LOS ANGELES — Wild kittens that will number in the tens of millions this year are starting to be born, and overtaxed shelters will be forced to euthanize most of the millions they receive. It is a grim reality a leading advocate calls “one of the last major problems” plaguing the animal welfare movement.
CORVALLIS, Ore. — Many remember the killer whale Keiko’s stay at the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport in the late 1990s. Diane Hammond lived it.
SPOKANE — The stars of the "Wild Kingdom" TV series made it glamorous, but Howard Ferguson has made his living handling and monitoring critters ranging from butterflies to moose.