A Texas high school science teacher is suspended from her job following her arrest Monday on a felony charge of having an improper relationship with a 17-year-old male student, PEOPLE confirms. Sarah M. Fowlkes, 27, faces a possible punishment of two to 20 years in prison and a fine up to $10,000 if convicted of the second-degree felony, Lockhart, Texas, Police Chief Ernest Pedraza tells PEOPLE. It was not clear if Fowlkes has an attorney or has entered a plea, and a call to the Caldwell County, Texas, District Attorney’s Office was not immediately returned.
As a vehicle carrying tourists made its way past a lion enclosure in the Serengeti Safari section of the Estrella Biopark in Montemorelos, Mexico, a lioness went into a crouching position as if stalking the visitors. Then it decided to attack, which was a horrible idea by Elsa the lioness, as footage captured by tourist Jan Adrian Diaz proves: The lioness obviously underestimated its leaping ability as it fell into the large moat that surrounds the enclosure and keeps tourists safe for instances such as these. Elsa wasn’t even close to reaching the other side of the trench. The male lion, meanwhile, remained lying in its position, no doubt unimpressed by the lioness’ antics. A park spokesperson
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March 22 (UPI) -- A New Zealand fisherman captured video of his encounter with a large great white shark that stalked his boat for several minutes. Sean McCormack said he was fishing in the early afternoon in his small boat off Red Beach, north of Auckland, when the shark swam up to his boat and took the burley bag he was using to lure fish to his location. McCormack said the shark, which he captured on video, appeared to be about as long as his 12-foot boat. "It totally freaked me out," he told One News Now. "I was trembling like a schoolgirl. I was totally adrenalized, mate." He said the shark broke his line, stole his catch, and knocked into his boat with its tail before swimming away. McCormack
CAPE CANAVERAL - Stephen Marr had his suspicions when he photographed a mysterious piece of equipment atop SpaceX's drone ship at Port Canaveral on Monday. "I knew there was something different there," Marr, 34, said. So he did what any lover of space and social media would do: He posted it online. Reddit users quickly propelled Marr's clear, high-resolution photo to the top of the website's SpaceX community and so began discussion that the object was likely a highly anticipated robot that would interact with Falcon 9 first stages. "Optimus Prime," as some have nicknamed it, could one day secure first stages after they land on SpaceX's autonomous spaceport drone ships. Like previous upgrades,
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