The Week in Animal News: Bear Drives a Prius, Suffocating Fish and More (Slideshow)


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It's been a rough week overall for animals on TreeHugger: a bear totaled a Toyota Prius his first time behind the wheel, fish are suffocating in the Texas drought, and a seagull was kicked to death in New York by a man "walking for green peace."

But there's been some good news, too: retired lab chimps got their first glimpse of sunlight, and there's hope for saving marine mammals. You'll find all this and more in the Week in Animal News.

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