Stories tagged: Living things
Sat., Sept. 1, 2012, 5:07 p.m.
Pod of pilot whales comes ashore on Florida beach
FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — More than 20 pilot whales came ashore on a South Florida beach on Saturday, triggering a daylong effort by state and national officials, nearby residents …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2012, 3:45 p.m.
Up to 10,000 Yosemite visitors at risk of virus
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Up to 10,000 people who were guests in certain lodging cabins at Yosemite National Park might have been exposed to a deadly mouse-borne virus, park officials …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2012, 1:06 p.m.
Thousands call Yosemite hotline to ask about virus
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — More than 1,000 calls a day are coming into Yosemite National Park as visitors frightened about a growing outbreak of a deadly mouse-borne virus flood phone …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2012, 3:38 a.m.
Surgery allows blind orangutan to see her babies
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A formerly blind Sumatran orangutan can see her baby twins for the first time after undergoing cataract surgery in the first such operation in Indonesia. The …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2012, 7:03 p.m.
2 more Yosemite visitors have mouse-borne virus
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Two more Yosemite National Park visitors have been found with a mouse-borne virus blamed for the deaths of two people, bringing the total number of infections …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2012, 1:04 p.m.
Yosemite shuts cabins at center of rodent probe
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — More than 90 cabins in Yosemite National Park are closed indefinitely after the site was found to be at the center of a mouse-borne virus that …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2012, 8:28 a.m.
Montana wildfires burn homes, cause injuries
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Rapidly expanding wildfires across a broad swath of southern Montana have caused injuries and burned homes, buildings and vehicles, authorities said Thursday, as firefighters struggled to …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2012, 9:12 p.m.
Teen pot use linked to later declines in IQ
NEW YORK (AP) — Teens who routinely smoke marijuana risk a long-term drop in their IQ, a new study suggests. The researchers didn’t find the same IQ dip for people …