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Dogs Give Sick Kids In Ecuador A Fighting Chance!

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It's pretty hard not to smile when a happy-go-lucky pooch enters the room.

But Veronica Pardo's dogs in Quito are not only making sick children smile, they are helping them fight cancer.

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Newly Discovered Tree Frog Gets Royal Treatment, Named After Prince Charles!

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Looks like this story is more like The Princess and the Frog!

A new species of tree frog was discovered in Ecuador in 2008, the Hyloscirtus princecharlesi.

What's so special about this new frog?

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Bo Derek Wants To Save The Rainforest

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Bo DerekBo Derek is leading the campaign against oil drilling in Yasuni National Park in Ecuador.

There are 10 billion dollars worth of oil in the rainforst.

Even though Ecuador is a developing country, and could really use the revenue, they are willing to accept less than half that amount in donations from around the world.

If they reach their 3.6 billion dollar goal, they won’t drill.

The money will go to reforestion, social development, renewable energy, and clean up.

Derek said:

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