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  • Koko the gorilla used smarts, empathy to help change views

    Koko the gorilla used smarts, empathy to help change views

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:41 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:41:47 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 3:45 AM EDT2018-06-23 07:45:59 GMT
    Koko was born at the San Francisco Zoo, and Dr. Francine Patterson began teaching the gorilla sign language that became part of a Stanford University project in 1974. (Source: KTVU/CNN)Koko was born at the San Francisco Zoo, and Dr. Francine Patterson began teaching the gorilla sign language that became part of a Stanford University project in 1974. (Source: KTVU/CNN)

    Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died in her sleep at the foundation's preserve in California's Sana Cruz mountains on Tuesday.

    Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died in her sleep at the foundation's preserve in California's Sana Cruz mountains on Tuesday.

  • Giant crackdown against wildlife crime in 92 countries

    Giant crackdown against wildlife crime in 92 countries

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 08:31:14 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:13:10 GMT
    International police agency Interpol said a giant operation against illegal trade in wildlife and timber resulted in millions of dollars-worth of seizures and the identification of 1,400 suspects across the world.
    International police agency Interpol said a giant operation against illegal trade in wildlife and timber resulted in millions of dollars-worth of seizures and the identification of 1,400 suspects across the world.
  • Bear researcher attacked by grizzly to stay on career path

    Bear researcher attacked by grizzly to stay on career path

    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-06-21 23:45:42 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-06-23 01:46:23 GMT
    (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP, File). FILE - This June 20, 2014 file photo taken by an automatic trail camera provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows an adult female grizzly bear in the Cabinet Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountai...(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP, File). FILE - This June 20, 2014 file photo taken by an automatic trail camera provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows an adult female grizzly bear in the Cabinet Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountai...
    A grizzly bear researcher who was attacked by a grizzly bear last month says her recovery has been slow, but the encounter has done nothing to change her mind about her career path.
    A grizzly bear researcher who was attacked by a grizzly bear last month says her recovery has been slow, but the encounter has done nothing to change her mind about her career path.
  • Elk mamas and babies invade CO town, but use crosswalk

    Elk mamas and babies invade CO town, but use crosswalk

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:09:54 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:09:54 GMT
    More than a dozen elk show up in downtown Estes Park, CO. (Source: Pixabay, file)More than a dozen elk show up in downtown Estes Park, CO. (Source: Pixabay, file)

    More than a dozen elk show up in downtown Estes Park, CO, but at least they use the crosswalk.

    More than a dozen elk show up in downtown Estes Park, CO, but at least they use the crosswalk.

  • In India, rats have a $19,000 meal

    In India, rats have a $19,000 meal

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:06 AM EDT2018-06-22 09:06:32 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 2:39 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:39:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Channi Anand, File). FILE- In this Nov. 13, 2016 file photo, an Indian holds 2000 rupee currency notes in Jammu, India. Police say at least one rat slipped through a hole in the back of an ATM in northeastern India and ate more than $19,000 i...(AP Photo/Channi Anand, File). FILE- In this Nov. 13, 2016 file photo, an Indian holds 2000 rupee currency notes in Jammu, India. Police say at least one rat slipped through a hole in the back of an ATM in northeastern India and ate more than $19,000 i...
    Police say at least one rat slipped through a hole in the back of an ATM in northeastern India and ate more than $19,000 in currency.
    Police say at least one rat slipped through a hole in the back of an ATM in northeastern India and ate more than $19,000 in currency.
  • 2 people injured while trying to avoid hitting kangaroo

    2 people injured while trying to avoid hitting kangaroo

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:47:54 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 2:39 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:39:09 GMT
    A Montana Highway Patrol Trooper says two people were injured after the driver swerved their vehicle to avoid hitting a kangaroo on the road.
    A Montana Highway Patrol Trooper says two people were injured after the driver swerved their vehicle to avoid hitting a kangaroo on the road.
  • Man finds rattlesnake under hood while trying to start car

    Man finds rattlesnake under hood while trying to start car

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:52:48 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 2:39 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:39:05 GMT
    An upstate New York man trying to jump-start his car was greeted by an unusual sound coming from his engine _ the rattle of a venomous timber rattlesnake.
    An upstate New York man trying to jump-start his car was greeted by an unusual sound coming from his engine _ the rattle of a venomous timber rattlesnake.
  • Deputy frees bear trapped inside car

    Deputy frees bear trapped inside car

    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:11 AM EDT2018-06-21 11:11:55 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 2:39 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:39:04 GMT
    A bear that managed to break into a car needed help from a sheriff's deputy to get out.
    A bear that managed to break into a car needed help from a sheriff's deputy to get out.
  • Dogs are communicating with us: Do you know what they're saying?

    Dogs are communicating with us: Do you know what they're saying?

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-06-22 16:13:40 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-06-22 16:13:40 GMT
    Researchers in England have discovered 47 gestures or actions dogs use to communicate with us. (Source: Ed Payne/Raycom Media)Researchers in England have discovered 47 gestures or actions dogs use to communicate with us. (Source: Ed Payne/Raycom Media)

    Researchers in England have discovered 47 gestures or actions dogs use to communicate with us.

    Researchers in England have discovered 47 gestures or actions dogs use to communicate with us.

  • 4 new mountain lion kittens found in California mountains

    4 new mountain lion kittens found in California mountains

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:40:55 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-06-22 15:53:32 GMT
    Four new mountain lion kittens have been found by researchers studying the wild cats living in Southern California's Santa Monica Mountains.
    Four new mountain lion kittens have been found by researchers studying the wild cats living in Southern California's Santa Monica Mountains.
  • Spraying snake with gas leads to house blaze in Finland

    Spraying snake with gas leads to house blaze in Finland

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:20:50 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-06-22 10:02:51 GMT
    An improvised method of getting rid of a snake by spraying it with gasoline kicked off a chain reaction that ended up with a house on fire in southern Finland.
    An improvised method of getting rid of a snake by spraying it with gasoline kicked off a chain reaction that ended up with a house on fire in southern Finland.
  • Woodchucks to blame for missing veterans' flags

    Woodchucks to blame for missing veterans' flags

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:40 AM EDT2018-06-19 10:40:36 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 4:02 AM EDT2018-06-22 08:02:36 GMT
    Authorities say furry critters, not vandals, are likely to blame for American flags that disappeared from veterans' graves in Massachusetts.
    Authorities say furry critters, not vandals, are likely to blame for American flags that disappeared from veterans' graves in Massachusetts.
  • Tests confirm mystery animal shot in Montana was a wolf

    Tests confirm mystery animal shot in Montana was a wolf

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:50 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:50:16 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-06-22 00:36:11 GMT
    (Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks via AP, File). File - This undated file photo provided by the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks shows a wolf-like animal that was shot on May 16, 2018, after it was spotted in a private pasture with livestock near Dento...(Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks via AP, File). File - This undated file photo provided by the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks shows a wolf-like animal that was shot on May 16, 2018, after it was spotted in a private pasture with livestock near Dento...
    The mystery is over: Wildlife officials have confirmed that an unusual-looking animal shot in central Montana was a gray wolf.
    The mystery is over: Wildlife officials have confirmed that an unusual-looking animal shot in central Montana was a gray wolf.
  • Montana man rescues tired fawn from bed of sewer sludge

    Montana man rescues tired fawn from bed of sewer sludge

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:28:13 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:56:00 GMT
    (Curt Wood via AP). Fort Benton city crew member Joe Bauer rescues a fawn that was stuck in the sludge in a sewage drying bed on Wednesday, June 14, 2018 in Fort Benton, Mont. Bauer says Wednesday's rescue was a rewarding experience, but nobody wanted ...(Curt Wood via AP). Fort Benton city crew member Joe Bauer rescues a fawn that was stuck in the sludge in a sewage drying bed on Wednesday, June 14, 2018 in Fort Benton, Mont. Bauer says Wednesday's rescue was a rewarding experience, but nobody wanted ...
    A north-central Montana man rescued a tired fawn stuck on a bed of drying sewer sludge while others helped reunite the fawn with its mother nearby.
    A north-central Montana man rescued a tired fawn stuck on a bed of drying sewer sludge while others helped reunite the fawn with its mother nearby.
  • St. Paul raccoon set free after scaling 25-story tower

    St. Paul raccoon set free after scaling 25-story tower

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:17 AM EDT2018-06-13 11:17:10 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:55:57 GMT
    (Evan Frost/Minnesota Public Radio via AP). A raccoon stretches out on a windowsill high above downtown St. Paul, Minn., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. The raccoon stranded on the ledge of a building in St. Paul captivated onlookers and generated interest on ...(Evan Frost/Minnesota Public Radio via AP). A raccoon stretches out on a windowsill high above downtown St. Paul, Minn., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. The raccoon stranded on the ledge of a building in St. Paul captivated onlookers and generated interest on ...

    A raccoon that scaled more than 20 stories of a high-rise office building in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, has made it to the roof.

    A raccoon that scaled more than 20 stories of a high-rise office building in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, has made it to the roof.

  • Research shows diet shift of beluga whales in Alaska inlet

    Research shows diet shift of beluga whales in Alaska inlet

    Friday, June 15 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-06-15 23:40:22 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:56:36 GMT
    (Christopher Garner/Department of Defense via AP, File). FILE - In this August, 2009, file photo provided by the Department of Defense, a Cook Inlet beluga whale calf, left, and an adult breach near Anchorage, Alaska. A new study concludes that endange...(Christopher Garner/Department of Defense via AP, File). FILE - In this August, 2009, file photo provided by the Department of Defense, a Cook Inlet beluga whale calf, left, and an adult breach near Anchorage, Alaska. A new study concludes that endange...
    A new study concludes that endangered beluga whales in Cook Inlet in Alaska changed their diet over five decades from saltwater prey to fish and crustaceans influenced by freshwater.
    A new study concludes that endangered beluga whales in Cook Inlet in Alaska changed their diet over five decades from saltwater prey to fish and crustaceans influenced by freshwater.
  • Is April the giraffe pregnant again?

    Is April the giraffe pregnant again?

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:44:41 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-06-21 11:10:23 GMT

    She became a worldwide sensation last year. And now, April the giraffe could be pregnant again.

    She became a worldwide sensation last year. And now, April the giraffe could be pregnant again.

  • CA deputy frees bear from car, quickly runs away

    CA deputy frees bear from car, quickly runs away

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:37 AM EDT2018-06-21 05:37:20 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:49 AM EDT2018-06-21 05:49:50 GMT

    Video shows a deputy running for safety after freeing a bear that was trapped in a car.

    Video shows a deputy running for safety after freeing a bear that was trapped in a car.

  • Chubbs, a 29-pound stray cat in CA, finds a new home

    Chubbs, a 29-pound stray cat in CA, finds a new home

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:00 PM EDT2018-06-21 03:00:33 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:34:49 GMT

    The Pasadena Humane Society announced they had not been able to find Chubbs' owner, so he was put up for adoption.

    The Pasadena Humane Society announced they had not been able to find Chubbs' owner, so he was put up for adoption.

  • Ever seen a paddleboarding cat? Well, now you have

    Ever seen a paddleboarding cat? Well, now you have

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-06-20 03:37:01 GMT
    Reindeer the paddleboarding cat. (Source: WECT)Reindeer the paddleboarding cat. (Source: WECT)

    Have you ever seen a paddle boarding cat? Well, now you have. 

    Have you ever seen a paddle boarding cat? Well, now you have. 

  • Enormous snake raises pulses along Lake Erie

    Enormous snake raises pulses along Lake Erie

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:08 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:08:24 GMT
    This is more than likely a Lake Erie watersnake on the dock of the Bay Boat Club in Bay Village. (Source: Donna Conrad/Facebook)This is more than likely a Lake Erie watersnake on the dock of the Bay Boat Club in Bay Village. (Source: Donna Conrad/Facebook)

    It's the kind of picture you might expect to see come out of the Amazon or from the Nile River, not Bay Village, Ohio.  

    It's the kind of picture you might expect to see come out of the Amazon or from the Nile River, not Bay Village, Ohio.  

  • Dog gets caught splashing in family pool, pretends like nothing's wrong

    Dog gets caught splashing in family pool, pretends like nothing's wrong

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:46:53 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:46:53 GMT
    Buster was having a good time until he noticed his owner was shooting a video of him. (Source: Peter Kramer/AP, file)Buster was having a good time until he noticed his owner was shooting a video of him. (Source: Peter Kramer/AP, file)

    Buster was having a good time until he noticed his owner was shooting a video of him.

    Buster was having a good time until he noticed his owner was shooting a video of him.

  • Trapper saves gator from python's deadly embrace

    Trapper saves gator from python's deadly embrace

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:34:27 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:07:35 GMT

    A video shows the trapper grabbing a 10-foot python by the head and pulling it and the gator out of the water.

    A video shows the trapper grabbing a 10-foot python by the head and pulling it and the gator out of the water.

  • Video: Coyote carries cat in mouth along California road

    Video: Coyote carries cat in mouth along California road

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:56 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:56:45 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:11:02 GMT
    Wildlife experts say it’s easier for coyotes to catch cats than rabbits. Source: KEYT/ARMANDO RIOS/KVTA/CNNWildlife experts say it’s easier for coyotes to catch cats than rabbits. Source: KEYT/ARMANDO RIOS/KVTA/CNN

    Wildlife experts say it’s easier for coyotes to catch cats than rabbits

    Wildlife experts say it’s easier for coyotes to catch cats than rabbits

  • It's Hot! Keep your pet safe this summer

    It's Hot! Keep your pet safe this summer

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:44:43 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:27:49 GMT

    Although many states have laws that prohibit leaving people and animals unattended in hot cars, it still happens, causing an alarming number of heat related deaths each year.

    Although many states have laws that prohibit leaving people and animals unattended in hot cars, it still happens, causing an alarming number of heat related deaths each year.

  • Many animals are shifting from day to night to avoid people

    Many animals are shifting from day to night to avoid people

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:22:04 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 1:45 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:45:00 GMT
    Animals in the study included lions in Tanzania, otters in Brazil, coyotes in California, wild boars in Poland and tigers in Nepal. (Source: PIxabay)Animals in the study included lions in Tanzania, otters in Brazil, coyotes in California, wild boars in Poland and tigers in Nepal. (Source: PIxabay)

    Fear of people is driving many animals around the globe to shift from day to night to avoid people.

    Fear of people is driving many animals around the globe to shift from day to night to avoid people.

  • Michael Jackson's elephant escapes enclosure at Florida zoo

    Michael Jackson's elephant escapes enclosure at Florida zoo

    Monday, June 18 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 11:20:10 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:21:54 GMT
    An elephant that once lived on Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo.
    An elephant that once lived on Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo.
  • 5-month-old GA baby attacked, killed by babysitter's dog

    5-month-old GA baby attacked, killed by babysitter's dog

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-06-17 09:52:30 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-06-17 09:52:30 GMT
    Animal control officers euthanized the German shepherd they say was responsible for the attack. (Source: WSB/CNN)Animal control officers euthanized the German shepherd they say was responsible for the attack. (Source: WSB/CNN)

    Animal control officers euthanized the German shepherd they say was responsible for the attack.

    Animal control officers euthanized the German shepherd they say was responsible for the attack.

  • Live mouse found crawling in Wendy's bag of buns in OK

    Live mouse found crawling in Wendy's bag of buns in OK

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:00 PM EDT2018-06-17 03:00:25 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:00 PM EDT2018-06-17 03:00:25 GMT
    The Wendy's team said in a statement that they've been made aware of the situation and take the matter very seriously. (Source: KJRH/CNN)The Wendy's team said in a statement that they've been made aware of the situation and take the matter very seriously. (Source: KJRH/CNN)

    The Wendy's team said in a statement that they've been made aware of the situation and take the matter very seriously.

    The Wendy's team said in a statement that they've been made aware of the situation and take the matter very seriously.

  • Video captures bear breaking into CA home through kitchen window

    Video captures bear breaking into CA home through kitchen window

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:59 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:59:11 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-06-16 05:29:28 GMT

    A California couple's security camera caught a bear breaking in through a window.

    A California couple's security camera caught a bear breaking in through a window.

  • GA woman strangles rabid bobcat that attacked her in her yard

    GA woman strangles rabid bobcat that attacked her in her yard

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:54:02 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:54:02 GMT
    DeDe Phillips, 46, is now undergoing rounds of rabies shots in the wake of the attack. (Source: AP Photo/Jeff Gentner)DeDe Phillips, 46, is now undergoing rounds of rabies shots in the wake of the attack. (Source: AP Photo/Jeff Gentner)

    DeDe Phillips, a 46-year-old Georgia grandmother, told a local newspaper her thinking was: "Not today."

    DeDe Phillips, a 46-year-old Georgia grandmother, told a local newspaper her thinking was: "Not today."

  • Man charged with DUI after horse tramples boy at CA parade

    Man charged with DUI after horse tramples boy at CA parade

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:32:43 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:37:23 GMT

    The man who was supposed to be controlling that horse at the Colusa, CA, is facing charges because police say he was drunk at the time.

    The man who was supposed to be controlling that horse at the Colusa, CA, is facing charges because police say he was drunk at the time.

  • 'Roof, roof!' Dog rescued from overhang roof at his home

    'Roof, roof!' Dog rescued from overhang roof at his home

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-06-12 20:35:36 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:13:34 GMT
    (Anthony Scavo/Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department via AP). This June 8, 2018, photo provided by the Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department, shows firefighter David O'Keeffe helping to rescue a Saint Bernard named Whiskey f...(Anthony Scavo/Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department via AP). This June 8, 2018, photo provided by the Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department, shows firefighter David O'Keeffe helping to rescue a Saint Bernard named Whiskey f...
    Firefighters near Minneapolis rescue a 180-pound Saint Bernard from the second-story roof of an overhang outside his home.
    Firefighters near Minneapolis rescue a 180-pound Saint Bernard from the second-story roof of an overhang outside his home.
  • Rare type of tick inexplicably turns up in Arkansas

    Rare type of tick inexplicably turns up in Arkansas

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-06-13 02:26:59 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:12:28 GMT
    (Jim Occi/Rutgers University via AP). This undated photo provided by Rutgers University shows three Longhorned ticks: from left, a fully engorged female, a partial engorged female, and an engorged nymph. A hardy, invasive species of tick that survived ...(Jim Occi/Rutgers University via AP). This undated photo provided by Rutgers University shows three Longhorned ticks: from left, a fully engorged female, a partial engorged female, and an engorged nymph. A hardy, invasive species of tick that survived ...
    A hardy species of tick that survived a New Jersey winter has inexplicably arrived in Arkansas, and entomologists are trying to figure out how.
    A hardy species of tick that survived a New Jersey winter has inexplicably arrived in Arkansas, and entomologists are trying to figure out how.
  • Family reunites with dog missing for 3 years

    Family reunites with dog missing for 3 years

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:20:15 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:24:39 GMT
    Jennifer George and her daughter Samantha had a tearful reunion Wednesday with their dog, Ginger. It had been missing since August 2015. (Source: KSFY/CNN)Jennifer George and her daughter Samantha had a tearful reunion Wednesday with their dog, Ginger. It had been missing since August 2015. (Source: KSFY/CNN)

    Jennifer George and her daughter Samantha had a tearful reunion Wednesday with their dog, Ginger. It had been missing since August 2015.

    Jennifer George and her daughter Samantha had a tearful reunion Wednesday with their dog, Ginger. It had been missing since August 2015.

  • Abandoned baby moose, 'begging for attention,' befriends dog

    Abandoned baby moose, 'begging for attention,' befriends dog

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-06-12 18:51:37 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:44:07 GMT
    A dog and a young moose have forged an unlikely friendship in Maine.
    A dog and a young moose have forged an unlikely friendship in Maine.
  • 9-year-old accidentally shot after family friend kills rattlesnake

    9-year-old accidentally shot after family friend kills rattlesnake

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:43:12 GMT
    9-year-old Keegan Covington was accidentally shot in the back on Saturday (Source: Facebook)9-year-old Keegan Covington was accidentally shot in the back on Saturday (Source: Facebook)

    The bullet that hit a 9-year-old Roscoe boy in an accidental shooting over the weekend punctured both of his lungs, according to a family member on a Facebook post. The social media post also says Keegan Covington was shot in the back with a 9mm and both of his lungs were hit.

    The bullet that hit a 9-year-old Roscoe boy in an accidental shooting over the weekend punctured both of his lungs, according to a family member on a Facebook post. The social media post also says Keegan Covington was shot in the back with a 9mm and both of his lungs were hit.

  • APNewsBreak: Agency considers dropping wolf protections

    APNewsBreak: Agency considers dropping wolf protections

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:27:45 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:04:07 GMT
    The federal government is considering another attempt to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species.
    The federal government is considering another attempt to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species.
  • 'Precautionary' search resumes after finger found in snapping turtle

    'Precautionary' search resumes after finger found in snapping turtle

    (Source: St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office logo)(Source: St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office logo)

    A Bush area man called deputies after he located the finger as he was cleaning and processing the large turtle for consumption.

    A Bush area man called deputies after he located the finger as he was cleaning and processing the large turtle for consumption.

  • WATCH: Bear jumps with boy at Nashville Zoo

    WATCH: Bear jumps with boy at Nashville Zoo

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:16:26 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:16:26 GMT
    The boy and the Andean bear spent 10 minutes jumping together. (Source: Pixabay, file)The boy and the Andean bear spent 10 minutes jumping together. (Source: Pixabay, file)

    The boy and the Andean bear spent 10 minutes jumping together.

    The boy and the Andean bear spent 10 minutes jumping together.

  • Distillery has new bourbon flavored by beaver secretion

    Distillery has new bourbon flavored by beaver secretion

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-06-12 16:51:59 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-06-13 18:22:07 GMT
    A New Hampshire distillery has a new bourbon, Eau De Musc, flavored partly by secretions from a beaver's castor sacs.
    A New Hampshire distillery has a new bourbon, Eau De Musc, flavored partly by secretions from a beaver's castor sacs.
  • Correction: Stranded Raccoon story

    Correction: Stranded Raccoon story

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-06-13 01:51:08 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-06-13 15:14:32 GMT
    (Evan Frost/Minnesota Public Radio via AP). A raccoon stretches out on a windowsill high above downtown St. Paul, Minn., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. The raccoon stranded on the ledge of a building in St. Paul captivated onlookers and generated interest on ...(Evan Frost/Minnesota Public Radio via AP). A raccoon stretches out on a windowsill high above downtown St. Paul, Minn., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. The raccoon stranded on the ledge of a building in St. Paul captivated onlookers and generated interest on ...
    A stranded raccoon is generating a lot of social media interest as it scales an office building in downtown St. Paul.
    A stranded raccoon is generating a lot of social media interest as it scales an office building in downtown St. Paul.
  • Plane taxis to Orlando gate _ after alligator crosses tarmac

    Plane taxis to Orlando gate _ after alligator crosses tarmac

    Monday, June 11 2018 7:38 PM EDT2018-06-11 23:38:31 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:59 AM EDT2018-06-13 12:59:37 GMT
    Plane taxis to Orlando gate _ after alligator crosses tarmac.
    Plane taxis to Orlando gate _ after alligator crosses tarmac.
  • Raccoon successfully scales MN skyscraper after capturing hearts on social media

    Raccoon successfully scales MN skyscraper after capturing hearts on social media

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 9:08 PM EDT2018-06-13 01:08:11 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 5:48 AM EDT2018-06-13 09:48:38 GMT

    No one was able to help the critter until it reached the roof because the building's windows don't open.

    No one was able to help the critter until it reached the roof because the building's windows don't open.

  • Mama bear opens unlocked minivan, cubs hop in

    Mama bear opens unlocked minivan, cubs hop in

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-06-12 23:27:29 GMT
    Tuesday, June 12 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-06-12 23:27:29 GMT
    The bear mama bear was caught on surveillance video easily popping open one of the sliding doors on an unlocked minivan. (Source: Mark Thiessen/AP)The bear mama bear was caught on surveillance video easily popping open one of the sliding doors on an unlocked minivan. (Source: Mark Thiessen/AP)

    The bear mama bear was caught on surveillance video easily popping open one of the sliding doors on an unlocked minivan. 

    The bear mama bear was caught on surveillance video easily popping open one of the sliding doors on an unlocked minivan. 

  • Cops rescue pig near a Dunkin' Donuts, name him 'Pork Roll'

    Cops rescue pig near a Dunkin' Donuts, name him 'Pork Roll'

    Friday, June 8 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-06-08 11:56:07 GMT
    Tuesday, June 12 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-06-12 18:20:05 GMT
    Police in New Jersey say they found a lost pet pig wandering near a local Dunkin' Donuts and nicknamed it "Pork Roll".
    Police in New Jersey say they found a lost pet pig wandering near a local Dunkin' Donuts and nicknamed it "Pork Roll".
  • Baby moose, dog become best buds in Maine

    Baby moose, dog become best buds in Maine

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-06-12 17:52:10 GMT
    Tuesday, June 12 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-06-12 17:52:10 GMT
    The 6-day-old moose was hanging around the Lugdon’s home in northern Maine when the family dog and it became friends. (Source: Pixabay)The 6-day-old moose was hanging around the Lugdon’s home in northern Maine when the family dog and it became friends. (Source: Pixabay)

    The 6-day-old moose was hanging around the Lugdon’s home in northern Maine when the family dog and it became friends.

    The 6-day-old moose was hanging around the Lugdon’s home in northern Maine when the family dog and it became friends.

  • Justify back at Churchill as fans bask in Triple Crown glory

    Justify back at Churchill as fans bask in Triple Crown glory

    Monday, June 11 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-06-11 19:53:58 GMT
    Monday, June 11 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-06-12 02:29:35 GMT
    Triple Crown winner Justify has returned to Churchill Downs to rest as the track where the quest began prepares to celebrate the milestone.
    Triple Crown winner Justify has returned to Churchill Downs to rest as the track where the quest began prepares to celebrate the milestone.
  • Video: Family outing interrupted by gator dragging big, bloated fish to pond

    Video: Family outing interrupted by gator dragging big, bloated fish to pond

    Monday, June 11 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-06-12 01:41:02 GMT
    A family outing at a resort in South Carolina turned out to be much more for a father and son who came across a gator dragging a big and bloated fish across the road. (Source: Daniel Martin)A family outing at a resort in South Carolina turned out to be much more for a father and son who came across a gator dragging a big and bloated fish across the road. (Source: Daniel Martin)
    A family outing at a resort in South Carolina turned out to be much more for a father and son who came across a gator dragging a big and bloated fish across the road. (Source: Daniel Martin)A family outing at a resort in South Carolina turned out to be much more for a father and son who came across a gator dragging a big and bloated fish across the road. (Source: Daniel Martin)

    A family outing at a resort in South Carolina turned out to be much more for a father and son who came across a gator dragging his dinner across the road. 

    A family outing at a resort in South Carolina turned out to be much more for a father and son who came across a gator dragging his dinner across the road. 

  • Call Sheriff Mickey Mouse: There's a thief in the Magic Kingdom

    Call Sheriff Mickey Mouse: There's a thief in the Magic Kingdom

    Monday, June 11 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-06-11 22:56:00 GMT
    Monday, June 11 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-06-11 22:56:00 GMT
    Two recent visitors to the theme park caught a furry thief at work. (Source: Pixabay)Two recent visitors to the theme park caught a furry thief at work. (Source: Pixabay)

    Two recent visitors to Walt Disney World caught a furry thief at work.

    Two recent visitors to Walt Disney World caught a furry thief at work.

  • Owners: Triple Crown winner Justify will race again

    Owners: Triple Crown winner Justify will race again

    Sunday, June 10 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-06-10 20:25:03 GMT
    Monday, June 11 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-06-11 20:48:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki). Justify is led to the stable after winning the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race and Triple Crown, Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Elmont, N.Y.(AP Photo/Andres Kudacki). Justify is led to the stable after winning the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race and Triple Crown, Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Elmont, N.Y.

    A plan will be formulated once the chestnut colt recovers from a compressed schedule that saw him win six races over 111 days since his debut on Feb. 18.

    A plan will be formulated once the chestnut colt recovers from a compressed schedule that saw him win six races over 111 days since his debut on Feb. 18.

  • Police: Memphis woman throws, kills 3 puppies

    Police: Memphis woman throws, kills 3 puppies

    Monday, June 11 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-06-11 15:26:15 GMT
    Jarica Brown is charged with aggravated assault and six counts of aggravated cruelty to animals. (Source: MPD)Jarica Brown is charged with aggravated assault and six counts of aggravated cruelty to animals. (Source: MPD)

    A Memphis woman is behind bars after she abused her boyfriend and killed puppies. 

    A Memphis woman is behind bars after she abused her boyfriend and killed puppies. 

  • Sleuthing leads to new findings about peculiar ocean fish

    Sleuthing leads to new findings about peculiar ocean fish

    Thursday, June 7 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-06-07 19:41:18 GMT
    Monday, June 11 2018 5:46 AM EDT2018-06-11 09:46:46 GMT
    (James Poulson/The Daily Sitka Sentinel via AP). FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2005, file photo, John Petraborg holds up a 35-pound moonfish, also known as opah and normally found in the deep waters near Hawaii, on board his troller Roulette at ANB Harbor i...(James Poulson/The Daily Sitka Sentinel via AP). FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2005, file photo, John Petraborg holds up a 35-pound moonfish, also known as opah and normally found in the deep waters near Hawaii, on board his troller Roulette at ANB Harbor i...
    Scientists have identified three new species of opah, a colorful, peculiar deep-diving fish that is increasingly served in U.S. restaurants.
    Scientists have identified three new species of opah, a colorful, peculiar deep-diving fish that is increasingly served in U.S. restaurants.
  • Pit bull saves family from fire, tries to carry baby outside by diaper

    Pit bull saves family from fire, tries to carry baby outside by diaper

    Sunday, June 10 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-06-10 11:10:29 GMT
    Monday, June 11 2018 5:30 AM EDT2018-06-11 09:30:47 GMT

    The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

    The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

  • Protecting your pets as the temperatures rise

    Protecting your pets as the temperatures rise

    Sunday, June 10 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-06-11 02:18:08 GMT
    (Source: KXXV)(Source: KXXV)

    As the temperatures start to rise, a local veterinarian is beginning to see more patients.

    As the temperatures start to rise, a local veterinarian is beginning to see more patients.

  • Dog survives East Cleveland house explosion

    Dog survives East Cleveland house explosion

    Sunday, June 10 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-06-10 19:54:13 GMT
    A dog survived the East Cleveland house explosion. (Source WOIO/Victor Williams)A dog survived the East Cleveland house explosion. (Source WOIO/Victor Williams)

    A dog survived the house explosion on East Cleveland. 

    A dog survived the house explosion on East Cleveland. 

  • Trappers capture and kill alligator, victim identified

    Trappers capture and kill alligator, victim identified

    Friday, June 8 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-06-08 15:35:29 GMT
    Friday, June 8 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-06-08 22:35:51 GMT

    An alligator has been captured where authorities are looking for a missing woman. They think it took her under water when she was walking her dogs.

    An alligator has been captured where authorities are looking for a missing woman. They think it took her under water when she was walking her dogs.

  • US officials OK plan to rebuild Isle Royale wolf population

    US officials OK plan to rebuild Isle Royale wolf population

    Thursday, June 7 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-06-07 16:03:06 GMT
    Friday, June 8 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-06-08 19:05:34 GMT
    Officials have decided to relocate gray wolves to Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior, where the predator species that has roamed the remote wilderness for about 70 years is on the brink of disappearing.
    Officials have decided to relocate gray wolves to Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior, where the predator species that has roamed the remote wilderness for about 70 years is on the brink of disappearing.
  • Bison gores woman at Yellowstone in third wildlife attack of the week

    Bison gores woman at Yellowstone in third wildlife attack of the week

    Thursday, June 7 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-06-07 22:21:24 GMT
    Thursday, June 7 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-06-07 22:21:24 GMT
    Four people have been injured by wildlife at the national park in just over a month. (Source: Pixabay)Four people have been injured by wildlife at the national park in just over a month. (Source: Pixabay)

    Four people have been injured by wildlife at the national park in just over a month.

    Four people have been injured by wildlife at the national park in just over a month.

  • It's picnic time: Bear grabs a seat at family's table

    It's picnic time: Bear grabs a seat at family's table

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-06-06 18:53:43 GMT
    Wednesday, June 6 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-06-06 21:41:55 GMT

    The Bullman family caught a furry friend taking up residence at their picnic table.

    The Bullman family caught a furry friend taking up residence at their picnic table.

  • Severed rattlesnake head bites man

    Severed rattlesnake head bites man

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 10:39 AM EDT2018-06-06 14:39:49 GMT
    Wednesday, June 6 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-06-06 17:27:10 GMT

    When he tried to dispose of the dead snake, the snake’s head bit him, pumping all the venom it had into him.

    When he tried to dispose of the dead snake, the snake’s head bit him, pumping all the venom it had into him.

  • GRAPHIC: Crocodile eats dog that tormented it for years

    GRAPHIC: Crocodile eats dog that tormented it for years

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-06-06 17:24:44 GMT
    Wednesday, June 6 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-06-06 17:24:44 GMT
    Pippa barked and nipped at the reptile’s tail for more than a decade, chasing it back into the river where they lived. (Source: Pixabay)Pippa barked and nipped at the reptile’s tail for more than a decade, chasing it back into the river where they lived. (Source: Pixabay)

    Pippa barked and nipped at the reptile’s tail for more than a decade, chasing it back into the river where they lived.

    Pippa barked and nipped at the reptile’s tail for more than a decade, chasing it back into the river where they lived.

  • Making G7 matter: Community responds to dog euthanized in labor

    Making G7 matter: Community responds to dog euthanized in labor

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-06-06 16:39:14 GMT
    Source: KFDASource: KFDA

    The community is responding to G7, the pit bull who was in labor when she and her two newborn puppies were euthanized at Amarillo's animal shelter, after a now viral Facebook post sparked outrage nationwide. 

    The community is responding to G7, the pit bull who was in labor when she and her two newborn puppies were euthanized at Amarillo's animal shelter, after a now viral Facebook post sparked outrage nationwide. 

  • Crocodile kills pastor during baptism in Ethiopia

    Crocodile kills pastor during baptism in Ethiopia

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 10:56 AM EDT2018-06-06 14:56:18 GMT
    Wednesday, June 6 2018 10:56 AM EDT2018-06-06 14:56:18 GMT
    Pastor Docho Eshete had just started baptizing 80 people when the crocodile attacked him. (Source: Pixabay)Pastor Docho Eshete had just started baptizing 80 people when the crocodile attacked him. (Source: Pixabay)

    Pastor Docho Eshete had just started baptizing 80 people when the crocodile attacked him.

    Pastor Docho Eshete had just started baptizing 80 people when the crocodile attacked him.

  • Employee at Ace Hardware helps veteran bury beloved dog of 12 years

    Employee at Ace Hardware helps veteran bury beloved dog of 12 years

    Monday, June 4 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-06-04 21:54:08 GMT
    Employee helps man bury his dog of 12 years; Source: Ace Hardware Facebook pageEmployee helps man bury his dog of 12 years; Source: Ace Hardware Facebook page

    Thursday an elderly veteran walked into Ace Hardware looking for a shovel and ended up leaving with a friend. Cleveland's Ace Hardware 19-year-old Sam Coleman-Dancer is an employee at the Cleveland Ace Hardware store. 

    Thursday an elderly veteran walked into Ace Hardware looking for a shovel and ended up leaving with a friend. Cleveland's Ace Hardware 19-year-old Sam Coleman-Dancer is an employee at the Cleveland Ace Hardware store. 

  • Dog euthanized while in labor at animal shelter, sparks outrage

    Dog euthanized while in labor at animal shelter, sparks outrage

    Monday, June 4 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-06-04 17:38:00 GMT
    Source: Dacia Anderson Facebook PageSource: Dacia Anderson Facebook Page

    Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare is under fire after a volunteer took her concerns to social media.

    Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare is under fire after a volunteer took her concerns to social media.

  • Swarms of midges invading Northeast Ohio and showing up on Cleveland radar

    Swarms of midges invading Northeast Ohio and showing up on Cleveland radar

    Monday, June 4 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-06-04 16:36:47 GMT

    The swarms were so dense overnight, the flying insects were detected on weather radar.

    The swarms were so dense overnight, the flying insects were detected on weather radar.

  • Firefighter from OR dies in crash after bear runs in front of motorcycle

    Firefighter from OR dies in crash after bear runs in front of motorcycle

    Monday, June 4 2018 6:50 AM EDT2018-06-04 10:50:32 GMT
    Monday, June 4 2018 6:50 AM EDT2018-06-04 10:50:32 GMT
    The Bend Fire Department remembered 39-year-old Rhett Larsen as "a loyal friend, respected mentor and loving father." (Source: Bend Firefighters Local 227/Facebook)The Bend Fire Department remembered 39-year-old Rhett Larsen as "a loyal friend, respected mentor and loving father." (Source: Bend Firefighters Local 227/Facebook)

    Both the off-duty engineer and the bear died as a result of the crash.

    Both the off-duty engineer and the bear died as a result of the crash.

  • VIDEO: Police camera catches curious cockatoo

    VIDEO: Police camera catches curious cockatoo

    Friday, June 1 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-06-01 19:27:13 GMT
    Friday, June 1 2018 3:29 PM EDT2018-06-01 19:29:20 GMT

    The video is approaching 2 million views and 40,000 shares.

    The video is approaching 2 million views and 40,000 shares.

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  • Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

    Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:06 AM EDT2018-06-22 10:06:01 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:04 AM EDT2018-06-23 08:04:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Jesus Funes, 19-months, cries as his mother, Diva Funes, both immigrants from Honduras, holds him after being escorted back to Reynosa, Mexico, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The family, who was seeking asylum, said they were tol...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Jesus Funes, 19-months, cries as his mother, Diva Funes, both immigrants from Honduras, holds him after being escorted back to Reynosa, Mexico, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The family, who was seeking asylum, said they were tol...

    About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official says.

    About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official says.

  • In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule

    In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:21:21 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:03 AM EDT2018-06-23 08:03:28 GMT
    A boy stares out of a heavily tinted bus window leaving a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility Tuesday in McAllen, TX. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)A boy stares out of a heavily tinted bus window leaving a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility Tuesday in McAllen, TX. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Trump signs executive order to keep families together at border, says 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue.

    Trump signs executive order to keep families together at border, says 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue.

  • Lawyer: No apparent justification for fatal shooting of teen

    Lawyer: No apparent justification for fatal shooting of teen

    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:22:06 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 3:57 AM EDT2018-06-23 07:57:40 GMT
    (Steve Mellon/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP). Leonard Hammonds II, of Penn Hills, right, points out that a Turtle Creek Police officer has his had on his weapon during a rally in East Pittsburgh, Pa., on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at a protest regardin...(Steve Mellon/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP). Leonard Hammonds II, of Penn Hills, right, points out that a Turtle Creek Police officer has his had on his weapon during a rally in East Pittsburgh, Pa., on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at a protest regardin...

    Hundreds of people took to the streets to protest the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old boy killed just seconds after he fled a traffic stop during a confrontation partly captured on video.

    Hundreds of people took to the streets to protest the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old boy killed just seconds after he fled a traffic stop during a confrontation partly captured on video.

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