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  1. FILE PHOTO: Palmerston, the Foreign Office cat, is seen outside Downing Street in London

    British Foreign Office cat heads for retirement, mouse-catching duties for diplomats come to an end

    Writing to the more than 100,000 followers on his Twitter feed, the black and white moggy, who once lived at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, said he ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen placed on a keyboard in this illustration

    Facebook purges ads for illegal wildlife in SE Asia as online trade surges

    An ad showing a civet cat cowering in a cage being offered for sale on Facebook was just one of hundreds that the social media giant has removed ...
  3. Handout picture released by the Mato Grosso State Fire Department showing an aerial view of forest

    Brazil's Pantanal wetlands hit by record fires in July

    The Pantanal, the largest tropical wetlands in the world, suffered a record number of fires in July, according to satellite data, prompting the ...
  4. Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Santiago

    Chilean dogs sniff out COVID-19 in early stages

    Chilean police are training sniffer dogs to detect the coronavirus in people's sweat at an early stage, after a similar trial in the UK showed ...
  5. Hundreds of elephants have been found dying (picture courtesy of National Park Rescue)

    Natural toxins likely killed hundreds of Botswana elephants: Government

    Hundreds of elephants that died mysteriously in Botswana's famed Okavango Delta probably succumbed to natural toxins, the wildlife department said ...
  6. Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh's last painting 'Tree Roots'

    Postcard reveals site of Van Gogh's 'farewell note in colour' before suicide

    Stuck at home during lockdown, Dutch researcher Wouter van der Veen finally found time to look through old postcards of the French village where ...
  7. In this file photo taken on August 25, 2019 cattle graze with a burnt area in the background after a

    Report links world's top meat firm to deforestation

    Brazilian firm JBS, the world's biggest meat processing company, was again accused Monday of "laundering" cattle from ranches blacklisted for ...