The Water Bowl: Is France Neglecting Its Hamsters?

06/10/2011 at 10:30 AM EDT

The Water Bowl: Is France Neglecting Its Hamsters?
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France has not been protecting the Great Hamster of Alsace, the last wild hamster species in Western Europe. The government could be fined $24.6 million if it does not do more to adjust its policies and protect the animals, only 800 of which remain in France. –New York Times

One of Jesse James's dogs reportedly attacked a neighbor's pooch by biting its neck. James paid for the dog's medical expenses. –TMZ

A mountain lion has been spotted wandering around the tony suburb of Greenwich, Conn., and has even been photographed at a local school. It has been 100 years since the last sighting. –CBS New York



A pack of "bloodthirsty" dogs in Washington state has killed about 100 animals in recent months, including a 350-lb. Llama. "Trying to figure out whre they are going to hit is next to impossible," said a law enforcement official. –AP

One owl has made an Oregon town's entire water supply unsafe to drink. The nesting bird had been defecating in the water. –AP

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