait?  What?  A brush...that looks like a tongue...that gives a grown man or woman the illusion that they are 'licking' their kitty.  Adulting has clearly become a thing of the past.  

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Category: Animals, Family, Offbeat, Pets
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Man vs Bear in Carmel, Maine [VIDEO]

Jim Thorne in beautiful Carmel, Me has wondered how his bird feeder gets bent over. Raccoon? Skunk? Giant Squirrel? Nope. Bear.  Jim came upon this scene in his yard and started filming...

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60+ Maine-Inspired Baby Names

We took a look at Maine towns, mountains, islands and more to find more than 60 names we think would be perfect for a Maine baby (or pet...

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Maine’s State Mammal The Moose, The U.S. Mammal is Now The Bison


In Maine the official state 'mammal' is (no surprise) the Moose. It was officially name so in 1979. The official state 'domestic mammal' is the Maine Coon Cat named in 1985. The United States official mammal is now the Bison.

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REMINDER: Temps Are Rising! Dogs Die In Hot Cars [VIDEO]

It's nice to see that we are going to have some sunny skies this week.  In fact, we will see temperatures near 80 by Thursday.  So, as a friendly reminder, please do not leave your dogs in your vehicle.  Even with the temps in the 70's, the inside of a car can reach 100 degrees and that is lethal for any animal.

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Ornery Dog in Bathtub Throws Hilarious Hissy Fit

You think it's hard to get teenagers out of bed? That's nothing compared to this.

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Category: Animals, Pets

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