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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 ...
July 18, 2017
PBS' 'Photo Ark' is a wake-up call for endangered animals
The conventional wisdom is that public sympathy is evoked by seeing one person in need of help, not the many.
July 07, 2017
Hawaii prep school grad gets 45 days jail for bird deaths
A college student who graduated from one of Hawaii's most prestigious high schools — former President Barack Obama's alma ...
July 06, 2017
Connecticut residents keep holiday quiet for nesting eagles
Independence Day was unusually quiet in one small Connecticut town as residents heeded a request to protect a family of bald ...
June 22, 2017
Trump's putdown of wind energy whips up a backlash in Iowa
President Trump's putdown of wind energy at his Iowa rally was denounced Thursday across the state, which takes pride in its ...
June 10, 2017
Geese dump droppings on Disneyland guests, hitting 17 people
Disneyland visitors got more adventure than they bargained for when a flock of geese let go in flight, fouling the guests.
June 08, 2017
Interior chief to review sage-grouse conservation plan
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Wednesday he is ordering a review of federal efforts to conserve the imperiled sage grouse ...
June 07, 2017
Feathered frenzy: Peacock breaks bottles inside liquor store
A female peacock has ruffled more than just feathers at a Los Angeles-area liquor store. Without a peep, the peahen strutted ...