Some of the most popular animal stories from the last week include:
- National Geographic magazine celebrated 125 years of stunning photography with a special anniversary issue.
- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced major plans to combat the growing ivory trade.
- The pandas at the San Diego Zoo got a delivery of 30,000 pounds of snow to play in.
- Cherokee elders threatened to sue a roadside zoo for violating the Endangered Species Act.
- A plucky piglet managed to escape from a truck bound for the slaughterhouse.
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