Stories tagged: animals
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 7:39 a.m.
Customs and Border Protection agents at Dulles International Airport in Virginia seized 42 pounds of horse meat and horse genitals hidden in juice boxes, officials said Thursday. The incident happened …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
More than four months after a University of Idaho task force delivered its suggestions concerning the management of nuisance animals on campus to president Chuck Staben, changes to policy may …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
A Senate hearing to “modernize the Endangered Species Act” unfolded Wednesday just as supporters of the law had feared, with round after round of criticism from Republican lawmakers.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 10:10 a.m.
A federal proposal to return grizzly bears to the North Cascades drew mixed reaction in Cle Elum, where the first in a series of meetings was held this week. U.S. …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 8:56 p.m.
Dogs from petite papillons to muscular Rottweilers showed off their four-footed agility Saturday at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, tackling obstacles from hurdles to tunnels. And next door, so …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
It was New Year’s Eve when Nikki Mael fed her four pugs – Tito, Tank, Tito, Tinkerbell and Talula – the single can of dog food, Evanger’s Hunk of Beef, …
Sat., Feb. 4, 2017, 7 a.m.
Bird lovers in Idaho are worried that an unusually cold and snowy winter may have harmed or killed some of the Anna’s hummingbirds that spend the winter in there despite …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 8:33 a.m.
How does a primate find a date when they’re confined to an urban jungle? Orangutans in a Dutch zoo may get a high-tech helping hand thanks to a research project …
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
The wind-packed or sun-crusted snow blanketing much of the region this week delivers one of the most difficult survival tests for wintering birds and a wildlife.
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 5:57 a.m.
Scientists have grown human cells inside pig embryos, a very early step toward the goal of growing livers and other human organs in animals to transplant into people. The cells …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 7:05 a.m.
Philadelphia police say two pit bulls have mauled and critically injured a 96-year-old woman.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Early Sunday morning while reading the newspaper, Rich Landers contemplated several options for making the best of the day outdoors.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
One of two horses found stranded in rural central Idaho was rescued with the help of a group of volunteers and a helicopter. Volunteers with Idaho Horse Rescue on Tuesday …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 9:11 a.m.
An animal welfare group is caring for the scores of puppies that were being transported in a box van when it crashed and overturned on an upstate New York highway.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
It was an unusual and unfortunate confluence of events: A larger-than-normal number of geese was making a later-than-normal migration over Montana when a snowstorm blew in at the wrong time …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 3:22 p.m.
Emergency crews digging into an avalanche-slammed hotel were cheered Monday by the discovery of three puppies who had survived for days under tons of snow – giving them new hope …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
While Idaho residents are lamenting heavy snowpack and icy roads, wildlife in the state have been struggling in the backcountry.
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Police say a child has died and two others were seriously injured after two pit bulls attacked them in southwest Atlanta.
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Federal officials released a draft plan this week for restoring grizzly bears to the North Cascades.
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 7:11 a.m.
The federal government is considering whether it should set up an area off Washington’s San Juan Island where endangered killer whales would be protected from motorboats and other disturbances.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 9:59 a.m.
Eighteen dogs have died in a fire at a privately run animal rescue facility south of Olympia.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 6:53 a.m.
A red panda, a species listed as endangered, has died at a suburban Philadelphia zoo.
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
The Boise zoo’s 14-year-old male lion has been euthanized after a battle with lymphoma.
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Firefighters rescued a Clydesdale that got stuck in a large mud pit in Aloha.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
As the temperature is expected to fall below zero and the wind picks up, the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service is reminding pet owners to take extra care of …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Officials say a dog that attacked a Florida family who tried to put a sweater on it has been euthanized.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 12:23 p.m.
A Tennessee woman’s $1.2 million estate has gone to the dogs – and cats, too.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 4:20 p.m.
One dog has died and another is injured after they were apparently attacked by a mountain lion in a subdivision south of Ketchum.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 6:30 a.m.
Judging from the bloom of down coats showing up downtown this week, humans have learned a few valuable lessons from wildlife about surviving bitter cold weather. But critters are the …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
Reindeer living on the Arctic island of Svalbard are getting smaller – and scientists say climate change may be the cause.