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When Andrea Gaylord arrived back at her homein Paradise, California, she said her beloved dog, Madison, was waiting patiently for her to return home.
An Australian kangaroo, Roger, who rose to fame in 2015 has died.
Conservation workers and volunteers in New Zealand have managed to refloat six surviving stranded whales and are hoping they'll soon swim away into deeper water. Ten pygmy killer whales were …
Half the animals were already dead when found by conservation officers who decided to put the rest of the whales down.
A puppy detained by police after biting an officer has been returned to its owners.
JAKARTA, Indonesia -- A dead whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach, including drinking cups, bottles and flip-flops, a park official said... Tuesday, causing concern among environmentalists and government officials in one of the world’s largest plastic-polluting countries. Rescuers from Wakatobi National Park found the...
Peas and Carrots, two South Dakota turkeys, will enjoy five-star accomodations complete with spa treatments before the White House Turkey Pardon.
WAYNESBORO, Va. -- A wildlife expert says a rare, two-headed snake found several months ago in Virginia near the nation's capital has died The Washington Post reports state herpetologist JD Kleopfer... said in a Facebook post this week that the snake had died. He says it passed away peacefully last week for no apparent reason,...
A dolphin was found shot dead on a California beach -- and an animal rescue group is now offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the gunman.
An ancient unopened tomb and rare mummified scarab beetles were also unearthed at the site south of Cairo Dozens of cat mummies and a rare collection of mummified scarab beetles have been discovered... in seven sarcophagi, some dating back more than 6,000 years, at a site on the edge of the pyramid complex in Saqqara, south of Cairo. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Enany said the discovery was made by an Egyptian archaeological mission during excavation work started in April.
A Japanese man will face court today, charged with attempting to smuggle six bobtail lizards hidden in his luggage through Perth Airport.
Sauropod that lived 110 million years ago is found in area that would have been desert A team of Spanish and Argentinian paleontologists have discovered the remains of dinosaurs that lived 110m years... ago in the centre of the country, the National University of La Matanza has revealed. The remains came from three separate dinosaurs from the herbivorous group of sauropods, the best known of which are the Diplodocus and Brontosaurus. This new species has been named Lavocatisaurus agrioensis.
FORT WORTH, Texas -- A Goodwill worker collecting clothes and other items at a Texas sorting center was surprised to find an albino python clinging to the side of a bin. The python was huddled in a... pile of clothes when the worker discovered it Thursday at the center in Fort Worth. Manager James Murphy...
China will allow trading in products made from endangered tigers and rhinos under "special circumstances," in a reversal condemned by conservation groups
Todd, the first-ever Milk-Bone Dog of the Year, has had a very interesting few months. In July, he was on a walk in Anthem, Arizona, with his owner, Paula Godwin, and her other dog, Copper, when they... came across a rattlesnake. Todd got between the snake and Godwin, and ended up getting bit. Godwin raced Todd to the vet, where he received anti-venom treatment. Once the 6-month-old puppy was back home and recovering, Godwin posted about the incident on Facebook. Milk-Bone saw her post, and sent plenty of treats to the brave pup. The accolades didn't stop there. Last week, Todd and Godwin traveled to Beverly Hills, where Todd was named the Milk-Bone Dog of the Year at the Streamy Awards. Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy presented Todd with the award, which will go to dogs who overcome obstacles...
From 1970 to 2014, 60 percent of all animals with a backbone were wiped out by human activity, new report says.
The nine-year-old Jack Russell terrier, Pocho, has uncovered more than two tonnes of illegal substances for the Naples police and now has a bounty on its head by one of Italy' s gangs.
A man has badly damaged part of his parents' house in a blaze after using a blowtorch to kill spiders.
Ricky Ian Swan admitted to inflicting cruelty on a kangaroo and possessing a knife with intent to inflict cruelty on an animal.
A flash storm that ripped through parts of drought-ravaged far-west New South Wales leaves a trail of death and destruction for two grazier families.
This isn't a desert mirage — Benny the yellow lab from Las Vegas really does ice skate and fetch hockey sticks. The five-year-old dog was rescued from a Las Vegas shelter right before he was to be... euthanized. His new family realized that he learned things quickly, and had custom ice skates made for Benny's front paws so he could practice skating. He picked it up almost immediately, and goes around the rink with an American flag on his vest and a stick in his mouth. Benny's dedication has paid off, and he's not just skating in front of his family during his weekly practices — he's also entertained fans ahead of Las Vegas Knights and University of Nevada, Las Vegas hockey games.
A woman is seriously injured after trying to protect her husband from a six-foot kangaroo in Australia.
Animal-rights activists in India are imploring the prime minister to call off a hunt for a tigress blamed for 13 deaths, saying she didn't kill those people -- at least, most of 'em. Indian hunters... have been trying to bag the beast, known as Avni, for about the past two years, saying she's wreaked havoc...
The nearly two-month-old meerkat baby was christened Salama, the Kiswahili word for "safe".
A man and a woman tried to kill their 10-year-old border collie, Scout, with a BB gun because they could no longer afford it, criminal complaints say