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  • Eighth animal dies after jaguar escapes Audubon Zoo habitat

    Eighth animal dies after jaguar escapes Audubon Zoo habitat

    Sunday, July 15 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-07-15 22:37:18 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Eight animals have now died after a jaguar escaped from its habitat at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.    NOLA.com reports an alpaca and fox died Sunday, the day after the male jaguar killed four alpacas, one emu and one fox Saturday morning. The jaguar was captured and returned to its night house after being sedated by a vet team.

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    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Eight animals have now died after a jaguar escaped from its habitat at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.    NOLA.com reports an alpaca and fox died Sunday, the day after the male jaguar killed four alpacas, one emu and one fox Saturday morning. The jaguar was captured and returned to its night house after being sedated by a vet team.

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  • Spokane officers chase, arrest suspect who tossed stolen handgun

    Spokane officers chase, arrest suspect who tossed stolen handgun

    Sunday, July 15 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-07-15 22:33:34 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane police officers arrested a felon with a gun Friday night after what started out as a simple bike stop escalated to a foot chase and a K9 search. Two Spokane police officers were wrapping up a call Friday night when they spotted a man riding a bike down a dark alleyway.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane police officers arrested a felon with a gun Friday night after what started out as a simple bike stop escalated to a foot chase and a K9 search. Two Spokane police officers were wrapping up a call Friday night when they spotted a man riding a bike down a dark alleyway.

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  • As temperatures rise, SCRAPS offers warning not to leave pets in cars

    As temperatures rise, SCRAPS offers warning not to leave pets in cars

    Sunday, July 15 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-07-15 22:19:50 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Firefighters aren't the only ones keeping busy in the heat. SCRAPS  officers are also working hard in the high temperatures. "SCRAPS receives numerous calls per day regarding dogs and cats in hot cars," said SCRAPS Animal Protection Officer Justin Korpi. It may seem like common sense to keep your pet out of a hot car. Korpi says even leaving your pet in the car for a short period  while running errands can be dangerous. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Firefighters aren't the only ones keeping busy in the heat. SCRAPS  officers are also working hard in the high temperatures. "SCRAPS receives numerous calls per day regarding dogs and cats in hot cars," said SCRAPS Animal Protection Officer Justin Korpi. It may seem like common sense to keep your pet out of a hot car. Korpi says even leaving your pet in the car for a short period  while running errands can be dangerous. 

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