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Pair of panda cubs make public debut at Zoo Berlin

The cubs, nicknamed Pit and Paule, were born last August.
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Pair of panda cubs make public debut at Zoo Berlin
January 27, 2020, 4:23 PM

Berlin zoo prepares panda cubs for their big day out

Two baby pandas born at Berlin's zoo have been chipped and checked in preparation for their first public outing in a few days
January 27, 2020, 4:23 PM
Berlin zoo prepares panda cubs for their big day out
January 26, 2020, 12:30 AM

80 reptiles caught in Miami Super Bowl Burmese python hunt

Hunt held to raise awareness about invasive species decimating the Everglades.
January 26, 2020, 12:30 AM
January 24, 2020, 8:58 PM

Group's video shows suffering at Iowa lawmaker's pig farm

An animal welfare group that gained access to an Iowa lawmaker’s hog farm has posted a video and photos online that show pigs suffering and even dying in what appear to be inhumane conditions
January 24, 2020, 8:58 PM
Video shows suffering at lawmaker's pig farm
January 24, 2020, 5:21 PM

Brewery uses photos on beer cans to help get dogs adopted

Proceeds of the specialty beer cans that feature adoptable dogs from Motorworks Brewing will go towards Manatee County Animal Services.
January 24, 2020, 5:21 PM
Brewery uses photos on beer cans to help get dogs adopted
January 24, 2020, 5:02 PM

Disney is 'great training experience' for this adorable service dog

A service dog gets trained at Disney.
January 24, 2020, 5:02 PM
Disney is 'great training experience' for this adorable service dog
January 24, 2020, 2:37 PM

Animal shelter says "world's worst cat" is up for adoption

A North Carolina animal shelter says it has the “world's worst cat” available for adoption
January 24, 2020, 2:37 PM
Animal shelter says 'world's worst cat' is up for adoption
January 24, 2020, 1:24 PM

2 elephants escape from circus in Russian city

Residents of Yekaterinburg were flabbergasted to see elephants on the streets.
January 24, 2020, 1:24 PM
2 elephants escape from circus in Russian city
January 24, 2020, 4:49 AM

For hippo Fiona's 3rd birthday, zoo seeks aid for Australia

The Cincinnati Zoo is using the third birthday of its beloved hippo that was born premature as a way to raise money for Australian wildlife affected by the recent bushfires
January 24, 2020, 4:49 AM
For hippo Fiona's 3rd birthday, zoo seeks aid for Australia
January 23, 2020, 10:36 PM

'World's Worst Cat' up for adoption at North Carolina animal shelter

If you're in the market for a grumpy cat that makes you laugh -- in lieu of snuggles and kisses -- then Perdita, dubbed the "World's Worst Cat," is the pet for you.
January 23, 2020, 10:36 PM
'World's Worst Cat' up for adoption
January 23, 2020, 7:47 PM

Monarch butterflies in California at critically low level for 2nd year in a row

Monarch butterflies wintering in California are at a critically low level.
January 23, 2020, 7:47 PM
Monarch butterflies in California at critically low level for 2nd year in a row
January 23, 2020, 5:05 PM

Hawk saved from tree

A hawk, missing over a week, was returned to its grateful owner after firefighters freed it when its training leash got tangled in a 60-foot palm tree.
January 23, 2020, 5:05 PM
Hawk saved from tree
January 22, 2020, 10:21 PM

Images of starving lions in Sudan zoo spark global concern

At a forlorn zoo in Sudan’s capital, the park's few remaining lions have been starving in rusted cages
January 22, 2020, 10:21 PM
Images of starving lions in Sudan zoo spark global concern
January 22, 2020, 5:17 PM

Cold-stunned iguanas fall from South Florida trees

The National Weather Service issued a warning about the cold-blooded creatures due to chilly weather moving through the area.
January 22, 2020, 5:17 PM
Cold-stunned iguanas fall from South Florida trees
January 22, 2020, 5:05 PM

Iguanas are falling from trees in Florida due to cold weather

Falling iguanas has become a consequence of cold temperatures in Florida.
January 22, 2020, 5:05 PM
Iguanas are falling out of trees in Florida. Here's why
January 22, 2020, 5:17 AM

Terminally ill dog sworn in as honorary police K-9

Eddie’s mission for the day was to visit area businesses to pick up items donated to a local rescue program.
January 22, 2020, 5:17 AM
Terminally ill dog sworn in as honorary police K-9
January 22, 2020, 5:17 AM

Shocking wildlife attacks seen on both sides of US

A mountain lion dragged a 3-year-old boy by the neck in California, and a New Hampshire father fought off a coyote with his bare hands.
January 22, 2020, 5:17 AM
Shocking wildlife attacks seen on both sides of US
January 21, 2020, 4:42 PM

Abused circus animals arrive at South African sanctuary

Twelve tigers and five lions have been relocated to South Africa after being rescued from circuses in Guatemala following years of abuse and confinement
January 21, 2020, 4:42 PM
Abused circus animals arrive at sanctuary
January 21, 2020, 1:03 PM

New Hampshire father strangles coyote that attacked his child

A New Hampshire man killed a coyote with his bare hands after the animal attacked his young child, according to police.
January 21, 2020, 1:03 PM
Father strangles coyote that attacked his child
January 21, 2020, 12:54 PM

Mountain lion attacks small child at California park

The animal reportedly grabbed him by the neck as he and his family walked through Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park in Trabuco Canyon
January 21, 2020, 12:54 PM
Mountain lion attacks small child inside park
January 21, 2020, 12:44 PM

Meet Hansel, the 1st pit bull arson detection K-9 in the US

Pit bull named Hansel becomes first-ever arson detection K-9 in the U.S.
January 21, 2020, 12:44 PM
Pit bull becomes 1st ever arson detection K-9 in the US
January 20, 2020, 10:44 PM

Pit bull attack likely exposed dog fighting ring

A vicious pit bull attack on a 71-year-old woman who was looking after 14 dogs at a family member’s property may have accidentally revealed an illegal dog fighting ring in South Carolina.
January 20, 2020, 10:44 PM
Pit bull attack likely exposed dog fighting ring
January 20, 2020, 8:25 PM

Pit bull attack on elderly woman may have uncovered illegal dog fighting ring

A vicious pit bull attack on a 71-year-old woman who was looking after 14 dogs at a family member’s property may have accidentally revealed an illegal dog fighting ring.
January 20, 2020, 8:25 PM
Pit bull attack on elderly woman may have uncovered illegal dog fighting ring
January 20, 2020, 1:58 PM

3 horses euthanized in 3 days at Santa Anita Park

The most recent euthanizations bring the total number of horse deaths at the park to 42 since December 2018.
January 20, 2020, 1:58 PM
3 horses euthanized in 3 days at Santa Anita Park
January 20, 2020, 1:01 PM

Leopard runs into house before being captured in south India

A leopard that ran into a house and sparked a frantic search in southern India has been caught and tranquilized
January 20, 2020, 1:01 PM
Leopard runs into house before being captured in south India
January 18, 2020, 4:22 PM

Clever dog operates water fountain

Arko, a member of the Rome, New York, police department, apparently knows the importance of staying hydrated.
January 18, 2020, 4:22 PM
Clever dog operates water fountain
January 18, 2020, 12:40 PM

35-pound cat named Bazooka begins epic weight loss journey

A 35-pound orange tabby cat – appropriately named Bazooka – has arrived at a North Carolina shelter this week in preparation to begin his epic weight loss journey.
January 18, 2020, 12:40 PM
35-pound cat named Bazooka begins epic weight loss journey
January 18, 2020, 1:30 AM

Officials concerned for pigeon spotted wearing small sombrero

Concern has grown for the well-being of the pigeons wearing hats after an incident in Las Vegas in December.
January 18, 2020, 1:30 AM
City officials raise concerns over pigeons with hats
January 17, 2020, 6:06 PM

K-9 takes a water break

K-9 ‘Arko’ displayed the importance of staying hydrated before a busy shift, helping himself to some water before heading out on the job.
January 17, 2020, 6:06 PM
K-9 takes a water break
January 17, 2020, 2:41 PM

Meet Hulk, the puppy who was born bright green

A white German Shepherd delivered eight healthy puppies including one with a green and yellow tint.
January 17, 2020, 2:41 PM
Family's dog gives birth to bright green puppy
January 17, 2020, 1:43 PM

China presents 20 panda cubs for the new year

20 giant panda cubs made their new year debut in China's Wolong Giant Panda Research Base.
January 17, 2020, 1:43 PM
China presents 20 panda cubs for the new year
January 17, 2020, 11:45 AM

Crews round up over 1,700 piglets after semi overturns

Authorities in Iowa had to round up more than 1,700 piglets after a semi-trailer overturned on a freeway just north of Des Moines
January 17, 2020, 11:45 AM
Crews round up over 1,700 piglets after semi overturns
January 16, 2020, 8:41 PM

35-pound cat begins weight-loss journey

The orange tabby cat was sent to a North Carolina shelter this week in preparation to begin his epic weight-loss journey.
January 16, 2020, 8:41 PM
35-pound cat begins weight-loss journey
January 16, 2020, 3:39 PM

Meet Hulk, the puppy who was born bright green

Junaluska Animal Hospital veterinarian technician Suzanne Cianciulli told WLOS that some puppies can come out with a green tint from meconium, an infant mammal's earliest stool.
January 16, 2020, 3:39 PM
Meet Hulk, the puppy who was born bright green
January 16, 2020, 1:30 PM

Panda plays in powder

A giant panda takes a tumble as it enjoys playing with an old Christmas tree in the snow at Moscow Zoo.
January 16, 2020, 1:30 PM
Panda plays in powder
January 16, 2020, 11:54 AM

Teenagers seen assaulting deer on video charged with animal cruelty: Officials

Two teens caught on video abusing a deer have been charged.
January 16, 2020, 11:54 AM
Teenagers seen assaulting deer on video charged with animal cruelty: Officials
January 16, 2020, 6:59 AM

Lioness dies in tragic fall at zoo just 2 weeks after mate is euthanized

The Chicago Zoological Society has had to euthanize its female African lion at the Brookfield Zoo after she suffered injuries from an accidental fall.
January 16, 2020, 6:59 AM
Lioness dies in tragic fall at zoo just 2 weeks after mate is euthanized
January 15, 2020, 7:32 PM

Koala enjoys playtime

A baby koala enjoys some playtime after being rescued from brushfires.
January 15, 2020, 7:32 PM
Koala enjoys playtime
January 15, 2020, 7:11 PM

Researchers tie massive Pacific seabird die-off to heat wave

Hundreds of thousands of common murres, a fast-flying seabird, died from starvation four winters ago in the North Pacific, and a new research paper attempts to explain why
January 15, 2020, 7:11 PM
January 15, 2020, 1:43 PM

'Amazing': New embryo made of nearly extinct rhino species

Researchers say they have successfully created another embryo of the nearly extinct northern white rhino in a global effort to keep the species alive
January 15, 2020, 1:43 PM
New embryo made of nearly extinct rhino species
January 15, 2020, 1:43 PM

Germany: Gorilla injured in zoo fire shot dead by police

German authorities say a gorilla that was seriously injured in a zoo fire at New Year's had to be shot dead by police after vets were unable to euthanize it
January 15, 2020, 1:43 PM
Gorilla injured in zoo fire on New Year's shot dead by police
January 15, 2020, 1:39 PM

Prosthetic flipper helps sea turtle swim again

Although the prostheses won't help Goody enough to return to the sea, veterinarians hope it will improve her quality of life.
January 15, 2020, 1:39 PM
Prosthetic flipper helps sea turtle swim again
January 13, 2020, 5:17 AM

Firefighters joined by dolphins on boat safety check

Firefighters conducting a boat safety check were delighted when a pod of dolphins decided to join them on their route.
January 13, 2020, 5:17 AM
Firefighters joined by dolphins on boat safety check
January 10, 2020, 9:59 PM

Scientists discover surprisingly high number of new bird species on remote island

Researchers identified the birds during a six-week expedition.
January 10, 2020, 9:59 PM
Scientists discover 10 new bird species on remote Indonesian island
January 10, 2020, 6:00 PM

Camel tips the scale

Jethro the Bactrian camel was led to the scales for a weigh-in at the Milwaukee County Zoo.
January 10, 2020, 6:00 PM
Camel tips the scale
January 10, 2020, 6:00 PM

Seals enjoy 'tub time'

Harbor seals splashed and spun around in a tub full of water at the Oregon Zoo.
January 10, 2020, 6:00 PM
Seals enjoy 'tub time'
January 10, 2020, 3:11 PM

China mourns native paddlefish scientists say is now extinct

The Chinese paddlefish's long, protruding snout made it one of the largest freshwater species in the world
January 10, 2020, 3:11 PM
Paddlefish is now extinct, scientists say
January 10, 2020, 12:28 AM

Baby pygmy hippo delights zoogoers in Chile

Chile's Buin Zoo is celebrating the recent birth of a rare pygmy hippo, a baby girl named Bernardina.
January 10, 2020, 12:28 AM
Baby pygmy hippo delights zoogoers in Chile
January 9, 2020, 2:10 AM

Bulldog crushed to death by groomer's table, pet owner says

A woman says her bulldog was crushed to death by an electric grooming table
January 9, 2020, 2:10 AM
Bulldog crushed to death by groomer's table, pet owner says
January 8, 2020, 5:23 PM

What to know about the gray wolf, whose fate in Colorado could be decided by voters

Colorado residents soon will have the unique opportunity to decide the fate of an entire species after the decision on whether to reintroduce the gray wolf to the state.
January 8, 2020, 5:23 PM
Gray wolf's fate could be decided by voters in this state