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November 28, 2022, 8:23 PM

Montana officials urge judge to lift limit on wolf kills

A restraining order restricted wolf hunting and trapping in the state.
November 28, 2022, 8:23 PM
November 26, 2022, 11:20 PM

Wildlife conference boosts protection for sharks, turtles

Scores of turtles, lizards and frogs are being decimated by the pet trade.
November 26, 2022, 11:20 PM
November 26, 2022, 6:48 PM

Wildlife conference boosts protection for sharks, turtles

Scores of turtles, lizards and frogs are being decimated by the pet trade.
November 26, 2022, 6:48 PM
November 26, 2022, 12:17 AM

Grey wolves infected with this parasite are more likely to become pack leaders, scientists say

Reintroducing grey wolf populations to the wild has been a controversial topic.
November 26, 2022, 12:17 AM
Grey wolves infected with this parasite more likely to become pack leaders
November 23, 2022, 5:24 PM

Cat's out of the bag when TSA finds stowaway feline at JFK

Don’t accuse the TSA of catnapping on the job
November 23, 2022, 5:24 PM
TSA finds stowaway cat inside luggage at JFK
November 22, 2022, 3:15 PM

Pigs' grunts reveal how they're feeling, new analysis says

Pigs' grunts reveal how they're feeling, new analysis says.
November 22, 2022, 3:15 PM
Pigs' grunts reveal how they're feeling, new analysis says
November 20, 2022, 12:22 AM

Symbol of reunion with China, panda Tuan Tuan dies in Taipei

Tuan Tuan, one of two giant pandas gifted to Taiwan from China as a symbol of hoped-for reunion between the sides, has died
November 20, 2022, 12:22 AM
Symbol of reunion with China, panda Tuan Tuan dies in Taipei
November 19, 2022, 1:16 AM

Bird flu detected in southeast Alaska black bear cub

Alaska wildlife officials say a black bear cub in southeast Alaska was euthanized after it became ill with avian influenza
November 19, 2022, 1:16 AM
Bird flu detected in southeast Alaska black bear cub
November 19, 2022, 12:15 AM

Mom and baby chimpanzee reunite after complications at birth in emotional video

After chimpanzee Mahale gave birth via C-section, her baby had to stay at the hospital for extra medical care. Nearly 48 hours later, mom and baby reunited at the Sedgwick County Zoo.
November 19, 2022, 12:15 AM
Mom and baby chimpanzee reunite after complications at birth in emotional video
November 18, 2022, 1:47 AM

This hungry bear just wanted some popcorn

A bear broke into a parked van in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and got away with a tasty snack.
November 18, 2022, 1:47 AM
This hungry bear just wanted some popcorn
November 17, 2022, 9:15 PM

Raccoon and opossum help themselves to cat food

Backyard bandits: A security camera captured a raccoon and an opossum helping themselves to some cat food.
November 17, 2022, 9:15 PM
Raccoon and opossum help themselves to cat food
November 16, 2022, 10:27 PM

New Jersey restores black bear hunt

The New Jersey Fish and Game Council voted on Tuesday to reinstate the state's black bear hunt despite controversy.
November 16, 2022, 10:27 PM
New Jersey restores black bear hunt
November 16, 2022, 7:47 PM

Baby elephant interrupts reporter's piece to camera

A reporter tried (and failed) to keep a straight face as a curious baby elephant interrupted his on-air reporting.
November 16, 2022, 7:47 PM
Baby elephant interrupts reporter's piece to camera
November 16, 2022, 1:16 PM

'Nosy' elephant gets camera time with TV reporter

An elephant named Kindani got her 15 minutes of fame when she used her trunk to photobomb a young reporter at an elephant orphanage outside Nairobi, Kenya.
November 16, 2022, 1:16 PM
'Nosy' elephant gets camera time with TV reporter
November 16, 2022, 4:48 AM

Some 10,000 mink loose, missing after vandalism at Ohio farm

A sheriff says vandalism freed thousands of mink at a rural northwest Ohio farm, leaving an estimated 10,000 of the small carnivorous mammals unaccounted for as of Tuesday evening
November 16, 2022, 4:48 AM
November 16, 2022, 3:45 AM

Jaguar cubs and mother released back into Argentinian wetlands

Two jaguar cubs and their mother have been released into Argentina's Ibera National Park—where the species had been previously driven to extinction.
November 16, 2022, 3:45 AM
Jaguar cubs and mother released back into Argentinian wetlands
November 16, 2022, 1:16 AM

Chicago aquarium's beloved beluga “Mauyak” has died

The Shedd Aquarium in Chicago's beloved beluga “Mauyak” has died.
November 16, 2022, 1:16 AM
Chicago aquarium's beloved beluga “Mauyak” has died
November 15, 2022, 3:26 PM

Baboons crash birthday trip

Friends were celebrating a birthday trip to South Africa when two baboons walked into the event after a door was left open.
November 15, 2022, 3:26 PM
Baboons crash birthday trip
November 14, 2022, 4:03 PM

Kangaroos munch on peanut butter snacks

What's more adorable than these kangaroos at the San Antonio Zoo? Kangaroos munching on their favorite snacks.
November 14, 2022, 4:03 PM
Kangaroos munch on peanut butter snacks
November 12, 2022, 2:02 AM

Service dogs help struggling veterans heal

Veterans struggling with mental health after returning home build healing relationships with their service dogs.
November 12, 2022, 2:02 AM
Service dogs help struggling veterans heal
November 11, 2022, 9:15 PM

From car crashes to plane delays, cicadas wreaking havoc by the billions

Cicadas have been blamed for causing a car crash, delaying a plane and interrupting newscasts as they reemerged after 17 years underground.
November 11, 2022, 9:15 PM
From car crashes to plane delays, cicadas wreaking havoc by the billions
November 10, 2022, 2:42 PM

Polar bear population shrinks as climate concerns grow

Scientists at Polar Bears International are using cutting edge technology to save the polar bear population.
November 10, 2022, 2:42 PM
Polar bear population shrinks as climate concerns grow
November 10, 2022, 3:12 AM

Traffic stops for herd of cattle passing through Colorado town

It’s an annual tradition in Colorado's Roaring Fork Valley: Drivers wait patiently as local ranchers herd their cattle from summer pastures down to lower altitudes, where the winter weather is milder.
November 10, 2022, 3:12 AM
Traffic stops for herd of cattle passing through Colorado town
November 9, 2022, 10:29 PM

Turtles in demand as pets, leading to a spike in poaching

Scores of turtle species are under threat from poaching
November 9, 2022, 10:29 PM
Turtles in demand as pets, leading to a spike in poaching
November 7, 2022, 7:19 PM

Meet a contender for title of world's smallest pony

The owner of a Shetland pony measuring a mere 19.6 inches in height hopes the animal will make it into the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s smallest pony.
November 7, 2022, 7:19 PM
Meet a contender for title of world's smallest pony
November 5, 2022, 6:53 PM

Vermont woman mauled by bear in yard while letting dog out

The bear attack occurred Wednesday evening at a Vermont condominium complex in Winhall near Stratton Mountain Resort, in the Green Mountains.
November 5, 2022, 6:53 PM
Woman mauled by bear in yard while letting dog out
November 4, 2022, 12:49 AM

Dog has close encounter with friendly humpback whales

Skipper, the Australian shepherd, introduced himself to a pair of humpbacks during a whale-watching excursion off the coast of California.
November 4, 2022, 12:49 AM
Dog has close encounter with friendly humpback whales
1 month ago

Marathoner runs to help animals

Animal lover Berkley Cameron is hoping her run in the New York City Marathon will help raise money for animals in need.
1 month ago
Marathoner runs to help animals
1 month ago

Waterskiing squirrels steal the show

Whatever you did today, it wasn't as much fun as watching these two squirrels go waterskiing.
1 month ago
Waterskiing squirrels steal the show
1 month ago

New, unusual court bid in fight over endangered Nevada toad

A developer is asking a judge to allow it to scale back a project by 80%.
1 month ago
New, unusual court bid in fight over endangered Nevada toad
1 month ago

Dog, seal play catch on the beach

Find someone who cares about what you like to do as much as this seal cares about playing fetch with this dog.
1 month ago
Dog, seal play catch on the beach
1 month ago

Horse walks into a bar to celebrate winning the big race

A U.S. Grand National horse won $155,000 in prize money before returning home to Ireland. His trainer brought him to a bar to celebrate.
1 month ago
Horse walks into a bar to celebrate winning the big race
1 month ago

Hungry bear grabs pumpkin from porch of Connecticut home

A resourceful bear helped itself to a pumpkin from a porch in Watertown, Connecticut.
1 month ago
Hungry bear grabs pumpkin from porch of Connecticut home
1 month ago

Escaped king cobra crawls back to Swedish terrarium

A venomous 2.2-meter  (7 foot) king cobra that escaped from its home in a Swedish zoo has returned back home by itself, bringing a happy ending to over a week-long disappearance saga
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Alaska-Australia flight could place bird in record books

A young bar-tailed godwit appears to have set a non-stop distance record for migratory birds by flying at least 13,560 kilometers (8,435 miles) from Alaska to the Australian state of Tasmania
1 month ago
Alaska-Australia flight could place bird in record books
1 month ago

Endangered whale's decline slows, but population falls again

The decline of an endangered species of whale slowed last year.
1 month ago
Endangered whale's decline slows, but population falls again
1 month ago

Schnauzer and bear have tense standoff at Minnesota home

This 12-year-old Schnauzer named Liebs clearly has no fear of bears.
1 month ago
Schnauzer and bear have tense standoff at Minnesota home
1 month ago

Polar bear crawls and slides on chest to cross sheet of ice

A polar bear used any means necessary to safely traverse sheets of ice, fascinating a watching Arctic tourist.
1 month ago
Polar bear crawls and slides on chest to cross sheet of ice
1 month ago

Lions meet porcupine at San Antonio Zoo

Elmer the porcupine makes some feisty new friends as he strolls past the lion enclosure at the San Antonio Zoo.
1 month ago
Lions meet porcupine at San Antonio Zoo
1 month ago

Rescuers free humpback whale entangled in buoy

Rescuers helped cut loose a humpback whale that got caught in the ropes of a large buoy off the coast of British Columbia.
1 month ago
Rescuers free humpback whale entangled in buoy
1 month ago

Wayward moose takes the field in Wyoming: ‘Soccer is paused’

A moose wandered onto the pitch in Jackson, Wyoming, sending youth soccer players – and their parents — running for safety.
1 month ago
Wayward moose takes the field in Wyoming: ‘Soccer is paused’
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'Swift-footed lizard' named Massachusetts state dinosaur

A “swift-footed lizard” that lived millions of years ago in what's now Massachusetts has been named the state’s official dinosaur
1 month ago
'Swift-footed lizard' named Massachusetts state dinosaur
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DA: Hoarder charged after 300 animals rescued from NY home

Authorities rescued nearly 300 rabbits, birds and other animals from a filthy home in New York
1 month ago
DA: Hoarder charged after 300 animals rescued from NY home
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Wolf known for genetic value found dead in New Mexico

Environmentalists are pushing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to do more to protect Mexican gray wolves after one of the endangered predators was found dead in southwestern New Mexico
1 month ago
Wolf known for genetic value found dead in New Mexico
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Wyoming college wrestlers recount near-death fight with grizzly bear

Four college wrestlers say they are grateful to be alive -- and for each other -- after going toe-to-toe with a grizzly bear in Wyoming over the weekend.
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College wrestlers recount near-death fight with grizzly bear
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Rare toad fight similar to landmark endangered species case

A legal battle over an endangered toad and a geothermal power plant in Nevada has many similarities to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark case on the Endangered Species Act nearly a half-century ago
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Rare toad fight similar to landmark endangered species case
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The next invasive garden threat? A slithering, jumping worm

Just when you think you’ve become accustomed to the spotted lanternfly invasion, along comes another menace to the ecosystem
1 month ago
The next invasive garden threat? A slithering, jumping worm
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College wrestlers survive bear attack

Two Wyoming college wrestlers were seriously injured when they were ambushed in a gruesome attack by a grizzly bear while hunting over the weekend.
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College wrestlers survive bear attack
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College wrestlers ambushed in grizzly bear attack

Two Wyoming college wrestlers have been seriously injured when they were ambushed in a gruesome attack by a grizzly bear while hunting over the weekend.
1 month ago
College wrestlers ambushed in grizzly bear attack
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10-year-old mauled by bear in Connecticut backyard

A 10-year-old was mauled by a bear while playing in his grandparents’ backyard in Connecticut, with the bear dragging the child away before it finally let go.
1 month ago
10-year-old mauled by bear in Connecticut backyard