Pets and Animals

Which Zoo Animals Are “High Risk” Enough to Get an Experimental COVID Vaccine? A Zoo Veterinarian Explains

6 days ago   |   Slate

How one zoo is making its decisions.
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Barney the bull still steering clear of capture on Long Island

Barney the bull still steering clear of capture on Long Island

9 days ago   |   New York Post

The wayward animal busted out of a farm on Barnes Road in Manorville by breaking through a fence - prompting multiple 911 calls for residents in the area.
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Unvaccinated snow leopard at San Diego Zoo catches COVID-19

Unvaccinated snow leopard at San Diego Zoo catches COVID-19

10 days ago   |   KSBW

Earlier this year, the zoo received a batch of an experimental vaccine intended for use in protecting animals against COVID-19.
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High Levels of E. Coli Won't Stop Beachgoers Amid Hot Streak

10 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - As the heatwave continues, some beaches are closing because of high E. coli levels. Bde Maka Ska's 32nd Street Beach is closed for a second time this summer. It's...
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City pound ‘close' to capacity, as New Yorkers return pandemic pets

City pound ‘close' to capacity, as New Yorkers return pandemic pets

10 days ago   |   New York Post

Owners are leaving behind these very good boys and girls. Animal Care Centers reported that they received 1,393 animals brought to them this June in a recent spike.
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Ranging Bull: ‘Barney' eludes capture days after farm escape

10 days ago   |   Boston Herald

MASTIC, N.Y. - An escaped bull has eluded capture for several days on Long Island despite searchers employing a helicopter and night-vision equipment along with attempts to...
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German cops identify over 1,600 suspects in sting op on online chat groups where child porn & zoophilia materials were distributed

German cops identify over 1,600 suspects in sting op on online chat groups where child porn & zoophilia materials were distributed

10 days ago   |   RT

Police in Germany have identified more than 1,600 potential child sex-abuse suspects who participated in online chat groups on which child pornography and zoophilia material...
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Cities Aren't the Wildlife 'Deserts' Scientists Once Feared

10 days ago   |   Wired

As more animals are spotted in urban areas, researchers recognize how cities can play a significant role in fostering biodiversity.
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Pet Tales: Puppies rescued from Middle East just before ban on dog imports

Pet Tales: Puppies rescued from Middle East just before ban on dog imports

10 days ago   |   Post Gazette


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Snow leopard at San Diego Zoo suspected positive for COVID-19

Snow leopard at San Diego Zoo suspected positive for COVID-19

11 days ago   |   WGN TV

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Zoo announced Friday a male snow leopard at their facility is suspected to be positive for COVID-19. Wildlife care specialists Thursday said they...
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FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...