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A CBS 11 News viewer snapped this photograph of a mysterious animal in Plano. (credit: Melissa Merryman-Metcalf)

Houston Man Spots Mysterious Animal

There is some concern in one Texas community about an animal spotted roaming around homes. And the man who saw it is convinced that the creature could be a chupacabra.

02/06/2014

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Pet Of The Week: Mongo

Meet Mongo. This couch potato is looking for a good home. Can you help him find one?

01/30/2014

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Mansfield Opens ‘Unique’ 80-Acre Park

The city of Mansfield opened a new, 80-acre park on Saturday along the northern edge of Walnut Creek.

01/25/2014

Walrus 'Dyna' looks on in its enclosure in the Hagenbeck animal park in Hamburg, northern Germany, on March 31, 2013. AFP PHOTO / MALTE CHRISTIANS GERMANY OUT (credit: MALTE CHRISTIANS/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Aquarium Moves Walrus To Texas During Repairs

A beloved orphaned walrus calf has been moved to Texas while the New York Aquarium undergoes a 2-year renovation.

01/22/2014

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Pet Of The Week: Kerri

Meet Kerri. This energetic pooch loves to play and go on walks. Can you help find him a home?

01/22/2014

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City Breaks Ground On First-Of-A-Kind Animal Shelter

Fort Worth broke ground Wednesday on a new building that could save hundreds of stray animals every year. It’s a way of treating sick animals in a crowded shelter that the city believes is groundbreaking in its concept.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

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Pet Of The Week: Clarence

Clarence is a cute little kitty who is looking for a new home. Can you help this guy out?

01/15/2014

A Jaguarundi (Herpailurus Yagovaroundi) is seen in Guatemala´s largest zoo, La Aurora, in Guatemala City on Abril 20, 2010. Numerous endangered species are held in captivity at La Aurora in an effort to preserve the species. April 22 will mark the 40th Earth Day, which urges local action and increased awareness to understand and respect the environment. AFP PHOTO/Johan ORDONEZ (credit: JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Government Establishes Plan For Endangered Texas Wildcat

The federal government has established a recovery plan for the jaguarundi, nearly four decades since the small wildcat was listed as an endangered species and nearly three decades since one was confirmed in the U.S.

01/12/2014

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Largest Collin County Dog Kennel Loses Funding

The largest kennel in Collin County has lost funding and hundreds of unwanted dogs have nowhere to go.

01/11/2014

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Pet Of The Week: Freya

Freya was a Christmas present, but her owners gave her up because they could not actually take care of a puppy. Can you help her find another family?

01/09/2014

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Stolen Dog Has Owner Desperately Searching

Jerome Palomo’s best buddy is a pug-nosed English bulldog that answers to Hoss. And now, the DFW dog owner wants his friend back home. Hoss has been missing for months.

01/09/2014

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North Texas Animal Shelter Celebrates Adoption Milestone

The Weatherford-Parker County Animal Shelter is celebrating a major milestone: passing the 90-percent mark in live releases for a calendar month.

CBS 11–01/07/2014

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