Pets

Endangered bighorn sheep move a step closer to recovery

6 a.m. March 31

FRESNO, Calif. — For the first time in a century, endangered Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep are back on their ancestral range and headed toward recovery, wildlife officials said Monday.

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Oregon Zoo elephant that loved to paint euthanized

8:36 p.m. March 30

PORTLAND — Oregon Zoo officials in Portland say they have euthanized a 31-year-old elephant known for an apparent enthusiasm for painting. Officials decided Rama was in too much pain from an old leg injury.

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Oregon's pink chicken mystery solved; owner explains

6 a.m. March 28

PORTLAND — The mystery of Portland's pink chickens is solved. Multnomah County Animal Services says the birds' owner told the agency he used food coloring, beet juice and Kool-Aid to dye the two birds, then released them to "make people smile."

Photo Galleries

  • Pets of the Week, March 27

  • Pets of the Week, March 20

  • Pets of the Week, March 13

  • Pets of the Week, March 6

  • Pets of the Week, Feb. 27

  • Pets of the week, Feb. 13

  • Pets of the Week, Feb. 6

  • Pets of the week, Jan. 30

  • Pets of the Week, Jan. 23

  • Pets of the Week, Jan. 16

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