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Rhino Poaching: Africa is facing it's worst rhino poaching crisis in decades. More than 800 rhinos have been killed over the past three years.
Ted's Bison: Ted Turner donated three bison bulls to the effort to save the last bison herd in Texas. The donation seems to be paying off, researchers said. [Related: Bringing Back Bison: Groups Unite for an American Icon ]
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