| May 19, 2014
| 10:36 AM
NEW YORK — New York City developed a grisly solution to its stray dog problem in the 1870s: It locked dozens of dogs at a time inside an enormous iron cage and submerged them in the East River. Capture, drown, and repeat, until the population was...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Attendance at SeaWorld parks dropped 13% in the first three months of the year, but park officials say they are still on track to report record finances for the entire year.
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s 11 destinations and parks generated $212...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Elephant trainers in traveling circuses will be banned from using bullhooks and other tools “designed to inflict pain” while in Los Angeles under new rules that the City Council approved Wednesday.
Animal rights activists argue that...
| Apr 11, 2014
Re "Beef goes high steaks," April 9
In order to appreciate the article on the price of beef, it helps to know math and statistics. As a mathematics professor at Cal State Long Beach, perhaps I can help.
The price of beef rose from $4.91 to $5.28 in...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:27 PM
A man who owned an exotic reptile business in Lake Elsinore, where thousands of rats and reptiles were found in appalling conditions, has been ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution, prosecutors said Friday.
Mitchell Steven Behm, 55, of Coto...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:24 PM
There's no point putting it off, so here goes: There's a lot of talk about sex with animals in "The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?"
In Edward Albee's Tony-winning play, presented by the Empty Spaces Theatre Co(llaboration), architect Martin has the perfect...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:39 PM
The nominees for the 12th Annual VES Awards are:
Visual effects in a visual effects-driven feature motion picture
Tim Webber, Nikki Penny, Chris Lawrence, Richard Mcbride
"Iron Man 3"
Christopher Townsend, Mark Soper, Guy Williams,...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 2:15 PM
HOUSTON -- Big-game hunters in Texas stirred controversy over the weekend by auctioning off a rare African permit to hunt the endangered black rhino in the name of conservation.
Dallas Safari Club officials have said they faced threats leading up to ...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The following is an abridged version of a conversation at www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.
Bill Cink: Yes, they should change their name. They risk being associated with bias, racism, unnecessary conflict and being out of touch with the common man if...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Q: "I clipped an article you wrote a while back on almond milk and I'm wondering, in comparison to almond milk, what you think of the health benefits of soy milk? I thought it'd be interesting and worthwhile to get your input on this matter. Thank you!" -...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:07 PM
To vaccinate or not to vaccinate. That ... really shouldn’t be the question. But for some reason it is in America.
Deadly diseases such as measles and polio are no longer a threat to the majority of vaccinated Americans. (As The Times’...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:15 PM
When you shop for food, are you thinking of your devotion to the environment or to animal welfare? Do your primary concerns involve allergies or genetically modified (GMO) ingredients? Even as the federal government is working to simplify food labels,...