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Canadian zoo faces charges after taking bear out for ice cream at Dairy Queen


Discovery Wildlife Park in Alberta faces two charges for failing to notify officials the bear was leaving the zoo

A private zoo in the Canadian province of Alberta is facing charges after a bear from the facility was taken through a drive-thru Dairy Queen in a pickup truck and hand-fed ice cream through the vehicle’s window.

News of the outing emerged earlier this year after Discovery Wildlife Park, located about 70 miles north of Calgary in the town of Innisfail, posted a video on social media showing a captive Kodiak bear sitting in the passenger seat of a truck.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/may/09/canada-alberta-zoo-bear-fed-ice-cream-charges

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United Airlines bans dozens of dog and cat breeds from cargo hold under new pet travel policy


In response to the controversial death of a dog on a United Airlines flight in March, the carrier is overhauling its pet travel policy, including banning the transport of dozens of breeds of dogs and cats in the cargo compartment.

Passengers can still bring small pets, including many of the breeds…

Source: http://www.latimes.com/la-fi-united-airlines-pet-travel-20180501-story.html