Animal


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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Rusty Patched Bumblebee Declared Endangered

The rusty patched bumblebee has become the first bee species in the continental U.S. to be declared endangered after suffering a dramatic population decline over the past 20 years, federal…

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Senator, Activist Clash on Ways to Save Sage Grouse

A Republican lawmaker assailed a list of proposals for limiting Western mining to protect the vulnerable sage grouse, while an environmental activist said it’s a chance for the new administration…

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Agriculture Ministry Puts Chill on Cattle Flights

Citing animal welfare concerns, the Israeli Agriculture Ministry announced on Monday a temporary ban on live shipments by air, following an unusual number of deaths among calves on a recent…

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