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Every day, One Green Planet brings you today’s top news. For those who don’t have a lot of time to look through the news each day, this will be a great resource and an easy way to catch up!

Here you’ll find different categories of news and links to each article published! Enjoy!

1. Police Dog Killed After Driver Crashes in Police Patrol Vehicle

In a devastating incident on Saturday morning, a 21-year-old Kentucky man, Michael T. Sims, is facing charges after driving the wrong way and colliding with a police patrol vehicle, resulting in the death of a cherished K9 officer named Fury and injuries to two Franklin Police Division (FPD) officers.

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2. Dog Was Surrendered to Animal Shelter for “Seizures” (VIDEO)

Farkle, a dog surrendered to Touch of Grey Rescue in Central Florida, initially believed to be suffering from seizures, turned out to have narcolepsy. Wendy Johnson, president and founder of the nonprofit organization, took Farkle in for fostering, determined to help him overcome his challenges.

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3. Adorable Video Shows Cat Napping with Newborn Puppies

An adorable video is going viral on TikTok. In the video, a cat can be seen deciding to nap with the newest members of their family. The feline settles in among a litter of newborn puppies, making themselves comfortable. 

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4. Contagious Yawning Doesn’t Just Affect Humans – Dogs Can Do It Too

Yawning, a seemingly mundane act, has long been a subject of scientific fascination. In Psychology Today reporting, they dive into the science behind contagious yawning, shedding light on the emotional bonds shared between humans and their four-legged companions.

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5. Can Animals Be Superstitious?

Superstitions, those irrational beliefs and practices that have fascinated and perplexed humans for centuries, may not be exclusive to our species. While superstitions are deeply rooted in human culture and history, researchers have explored the possibility that animals, too, exhibit behaviors that can be interpreted as superstitions. Human superstitions often involve rituals or actions believed to influence outcomes, despite lacking any real connection. But can this concept be applied to the animal kingdom?

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6. “Hell Pigs” Roamed the Earth for Nearly 20 Million Years

Dinosaurs may dominate our imagination when it comes to prehistoric creatures, but there’s a host of other fascinating and terrifying beings that once roamed the Earth. Among them are the intriguingly named “hell pigs,” a group of prehistoric animals that, despite their menacing name, weren’t exactly what they seemed.

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7. Protect the Insects, Don’t Rake Your Leaves!

As autumn comes, a debate is brewing on social media platforms: to rake or not to rake? The tradition of clearing fallen leaves from our lawns is being reconsidered, thanks to insights from entomologists like Paul Marek at Virginia Tech. While the act of raking may contribute to a well-manicured lawn, leaving the leaves undisturbed can play a crucial role in supporting the intricate ecosystems beneath our feet.

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8. Endangered Key Deer Threatened by Rising Seas

Off the southern tip of Florida lies a unique archipelago. The Florida Keys were created during the last period of global warming, as ice melted and sea levels rose. This effectively cut the keys off from the larger landmass of North America. This led to the isolation of many species. One of these species is the Key deer. This hoofed ruminant was isolated from their cousins who inhabited other areas. Eventually, the Key deers, also known as toy deers, shrank and became its own diminutive species. However, now they are being threatened by rising waters due to rapidly progressing climate change driven by human actions. 

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9. L.A. High School Student Wins Right to Promote Plant-Based Milk

In an unprecedented move, the Los Angeles Unified School District has settled a lawsuit with a former student, Marielle Williamson, over the right to promote plant-based milk in schools. This legal battle has stirred up a significant discussion on free speech and dietary choices in educational institutions.

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