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'Lough Ness Monster' Eating Brit Ducks

Mystery predator spooks visitors to English lake

(Newser) - Ducks are disappearing, pet owners are nervous, and anglers are excited at England's Stonebow Washlands. A mystery predator dubbed the "Lough Ness Monster" has been devouring waterfowl at the lake near Loughborough. Some believe the beast is a catfish, a pike, or even a mink. One witness says she... More »

Polluted Fish Swamp Great Lakes

Industrial chemicals raise contaminant levels into range unsafe for eating

(Newser) - Industrial chemicals contaminate many species of fish that populate the Great Lakes, making them too hazardous for safe human consumption, says a Canadian conservation group. "The lakes continue to be polluted to such an extent that human health is threatened," says a report released yesterday that lists industrial... More »

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