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Kibibi ('little lady' in Swahili) embraces her mother Mandara at the Great Ape House at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, DC. (Photo credit KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Gorilla Euthanized At North Carolina Zoo After Illness

Officials at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro have euthanized a 21-year-old male gorilla after he had been treated for an illness for more than a week.

09/04/2013

This photo taken on July 20, 2011 shows fruit bats as they hang from a tree in Gayndah, South Eastern Queensland. (credit: JOHN WILSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Rapidly Spreading Disease Found In Bats In South Carolina

A disease that has killed millions of bats in the eastern U.S. is now in South Carolina , leading some scientists to say more needs to be done to stop the fungus that is spreading the illness.

03/11/2013

File photo of a school playground. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Coroner: No Public Health Threat From Child Death

Authorities say there is no public health threat related to the death of a 5-year-old Greenville student who went home sick and died hours later.

03/01/2013

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