The Cincinnati zoo is celebrating the birth of a hippopotamus. The mother became pregnant even though she was on birth control. (Aug. 4)
A woman was shot while standing at a bus stop near the Bronx Zoo on Friday, and it does not appear she was the intended target.
After a Saturday closure to clean up from Friday's storms, the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium will reopen today.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
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- The Telegraph
An 11-year-old girl who was "celebrating a friend’s birthday party" has died after going missing at a water park near Windsor.
- FTW Outdoors
The U.S Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday shared a striking image showing silver carp leaping en masse during a scientific electrofishing operation.
The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is taking suggestions on what to name their newborn hippo, who is the world-famous Fiona the hippo's baby sibling
- Chicago Tribune
Officials pulled an invasive silver carp from the waters of Lake Calumet on the city’s Far South Side Thursday. Anglers began looking for it after someone spotted the invasive species, part of the Asian carp family, in Lake Calumet earlier in the week, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources said in a statement. The silver carp — more than 38 inches long and weighing about 22 pounds — was ...
- Kitsap Sun
Orcas have been delighting onlookers in Kitsap County as they swim through the waters, searching for seals.
- The New York Times
The Safe Haven Baby Box at a firehouse in Carmel, Indiana, looked like a library book drop. It had been available for three years for anyone who wanted to surrender a baby anonymously. No one had ever used it, though, until early April. When its alarm went off, Victor Andres, a firefighter, opened the box and found, to his disbelief, a newborn boy wrapped in towels. The discovery made the local TV news, which praised the courage of the mother, calling it “a time for celebration.” Later that mont
- The Telegraph
For Ben Novak, it started with a dead sheep. The horned beast’s head had hung on the wall of the museum at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota for as long as he could remember, commemorating the president who was the father of the American conservation movement.
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- Redding Record Searchlight
Biologists with the Karuk Tribe believe a flash flood caused by heavy rains over the burn area caused a massive debris flow that entered the river.
- The Clarion Ledger
The trend of Mississippi ranking the worst in the nation for stillborn deaths continues. People of color remain adversely affected.
- Biloxi Sun Herald
The eggs could belong to the Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, one of the most endangered sea turtles in the world.
- FTW Outdoors
Five fishermen were cited for recreational fishing violations, including over limits and fishing without a proper license.
A woman claims she suffered a stillbirth after drinking smoothies with listeria-contaminated spinach, and now she's suing her grocery store
Days after drinking smoothies with spinach, a woman suffered a stillbirth. The spinach was later recalled for listeria, which can cause miscarriage.
- Florida Today
A church's community baby showers for unwed unexpectant moms draws a crowd - and big gratitude for mothers-to-be.
Zachary will be headed to a sanctuary where a better life is ahead of him.
- Yahoo Finance
Approval to distribute birth control pills over the counter in the United States has swiftly become a crucial battle — particularly in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
- Associated Press
French environmentalists are working around the clock to try and feed a dangerously thin Beluga whale that has strayed into the Seine River. The lost Beluga was first seen in France's river, far from its Arctic habitat, earlier this week. Drone footage subsequently shot by French fire services showed the whale gently meandering in a stretch of the river’s light green waters between Paris and the Normandy city of Rouen, many dozens of kilometers (miles) inland from the sea.