Board member renews complaint about Los Angeles Zoo’s treatment of Billy the Elephant – NBC Los Angeles

A city council member has renewed a call for the Los Angeles Zoo to send Billy the Elephant, an Asian elephant who has lived in the zoo for more than 30 years, to a sanctuary and to the zoo to stop the breeding of elephants. Council member Paul Kurtz, who chairs the council’s personnel, audit …

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CSU says it can’t afford to raise staff wages even if Gavin Newsom agrees – Times-Standard

A last-minute bill that sailed through the legislature could leave California State University in limbo for nearly $900 million in new costs over the next decade — possibly forcing it to raise tuition for only the second time in more than a decade. This “might” assume that lawmakers are not allocating new increases in university …

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Velez’s goals for the final road trip 2022

This story was excerpted from Todd Zoelecki’s Phillies Beat Newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And the Subscription To get it regularly in your inbox. The Phillies plan to pop champagne bottles somewhere during their next 10-game road trip through Chicago, Washington, and Houston. But besides celebrating the Phils’ first trip to Posteason …

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Court reimposes ban on lobster gear to protect right whales

A federal circuit court has reinstated a ban on lobster fishing gear in an area of ​​about 1,000 square miles off New England in an effort to protect endangered whales. The National Marine Fisheries Authority issued new regulations last year banning vertical buoy crab fishing for part of the fall and winter in the region, …

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The Great White Britton shark paints an amazing “selfie” using a GPS tracker while chasing the ocean

Great White Shark Breton painted a stunning “selfie” using a GPS tracker while chasing a prayer in the ocean. Marine scientists tracking an intrepid underwater predator are left dumbfounded by the strange discovery. 2 Great White Britton used a GPS tracker to make a drawing of a sharkcredit: SWNS 2 The large pearl white color …

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Escaramosas, saddle horse riders, preserve Mexico’s oldest sport in the suburbs of Chicago

Beecher, Illinois – The oldest sport in Mexico is the sport of Chareria. “It’s considered a national sport – everyone thinks it’s football but it’s Karari,” Ferenc Lamas said. Equestrian men are known as escaramuzas, but perhaps even more impressive are the women, who are called escaramuzas. Literally translates to skirmish in English. The 32-year-old …

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