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West Michigan Woman Found Guilty of Murder Witnessed by Pet Parrot

A jury in Newaygo County found a woman from White Cloud guilty of first-degree murder of her husband on Wednesday afternoon.

The Detroit Free Press says that 49-year-old Glenna Duram shot her husband, Marty Duram to death in 2015, which was believed to be witnessed by the man's pet parrot, named Bud...

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John Ball Park Zoo via WZZM-13
John Ball Park Zoo via WZZM-13
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Staff At John Ball Park Zoo Surprised By Baby Monkey [Video]

Apparently monkeys don't have huge warning signs letting others know that they're pregnant. No weird cravings. No complaining about their aching back. Nothing.

That's why the staff at John Ball Park Zoo was kind of stunned to see a baby monkey on the premises this week.

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Chattanooga Zoo
Chattanooga Zoo
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Adorable Photos of Wyatt the Red Panda

On Wednesday, John Ball Zoo announced they are welcoming a red panda named Wyatt to their zoo family. The public will get to see Wyatt for the first time in mid-August, but we have photos of him today!

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Newborn Red Panda in Munich Zoo
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John Ball Zoo’s First Red Panda is Coming in August

Get ready! A whole lot of cuteness is coming to Grand Rapids.

Wood TV 8 reports that John Ball Zoo will be welcoming its first red panda in August. 

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Close Up Of An Adult Female An Adult Male Nymph And Larva Tick Is Shown June 15 2001
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It’s A Bad Year For Ticks In Michigan, Here’s What You Need To Know

This summer could be the worse tick season in years for Michigan. In three trips up north to hike, I've pulled over six ticks off me, and that's AFTER using a spray containing DEET.

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Van Buren County K9 Officer Vento’s Last Call Ceremony Will Bring All the Feels

It's always a sad ceremony when someone passes away, and it's extra emotional when a service animal goes. K9 Officers put in a lot of work to learn to serve our community, and today, Vento, a fallen K9 was honored with "Last Call".

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The Cougars are on the loose! (Jacob Wackerhausen/Thinkstock)
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Put On Your Nicest Shirt – We’ve Found Some Cougars On the Loose in Michigan

How do you meet ladies in your state? Tinder? Match? Eharmony? Here in Michigan, we can now get our cougar tips from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources! I mean, cougars ARE a valuable natural resource.

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Wendy Reed/Townsquare Media
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What in the World is This Giant Bug We Found in Downtown Grand Rapids?

Is it Mothra? We think it might be Mothra.

I was walking out of the building this morning, minding my own business, when something caught my eye...

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Michigan DNR
Michigan DNR
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Keep Geese Out of Your Yard With Grape Concentrate, Plus Four More Tricks

Geese and especially goslings can be fun to admire if they visit your home, but sometimes they overstay their welcome. They can leave a big mess too.

Here are some simple ways to encourage geese to find a new place to enjoy if they are spending too much time on your property.

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RichardSeeley
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John Ball Zoo Needs Help Finding One Of Its Owls

What?!?!

MLive is reporting that the John Ball Zoo lost one of its birds from the 'Realm of Flight' bird show last Monday. It looks like Cupid, the barn owl, which flies over visitors’ heads during the show got spooked and flew into the tree-tops; which would mean the bird is free...

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WXYZ-TV Detroit | Channel 7 via YouTube
WXYZ-TV Detroit | Channel 7 via YouTube
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Michigan Woman Finds a GIANT Spider That Does NOT Belong in MI [Video]

You know it's giant when the woman described the spider as "needing a leash."

WXYZ Detroit reports that a Shelby Township woman found the hideous creature in her toddler's bedroom...

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Courtesy of the John Ball Zoo
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John Ball Zoo Snow Leopard Dies After Battle With Cancer

Mi-Shan, the 18-year-old snow leopard that has been at the John Ball Zoo since 2002, has passed away after a year-long battle with cancer...

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