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Beware of raccoons: UT reports 3 students bitten

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The raccoons about town might look cute, but The University of Texas at Austin Office of Campus Security said three students have been bitten by the trash pandas.

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Cats, otters and cockatiels, oh my! ​Austin Fire Department responds to 'smoke-alarm' bird and more animal antics​

Sunny the cockatiel served as a stand-in smoke alarm when part of his owner's South Austin house caught on fire. (AFD/Facebook)

From a smoke-alarm sounding cockatiel to a backstroking otter, the Austin Fire Department has been busy protecting its furriest residents in the past few months.

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At least 6 deer illegally shot with crossbow in Northwest Austin neighborhood

At least 6 deer have been shot with a crossbow in Austin's Great Hills neighborhood, according to the TPWD. (Cici Smith/Facebook)

The Parks and Wildlife Department is investigating the killing of at least six deer with a crossbow in Northwest Austin's Great Hills.

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