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Lamb That Survived Deadly Crash Will Be Adopted

More than 70 other sheep died in the tractor-trailer crash

(Newser) - A lamb that was on the lam for hours after a tractor-trailer crash in Nevada killed 74 other sheep has been caught and will be adopted by a foster family. The female lamb nicknamed Dodger wandered off from the crash site and was missing in the desert overnight before being... More »

Don't Eat Baby Animals ... They Just Don't Taste Good

A veal-scarfing food writer offers an odd argument for passing on piglets

(Newser) - Josh Ozersky is a James Beard award-winning food writer, but he's no morality cop: In an essay for Time , he admits to eating our planet's wee creatures: "veal cutlets, suckling pigs, spring lambs, game hens." And he has come to terms with that. But he does... More »

'Maybe the Cutest Baby Animal Video Ever'

Lamb frolics in empty house, and hearts melt

(Newser) - Think a lamb running from room to room in an empty house is a scene from a dream or a Japanese horror film? Wrong. According to The Frisky , the video above is "maybe the cutest baby animal video ever." We hope Bea, "who’s as playful as... More »

Principal Quits Over Butchered Class Lamb

Shocked parents, Web campaign drive her out

(Newser) - A British headmistress has resigned after shocking parents and kids by sending a student-raised lamb to the butcher. Andrea Chapman quit the Lydd Primary School in Kent for "personal reasons" after an animal rights Internet campaign rallied support in a bid to save woolly Marcus. Despite school community and... More »

Meat Linked to Many Cancers

Consumption red meat tied to lung, liver as well as colon cancer

(Newser) - A diet rich in red meat has long been linked to a higher risk of colon cancer, but new research also ties it to lung, esophageal and liver cancers. A new study of over a half million participants focuses on consumption of beef, pork, lamb and processed meats—cold cuts,... More »

World's Tallest Man Weds, But Wife Doesn't Measure Up

Mongolian marries 5'6" hometown honey

(Newser) - A 7-foot, 9-inch livestock herder from Inner Mongolia has tied the knot with a saleswoman two-thirds his height and almost half his age. Bao Xishun, 56, and Xia Shujuan, 29, had a traditional Mongolian ceremony and extravagant reception, and some 15 businesses looking to get in on the publicity sponsored... More »

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