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.
Posted 12:13 PM 11/12/2012 by Elaine Sheridan
By Dave Philipps, Special to ProPublica
A southern Colorado man under investigation for his handling of protected wild horses has admitted to state regulators that he shipped animals (More)
Posted 5:43 PM 11/8/2012 by Alyse Rzemek
CASTLE SHANNON, Pa. (AP) -- This deer wasn't caught in the headlights. It was called on the carpet.
A Pittsburgh-area carpeting store has been cleaning up after the wild animal smashed into the store and ran amok Tuesday.
Jill Horvatic, an employee of Stout Carpeting in Castle (More)
Posted 8:01 AM 11/7/2012 by Matt Stafford
CASTLE SHANNON, Pa. (AP) - This deer wasn't caught in the headlights. It was called on the carpet. A Pittsburgh-area carpeting store has been cleaning up after the wild animal smashed into the store and ran amok Tuesday. Jill Horvatic, an employee of Stout Carpeting in (More)
Posted 9:10 PM 11/5/2012 by Andy Koen
EL PASO COUNTY - Around 500 brush and weed-eating goats are expected to return to El Paso County's Bear Creek Regional Park next week to chomp away at the weeds growing near the park's organic community garden. The goats are specifically raised for noxious weed control and have a remarkable track (More)
Posted 12:45 PM 11/2/2012 by Alyse Rzemek
TRAIL, Ore. (AP) - Two southern Oregon deer hunters who shot a bear got a violent surprise Thursday when the wounded bear roused itself and attacked one of them. The injured animal grabbed 22-year-old Alex Machavo of Medford in a "bear hug" and the two rolled down a 50-foot embankment (More)
Posted 1:05 PM 11/1/2012 by Greg Boyce
"Gidget," a 27-year-old California sea lion and beloved star of the Denver Zoo died yesterday.
"Gidget was a very charismatic animal that charmed millions of guests over the years at our sea lion show. She loved working with her keepers and awing guests with her swimming and (More)