Denies rights as ‘legal people’
(WATERLOO, Iowa) — Animal control officials in the Iowa city of Waterloo are seeking a new home for a baby alligator named Chompey.
A resident of the eastern Iowa city of about 68,000 people bought the alligator after spotting an online advertisement, but he later learned state law does not allow people to keep alligators or other
(SNIPE POINT, Fla.) — Necropsies performed on the 11 whales found dead in the Florida Keys show that they were emaciated and suffering from malnutrition.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration stranding coordinator Blair Mase said Monday that the whales’ empty bellies could be a result of disease or of being out of the
As rescuers try to save dozens of whales stranded in the Florida Everglades, the question of why such beachings occur remains unclear
Bananas are just the hors d’oeuvre
(ALBANY, N.Y.) — Snow-white owls with luminous yellow eyes are thrilling bird-watchers as the magnificent birds set up winter residence at airports, fields and beaches far south of their normal Arctic range.
Snowy owls, familiar to children as Harry Potter’s pet, made a noticeable appearance in the northern half of the U.S. in 2011. …
Pilot whales often strand themselves in large numbers, though researchers aren’t sure why
The flying Asian carp have been making their way into the Great Lakes. But now a new fish—the Eurasian ruffe—is threatening to invade the region.
(EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla.) — Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida’s Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died.
Four of the whales had to be euthanized Wednesday, and six others already …
Using arguments taken from antislavery efforts, a new lawsuit seeks to give chimpanzees the basic right to freedom