Stories tagged: animals
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 11:22 a.m.
An Everett medical laboratory has been fined $185,000 over the deaths of 38 monkeys over a five-year period.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 11:29 a.m.
The stately 18-foot-tall giraffe is among the animals ecologists call “charismatic megafauna,” the name for critters that elicit squeals of delight at the zoo and warm the cockles of corporate …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
Pythons eat a lot. No surprise there. But in a new study, scientists examining poop from a Burmese python bagged in the Everglades discovered the ravenous snakes may be gorging …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 10:40 a.m.
Idaho authorities teamed up with a construction company to help rescue a horse that fell off a cliff and became stranded on a ledge.
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 8:41 p.m.
Two moose surveillance projects are moving forward in Wyoming as populations face struggles like drought and predators.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 3:28 a.m.
The colorful turkeys we drew in kindergarten don’t resemble the fowl on our modern Thanksgiving tables. Our popular idea of what a turkey looks like seems to be stuck in …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
A group of 30 to 45 bighorn sheep will be transferred as scientists pursue research into deadly pneumonia outbreaks among Montana herds.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 9 p.m.
Britain’s Prince William praised Vietnam, China and other Asian countries for taking unprecedented steps to battle wildlife trafficking but said Thursday the truth is that rhinos, elephants, pangolins and lions …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 8:25 a.m.
State and federal wildlife managers are considering removing Endangered Species Act protections from grizzly bears living in Yellowstone National Park.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 12:50 p.m.
Dogs trained to detect aquatic invasive species have alerted Montana officials to the presence of invasive mussels in two reservoirs.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 11:44 a.m.
Authorities say that about 200 pigs got loose after a truck heading to Indiana was involved in a crash on a foggy southwestern Michigan roadway.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 2:34 p.m.
Two dogs that donated blood are being credited with helping save the life of a police dog that needed emergency surgery after being shot in the line of duty.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
At least 37 bighorn sheep have died in a pneumonia outbreak at Montana’s National Bison Range.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 10:21 a.m.
Authorities say nearly 3 dozen animals were killed when flames ripped through a Los Angeles pet shop.
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 3:33 p.m.
Multitudes of feral cats roam New York City’s concrete jungle, and some now have a practical purpose: They’re helping curb the city’s rat population.
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 9:27 a.m.
SEATTLE – Three people have filed tort claims seeking damages after a spooked horse bolted through a crowd at a Washington state fair, injuring five people. The Chronicle in Centralia …
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
A southern Oregon woman who had nearly 60 animals removed from her property last winter has been sentenced to perform 240 hours of community service and pay the veterinary bills.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 6:18 p.m.
At least tens of thousands of chickens, hogs and other livestock are feared dead in floodwaters that washed over factory farms and towns in eastern North Carolina following Hurricane Matthew.
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 6:08 p.m.
Few people would know that grizzly bear numbers are gradually increasing northeast of Spokane.
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
Ohio-based Stop Animal Exploitation Now filed another complaint this past week against Washington State University for what the animal rights group characterizes as a systematic failure at the university that …
Sun., Oct. 2, 2016, 5:18 p.m.
From the pews in the back of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, the pastor’s voice sounded a bit muffled – drowned out by a chorus of panting dogs.
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 3:15 p.m.
Thousands of Magellanic penguins are arriving at Argentina’s Punta Tombo peninsula for their breeding season.
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 1:17 p.m.
Federal officials on Tuesday rejected greater protections for six species including the rabbit-like American pika, which researchers warn is disappearing from areas of the Western U.S. as climate change alters …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016, 6 a.m.
The U.S. government agreed last week to decide over the next several years if federal protections are needed to help a small, fanged predator of the Northern Rockies, massive alligator …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 6:17 a.m.
A dog swam more than 6 miles and walked a dozen more to find its family after falling overboard into Lake Michigan during the weekend.
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
Wildlife and wild experiences are headliner attractions at many national parks, offering millions of visitors their first close encounters with the outdoors and critters as diverse as marmots and manatees. …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 2:44 p.m.
Animal cruelty charges were filed Wednesday against a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer that supplied major pet retailers like Petco and PetSmart.
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 11:42 a.m.
Authorities responding to a mobile home fire in Evergreen found more than 100 animals inside.
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016, 9:37 p.m.
A half-century ago, hundreds of streams cascading down the San Gabriel, San Bernardino and San Jacinto mountains in California were packed with fist-size mountain yellow-legged frogs competing for mating rights. …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 12:49 p.m.
Marine biologists in southern Italy have separated conjoined twin loggerhead turtles and released the surviving newborn into the Mediterranean Sea.