FRESNO, Calif. — A giraffe born at a Central California zoo last month has died after running into a fence in an exhibit.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — A virus that appears to be carried by ticks and was found in Missouri in 2009 may be showing up in other states, according to a St. Joseph doctor.
PHOENIX — Arizona officials are embarking on an effort to help conserve the American bison.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A Danish zoo is planning to publicly dissect a year-old lion that it has killed to avoid inbreeding — a year after another Danish zoo triggered massive online protests for killing a healthy young giraffe, dissecting it and feeding it to lions in front of children.
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — A central Iowa man who was recently allowed by a judge to keep the dog he adopted from a Clear Lake animal rescue group is now suing the group.
FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 file photo, children watch as Marius, a male giraffe, is dissected, at the Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. A Danish zoo is planning to publicly dissect a year-old lion that it has killed to avoid inbreeding — a year after another Danish z…
DANVILLE, Ill. — A Veterans Affairs medical building that serves veterans in Illinois and Indiana is infested by fleas, probably brought in by the raccoons living there during the summer, a VA spokesman says.
INDIANAPOLIS — A black bear that roamed to Indiana from southwestern Michigan this summer and eventually returned home is back in the Hoosier State, raiding bird feeders and trash cans as it fattens up for winter hibernation, a wildlife biologist said Friday.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. — A Great Falls man convicted of animal cruelty has been sentenced to two years in prison with no time suspended for attacking a macaw on Thanksgiving.
LANSING, Mich. — A bill progressing in the Legislature would ban Michigan municipalities from enforcing regulations based solely on a dog's breed, such as being a pit bull.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Four bears were seized Wednesday from an Ohio property, the second time in three days that the state took animals from owners as it cracks down on owners who haven't complied with tightened requirements for owning dangerous wild creatures.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Three lemurs at a northeast Iowa zoo at the center of a lawsuit likely have stressful lives being apart from fellow members of their species, a Duke University researcher testified Tuesday.
POWELL, Wyo. — Carrie started her interview with the Tribune by taking a bite of the writer's notebook.
KALAMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A $1,000 reward is being offered for information after a wounded pet cat was found with an arrow through his chest in a rural part of Michigan.
MAHNOMEN, Minn. — Prosecutors filed criminal charges Wednesday against a Moorhead man who allegedly pursued a deer with a pontoon boat until it drowned.
DENVER — Rare black-footed ferrets chattered angrily before dashing out of pet carriers and ducking into burrows Monday at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge — a milestone for the highly endangered animals and for the former toxic waste site on the industrial edge of Denver.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man who kept five tigers at his Ohio animal sanctuary surrendered them to the state Monday after failing to meet tightened requirements for ownership of dangerous wild creatures.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. — A bow hunter in Teton County is recovering after he survived a grizzly bear mauling by remembering a tip from his grandmother and shoving his arm down the animal's throat.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Fossils found by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln student in New Mexico have led to the discovery of a new genus and rodent-like species.
HILO, Hawaii — Researchers in Hawaii have received nearly $1.2 million in federal grant funding to study the elusive false killer whale.