NBC News correspondent Kerry Sanders dives into the archives to recover some of the best shark stories told on TODAY. On this episode, Sanders explores the many ways and reason why people go swimming with sharks.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Why did that floating log just blink?
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Arizona's State Land Department unlawfully allowed Fondomonte to pump unlimited amounts of groundwater at no cost. That must stop.
- CBS News
Both the paddleboarder and his dog were able to return to shore uninjured.
Fiona the hippo's new little brother was born last week, and still needs a name
- FTW Outdoors
A Monterey Bay photographer on Saturday shared images showing a sea lion perched on the belly of a humpback whale.
The Okazaki City Higashi Koen zoo announced that its only camel, Hitomi, died of a heatstroke on Aug. 3 amid record high temperatures in Japan. A staff member at the zoo stated that the 22-year-old camel was at higher risk for heat exhaustion due to her age and was exhibiting signs of a heat stroke last week. Beginning in February, Hitomi was struggling to walk and spent more time sitting.
- Chicago Tribune
CHICAGO — 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 ...
- LA Times
In coastal Morro Bay, Calif., three iconic but defunct smokestacks are coming down. A lithium battery storage project is planned as state transitions to renewable energy.
- The News-Press
Ten-day python roundup will help with wildlife emergency, officials hope: Fur-bearing animals are down 90% in the 'Glades, some estimate
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The giraffe calf is the second born in just a few months at Milwaukee County Zoo.
- Redding Record Searchlight
Got cockroaches? You're not alone. Californians are dealing with a population explosion of the icky pests in their garages, homes and apartments.
- FTW Outdoors
A family from Hoonah, Alaska, drove to False Bay recently for a picnic, unaware that acrobatic whales would provide thrilling entertainment.
- USA TODAY Sports - Golfweek
"People don't talk about it. I hear, 'Well, it's to grow the game.' Bull ... they paid me a lot of money."
The patients are thought to have caught the virus from animals such as shrews, and not from humans.
- Raleigh News and Observer
The case had political angles to it, too.
- American City Business Journals
State regulators approved the plan a week after they sought more environmental commitments from the Houston oil giant.
- Hilton Head Island Packet
Have you ever wondered what the little corner of South Carolina known as the Lowcountry is all about?
- KERO - Bakersfield Scripps
The Kern County Board of Supervisors approved the project in Mojave which will support the movement of goods from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
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- Fox News
More New York shark sightings were reported this week at Rockaway Beach in Queens. However, the sightings did not prompt beach closures as they did in July.