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October 16, 2017
FAA looking after pilot drops turkeys on Arkansas festival
The Federal Aviation Administration says it will check to see whether any laws or regulations were broken when a low-flying ...
October 14, 2017
Dropping turkeys from planes triggers Arkansas festival flap
To some it's an Ozark Mountain Mardi Gras that includes live turkeys being dropped from a low-flying plane to an eager crowd ...
October 11, 2017
Rudolph, Vikings have childlike fun with Duck, Duck, Goose
The idea for the touchdown celebration came to Kyle Rudolph's mind, right before quarterback Case Keenum called the pass play ...
October 05, 2017
Feds remove protections for 10M acres of sage grouse habitat
The Interior Department said Thursday it is withdrawing protections for 10 million acres of federal lands used by the ...
October 03, 2017
Tropical bird likely blown off course by hurricane dies
A tropical bird believed to be the first of its type seen in Massachusetts has died after it was likely blown off course by ...
October 02, 2017
9/11 tribute lights could be dangerous for birds, study says
To humans, the twin blue beams shining upward from lower Manhattan each Sept. 11 evoke solemn memories of the 2001 terrorist ...
September 27, 2017
Poachers target Africa's lions, vultures with poison
Hundreds of vultures in Namibia died after feeding on an elephant carcass that poachers had poisoned. Poachers in Zimbabwe ...
September 23, 2017
This week in odd news: Hitchhiking raccoon; Teen has 2 aces
A Colorado Springs police officer heading to an accident scene in a van got a big surprise when a raccoon jumped onto the ...
September 14, 2017
Injured hawk 'Harvey' that gained online popularity released
An injured hawk that sought refuge in a Houston taxicab before Harvey made landfall last month has been returned to the wild.
September 13, 2017
Massachusetts study: Climate change threatens birds
A new report warns that more than 40 percent of the most common breeding species of birds in Massachusetts are considered ...
September 10, 2017
Mo the Sloth and Kramer the Emu do time in county jail
Mo the Sloth and Kramer the Emu are as innocent as they come, but they're doing time in a county jail in Florida. So are ...
September 08, 2017
Oregon town seeks solutions to wild turkeys, their droppings
A small Oregon city is asking the state for advice on how to handle a flock of wild turkeys that are ruining gardens and ...
August 28, 2017
Missing macaw found 3 days after taking off from Ohio zoo
A central Ohio zoo says a macaw that flew away from an open-air exhibit area was safely recaptured after people spotted the ...
August 25, 2017
Satellite for Taiwan launched from California
An Earth-observation satellite for Taiwan's National Space Organization was launched into orbit from California on Thursday.
August 16, 2017
Wildlife officials determine bald eagle had lead poisoning
Pennsylvania wildlife officials say a bald eagle that is suffering from lead poisoning is in guarded condition. The bird was ...
August 08, 2017
Sage grouse conservation changes draw mix of praise, alarm
President Donald Trump's administration has opened the door to industry-friendly changes to a sweeping plan imposed by his ...
August 08, 2017
Feds to give states more flexibility in protecting wild bird
The Interior Department has unveiled a plan to protect the threatened sage grouse that gives Western states greater ...
July 28, 2017
Rare birds, wildflowers: 'Secret garden' opens after century
Pink and yellow wildflowers burst from a lush bed of grass hidden from public view for more than a century. Towering trees ...
July 27, 2017
California zoo welcomes 5 baby flamingos after chick drought
Five baby flamingos have hatched at California zoo after an 18-year drought of the spindly-legged chicks. The Sacramento Bee ...
July 21, 2017
Researchers in Cambodia find nest of rare riverine bird
Wildlife researchers in Cambodia have found a breeding location for the masked finfoot, one of the world's most endangered ...