Pigeon lands behind bars in Costa Rica for drug trafficking
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Pigeon lands behind bars in Costa Rica for drug trafficking

Zach Dyer - August 14, 2015

Cue the prison harmonica and a nostalgic corrido, Narco Paloma is behind bars. The winged drug mule-cum-narco folk hero caught ferrying drugs to La Reforma Penitentiary in Alajuela…

The ‘Blackfish Effect’: SeaWorld to build new orca whale habitats
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The ‘Blackfish Effect’: SeaWorld to build new orca whale habitats

Christopher Palmeri | Bloomberg - August 17, 2014

Stung by falling attendance and criticism over its treatment of orca whales, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. will build new habitats for the animals at its theme parks. The…

Impending San José zoo closures spark court battles, celebrations in Costa Rica
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Impending San José zoo closures spark court battles, celebrations in Costa Rica

Lindsay Fendt - July 23, 2013

A visit to Simón Bolívar Zoo in San José's Barrio Amón neighborhood is the closest many visitors will ever come to a lion. Born in captivity in…