July 10, 2009 02:30 PM

These stories are worth a click:

Inmates at the Cedar Creek Corrections Center in Seattle, Wash., are spending time fussing over and fattening up several dozen Oregon spotted frogs as part of a program with researchers to help bolster their dwindling population.–Seattle Times

Scientists at Britain’s Royal Veterinary College are trying to find what makes cheetahs the fastest running animals on earth. They’re using high speed cameras, a sensitive running track and dangling pieces of chicken in front of them as they sprint.–BBC

A 27-year-old Spanish man was gored to death by a bull on Friday at the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. Fifteen people have died at the festival since 1922.–BBC

Now that there’s a suspect in the Miami cat-killing case, the Miami-Dade police department is tallying up its bills. Turns out the entire investigation has cost the department $73,000 in police overtime.–MiamiHerald.com

Florida is considering the use of bounty hunters to deal with the state’s python problem.–Christian Science Monitor

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