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Tad Motoyama, Los Angeles Zoo It's hatchling season at the Los Angeles Zoo. Last January, a female Komodo dragon named Lima laid 23 eggs. In August, 22 of those eggs cracked open to reveal scurrying baby lizards, according to the L.A. Zoo. Betty White, a trustee of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association, was able to meet some of the hatchlings firsthand. Komodo dragons are the world's largest lizards. The hatchlings, which range from 14 to 20 inches long at birth, will soon grow to nine feet long and tip the scales at 200 pounds. The amazing lizards, native to just a few islands in Indonesia, are also cannibals that will eagerly swallow their own hatchlings. To avoid that fate, wild...

Jason LaVeris, FilmMagic Betty White Gets Two-Book Deal The "Hot in Cleveland" actress has inked a deal to write two books for G. P. Putnam's Sons., reports USA Today. The first, due out next year, is titled "Listen Up!" and will be filled with observations and lessons learned. But it's the second book we can't wait to get our paws on. "The Zoo and I: Betty and Her Friends" will feature White's stories and pictures at the Los Angeles Zoo, where she's a longtime member of the board. The second book is set to publish in 2012. Want Dog Owners to Pick Up After Their Pooches? Spray Paint The Poo An unusual plan to encourage dog owners to properly dispose of their pets' waste appears to be...

Getty Images Betty White Creates Charitable Clothing Line This octogenarian isn't only "Hot in Cleveland." She's hot everywhere! In news that won't surprise any of White's fans, she's found yet another way to use her fame to help animals; this time via the medium of fashion. White is launching a line t-shirts and hoodies with her face and name, reports WWD. A portion of the profits will benefit one of the actress's favorite organizations: the Morris Animal Foundation. Iams Prescription Cat Food Recall Proctor & Gamble is recalling two lots of Iams prescription cat food due to salmonella concerns, reports the New York Times. The recall includes Iams Veterinary Formulas Feline Renal in...

Courtesy of Morris Animal Foundation At 88, Betty White's career is going as strong as ever. She recently starred in the hilarious Snickers Super Bowl commercial, which was watched by the largest television audience ever. She had an unforgettable turn as Ryan Reynolds' kooky grandmother in the 2009 romantic comedy, "The Proposal," with Sandra Bullock. And in recent weeks, there's been a Facebook campaign to get her to host "Saturday Night Live," an effort that already has close to 400,000 supporters. White, who has been an actress for more than 60 years, has as much passion for animals as she does for show business and divides her time equally between the two worlds. For decades, she has...