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May 24, 2022, 2:31 AM

Bear charges through window in Wisconsin

A Wisconsin couple stabbed and shot a black bear after it charged through a window in their home and began attacking them on Sunday night.
May 24, 2022, 2:31 AM
Bear charges through window in Wisconsin
May 19, 2022, 4:26 PM

International trade of spiders, scorpions is 80% unregulated – threatening conservation, scientists say

Nearly 80% of the global arachnid trade is not monitored or regulated, researchers said.
May 19, 2022, 4:26 PM
Inside the largely unregulated trade of spiders, scorpions
May 19, 2022, 3:03 PM

Knock, knock: Cranes pay visit to Florida office

The pair of birds knocked on the glass door only to find the office employees were not able to help them.
May 19, 2022, 3:03 PM
Knock, knock: Cranes pay visit to Florida office
May 18, 2022, 1:15 PM

Dog gravely injured after trying to defend owner from mountain lion attack

A dog jumped to its owner's defense after a mountain lion swiped the woman's shoulder, injuring her, as they walked on a path.
May 18, 2022, 1:15 PM
Mountain lion attacks woman, dog in Northern California
May 13, 2022, 8:44 PM

Bracing for her future: Baby giraffe fitted with orthotic

She has an unusual disorder that caused her front limb to bend the wrong way.
May 13, 2022, 8:44 PM
Bracing for her future: Baby giraffe fitted with orthotic
May 13, 2022, 2:16 AM

Parrot imitates owner's sniffles

This pet parrot does a perfect impression of its owner.
May 13, 2022, 2:16 AM
Parrot imitates owner's sniffles
May 13, 2022, 1:52 AM

Rehabilitated dolphin leaves quarantine at Florida facility

A rescued juvenile bottlenose dolphin flown from Texas to a Florida Keys research center seven weeks ago has been moved to the facility’s primary dolphin lagoon
May 13, 2022, 1:52 AM
May 12, 2022, 10:58 PM

Minke whale spotted off Irish coast

Boaters were treated to a spectacular performance by a minke whale.
May 12, 2022, 10:58 PM
Minke whale spotted off Irish coast
May 10, 2022, 10:50 PM

Camel rescued after getting stuck in wet sand

People joined forces for nearly two hours to rescue an exhausted camel stuck in wet sand in the UAE.
May 10, 2022, 10:50 PM
Camel rescued after getting stuck in wet sand
May 10, 2022, 12:53 AM

Police officer rescues dog from river

A police officer in Jamestown, New York, rescued a dog from the water near the city's riverwalk, climbing up rocks while carrying the pup.
May 10, 2022, 12:53 AM
Police officer rescues dog from river
May 9, 2022, 10:25 PM

Herd of elk cross national park road

A tourist said she was “fortunate to be in the perfect spot” as she witnessed a herd of elk crossing a road in Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park.
May 9, 2022, 10:25 PM
Herd of elk cross national park road
May 8, 2022, 10:45 PM

Bomb-sniffing dog awarded medal by Ukrainian president

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy presented a medal to a bomb-sniffing Jack Russell terrier named Patron and his handler.
May 8, 2022, 10:45 PM
Bomb-sniffing dog awarded medal by Ukrainian president
May 8, 2022, 9:18 PM

Bear finds perfect tree to scratch itch

A bear found the perfect tree for a quick back scratch at South Lake Tahoe, California.
May 8, 2022, 9:18 PM
Bear finds perfect tree to scratch itch
May 7, 2022, 1:05 AM

Avian flu confirmed in 2 backyard Pacific Northwest flocks

The avian flu that is spreading quickly across the U.S. has been detected in the Pacific Northwest in two different backyard bird flocks in rural Oregon and Washington
May 7, 2022, 1:05 AM
Avian flu confirmed in 2 backyard Pacific Northwest flocks
May 7, 2022, 12:47 AM

Wildlife could pose 'catastrophic' risks for power grids, experts say

Animals can disrupt the flow of electricity to households by breaking into electrical substations.
May 7, 2022, 12:47 AM
Wildlife could pose 'catastrophic' risks for power grids, experts say
May 6, 2022, 8:05 PM

California couple comes home to hundreds of birds in house

A couple in California returned home from a trip to many unexpected house guests: hundreds of swallows that had invaded apparently through the chimney.
May 6, 2022, 8:05 PM
California couple comes home to hundreds of birds in house
May 5, 2022, 9:34 PM

Bear jumps with kids at St. Louis zoo

A grizzly bear jumped up and down with a group of children who were visiting the St. Louis Zoo in Missouri.
May 5, 2022, 9:34 PM
Bear jumps with kids at St. Louis zoo
May 5, 2022, 9:16 PM

Bird flu takes unheard-of toll on bald eagles, other birds

Bird flu is killing an alarming number of bald eagles and other wild birds, with many sick birds arriving at rehabilitation centers unsteady on their talons and unable to fly
May 5, 2022, 9:16 PM
Bird flu takes unheard-of toll on bald eagles, other birds
May 5, 2022, 7:29 PM

Fox chews through fence, kills 25 flamingos at National Zoo

Foxes are known to raid henhouses
May 5, 2022, 7:29 PM
Fox chews through fence, kills 25 flamingos at National Zoo
May 5, 2022, 6:31 PM

Cute duck rides skateboard

Remi, a duck riding a skateboard pulled with clear string, is the only video you need to watch today.
May 5, 2022, 6:31 PM
Cute duck rides skateboard
May 5, 2022, 2:32 PM

River otter spotted in Detroit River for 1st time in a century

A river otter spotted swimming in the Detroit River in southern Ontario is believed to be the first such sighting in over 100 years.
May 5, 2022, 2:32 PM
River otter spotted in Detroit River for 1st time in a century
May 4, 2022, 9:15 PM

Family of ducks cross road in Spain

A motorist stopped at a crosswalk in Spain and spotted an elderly couple guiding a family of ducks across the road.
May 4, 2022, 9:15 PM
Family of ducks cross road in Spain
May 4, 2022, 5:55 PM

Little girl shares a moment with a cheetah at a zoo

The cheetah sat next to the excited girl at a zoo in Virginia.
May 4, 2022, 5:55 PM
Little girl shares a moment with a cheetah at a zoo
May 3, 2022, 9:33 PM

Condors soar again over Northern California coastal redwoods

The endangered California condor has returned to the skies over the state's far northern coast redwood forests for the first time in more than a century
May 3, 2022, 9:33 PM
May 3, 2022, 2:18 PM

Pilot whales swim near boat off the Maldives coast

A pair of short-finned pilot whales swim near a boat full of tourists off the Maldives coast.
May 3, 2022, 2:18 PM
Pilot whales swim near boat off the Maldives coast
April 30, 2022, 7:36 PM

Warning signs your dog may be feeling blue

Just like humans, dogs are at risk of developing depression. "GMA" has some tips to help man’s best friend feel better.
April 30, 2022, 7:36 PM
Warning signs your dog may be feeling blue
April 29, 2022, 5:54 PM

It's a joey! Bronx Zoo announces birth of rare tree kangaroo

Bronx Zoo officials have announced the birth of a baby tree kangaroo that's the first of its species born at the zoo since 2008
April 29, 2022, 5:54 PM
It's a joey! Bronx Zoo announces birth of rare tree kangaroo
April 29, 2022, 1:17 PM

More than 21% of reptiles at risk of extinction in coming decades, scientists say

More than a fifth of the world's reptiles are at risk of extinction in the coming decades due to human activity, scientist have now estimated.
April 29, 2022, 1:17 PM
This is how many reptiles are at risk of extinction by 2050
April 28, 2022, 11:39 PM

Bears search for food in van outside home

A group of bears in search of food decided to check inside a van—effortlessly unlatching the door, sliding it open and jumping inside.
April 28, 2022, 11:39 PM
Bears search for food in van outside home
April 28, 2022, 10:18 PM

Over 21% of reptiles at risk of extinction: Study

Agriculture, logging and urban development pose significant risks to reptiles.
April 28, 2022, 10:18 PM
Over 21% of reptiles at risk of extinction: Study
1 month ago

Bison charges Yellowstone visitor who got too close

A visitor to Yellowstone National Park who got a little too close to a bison.
1 month ago
Bison charges Yellowstone visitor who got too close
1 month ago

Lion cubs make debut at Australia zoo

Adorable 13-week-old lion cubs made their debut at Monarto Safari Park in South Australia to the delight of visitors and zoo staff.
1 month ago
Lion cubs make debut at Australia zoo
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One-fifth of reptiles worldwide face risk of extinction

A comprehensive new assessment of thousands of reptiles species has found that 21% are considered endangered, critically endangered or vulnerable to extinction
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One-fifth of reptiles worldwide face risk of extinction
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Researchers save eaglet in rescue captured on livestream

Ecologists on Catalina Island, California, performed a daring rescue on Tuesday, scaling down the side of a cliff to save a Bald Eagle chick that fell from its nest.
1 month ago
Researchers save eaglet in rescue captured on livestream
1 month ago

Orphaned rhinos in South Africa under threat

Over the past decade, rhino numbers have decreased dramatically in South Africa due to poaching. Some nature conservatories are on a mission to save the animals before it is too late.
1 month ago
Orphaned rhinos in South Africa under threat
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Baby rhinos give hope to saving endangered species

As conservationists race to protect endangered rhinos, a group in South Africa has found hope through miracle baby calves born in the world’s largest private rhino sanctuary.
1 month ago
Baby rhinos give hope to saving endangered species
1 month ago

Vienna Zoo welcomes baby ring-tailed lemur

Caretakers at the Vienna Zoo are welcoming a new resident, a ring-tailed lemur born earlier this month. It's the second birth of this highly endangered species at the zoo since 2020.
1 month ago
Vienna Zoo welcomes baby ring-tailed lemur
1 month ago

Baby rhino and zebra are BFFs

Matt Gutman is at Care for Wild Rhino Sanctuary in South Africa to share a story of unlikely friendship at the heart of the fight to save the endangered species.
1 month ago
Baby rhino and zebra are BFFs
1 month ago

Dog rescued after falling down hole

Police joined forces with local firefighters to help rescue a German Shepherd from a 12-foot-deep hole after the pet fell while playing with its owner in Fontana, California.
1 month ago
Dog rescued after falling down hole
1 month ago

3 critically endangered Sumatran tigers lost to animal traps

A female and a male tiger were found dead Sunday with leg injuries.
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3 critically endangered Sumatran tigers lost to animal traps
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Persistent little bird bullies bald eagle off perch

A bald eagle conceded defeat and abandoned its perch after being harassed by a very persistent mockingbird in Arizona.
1 month ago
Persistent little bird bullies bald eagle off perch
1 month ago

Tour boat in Mexico hits whale or whale shark, 6 injured

A small tour boat hit a whale or a whale shark off the Baja California coast.
1 month ago
1 month ago

Woman wakes up to a new dog sitting on patio furniture

Amy Haden didn't expect to have a surprise guest on her patio but took him in and helped him find a home.
1 month ago
Woman wakes up to a new dog sitting on patio furniture
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Earth Day 2022: Save polar bears by protecting mothers and cubs, experts say

The ability for polar bears to survive in coming decades is becoming more and more uncertain as global warming continues to melt the Arctic at unprecedented rates.
1 month ago
What experts think could save polar bears
1 month ago

Dog rescued from window ledge by police officer

The dog found itself trapped on a ledge and was rescued by police officers with a ladder in the Spanish city of Seville.
1 month ago
Dog rescued from window ledge by police officer
1 month ago

Bird flu drives free-range hens indoors to protect poultry

Some farmers are wondering if it's OK that eggs sold as free-range come from chickens being kept inside
1 month ago
Bird flu drives free-range hens indoors to protect poultry
1 month ago

Dogs enjoy snow day in Buffalo

These adorable pups in Buffalo are enjoying a snow day.
1 month ago
Dogs enjoy snow day in Buffalo
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Alligator seen sauntering through Florida neighborhood

Sheriff's deputies captured video of a large alligator crawling through a front yard in Florida before making its way into a community lake.
1 month ago
Alligator seen sauntering through Florida neighborhood
1 month ago

Alpacas play in the snow

A group of alpacas run and play in the snow at a farm in Camas, Washington.
1 month ago
Alpacas play in the snow
1 month ago

Bison tears down safety tape outside hotel

A bison roaming the snowy streets of Mammoth, Wyoming, tears down safety tape outside a local hotel.
1 month ago
Bison tears down safety tape outside hotel