It's not exactly easy to free a drunk elk from a tree, we learned this week.
We also have disturbing news from the tracking device monitoring the penguin Happy Feat's journey home, amazing close up photos of whales, a report that says humans are hardwired to respond to animals, and more in the Week in Animal News.
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