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Pets & Wildlife

2nd endangered orangutan baby in 2 years at New Orleans zoo

March 1, 2021, 1:15pm Life

It’s cute, cuddled, red-haired, and critically endangered — and the second Sumatran orangutan born in two years at the zoo in New Orleans. Read story

Cat, owner reunited after 15 years

February 28, 2021, 6:00am Life

A cat that went astray about 15 years ago has been reunited, older and maybe wiser, with its owner. Read story

Endangered right whale found dead off South Carolina beach

March 1, 2021, 9:48am Nation & World

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A critically endangered North Atlantic Right whale was found dead over the weekend off the coast of South Carolina, more than four months after it had been spotted entangled in fishing gear. Read story

48 horses seized from farm, owner accused of animal neglect

February 26, 2021, 7:26am Northwest

CARLTON, Ore. — The owner of a horse farm southwest of Portland is facing a felony charge for animal neglect, after investigators found nearly 50 horses there were not being given adequate food or water. Read story

A family of chickens is seen in front of Acropolis Greek Taverna in Ybor City.

Tampa legal advice: Run wild, run free, chickens of Ybor City

A family of chickens is seen in front of Acropolis Greek Taverna in Ybor City.

February 26, 2021, 6:05am Life

TAMPA, Fla. — Score one more for the chickens that roam free on the historic brick streets of Ybor City. Read story

Man’s best friend? Not quite

February 26, 2021, 6:00am Life

So, it turns out the saying about dogs being a man’s best friend needs revising. Read story

FILE - Lady Gaga sings the national anthem during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 20, 2021. Officials say Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot and her two French bulldogs stolen in Hollywood during an armed robbery. Los Angeles police are seeking two suspects, thought it's not known if both were armed, in connection with the Wednesday night shooting.

Lady Gaga’s dog walker shot, French bulldogs stolen in LA

FILE - Lady Gaga sings the national anthem during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 20, 2021. Officials say Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot and her two French bulldogs stolen in Hollywood during an armed robbery. Los Angeles police are seeking two suspects, thought it's not known if both were armed, in connection with the Wednesday night shooting.

February 25, 2021, 10:21am Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot and two of the singer's French bulldogs were stolen in Hollywood during an armed robbery, police said. Read story

Endangered loggerhead turtle recovering after stranding on Oregon beach

February 24, 2021, 1:54pm Life

A young endangered loggerhead turtle is recovering after it was found, stunned by cold ocean waters, on the Oregon Coast earlier this month. Read story

Novia Liu walks her dog, Snicker, at Medina Park on Feb. 5, 2020.

Teens pushing Washington Legislature to ban retail puppy sales

Novia Liu walks her dog, Snicker, at Medina Park on Feb. 5, 2020.

February 22, 2021, 6:30am Latest News

In the shadow of a Big Lots, a white sandwich board sign points customers to a storefront covered with puppy window clings. Inside Renton’s Fairwood Pet Center, aisles of pet supplies run perpendicular to the back wall, where large windows reveal a narrow room that houses puppies in kennels. Read story

No cat-astrophe: Police find kittens in ‘suspicious package’

February 19, 2021, 8:58am Life

NEW MIAMI, Ohio (AP) — A police bomb squad responding to a suspicious package call at an Ohio church made an unexpected discovery: six newborn kittens and their mother inside a duffel bag. Read story