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May 23, 2014 at 11:10 AM

‘Pay to potty,’ and other stuff you might have missed this week

This was not a great week to be an animal. Or a small child. …Or an adult who snacks on pet treats, but that one seems like a known risk. Below are five offbeat stories you might have missed on Here’s hoping our brethren in the animal kingdom fare better next week.  


Comments | More in List, Roundups, Weird news | Topics: animals, children, copper river salmon

July 11, 2013 at 10:08 AM

Homeless duck couple want a home

Wadsworth and Wallingford are being housed at the animal shelter while volunteers search for adoptive parents. Photo courtesy of the Seattle Animal Shelter Wadsworth and Wallingford are not fancy Seattle neighborhoods. They’re a pair of homeless ducks. Ducks. Like, quack quack and so forth. The Seattle Animal Shelter is currently housing the two waterfowl in…


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July 19, 2012 at 10:02 AM

Longview duck has dart in neck, but gets away

The Associated Press LONGVIEW — It seems everyone who sees the duck with a blow dart in its neck on Lake Sacajawea near Longview wants to help. But the duck can still swim and fly, and it flies away whenever anyone approaches too close. Longview Parks Supervisor Curt Nedved told The Daily News people have been calling the city…


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