These stories are worth a click

By People Staff
May 16, 2011 02:30 PM

These stories are worth a click:

The third round of the Players Championship had a brief interruption thanks to a showboating turtle who, in front of a cheering gallery, took a dive off the course into a pond. –Golf.com

Researchers in the U.S. have produced a vaccine that protects macaques against HIV in monkeys. Of 13 monkeys subjected to the virus, then treated with the vaccine, 12 were still virus-free a year later. –BBC News

A 7-month-old gorilla named Tiny has died after being attacked by an older male gorilla at the London Zoo. The baby’s body was returned to his mother after his death. –BBC News

London suburbs are experiencing an explosion of rose-ringed parakeet populations, a phenomenon that is already annoying residents and that may soon threaten British crops. There is no proven theory as to why they’ve been able to reproduce so rapidly. –New York Times

A pit bull named Mel who was once a bait dog at Michael Vick’s Bad Newz Kennel has been given a (biscuit) key to the city of Dallas. –The Dog Files

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