Wildlife

This July 13, 2019 photo provided by Guangzhou Wolbaki Biotech shows male Aedes albopictus mosquitoes in a container at the company's lab in Guangzhou, China, prepared for release. Researchers zapped the insects with a small dose of radiation and infected them with a virus-fighting bacterium called Wolbachia. Males and female mosquitoes with different types of Wolbachia won’t have young that survive. So researchers intentionally infect males with a strain not found in the area and then release the insects. (Guangzhou Wolbaki Biotech via AP)
July 17, 2019 - 1:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists say they nearly eliminated disease-carrying mosquitoes on two islands in China using a new technique. But it's not clear whether this will be practical for larger areas or how expensive it'll be. In the experiment, researchers targeted Asian tiger mosquitoes, invasive...
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This picture taken on May 8, 2019, shows two newly born Chacoan peccaries in their enclosure at the Prague zoo, Czech Republic. Prague's zoo says two Chacoan peccaries have been born in the park in May for the first time, a welcome step in efforts to save a species that was once considered long extinct. (Petr Hamernik/Zoo Praha via AP)
May 22, 2019 - 8:47 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Prague's zoo says two Chacoan peccaries have been born there for the first time, a vital step in efforts to save an endangered species that was once considered extinct. The Chacoan peccary is a wild pig-like mammal whose existence was described in 1930 based on fossils that dated to...
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East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies release balloons at a noon vigil organized by municipal court workers in downtown Baton Rouge, La., in honor of slain and injured sheriff deputies and police. Bills are pending in a growing number of states in 2019 to b
(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
April 28, 2019 - 11:11 am
The tradition of releasing balloons at weddings, birthdays and memorials may soon get deflated by lawmakers in more than half a dozen states.
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a grizzly bear roaming near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo.
(AP Photo/Jim Urquhart, File)
December 22, 2018 - 11:14 am
U.S. government attorneys filed notice Friday that they are appealing a court ruling that blocked the first public hunts of grizzly bears in the Northern Rockies in decades.
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Officer Saves Baby Deer Trapped in Fence
September 04, 2018 - 11:23 am
Thankfully help was nearby to rescue this trapped baby deer.
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Bear Cub Rescued from Deadly California Wildfires with Burned Paws
August 14, 2018 - 4:54 pm
This little cub is safe and recovering after she was nearly killed by the deadly California wildfires.
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Firefighters Rescue Adorable Fawn Trapped In Construction Site
August 07, 2018 - 8:11 pm
Firefighters freed this fawn from the basement of a home under construction.
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Exotic Animals Cheer Up Sick Kids at Children's Hospital
August 03, 2018 - 5:06 pm
When sick kids have to stay in the hospital and aren’t able to go to the zoo, the zoo comes to them!
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Nicole Kidman Rescues Tarantula From Pool, Saves Sunday Funday for the Kids
July 31, 2018 - 5:39 pm
By the sound of it, you’d think Nicole Kidman's pool was the set of a horror film.
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Zoo Throws Educational Panda Party for Visiting Resident 'Mr. Wu'
July 31, 2018 - 12:49 pm
Who doesn't love a good Panda party?
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