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Iran Sends Second Monkey Into Space

TEHRAN - Iran said on Saturday that it had safely returned a monkey to Earth after blasting it into space in the second such launch this year in its controversial ballistic programme. In this photo released on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 by the Iranian Students New Agency, ISNA, a man carries a monkey named Fargam, or Auspicious, during a mission to send it into space by the rocket dubbed Pajohesh, or Research in Farsi, in an undisclosed location in Iran. Iran said Saturday it has successfully sent the monkey into space for a second time, part of an ambitious program aimed at manned space flight. Iran's state TV said that the launch of the rocket was Iran's first use of liquid fuel. It said the...

Now here's a feel-good story to help restore your faith in humanity: Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Maloos, whose name means very cute or lovable in Arabic, was rescued from a rough life on the streets of Iran last month. Due to a congenital deformities in his hips and legs, he was discovered dragging his legs behind him, soaked in mud and gasoline, with shrapnel stuck in his face. Well-meaning, yet undertrained vets in Tehran tried to perform surgery to repair his deformities, but his hind leg had to be amputated after an infection was brought on by a surgical mistake. RELATED: Rescued Kitten Gains New Life With Prosthetic Leg Concerned animal rescue workers from Sayeh Ani...