- Beached melon-headed whale euthanized near Alabama coast Updated: Oct-06-15 7:11 pm
GULF SHORES, Alabama - A necropsy is planned for a beached whale found Tuesday near Gulf Shores that had to be euthanized, wildlife officials said.
- LSU, Australian, Indonesian scientists find new shrew rat Updated: Oct-06-15 6:36 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana State University scientist and international colleagues have discovered a new kind of shrew rat: a big-eared, long-snouted rodent with extra-long incisors jutting out from its lower jaw, and a flat, piggy nose.
- Mexico City investigates reports of dog poisoning at park Updated: Oct-06-15 6:31 pm
MEXICO CITY - A popular dog run in a picturesque Mexico City park remained closed Tuesday following reported cases of dog poisoning.
- For some, Minnesota pheasant season prep starts at preserve Updated: Oct-06-15 5:34 pm
AVON, Minnesota - The 8-month-old English pointer followed the pheasant scent, sometimes ranging in circles, sometimes diving into cover so thick only the tip of its white tail showed through the prairie plants.
- Moorhead man charged with chasing deer until it drowned Updated: Oct-06-15 5:15 pm
MAHNOMEN, Minnesota - Prosecutors filed criminal charges Wednesday against a Moorhead man who allegedly pursued a deer with a pontoon boat until it drowned.
- DNR board ends holiday deer hunt in southern counties Updated: Oct-06-15 5:03 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Deer hunters won't be allowed to hit southern Wisconsin's woods during Christmas week this year.
- Dog rescued after fall into crack at Volcanoes National Park Updated: Oct-06-15 4:33 pm
HONOLULU - A Big Island family was reunited with their dog after a rescue team removed the Labrador retriever trapped in a crack in the earth at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
- Cattle-killing bear shot by wildlife officials Updated: Oct-06-15 3:47 pm
COLUMBUS, Montana - Wildlife officials have shot a grizzly bear that killed 12 cows in Stillwater County.
- Pet cat survives after being found with arrow through chest Updated: Oct-06-15 2:37 pm
KALAMO TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Authorities say a pet cat survived after being found with an arrow through his chest in a rural part of Michigan.
- Wildlife agency investigating possible mountain lion photo Updated: Oct-06-15 1:38 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is investigating after receiving a photo of what appears to be a mountain lion in Obion County near the Kentucky border.
- Zimbabwe: 14 elephants killed by cyanide poisoning Updated: Oct-06-15 11:54 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe - Fourteen elephants were poisoned by cyanide in Zimbabwe in three separate incidents, two years after poachers killed more than 200 elephants by poisoning, Zimbabwe's National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority said Tuesday.
- Man kills grizzly bear near Olney after it attacked Updated: Oct-06-15 11:38 am
KALISPELL, Montana - A man near Olney killed a grizzly bear after it attacked him.
- Town buries beached whale in makeshift marine life cemetery Updated: Oct-06-15 10:43 am
ROCKPORT, Massachusetts - A pilot whale that died after beaching itself in Rockport has been buried in the town's makeshift cemetery for beached marine animals.
- Wildlife officers set trap after bear kills dog, attacks man Updated: Oct-06-15 8:54 am
ORANGE CITY, Florida - Wildlife officials are trying to trap a bear that attacked a man and killed his dog.
- Teen accused of poisoning dog he feared would kill his birds Updated: Oct-06-15 7:44 am
OCALA, Florida - A north Florida teen told authorities he poisoned his neighbor's Jack Russell terrier because he feared it would get into his backyard and attack his guinea fowl.
- Man recovering after attack by his own dog Updated: Oct-06-15 7:06 am
ROCHESTER, Minnesota - A Rochester man is recovering from surgery after he was attacked by his own dog.
- EXCHANGE: Nachusa Grasslands plans to add bison this fall Updated: Oct-06-15 6:40 am
FRANKLIN GROVE, Illinois - The bison herd at Nachusa Grasslands is growing, and its habitat is expanding along with it.
- Changes to justices' opinions will be highlighted Updated: Oct-06-15 3:44 am
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is taking a step to address criticism that its inner workings are opaque.
- Feds: Monkey farm now in compliance with guidelines Updated: Oct-06-15 3:01 am
LABELLE, Florida - Federal investigators say a Hendry County monkey farm has come into compliance with animal welfare guidelines after admitting "weaknesses" in some of its practices.
- Rare ferrets find new home on former toxic site in Denver Updated: Oct-05-15 8:55 pm
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.
- Oregon State Police arrest 2 for deer poaching Updated: Oct-05-15 8:37 pm
BAKER CITY, Oregon - Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife troopers have arrested two Baker City 18-year-olds in connection with deer poaching.
- Hawaii receives grant to study false killer whales Updated: Oct-05-15 8:13 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Researchers in Hawaii have received nearly $1.2 million in federal grant funding to study the elusive false killer whale.
- Hunter escapes attack by shoving arm down bear's throat Updated: Oct-05-15 5:41 pm
GREAT FALLS, Montana - A Montana bow hunter 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.
- University of Oklahoma to move baboons from closing facility Updated: Oct-05-15 5:17 pm
EL RENO, Oklahoma - Hundreds of baboons will be removed from a University of Oklahoma facility as it closes within three to four years.
- 2 pit bulls shot by Corona police after escape, rampage Updated: Oct-05-15 4:09 pm
CORONA, California - Police in Southern California say they shot and killed two pit bulls after they escaped their yard and terrorized neighbors for more than 24 hours.