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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2020, file photo provided by the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit Capt. Dave Soldavini holds a baby kangaroo that was rescued from a wildfire in Cobrunga, Australia. (Jeremy McMahon/USDAFS Bureau of Land Management via AP, File)

Tahoe firefighter's photo with baby kangaroo melts hearts

Feb. 14, 2020 3:05 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — If a picture is worth a thousand words, one viral photo of a Reno-area firefighter must be worth a million. It was an image of Capt. Dave Soldavini, a U.S. Forest Service firefighter, cradling a baby kangaroo in his arms. “It is the cutest picture I’ve ever seen of...

In this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 photo, Pandora, a box turtle animal ambassador at the Akron Zoo, walks across paint and paper as part of an animal enrichment program at the Akron Zoo in Akron, Ohio. The paintings created by ambassador animals such as Pandora are sold at the zoo's gift shop and painting by animals on exhibit are sold at auctions to raise money for the zoo. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal via AP)

Akron Zoo home to a budding art colony of critters

Feb. 9, 2020 11:20 AM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — They say there’s an inner artist hidden inside of everyone. The Akron Zoo is proving there’s an inner artist inside of everything. Whether it hisses, hops, flutters or scurries about, the menagerie of critters that call 505 Euclid Ave. home is full of budding artists. The...