People Staff
November 23, 2010 03:30 PM

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Leonardo DiCaprio, after encouraging Apple to help with wild cat conservation efforts, has himself donated $1 million to the World Wildlife Fund’s anti-poaching programs. There is an international summit on tiger conservation currently happening in Russia. –NYTimes.com

Guido and Detlef, two vultures at a German zoo, are two male goose vultures that kept a nest together, grooming each other and showing no interest in female birds. The zoo removed Guido and placed him with a female last week, angering Germany’s gay community. –Scotsman.com

A new study by scientists at Oxford University claims that dogs are smarter than cats. Dogs have bigger brains, which they need in order to be social and interact with other dogs. –Telegraph Blogs

A vibrantly-colored pair of purple and yellow royal starlings at a British zoo have been named after Prince William and Kate Middleton, who have announced a date for their wedding next year. Royal starlings are birds native to east Africa, where the prince proposed. –L.A. Unleashed

New York City, considered the hub of bedbug activity, may be boosting its in-house resources to fight the pests. Housing officials are looking into buying bedbug-sniffing dogs to help inspect the rising number of violations. –New York Daily News

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