Volunteers Rescue Hundreds Of Animals From Hawaii Lava

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In the two weeks since fountains of lava and poisonous gas spewed from the volcano, volunteers have made heroic efforts to retrieve a veritable Noah?s Ark of dogs and cats, geese and ducks, cows and goats, horses, cattle and exotic birds.The animal-friendly Red Cross shelter in Pahoa, a town about 25 miles (40 km) east of the volcano, has about 100 dogs and 30 cats, along with bunnies, birds and pigs, said Burgandy Singleton, a Hawaii Island Humane Society volunteer.

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