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Pets & Wildlife

Some areas see fewer Canada geese

June 7, 2024, 6:17am Life

Canada geese honk and hiss at us in suburban shopping centers, city parks, and on soccer fields, where players slide tackle through the mess they leave behind. Read story

A firefighter holds Tator, who authorities described as a bluetick coonhound, after rescuing him from about 20 feet up in a tree.

Virginia dog climbs tree chasing cat, then needs rescuing

A firefighter holds Tator, who authorities described as a bluetick coonhound, after rescuing him from about 20 feet up in a tree.

June 7, 2024, 6:17am Life

Tator the hound can climb trees, if properly motivated. Tator is not nearly as good at getting down. Read story

Julie Skogland, director of operations at International Bird Rescue, examines a rescued pelican May 23 in Fairfield, Calif. Found ailing in Benicia, the bird is among a glut of pelicans being sent to the facility.

California pelicans are starving; experts think food too deep, distant for birds to find

Julie Skogland, director of operations at International Bird Rescue, examines a rescued pelican May 23 in Fairfield, Calif. Found ailing in Benicia, the bird is among a glut of pelicans being sent to the facility.

June 7, 2024, 6:07am Life

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- There’s a broken link in the food chain of California’s brown pelicans, adding a sad chapter to one of conservation’s most striking success stories. Read story

Charlotte, a round stingray, is seen in an undated photo at the Aquarium and Shark Lab by Team ECCO in Hendersonville, N.C. The aquarium that said it had Charlotte, a pregnant stingray with no male companion, now says that the fish has a rare reproductive disease.

Pregnant stingray has rare disease

Charlotte, a round stingray, is seen in an undated photo at the Aquarium and Shark Lab by Team ECCO in Hendersonville, N.C. The aquarium that said it had Charlotte, a pregnant stingray with no male companion, now says that the fish has a rare reproductive disease.

June 7, 2024, 6:03am Life

A North Carolina aquarium that said it had a pregnant stingray with no male companion now says the fish has a rare reproductive disease. Read story

A mosquito sits in the bottom of a bottle containing a particular insecticide as part of a test during a tour of the Center for Disease Control laboratory Thursday, April 4, 2024, in Fort Collins, Colo.

How to manage mosquitoes: At Colorado facility, scientists working to find best ways to repel, kill annoying pests

A mosquito sits in the bottom of a bottle containing a particular insecticide as part of a test during a tour of the Center for Disease Control laboratory Thursday, April 4, 2024, in Fort Collins, Colo.

June 4, 2024, 6:01am Health

There’s an old joke that mosquitoes are like family: They are annoying, but they carry your blood. Read story

A grizzly bear in Grand Teton National Park.

Veteran played dead as grizzly mauled him in Grand Teton National Park, officials say

A grizzly bear in Grand Teton National Park.

June 3, 2024, 5:58am Life

New details have emerged that reveal how an army veteran who surprised two grizzlies in Grand Teton National Park walked away from the attack — seriously injured, but alive. Read story

New York City Department of Environmental Protection Research Scientist Christopher Nadareski checks on three newly hatched peregrine falcon chicks in their nest atop the Brooklyn tower of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge in New York on May 24. (Marc A.

Falcon chicks hatch atop New York City bridge

New York City Department of Environmental Protection Research Scientist Christopher Nadareski checks on three newly hatched peregrine falcon chicks in their nest atop the Brooklyn tower of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge in New York on May 24. (Marc A.

May 31, 2024, 6:04am Life

Three peregrine falcon chicks have hatched in a nest built at the top of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge in New York City, officials said. Read story

A blue-eyed cicada perches on a flower May 24 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Ill.

Rare blue-eyed cicada spotted in Chicago suburb

A blue-eyed cicada perches on a flower May 24 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Ill.

May 31, 2024, 6:04am Life

It was late morning when The Morton Arboretum’s Senior Horticulturist Kate Myroup arrived at the Children’s Garden with a special guest: a rare, blue-eyed female Magicicada cassini cicada, spotted earlier in the day by a visitor. Read story

Marigold, one of four capybaras at the Cape May County Zoo, eats bamboo leaves for a midday treat. Capybaras are the world&rsquo;s largest rodents.

Zoo’s capybaras find love version of ‘Bachelor’

Marigold, one of four capybaras at the Cape May County Zoo, eats bamboo leaves for a midday treat. Capybaras are the world&rsquo;s largest rodents.

May 31, 2024, 6:04am Life

A shy guy from Abilene, Texas, moves to a small town on the Jersey Shore, looking for love. It sounds like the setup for a romantic comedy, or the premise of a reality dating show, at least to Cape May zookeeper Stephanie Schnitzler. Read story

Kristie Pereira and her dog, Beau, pose for a photo in Laurel, Md., in January 2023. Pereira is seeking answers after the sick dog she took to a shelter to have euthanized turned up more than a year later on a rescue adoption site.

Sick dog’s fate stuns ex-owner

Kristie Pereira and her dog, Beau, pose for a photo in Laurel, Md., in January 2023. Pereira is seeking answers after the sick dog she took to a shelter to have euthanized turned up more than a year later on a rescue adoption site.

May 31, 2024, 6:02am Life

Exhausted and short on options after consulting two veterinary clinics, Kristie Pereira made the gut-wrenching decision last year to take her desperately ill puppy to a Maryland shelter to be euthanized. Read story