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May 2014 Archives

600# Lion Stolen From Shelter Found Safe and Sound in Brazil

600# Lion Stolen From Shelter Found Safe and Sound in Brazil

The lion stolen last week from an animal shelter in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo was found 500 kilometers (310 miles) away in Maringa, a town in Parana state, police said. The 9-year-old lion, which was stolen last Thursday, was discovered at the preserve run by his former owner, Ary Marcos, who ordered the big cat taken because he considered himself responsible for the animal, police said. continue reading »

Who Has the Most Walgreens, Walmarts per sq. mile? Puerto Rico of Coarse!

Puerto Rico is the U.S. and world leader in terms of number of Walgreens and Walmart establishments per square mile, according to a study by the island's Center for Investigative Journalism, or CPI. The study is based on the retail chains' own figures although the organization said it found the number of stores is higher than what those companies report. continue reading »