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Pets & Wildlife

Punxsutawney Phil’s babies’ names revealed

May 17, 2024, 6:40am Life

Punxsutawney Phil’s offspring now have names that just might help the famed weather-forecasting groundhog to predict when spring will begin. Read story

FILE - A traveler pulls his dog in a wheeled carrier at the Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. If you are bringing a dog into the U.S. &mdash; whether if you are returning from a trip overseas with Rover, visiting the U.S., or adopting a dog from abroad &mdash; you have to follow a set of new rules released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, designed to help prevent the spread of rabies.

New rules for dogs entering U.S.

FILE - A traveler pulls his dog in a wheeled carrier at the Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. If you are bringing a dog into the U.S. &mdash; whether if you are returning from a trip overseas with Rover, visiting the U.S., or adopting a dog from abroad &mdash; you have to follow a set of new rules released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, designed to help prevent the spread of rabies.

May 17, 2024, 6:39am Life

If you are bringing a dog into the U.S. — whether if you are returning from a trip overseas with Rover, visiting the U.S., or adopting a dog from abroad — you have to follow a set of new rules designed to help prevent the spread of rabies. Read story

A Colorado Parks and Wildlife employee holds one of 14 invasive bighead carp removed May 8 from Jack B Tomlinson Park in Arvada, Colo.

Fish removed from Colo. pond

A Colorado Parks and Wildlife employee holds one of 14 invasive bighead carp removed May 8 from Jack B Tomlinson Park in Arvada, Colo.

May 17, 2024, 6:13am Life

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials removed 14 massive, invasive carp from a pond at an Arvada park last week, more than 30 years after the fish were introduced as part of a national study. Read story

Cayman, a subadult loggerhead turtle found entangled in fishing wire in February, is seen Monday at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach, Fla.

Rescued turtles return to ocean

Cayman, a subadult loggerhead turtle found entangled in fishing wire in February, is seen Monday at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach, Fla.

May 17, 2024, 6:13am Life

A crowd cheered and took photos as two loggerhead sea turtles slowly made their way through the sand and into the Atlantic Ocean on Monday after rehabbing at a Florida marine life center. Read story

A juvenile great horned owl, left, sits next to its mother in a tree near North Pond in Lincoln Park on April 14, 2024.

Third owl found dead in Chicago

A juvenile great horned owl, left, sits next to its mother in a tree near North Pond in Lincoln Park on April 14, 2024.

May 17, 2024, 6:13am Life

The third and final member of a family of great horned owls living in Lincoln Park’s North Pond was found dead Thursday morning. Experts said the bird is suspected to have died from rodent poisoning. Read story

Bat captured in Benton County house tests positive for rabies

May 16, 2024, 8:32pm Health

A bat captured in a Prosser home this week tested positive for rabies, according to the Benton Franklin Health District. Read story

An Olympic marmot.

Environmentalists seek protections for marmots on Olympic Peninsula

An Olympic marmot.

May 16, 2024, 6:02am Latest News

Olympic marmots can spend up to eight months a year hibernating, emerging when the weather warms to forage for food, fatten up, and otherwise go about their business. Read story

Sage, a miniature poodle, poses for photos after winning best in show at 148th Westminster Kennel Club dog show Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.
Ring Camera footage provided by a reader shows a cougar roaming around Northeast Padden Parkway and 137th Avenue in east Vancouver Sunday morning.

Cougar caught on camera at 137th and Padden Parkway in Orchards

Ring Camera footage provided by a reader shows a cougar roaming around Northeast Padden Parkway and 137th Avenue in east Vancouver Sunday morning.

May 14, 2024, 3:41pm Clark County Life

A cougar was spotted in a residential area near Padden Parkway and Northeast 137th Avenue in Orchards this weekend. Read story

A dog walks through the grooming area during the 148th Westminster Kennel Club Dog show, Monday, May 13, 2024, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.

At Westminster dog show, a display of dogs and devotion

A dog walks through the grooming area during the 148th Westminster Kennel Club Dog show, Monday, May 13, 2024, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.

May 13, 2024, 4:05pm Life

Less than three years ago, Mary Ann and David Giordano were taking turns lying on the living room floor with their Afghan hound Frankie, hand-feeding the desperately ill dog anything she would eat. Read story