Posted 11:05 AM 12/23/2012 by Matt Stafford
DENVER (AP) - Efforts by Denver city parks managers to lure avian predators back into the city appear to be paying off with at least one wild bald eagle confirmed to be hunting in City Park. The Denver Post reports Sunday that park managers have been erecting "raptor" poles around (More)
Posted 8:12 AM 12/20/2012 by Marissa Torres
Wheaties is a 2 year old, spayed black cat looking for a forever home. She was found as a stray and can be found at Pueblo Animal Services.
For more information about Wheaties, or other dogs and cats, call Pueblo Animal Services at (719) 544-3005
Posted 6:28 AM 12/8/2012 by Eugene Daniels
DENVER (AP) - Three lion cubs from the royal family of Qatar are at the Denver Zoo.
The cubs were born June 24. The son of Qatar's ruling emir had received the cubs' parents as a gift from Sudan a few years ago. After the cubs were born, he reached out to U.S. zoos that could better care for them.
The Denver Zoo says it is hosting the two male cubs and one female cub until a long-term plan for them is determined.
Posted 5:40 PM 12/6/2012 by Joe Bevans
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Chilean protesters have clashed with riot police in the country's north over the re-opening of a foul-smelling pig processing plant. The Freirina plant in the Atacama region is one of Latin America's largest meat processing plants. Many pigs starved to death in May when (More)
Posted 10:47 AM 12/5/2012 by Matt Stafford
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - An El Paso County jury has convicted a former Colorado Springs couple of animal cruelty over treatment of a lamb they planned to sacrifice as part of a religious observance. Periz Jackson and Elijah Black face up to 18 months in jail and a $5,000 fine (More)
Posted 6:40 PM 12/3/2012 by Matt Stafford
The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs is getting their brand new Eastern Black Rhinoceros settled in.
Jumbe (pronounced joom-bay) is a 9-year-old rhino that they got from a zoo in Texas. He weighs about 2,600 pounds.
Jumbe will be part of the new Encounter Africa exhibit (More)
Posted 1:30 PM 11/29/2012 by Greg Boyce
The Air Force Academy plans a deer hunt next month. This year it will happen December 8 through 10 and December 15 through 17.
"The Academy has safely and effectively used hunting since 1988 as a management tool to control the size of the deer herd," said Brian Mihlbachler, U.S. Fish (More)
Posted 5:56 PM 11/27/2012 by Matt Stafford
A dog tased, shot, and killed in Commerce City on Monday belonged to a Pueblo man; it was staying with a relative while he was out of town.
A neighbor across the street in Commerce City watched the whole situation unfold, and filmed it on his cell phone. He says the dog wasn't aggressive (More)
Posted 8:41 AM 11/24/2012 by Matt Stafford
GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) - It wasn't a typical jam up that slowed traffic Southern California's Glendale - it was a runaway circus camel. KCAL-TV reports that a camel escaped from Ramos Brothers Circus Friday and began galloping down Glendale Boulevard with handlers in hot pursuit. (More)...
Posted 4:26 PM 11/21/2012 by Lauren Molenburg
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Turkeys: Main course or animal companion?
OK, so it isn't even close. According to the industry group National Turkey Federation, more than 46 million of the big birds will be served as Thanksgiving dinner this year. Just a few hundred will get to experience the holiday (More)
Posted 1:27 PM 11/19/2012 by Alyse Rzemek
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chimpanzees going through a midlife crisis? It sounds like a setup for a joke.
But there it is, in the title of a report published Monday in a scientific journal: "Evidence for a midlife crisis in great apes."
So what do these apes do? Buy red Ferraris? Leave their (More)
Posted 5:34 PM 11/16/2012 by Alyse Rzemek
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- The demand of dozens of citizens has been denied in the Ecuadorean city of Guayaquil: There will be no jackass running for the legislature.
At least 40 people paraded their candidate through the city's streets to the electoral council offices. Mr. Burro even wore a (More)
Posted 12:02 PM 11/15/2012 by JD Downing
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazilian researchers are turning to cloning to help fight the perilous decline of several animal species.The scientists at Brazil's Embrapa agriculture research agency said this week they have spent two years building a gene library with hundreds of samples from (More)
Posted 7:02 PM 11/14/2012 by Joe Bevans
National Mill Dog Rescue founder, Theresa Strader, has been featured in ''People'' magazine's ''people among us''. Her work in rescuing puppy mill dogs has saved over seven thousand animals in the past five years. She say's she accepts the recognition on behalf of the over fourteen hundred volunteers that are working to educate people and save mill dogs. Strader lives in Black Forest.