Pets

Weight major issue for zoo animals

Apr 28, 2016

A year ago at this time, Illinois resident TR was flabby and fatigued. The black bear has since lost one-fifth of his body weight and…

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Woolly bear caterpillars have knack for right presidential picks

Apr 27, 2016

Who’s going to win the presidential election? Heck if we know. Try to answer that question without a crystal ball and you’ll run head-on into…

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Congress votes to designate bison as national mammal

Apr 29, 2016

WASHINGTON -- The bison could soon become the national mammal of the United States.