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Don’t Blink – Almost Extinct: Koalas

Reagan C., Senior Staff Writer, Producer

January 6, 2020

On November 26, 2019, 80% of koalas' habitats were destroyed in New South Wales, Australia. Approximately 1,000  koalas have been killed due to an Australian bushfire. One specific koala has had so much attention these past few week...

For these Hawks, unique pets are family too

A. Myers, Staff Cartoonist, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

Few are unusual, weird , or even unique. People have some interesting pets, with unusual traits. Eighth grader Ambrin Hayes has three ferrets Rogue, Havok, and Mystique and two ducks Cheese and Quackers. The traits for the ferrets ar...

Kitty Korner: Are cats smarter than dogs?

A Crozier, News editor

May 1, 2018

ARE cats smarter than dogs? You can tell who’s smarter by looking at the structure of the animal's brain. The cat brain makes up 0.9 percent of its total body mass, while a dog brain makes up to 1.2 percent of its total body ...

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