Animals

This April 19, 2019 photo from Keepers of the Wild shows Bowie, a Bengal tiger in his compound at the nonprofit animal rescue facility near the town of Valentine in northwestern Arizona. Keepers of the Wild said Wednesday, April 24, 2019 on Facebook that founder Jonathan Kraft was working to protect animals from heavy rain, lightning and hail during a Monday storm when Bowie the tiger pushed a gate and attacked. Kraft took the blame for what he called an "accident" and said "these situations occur when there is human error." Kraft was taken to a hospital with two broken bones and other wounds. (Lara Kraft/Keepers of the Wild via AP)
April 25, 2019 - 4:30 pm
VALENTINE, Ariz. (AP) — A Bengal tiger attacked a nonprofit animal rescue's founder in northwestern Arizona and will not be put down after the man said it was his fault. Keepers of the Wild, located in Valentine, Arizona, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) east of Kingman, confirmed in a statement...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2015, file photo, an endangered cassowary roams in the Daintree National Forest, Australia. On Friday, April 12, 2019, a cassowary, a large, flightless bird native to Australia and New Guinea, killed its owner when it attacked him after he fell on his property near Gainesville, Fla. Cassowaries are similar to emus and stand up to 6 feet (1.8 meters) tall and weigh up to 130 pounds (59 kilograms). (AP Photo/Wilson Ring, File)
April 13, 2019 - 9:58 pm
ALACHUA, Fla. (AP) — A large, flightless bird native to Australia and New Guinea attacked and killed its owner when the man fell on his farm in Florida, authorities said Saturday. The Alachua County Fire Rescue Department told the Gainesville Sun that a cassowary killed the man Friday on the...
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Henry, the cute bulldog puppy
Courtesy of the Hershey Company
March 29, 2019 - 3:26 pm
Cadbury’s clucking rabbit has been associated with Cadbury Crème Eggs and Easter for approaching four decades. When it comes to the branding associated with sweet treats, there are few more recognizable mascots. But Cadbury has been dabbling with other animals in place of that iconic bunny for some...
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This photo provided by Animal Adventure Park shows April the Giraffe with her new male calf on Saturday, March 16, 2019 in Harpursville, N.Y. The Animal Adventure Park said April gave birth to a healthy male calf Saturday. They say more than 300,000 watched live. (Animal Adventure Park via AP)
March 16, 2019 - 4:12 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — April the Giraffe gave birth once again in front of an enthralled YouTube audience on Saturday. More than 300,000 watched live as April gave birth to a healthy male calf at around 12:45 p.m., the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York said. Park officials say the...
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FILE - In this undated photo provided by Animal Adventure Park, April the giraffe and her offspring Tajiri are shown in their enclosure in Harpursville, N.Y. April is pregnant again and the staff at Animal Adventure Park are waiting for her to deliver at any time. (Animal Adventure Park via AP, File)
March 13, 2019 - 1:49 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Tail held aside? Check. Udders filled? Check. Swelling backside? Check. April the Giraffe shows every sign she'll soon deliver her calf, to the delight of an enthralled YouTube audience. "April is eating, eating, eating and eating," Jordan Patch, owner of Animal Adventure Park...
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A squirrel in Central Park
© MaCabe Brown / The Gleaner
March 12, 2019 - 11:08 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The Parks Department is proposing a rule that would ban feeding any animals in parks. It is currently illegal to feed any animals except for squirrels and some birds, including pigeons, but the new rule would include those animals as well, and denote feeding an “abuse of park...
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Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
March 11, 2019 - 3:17 pm
By Molly Ade One woman’s trash is an animal’s life-saving treasure. Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, in Winnipeg, Canada, is asking people to donate used and cleaned mascara wands, rather than throwing them away. The animal rescue uses them as brushes to clean insects and debris from...
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Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center
March 08, 2019 - 7:52 pm
This hip-hopping lamb sure knows how to bust a move. Ursula, from Texas, loves to get down with her pal and animal care technician, Nina.
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