California cat sanctuary to reopen following deadly lion attack

San Francisco (Reuters) - The California wildlife sanctuary where an African lion attacked and killed a 24-year-old worker this week is set to reopen to the public on Sunday. The Cat Haven preserve, which has been shut since the attack on Wednesday, will resume regular operations, including offering guided tours to visitors, Cat Haven officials said.

California cat sanctuary where worker was killed reopens to public

DUNLAP, California (Reuters) - The California wildlife sanctuary where an African lion attacked and killed a worker last week reopened on Sunday, allowing the public to view all the remaining wild cats, including the lion's mate. Project Survival's Cat Haven resumed regular operations, including guided tours, with the consent of the family of Dianna Hanson, founder Dale Anderson said at a news conference.

Even for sperm, there is a season

(Reuters) - Autumn is the time of year most associated with bumper crops of new babies, and according to an Israeli study there may be a scientific reason for it: human sperm are generally at their healthiest in winter and early spring. Based on samples from more than 6,000 men treated for infertility, researchers writing in American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology found sperm in greater numbers, with faster swimming speeds and fewer abnormalities in semen made during the winter, with a steady decline in quality from spring onward. ...

Even for sperm, there is a season

(Reuters) - Autumn is the time of year most associated with bumper crops of new babies, and according to an Israeli study there may be a scientific reason for it: human sperm are generally at their healthiest in winter and early spring.

Erin go bragh maybe, but no flag for Irish pub in Florida

(Reuters) - The owners of an Irish pub in northeast Florida said they were shocked to receive a citation for flying the Irish flag but have removed it to comply with a local ordinance banning commercial display of non-U.S. flags.

New Study Finds Bee Venom Can Kill HIV

A new study has shown that bee venom can kill the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have demonstrated that a toxin called melittin found in bee venom can destroy HIV by poking holes in the envelope surrounding the virus, according to a news release sent out by Washington University.

Missing Treasure Hunter Found In New Mexico

A hiker searching for the treasure of an antiquities dealer was found in New Mexico after spending a night exposed to the frigid elements.

The 34-year-old woman from Texas was apparently lured to the rugged terrain around the Bandelier National Monument after hearing about $2 million worth of gold and jewels buried there by a Santa Fe antiquities trader, the Associated Press reported.

Students Get Nude Photos From School Employee Seeking Attention: Police

Police arrested a high school employee who allegedly sent dozens of nude photos of herself to two students in Florida, WTSP reported.

Jody Onorato, 43, apologized to an Ocala detective and admitted that she transmitted the inappropriate pictures to get attention, the Ocala Star Banner said. She was arrested Friday.

Big Cat Sanctuary Reopening After Deadly Lion Attack

March 10 (Reuters) - The California wildlife sanctuary where an African lion attacked and killed a 24-year-old intern last week will reopen to the public on Sunday, four days after the woman's death. The Cat Haven preserve, which has been shut since Dianna Hanson's death on Wednesday, will resume regular operations, including offering guided tours to visitors, Cat Haven officials said Shortly before it opens its gates, Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims is scheduled to brief reporters on the latest findings from the investigation.

Tapirs, Monkeys, Baby Orangutans And More Animal Photos

Here’s a recap of animal stories and events from the past week:

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