These stories are worth a click

By People Staff
Updated August 26, 2011 11:45 AM
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These stories are worth a click:

Hawkeye, the dog who stayed by his master’s coffin during a funeral service for fallen Navy SEAL Jon Tumilson, has found a new home. He will now live with Tumilson’s good friend, one who took care of Hawkeye when Tumilson was deployed. –Daily Mail

A New York City Housing Authority worker was photographed after having speared an extremely large rat with a pitchfork. He said he saw three, and the one he killed has been identified as a Gambian pouched rat. –New York Daily News

Thieves have been snapping horns off the rhinos in museums across Europe to feed the growing demand for ground rhino horns in China and other parts of Asia. The powder goes for $45,000 a pound on the black market. –New York Times

Twenty wild eggs of a very endangered and rare crocodile species have been found hatching in a nest in southern Laos. It is a significant step in the species’ rehabilitation. –AP

A San Diego, Calif., beach lifeguard spotted the dorsal fin of a great white shark about 100 yards off the beach, causing the beach’s closure. –L.A. Now