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Saturday, 24 March 2012

24 March 2012. A Multimedia Presentation. RIA-Novosti Presents… Goose Wanders in the Centre of London and Other Animal News… with music by the Buranovskiye Babushki

London residents and visitors had the chance to see a goose wandering near the Parliament Buildings.

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In Los Angeles, one can see plenty of squirrels, even on power lines.

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According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), the efforts for wildlife protection have brought results. The rhinoceros population in India grew by 50 percent from 1997 to 2007, to 2,500 animals. In the image above, we see a rhinoceros at the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary (Marigaon District. Assam) in India.

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Elephants with unusual colouration live in the Tsavo East National Park (Taita-Taveta DistrictCoast Province) in Kenya. They have the name “Rusty Elephants” because they spray themselves with the rusty-red soil of the park.

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In Hungary, environmentalists treated an injured stork and returned him to his natural habitat.

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Visitors at the zoo in Kronberg im Taunus (Regierungsbezirk Darmstadt. Bundesland Hessen) in Germany can feed carrots to elephants.

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Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan hosted a cat show on 18 March.

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Granya Baisarova, a singer with the Buranovskiye Babushki folk group, showed journalists her cat Vasili.

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On 20 March, the San Diego Zoo introduced a two-month-old rhinoceros, Charlees, to the public.

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A woman walks her dog at Malibu Beach (Malibu CA (Los Angeles County) USA).

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24 March 2012

RIA-Novosti

http://en.rian.ru/photolents/20120324/172343780.html

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