Strange News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/str Strange News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2017 EarthLink Networks Inc. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:11:23 EDT Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:49:05 EDT 5 Mayor calls ghostly face seen in Salem streetlamp 'eerie' http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20170426/dc0a7699-8a15-48c3-99fb-71387d470d3f SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts city known for celebrating the occult is drawing attention after its mayor snapped a photo that appears to show a scowling face trapped in a streetlamp. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:11:23 EDT 20170426/dc0a7699-8a15-48c3-99fb-71387d470d3f Associated Press What's in a name? Bronx Zoo proudly displays 'snot otters' http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20170426/5ee7721b-fe1d-4bd8-9d7a-012ab0fb5278 NEW YORK (AP) — It's a salamander by any other name — and some of those names are comical. The Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo is now proudly displaying two Eastern hellbenders — also known as "devil dogs," ''snot otters" or "old lasagna sides." Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:57:26 EDT 20170426/5ee7721b-fe1d-4bd8-9d7a-012ab0fb5278 Associated Press Dye for mulch leaks from trailer, turning creek bright red http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20170426/99b5f30a-7439-4fd5-b417-67e21763c9e3 LANCASTER, N.Y. (AP) — A mulch dye that leaked from a company's property is being blamed for turning the waters of a western New York creek a bright red. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:50:42 EDT 20170426/99b5f30a-7439-4fd5-b417-67e21763c9e3 Associated Press Bad beasts, good treats: Feral hog slaughterhouse takes off http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20170426/481b99e8-9390-416b-b498-895515306e83 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a region that takes food seriously, feral hogs are despised as destructive, but their rich, dark meat is winning fans among Louisiana chefs. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:19:08 EDT 20170426/481b99e8-9390-416b-b498-895515306e83 By JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press Bigfoot on the lam: Sasquatch statues vanish from Ohio store http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20170426/ce6f5f45-c4c7-4426-9eaf-99769d451f8d NORTH LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio are on the lookout for Bigfoot after a gift shop owner reported that statues of the hairy creature vanished from outside her store. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:03:18 EDT 20170426/ce6f5f45-c4c7-4426-9eaf-99769d451f8d Associated Press