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  • Galapagos island gets its first iguanas since Darwin after mass-release

    Land iguanas wiped out by feral pigs have been reintroduced to Santiago Island A group of more than 1,400 iguanas have been reintroduced to an island in the Galapagos archipelago nearly two centuries after they disappeared from there, authorities said on Monday. The Galapagos land iguanas from North Seymour Island were freed onto Santiago Island as part of an ecological restoration program, the National Galapagos park authority said in a statement. Continue reading

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  • ‘Married At First Sight’ Recap: Jasmine & Will Have Their First Fight After Getting Married

    Just because they've been paired up by experts doesn't mean Jasmine and Will won't have 'fundamental differences.' The 'Married at First Sight' couple butted heads for the first time on their honeymoon!

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  • Minnesota DNR to have first female commissioner

    Minnesota's Department of Natural Resources is getting its first female commissioner. Sarah Strommen was appointed to the lead the agency on Thursday, four years after joining the DNR as the

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  • Maine's first female governor to be sworn-in

    Maine Gov.-elect Janet Mills will make history Wednesday when she becomes the state's 75th governor and the first woman to ever hold that position. Mills, 71, of Farmington, began moving into the governor's residence in Augusta on Tuesday.

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  • Boston's first pot shop gets OK

    If it stays on schedule, the shop will open near the Garden later this year.

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  • Female penguins 'get stranded more because they travel further'

    Longer journeys may exhaust females, say scientists tracking birds off South American coast Every year, thousands of Magellanic penguins get stranded along the coast of South America – but puzzlingly, about 75% of those that get stuck are female. Now scientists say they have worked out what is behind the gender imbalance: the females migrate further north than males. Magellanic penguins finish breeding in Patagonia in February, and during the subsequent winter months head north, reaching as far...

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  • Maine’s first female governor to be sworn-in

    Maine's outgoing Democratic attorney general is set to be sworn in as the state's first female governor. The inauguration of Gov.-elect Janet Mills is scheduled for Wednesday evening at Augusta's

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