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This photo,  courtesy of Chris Hamilton PhD, shows the Johnny Cash spider(Aphonopelma johnnycashi) found near Folsom Prison in California. Photograph: Chris Hamilton/AFP/Getty Images

Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near (...)

An eight-month-old female California sea lion pup is seen after being found sleeping in a booth in the dining room of a San Diego restaurant. Photograph: Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld/Reutesrs

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Terry Wogan taking part in a charity recording of a Children in Need album.

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