A sperm whale and its baby, tangled in a fishing net, lie dead in the Tyrrhenian sea off Italy, Thursday, June 20, 2019. An Italian environmental group is reporting the sighting of a dead mother sperm whale and its baby that became tangled in a fishing net in the Tyrrhenian sea off Italy. Marevivo said Thursday that the Italian Coast Guard had responded, and surmised that the mother died trying to free its baby, which was trapped in a fishing net. Part of the net was found in the adult's mouth while the baby was completely covered by it. (Italian Coast Guard/Marevivo via AP)
June 21, 2019 - 9:30 am
MILAN (AP) — A mother sperm whale and its baby have died after becoming tangled in a fishing net in the Tyrrhenian Sea off Italy's western coast, an Italian environmental group has reported. The Marevivo group said the Italian Coast Guard had responded to the sighting and surmised that the mother,...
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Great white shark
Jeff Crilly Facebook
John Montone
June 19, 2019 - 8:05 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Thirty miles off the Manasquan Inlet, the captain and crew of a fishing boat had a jaw-to-jaw encounter with a great white shark. Captain Jack Freely shot video as the 18-foot 3,000 pound Great White opened its massive mouth. Warning: the following video contains strong...
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A coyote
Glenn Schuck
June 14, 2019 - 7:04 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A coyote attacked a woman and her 4-year-old son in New Jersey last night. The incident took place at around 7 p.m. on Hollywood Avenue in Fairfield when the woman was pushing her four-year-old son in a stroller. The coyote went at the woman, biting the 37-year-old on the leg...
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Recovered New Jersey dogs
Monmouth County SPCA
Andrew Weber
June 12, 2019 - 12:17 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Over 200 dogs were rescued from what authorities described as a hoarding situation in New Jersey. Around 8 a.m. Tuesday, Monmouth County SPCA and St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center were called in to a house in Hunterdon County. Authorities say the animals were in deplorable...
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Seagull photobomb
In this Friday, June 7, 2019, photo provided by Alicia Jessop, a seagull takes a bit of Jessop's lobster roll in York, Maine. Jessop wanted to snap the perfect picture Friday of her lobster roll from Fox’s Lobster House before she took a bite. She says she was focused on framing the sandwich with the picturesque Nubble Lighthouse in the background when she felt something rustle her hand. She quickly realized a seagull had knocked it out of her hand and was already eating it. (Alicia Jessop/@rulingsports via AP)
June 10, 2019 - 10:03 am
( 1010 WINS ) - Alicia Jessop knew Friday was going to be a memorable day, but she didn't realize it would be one she'd never forget. The 34-year-old Pepperdine University professor planned to finally visit New England, hitting some of the last seven states she'd never been to, and try her first-...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 20, 2016, file photo, Dr. Richard Goldstein, chief medical officer at the Animal Medical Center, checks on one of his patients at the hospital's clinic in New York. When asked his feeling about declawing cats, Goldstein said that veterinarians don't like the procedure but it's better than the alternatives of housing the cat in a shelter or putting it to death. New York state would be the first state in the nation to ban the declawing of cats under legislation scheduled for a vote Tuesday, June 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
June 04, 2019 - 6:10 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would be the first state in the U.S. to ban the declawing of cats under legislation approved by lawmakers at the request of cat owners, animal welfare advocates and many veterinarians who call the procedure cruel and needless. The bill, which would subject veterinarians...
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May 10, 2019 - 10:45 am
EVANSTON -- Imagine an Evanston homeowner's shock when she found a snake in her washing machine this morning. "(The snake) was in the washing machine and it actually went through a cycle," said Lamor Gatenio, who works at Chicago Exotics Animal Hospital, where Evanston Police took the corn snake to...
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In this Tuesday, May 7, 2019, photo a San Diego Zoo's animal care staff member cares for the first chicks born at the San Diego Zoo African Penguin colony in San Diego, Calif. The fluffy pair of 2-month-olds, named Doug and Barbara, in honor of Douglas G. Myers, president/CEO of San Diego Zoo Global, and his wife Barbara Myers, are the first chicks hatched at the Zoo from eggs laid by the colony's resident penguin couples. (Ken Bohn/San Diego Zoo Global via AP)
May 08, 2019 - 10:06 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Zoo has two new arrivals: a pair of endangered African penguin chicks. The zoo announced Wednesday that the fluffy chicks, named Doug and Barbara, hatched two months ago. The eggs came from two breeding couples. The zoo says it's the first time eggs laid by its adult...
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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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