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With monkey on the lam, Florida neighborhood goes bananas

TAMPA, Fla. - Florida authorities vowed on Friday to capture a monkey last seen running through a Tampa neighborhood that they described as "three-foot tall, brown and fast."

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Bighorn sheep escapes Los Angeles Zoo, dies after car strikes it

LOS ANGELES - A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo at Griffith Park on Saturday and dashed around the hills in the park for hours before it ended up on a residential street where it was struck by a car and died, a zoo spokeswoman said.

U.S., 22 Nov 2014

Lost kitten from New Mexico turns up in duffel bag in Maine

ALBUQUERQUE N.M. - An Albuquerque cat owner can sleep easier now that the kitten that went missing last month will be home for the holidays, despite a mysterious 2,300-mile side trip to Maine.

21 Nov 2014

Dog has its day as mayor of San Francisco

- A previously unknown female Chihuahua named Frida has won her first political office, being named Mayor of San Francisco for the day as part of a campaign to support the city's animal shelter.

18 Nov 2014

Labor-intensive: China hospital gives men chance to experience pain of childbirth

JINAN China - A hospital in eastern China is offering fathers-to-be a chance to experience the pain of childbirth after several new moms complained they got little sympathy from their partners.

21 Nov 2014

Texas woman sues family after her dogs kill neighbor's pet beagle

HOUSTON - The owner of three pit bulls and a pit-bull mix is seeking up to $1 million in damages after her dogs entered the Houston-area property of her neighbor and fatally attacked her neighbor's 10-year-old beagle.

U.S., 19 Nov 2014