Walking is the most common form of physical activity for people over age 60, and it’s good for them. Among other benefits, it’s linked to a lower risk of heart disease, and it can improve leg strength and increase endurance.
Back in the 1990s, Joe the chimpanzee was a California TV and film actor owned by a well-known Hollywood animal trainer. The chimp's best-known work was a 1997 movie called "Buddy," in which Rene Russo played a socialite who lives in a mansion with various primates and other creatures she treats as her children.
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 has a new spring in his step. Benny, his bobcat neighbor, lost a good quarter of his weight.
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 a dizzying array of national polls and state polls, fundraising tables and delegate counts, endorsements and prediction markets.
OLYMPIA — Washington state biologists are trying to determine what killed a sea lion that was captured and released after it was strangely found in the driveway of a cattle farm about 50 miles from the ocean.
Exactly three decades ago, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine sent a radioactive cloud across Europe. Within weeks, nearly 100,000 people who lived in a large zone surrounding the disaster site had been evacuated, never to return to the poisoned land.
URBANA, Ill. — A Labrador mix dog that had been shot and tied to an Illinois bridge with his mouth taped closed so he wouldn't bark was starting to show signs of recovery from a long list of injuries, a veterinarian said Wednesday.