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Coyote struck by SUV, gets stuck in bumper

Animal suffers three fractured legs and recovery is hopeful; driver thought he had hit something while driving to work but didn’t know it was wedged in the grill

Mark Armour was as surprised as his co-workers at the Waukegan train station to find a live coyote stuck in the front of his SUV. The animal survived.

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Swan attacks as rescuer attempts to free baby

As Simon Cowell of Wildlife Aid pushes a cygnet back through a chain-link fence, the father swan known as a cob goes into protective mode

A wildlife expert called in to rescue a baby swan stuck in a chain-link fence on the banks of the River Thames found himself being attacked by the protective father, who throws a pretty good left wing.

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7 transparent animals found in nature

Most animals with see-through skin use trait to hide from predators; all generally make for compelling photographs, as this collection of species suggests

Transparent animals featuring glass-like skin are found all over the world, from frogs to fish to butterflies. The glass frog is particularly intriguing.

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Bucket bear rescued by volunteer group

Rescuers dog-pile on the bear that had been wandering the area with its head stuck in a ‘bucket’ for more than a month, use hacksaw to cut it away

Wildlife officials couldn’t catch the bucket bear after receiving several calls over the past month and a half, but volunteer rescuers got the job done.

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