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The roar across England last month was not over the suggestion to halt the country's automatic pay raises, nor was it the furor over the nude snaps of Kate Middleton published in a French tabloid. Instead, the roar was more literal, belonging to a massive lion spotted roaming about the British countryside.
Ultimately, the search, which once included helicopters and zoo workers armed with tranquilizer guns, was called off after officials found no trace of the beast, but not before spooking a great many locals. Of course, this hasn't been the first time exotic animals have stirred a panic. From 'gators to scorpions and everything in between, here's what happens when exotic animals find themselves on the loose.
Fewer than three dozen Gobi bears survive in the Gobi Desert, a harsh landscape that stretches from Mongolia into China. Journalist and wildlife biolog... More Fewer than three dozen Gobi bears survive in the Gobi Desert, a harsh landscape that stretches from Mongolia into China. Journalist and wildlife biologist Douglas Chadwick describes the efforts under way to save the bears—likely the closest link to brown bears' distant ancestors—in cooperation with Mongolia's scientists, rangers, and government. Read more about the challenges of saving Gobi bears: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/special-features/2014/04/140417-rarest-bears-world-mongolia-gobi/
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