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Zoo Sues, Says Racy Ad Traumatized Its Raccoon

Lawsuit complains of 'erotica' over topless model

(Newser) - A Moscow zoo is suing an advertising company for misuse of one of its animals. The bizarre claim? That the company used a raccoon from the zoo in an "erotic" ad and traumatized it. Officials at the Animals Aren't Toys zoo say Tomas the raccoon returned from the... More »

Stolen Baby Goat Has Been Found

GusGus is being reunited with his mother

(Newser) - The baby pygmy goat that vanished from the Arizona State Fair has been found. Fair livestock director Karen Searle says a man walking his dog along a canal in Phoenix found GusGus and took him to a pet store, where an attentive worker called the State Fair. Searle says GusGus... More »

A Zebra and Pony Running Wild in Staten Island? Yep

They escaped from a petting zoo

(Newser) - A Staten Island business owner shot video today of a decidedly weird scene: A Shetland pony and a zebra were galloping through a strip mall parking lot, reports the Staten Island Advance . Turns out Razzi (the zebra) and Casper (the pony) escaped from a nearby petting zoo, and both are... More »

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