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Zoo probes mystery rhino deaths

An Australian outback zoo was Wednesday investigating the sudden and mystifying deaths of four white rhinos who showed “neurologic abnormalities” like stumbling. The Taronga Western Plains Zoo, a safari-style animal park about 400 kilometres (248 miles) west of Sydney, said toxins, bacterial infection, snake venom and organ failure had so far been ruled out…