- Police: Man charged after drowning ex-girlfriend's lizards Updated: Sep-01-15 12:02 pm
NASHUA, New Hampshire - A 26-year-old New Hampshire man is accused of drowning ex-girlfriend's two pet lizards.
- Archery hunter recovering after Idaho grizzly bear attack Updated: Sep-01-15 11:56 am
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - An archery hunter is recovering after being attacked in Idaho by a grizzly bear with three cubs
- Monsoon floods swamp northeast Indian villages, 21 dead Updated: Sep-01-15 11:50 am
GAUHATI, India - Monsoon floods have inundated hundreds of villages across the northeast Indian state of Assam, killing at least 21 people in the last four days and forcing some 800,000 people to leave their homes.
- Researchers working to combat common carp in Lino Lakes Updated: Sep-01-15 11:05 am
LINO LAKES, Minnesota - Efforts to remove invasive carp from waterways across Minnesota have been ongoing for more than 100 years, but researchers say they've made strides in learning about the destructive fish over the past decade.
- 3 llamas killed by mountain lions in western Colorado Updated: Sep-01-15 9:50 am
GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado - The deaths of three llamas that were attacked by a rare pack of juvenile mountain lions have state wildlife officials warning residents in western Colorado to take precautions.
- American anti-dolphin-hunt activist arrested in Japan Updated: Sep-01-15 9:35 am
TOKYO - Former "Flipper" trainer Ric O'Barry was released by police late Tuesday after being arrested for not carrying his passport while in Japan to protest a dophin hunt due to begin this week.
- Los Angeles County man accused of abusing his family's dogs Updated: Sep-01-15 8:55 am
PALMDALE, California - Authorities have arrested a 22-year-old Los Angeles County man for allegedly abusing his family's dogs after one animal was discovered with broken legs and the other had injuries to its neck.
- African spurred tortoise found near Hawks Updated: Sep-01-15 8:44 am
HAWKS, Michigan - While traveling between Lake Nettie and Lake May in Hawks one recent afternoon, Jode Paull saw something on the side of the road that caught his eye. He stopped his pickup to investigate, and discovered an odd looking tortoise, definitely not locally known, and took it home to find out what it was.
- Man arrested after allegedly punching Austin police horse Updated: Sep-01-15 8:24 am
AUSTIN, Texas - Austin police have arrested a man accused of punching a patrol horse during a fight in the downtown area.
- EXCHANGE: Sycamore family ponders future after loss of barn Updated: Sep-01-15 6:35 am
SYCAMORE, Illinois - Keith Elliott used to look at his Old State Road farm property every morning and see the red barn that had been passed down for five generations.
- Fossils show big bug ruled the seas 460 million years ago Updated: Aug-31-15 8:58 pm
WASHINGTON - Earth's first big predatory monster was a weird water bug as big as Tom Cruise, newly found fossils show.
- Correction: BLM-Wild Horse Gather story Updated: Aug-31-15 7:34 pm
OWYHEE COUNTY, Idaho - In a story Aug. 29 about the U.S. Bureau of Land Management gathering wild horses, The Associated Press erroneously reported the number of horses killed by the Soda Fire and the way the surviving horses were transported to corrals. The fire killed 36 horses, including seven that were euthanized because of their injuries. The surviving horses were transported to a Boise corrals by trailer, not helicopter.
- President to take wilderness trip with Bear Grylls Updated: Aug-31-15 4:34 pm
NEW YORK - Survival expert Bear Grylls has bagged his biggest celebrity yet for a walk in the wilderness - President Barack Obama.
- Proposed grizzly bear protection settlement heads to judge Updated: Aug-31-15 4:19 pm
HELENA, Montana - The state Land Board on Monday approved a proposed lawsuit settlement between Montana and three conservation groups that would protect grizzly bears while still allowing logging in two state forests west of Glacier National Park.
- North Texas boy, 11, sentenced for beating dog to death Updated: Aug-31-15 3:55 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas - A judge has sentenced an 11-year-old North Texas boy who pleaded guilty to beating his neighbor's dog to death.
- What's in 90 percent of seabirds' guts? 1 word: Plastics Updated: Aug-31-15 3:02 pm
WASHINGTON - As many as nine out of 10 of the world's seabirds likely have pieces of plastic in their guts, a new study estimates.
- County may reconsider closing unaccredited Moapa zoo Updated: Aug-31-15 2:43 pm
LAS VEGAS - Clark County commissioners may reconsider their decision to deny a permit for what has evolved into a zoo in Moapa.
- Crab fishing resumes on north coast of Washington Updated: Aug-31-15 2:12 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has reopened the north coast of Washington to crab fishing.
- Hard-sided campers only at St. Mary; road access extended Updated: Aug-31-15 1:43 pm
ST. MARY, Montana - Going-to-the-Sun Road is staying open longer as bears seeking berries have prompted a hard-sided camper rule at St. Mary Campground in Glacier National Park.
- Flood at Russian zoo kills 1 bear, traps 14 others in cages Updated: Aug-31-15 12:43 pm
MOSCOW - A flood has swept through a private zoo in Russia's Far East, trapping 14 brown bears and a lion in their half-submerged cages.
- No bones about it: Dog mayor plans to run for president Updated: Aug-31-15 11:22 am
BURLINGTON, Kentucky - She might be a bit shaggy, but Lucy Lou wants to run for president - and she comes with political experience.
- 826-pound, over 14-foot alligator sets 2 Miss. records Updated: Aug-31-15 10:16 am
DAVIS ISLAND, Mississippi - An alligator that was 14 feet, one-quarter-inch long and weighing 826 pounds broke Mississippi records that other alligators had set earlier that day for length and weight.
- New Alaska Moose Federation Director to reign in budget Updated: Aug-31-15 7:46 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The new executive director of the Alaska Moose Federation says he will focus on reigning in both the organization's finances and mission.
- No little fire ants found in Honolulu after treatment Updated: Aug-31-15 7:40 am
HONOLULU - The Department of Agriculture appears to have won the battle against one of the world's most invasive species in some Honolulu neighborhoods.
- Southeast pink salmon harvest fails to meet predictions Updated: Aug-31-15 7:26 am
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Officials have reduced the estimate for Southeast Alaska's pink salmon harvest by almost 30 million fish as the summer fishery wraps up its season.