| Jan 7, 2012
| 5:01 PM
It was a story that captured the hearts of Southern Californians in the days just prior to Christmas — two starving mountain lion cubs rescued off the streets of Burbank.
The cubs are doing just fine now, yawning and purring in an animal...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Life for two emaciated mountain lion cubs has improved since they were rescued off the streets of Burbank around Christmas. There's the just one problem.
No. 1 and No. 2 need names, says David Jackson, director of Zoo to You, a nonprofit conservation and...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Fifty by 50 is the mantra that guides Brita Hampton's fitness regimen. Translated, her goal is to run 50 half marathons, one in each state, before she turns 50. As she's now clipping out at least four a year with the necessary geographic range, the 39-...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Bronx, N.Y. – Feb. 2, 2012 – Calling all runners, walkers, and athletic hopefuls – it is time to lace-up your running shoes to prepare for New York City’s wildest race: the fourth annual Wildlife Conservation Society’s Run...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Adelor, an 18-year-old male African lion, was euthanized at the Lincoln Park Zoo Wednesday.
Zoo officials said he was euthanized due to a “progressively deteriorating health and quality of life,” according to a news release. The median life...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Adelor, a lion who at full roar interrupted countless toasts and speeches at fancy black tie dinners and wedding receptions held inside Lincoln Park Zoo’s elegant, vaulted old Lion House, was silenced forever this week when ill health forced...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 6:57 AM
UPDATE: House lawmakers declined to adopt that would make it illegal to possess "dangerous wild animals."
FRANKLIN — Debbie Jeter unlocked the chain-link fence door and stepped inside.
Less than 10 feet away was a 450-pound brown bear. The only...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:34 AM
MARINELAND, Fla. - Her eyes are cloudy now, a blueish-gray haze blocking out some of the sunlight that glints off the water in her habitat.
She doesn't always move as nimbly as the dozen other dolphins sharing her space, either.
But that's OK, because...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 7:13 AM
MFUWE, Zambia - We're nodding off in our tent, pitched under a tree, when the crunching and gnashing begin.
It's the hippos again, a half-dozen massive beasts climbing up from the Luangwa River for their nightly feed. During September, a hot, dry month...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 9:45 PM
WASHINGTON -- In a conspicuous exercise in futility, Mitt Romney went to Houston the other day to tell delegates to the convention of the antiquatedly named National Association for the Advancement of Colored People why they should vote for him rather...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 4:33 AM
Not all "ecotourism" is actually as animal-friendly as one might like to think. So if wildlife encounters like swimming with dolphins are out for many animal lovers, what's in? A new option called Humane Travels is now available to folks......
| Oct 28, 2010
| 4:33 PM
BEIJING â China has urged zoos to stop serving wild animal products and holding wildlife performances in an attempt to improve the treatment of tigers, bears and other animals amid concerns over widespread abuse in zoos and wildlife parks. The......