Animal


PA Calls for Zoo Closure After Bear Mauls Boy

Palestinian Authority officials called for the closure of a zoo in Kalkilya, after a nine-year-old lost his hand to a bear that swiped out at the boy, who got too…

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Gator Intrudes on S.C. Golf Course Photo-Op

Carrie Moores says she’d only seen alligators at the zoo before relocating last year from Connecticut to South Carolina. That changed this week during a chance encounter with a very…

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Turkey Crashes Through Windshield in Indiana

A New Jersey family traveling through northern Indiana got the shock of their lives when a 30-pound turkey crashed through their vehicle’s windshield. LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Michael Kellems…

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Zika May Be Spread by 35 Species of Mosquitoes

Zika may be spread by as many as 35 species of mosquitoes, including seven found in the United States, according to a predictive model created by University of Georgia ecologists…

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Humpback Whale Found Dead Along Banks of River

A humpback whale has been found dead along the banks of a river in southern New Jersey. Bob Schoelkopf, of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, told NJ.com Monday that the…

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Bull Dies After Escaping Queens Slaughterhouse

A bull that escaped from a slaughterhouse and led police on a wild chase through Queens streets has died. Police corralled the bull in a backyard Tuesday after a two-hour…

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NYC Quarantines 500 Cats, Fearing the Flu

Hundreds of homeless New York City cats have been quarantined after health officials discovered many infected with a strand of bird flu. About 386 cats that live in city shelters…

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