This is the second year in a row the zoo has had to cancel due to the pandemic.
Shelley's eagle owl had never been clearly photographed in the wild — until now.
- The Guardian
The progeny of animals brought illegally to Colombia and kept in the drug lord’s private zoo must now be put on birth control Pablo Escobar’s zoo had four illegally imported hippos. The feral herd now numbers about 80. Photograph: Joaquín Sarmiento/AFP/Getty Images When Gina Paola Serna studied to become a biologist and veterinarian in Colombia, she never expected to one day be tasked with neutering an invasive herd of hippos that once belonged to Pablo Escobar. When they were smuggled into the
- Raleigh News and Observer
The village’s restaurants, bars and boardwalk make it a booming tourist destination, and new development keeps getting built. But the marshes that drive the economy are some of the most endangered in South Carolina. “You can call it global warming, or whatever you want to call it, but the tides are higher now than they used to be.’’
Raw video of damage in North Bay as storm rips through the Bay Area
- Business Insider
The CEO of a logistics startup took a boat tour of the Port of Long Beach and found a lot of things wrong, including terminals 'simply overflowing with containers'
The City of Long Beach said on Friday that it will temporarily permit additional container stacking to free up space and alleviate port congestion.
"Upward of" 10,000 trees near giant sequoia groves have been "weakened by drought, disease, age and/or fire" and must be removed in the wake of California's wildfires, the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks announced.Why it matters: The damage to these trees, considered "national treasures," and work to remove them means a nearby key highway must remain closed to visitors as they have "the potential to strike people, cars, other structures, or create barriers to emergency response services,
- LA Times
Heavy rain in Northern California unleashed mud and debris flows and shut down at least one critical highway by Sunday morning.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
It's rare for any issue to unite readers in abject disgust. The L.A. Zoo's proposed expansion to compete with local theme parks did just that.
- CBS News
The elephant spared the man's cell phone, which rangers have turned over to police to help track down his fellow poachers, a park spokesman said.
What's the evidence for global warming and how do we know it's being caused by human activity?
Buzzards that vomit when threatened and leave piles of acidic dropping have invaded a small town and nobody knows why
Bunn residents, near Raleigh in North Carolina, are puzzled over why the birds have selected their town and are immune to various scare tactics.
Comedian Chris Rock has an old joke about how bad Bill Gates would feel if he woke up one day with Oprah's money. The point was that "rich" is a subjective term. The same holds true if you make a lot...
- The Guardian
‘Atmospheric river’ expected to bring record-breaking rainfall, strong winds and to wreak havoc across northern part of state Storm roars ashore in California, flooding highways, toppling trees and causing mud flows in areas burned bare by recent fires. Photograph: NOAA/ZUMA Press Wire Service/REX/Shutterstock A powerful storm has roared ashore in California, flooding cities, toppling trees and causing mud flows in areas burned bare by recent fires. After months of drought, the darkened clouds c
- LA Times
An earthquake was reported Sunday at 7:01 a.m. less than a mile from Los Angeles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
- Associated Press
Spain’s prime minister announced Saturday that his government will speed up already promised aid to help the thousands of residents on La Palma island whose homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by a protracted volcanic eruption. On his fifth visit since the Atlantic island was shaken by the Sept. 19 eruption, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said that his government would pass new measures this week to help millions of euros in aid to reach those in need. Sánchez's government had already assigned 63 million euros ($73 million) in direct aid, with another 6 million euros ($7 million) for the local farming and fishing industries impacted in the impacted area.
- Charlotte Observer
Energy United crews found the culprit at an electrical substation in the Northcross area of Huntersville.
- Associated Press
In the wake of California wildfires, upwards of 10,000 trees weakened by fires, drought, disease or age must be removed, work that will keep a nearby highway closed to visitors who seek the world’s two largest sequoia trees. The highway is closed due to the KNP Complex blaze, which was 60% contained after burning 138 square miles (357 square kilometers) of forest, and will remain blocked off to visitors after the fire is out while saw crews cut down trees and trim branches. The highway connects Giant Forest, home to the General Sherman Tree, which is considered the world’s largest by volume, and Grant Grove, home to the General Grant Tree, the second-largest tree in the world.
- The Weather Network
Those in B.C. will be able to catch a short breather before the next powerful system moves in Sunday, potentially bringing damaging impacts and far-reaching disruptions from its explosive nature.
- CBS News Videos
The mosquito is the deadliest animal on Earth, and the tiny Aedes aegypti may be the worst species of all, spreading diseases like West Nile, malaria and dengue fever. Correspondent David Pogue reports on a test conducted in Fresno, Calif., to reduce the rising mosquito population there, by releasing sterile males, bred in a factory, to mate with females in the wild. Did the experiment work?
- CBS News Videos
Californians are under evacuation warnings from yet another extreme weather event — this time a storm system known as a "bomb cyclone." The storms are expected to bring massive rainfall and strong winds, which can lead to flash flooding and mudslides. Lilia Luciano reports.