Stories tagged: animals
Sat., March 26, 2016, 5:02 p.m.
The so-called “ghost” moose wandering around the area are likely infested with ticks.
Fri., March 25, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
The Seattle zoo says North America’s oldest orangutan born in a zoo has died after struggling with respiratory problems.
Sat., March 19, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
Chronicling the sex lives of gray wolves in February in Yellowstone National Park combines a strange mix of clinical jargon, voyeurism and hypothermia along the side of Highway 212.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 9:28 a.m.
Animal cruelty officials in Pennsylvania are investigating after a horse riddled with over 100 paintball remnants was found abandoned at a stable.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 7:58 a.m.
Oklahoma City officials say the death of an Asian elephant that was transferred from Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo was likely due to an abnormality in her teeth that prevented her …
Thu., March 10, 2016, 7:38 a.m.
Call it the cone of shame. Radar dish. Elizabethan collar. Whatever its name, pets seem to hate the stiff, lampshade-like piece of plastic that vets often put around their necks …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 11:37 a.m.
Washington State University released a report Tuesday critical of several aspects of the facilities and management at its Bear Research, Education and Conservation Center on Terre View Drive – including …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 10:28 a.m.
DENVER – Wildlife managers, conservationists and business interests are meeting in Denver as the Western Governors Association looks for ways to change the way endangered species are protected. They’ll spend …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 3:21 p.m.
Hospital officials say a 92-year-old Washington woman has died after she was mauled by dogs.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 2:41 p.m.
You may hear little of it, but Idaho’s nearly 4-year-old law that allows people to salvage roadkill is surprisingly popular. According to an online data base maintained by the Idaho …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 1:43 p.m.
In a state where the flagship university’s mascot is a fighting gamecock, some legislators are trying to toughen the penalties for cockfighting, which is illegal in all 50 states.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 1:18 p.m.
Federal regulators have ordered the makers of a widely used insecticide to take it off the market because it harms tiny aquatic animals.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 2:40 p.m.
Federal land managers have adopted a new policy aimed at capping pipes and plastic tubes on public lands that annually lead to the unintentional deaths of up to 100,000 cavity-dwelling …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 9:53 a.m.
Cats may have nine lives, but a dog in southwest Idaho seems to have a few more as it survived being struck by 13 trains.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 10:27 a.m.
A captive breeding program that once included every living California condor has passed a key milestone in helping North America’s largest bird return to the wild.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 7:58 a.m.
Labrador retrievers still reign supreme after a quarter century as America’s most prevalent purebred dog. But French bulldogs are riding their je ne sais quoi toward new heights, and some …
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 3 p.m.
An Idaho House panel has introduced legislation that would redefine animal cruelty and torture.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 8:52 a.m.
A shelter director who told the owners of a euthanized dog that the animal had been adopted has been fired.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 10:36 a.m.
Canine influenza, or dog flu, was recently diagnosed in a pet adopted by a Walla Walla family from a shelter in Central Washington, according to a release from Associated Veterinary …
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 12:03 p.m.
Whatcom County animal advocates are trying to stop a Ferndale High School fundraiser in which people play basketball while riding donkeys.
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016, 1:25 p.m.
LEWISTON, Idaho – Federal wildlife services and Idaho Department of Fish and Game officials have joined forces to kill wolves in the Clearwater Region for the third year in a …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 1:29 p.m.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Zoo says the elephant herpes virus – or EEHV – was not the cause of death of an elephant at the zoo. Zoo spokeswoman …
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 9:25 a.m.
A Seattle-based group is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate the recent death of an Asian elephant at the Oklahoma City Zoo.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 1:52 p.m.
One of the largest rescues of companion animals in the history of the ASPCA is being carried out in North Carolina, where 600 or more dogs, cats, horses and other …
Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 3:50 p.m.
Orphaned cougar kittens from Washington accepted by Louisiana zoo
Sat., Oct. 17, 2015
Orphaned cougar kittens have sobering tale
Thu., Oct. 15, 2015, 9:23 p.m.
There’s no such thing as equal opportunity for orphaned wildlife such as bear cubs and cougar kittens. Most perish quickly in the wild while others are found, putting humans in …
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
Of the 25 cats loaded into the van Sue Anderson drove last week to Seattle, there was one she wanted to make sure rode shotgun. A very pregnant white mother …
Thu., Aug. 27, 2015, 7:18 a.m.
Are the region’s wildfires cooking wildlife? Generally no, wildlife biologists say. Rather than perish in the flames, critters are more likely to starve later if a harsh winter compounds the …
Thu., July 23, 2015
A remote trail-cam photo is worth a thousand words about the wildlife we don’t see while recreating in the great outdoors. A group of female hikers triggered a motion-activated sensor …