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MEERKAT EGG HUNT: Meerkats at the London Zoo enjoyed an Easter egg hunt this week. According to the zoo, the eggs were decorated with animal-friendly paint and there were plenty for everyone, but some of the animals got a little protective of their stashes.
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Thanks to generous farmers in the Everglades Agricultural Area, animals at the Palm Beach Zoo are now snacking on fresh lettuce, sweet corn, kale and green beans, donated with help from Florida Crystals Corporation.
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Volunteers raise a tent while constructing a field hospital at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York.
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📸: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
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WATCH: This time lapse shows the rapid construction of the U.K.’s second temporary NHS Nightingale Hospital in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The facility will have capacity for up to 2,000 patients.
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WATCH: This police officer is using his love for fitness to help those fighting on the frontlines of the coronavirus crisis.
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Elephant parks in Thailand are struggling to feed the animals as the coronavirus pandemic has greatly impacted revenue generated from tourism.
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Mourners stand near the casket of veteran Mary Foley in Massachusetts on Wednesday, reports the Associated Press. Foley, who died at 93, served in the U.S. Air Force, including WWII. She cannot be given a formal military funeral due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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📸: AP Photo/Elise Amendola
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This family, who traveled to Colombia to adopt a teenage girl, is now stuck in the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. The crisis has also halted their adoption process, but they say that even when the country lockdown is lifted, they will not come home without the newest member of their family.
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Freda Ocran, a former head nurse at NYC’s Jacobi Medical Center, died of the coronavirus on March 28. She was 50.
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Her son says she “gave herself undoubtedly to the church, to her work and to her kids.” Via @cbsthismorning
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Senator Bernie Sanders ended his campaign for president on Wednesday, clearing the way for former Vice President Joe Biden to capture the Democratic nomination and challenge President Trump in November.
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New York City officials acknowledge the possibility of temporary internment for some COVID-19 cases, even as refrigerated trucks function as morgues. Drone video shot last week appears to show the digging of graves on Hart Island in the Bronx, a preservationist group claims.
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The sidewalk in front of an entrance for The Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan is covered with messages written in chalk thanking health care workers and hospital staff for their efforts battling the coronavirus crisis.
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📸: Reuters/Mike Segar
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“TOILET PAPER” CAKES: This bakery in Helsinki, Finland is making a toilet paper-shaped cake during the coronavirus pandemic. The treat was created as a joke after people canceled orders. The owner says they’re now getting more orders than before and she can avoid layoffs.
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SUPERMOON: People around the world could see a “Super Pink Moon” Tuesday night. NASA said it was “the largest of the full moons this year.”
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Have you been doing puzzles while home because of the coronavirus pandemic? If so, you're not alone. Sales of jigsaw puzzles are skyrocketing.
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A cake shop employee in Greece prepares chocolate Easter bunnies wearing blue face masks before Easter this Sunday.
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📸: AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis
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WATCH: April's supermoon, which is the largest one of 2020, shone on the belltowers of the Notre Dame Cathedral and deserted streets of Paris on Tuesday.
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With the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing, many people are nervous about going to the grocery store. An old tradition is seeing an uptick in business — the milkman.
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WATCH: A Mariachi band paid tribute to the medical personnel in Mexico working on the front lines in the fight against the coronavirus.
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