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If there is any idea worse than having a lynx as a pet, perhaps it's having an insecure one. According to a news report out of Seattle last week, a man's girlfriend was cleaning his home when a pet lynx broke free of its cage and attacked. "The cat got jealous of the girlfriend, who was vacuuming, and it jumped on her and bit her," a local animal control officer said.
Certainly pets snap at owners all the time, but the consequences tend to be much more dire when an exotic animal is kept at home. From snake bites to tiger maulings, here's what can happen when exotic pets attack.
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When the brine used to make pickles is disposed of, the pickling salt can seep into wetlands, contaminating the soil and creating breeding grounds for ... More When the brine used to make pickles is disposed of, the pickling salt can seep into wetlands, contaminating the soil and creating breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture are developing a new pickling solution, and it's being tested with a leading pickle company. A Mt. Olive Pickle company official says its consumers are not noticing the difference.
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