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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
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
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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DNAinfo Chicago via YouTube
DNAinfo Chicago via YouTube
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Deer Spotted Swimming in Lake Michigan Near Chicago Harbor [VIDEO]

With the weather warming up, we're all looking for ways to keep cool-- even deer, apparently.

What I love about this video of a deer swimming in Lake Michigan is that's not some super-remote, wooded area like we picture deer hanging out in. This deer is taking a dip near Montrose Harbor in Chicago

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West Michigan Animal Sanctuary Seeking BellyRubbers

I have had “dog fever” for the last few months; unfortunately, I live in a place that won’t let me have a dog, so when I came across a Facebook post looking for “bellyrubbers”, I was interested...

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Courtesy of Chris Boden via Facebook
Courtesy of Chris Boden via Facebook
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Kids Who Let Dog Out Into Rush Hour Traffic Come Forward, Will Do Community Service

Last week we reported that two individuals had stopped by The Geek Group on Leonard St. and let their dog, Mackie, out into rush hour traffic...

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Chemicals Added To Illinois River To Control Asian Carp Population
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Michigan DNR: Stop Tossing Your Pet Fish In The Great Lakes! Thank You

Apparently a lot of people think it's okay to dump their pet fish into the Great Lakes, which is not good for the fish who are already in there, so knock it off!

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CoachJim4UM, Twitter
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Jim Harbaugh Delivers Baby Calf

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh has found another new way to make headlines. This time he's done it by delivering a baby calf.

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Dwarf epauletted fruit bat (Micropteropus pussilus) flying at night.
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2017’s First Case of Rabies in Michigan is Confirmed

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has confirmed the first case of rabies found in Michigan in 2017.

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City of Grand Rapids, Facebook
City of Grand Rapids, Facebook
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City of Grand Rapids Employees Rescue Ducklings [Photos]

On Tuesday morning the City of Grand Rapids received a call to 3-1-1 from a resident who discovered ducklings that had fallen through a grate.

City employees responded quickly and rescued the ducklings.

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