Rat ambassadors show off abilities to help humans, wildlifeApril 18, 2023 GMT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — As an ambassador for rats, it's never easy to win over the public. There's that hairless tail after all.
But Runa at the San Diego Zoo is doing her best to counter the bad press.
Scientists create mice with cells from 2 males for 1st timeMarch 17, 2023 GMT
For the first time, scientists have created baby mice from two males.
This raises the distant possibility of using the same technique for people – although experts caution that very few mouse embryos developed into live mouse pups and no one knows whether it would work for humans.
NYC Mayor Adams gets split decision in battle against ratsFebruary 15, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — In his battle against rats, New York City Mayor Eric Adams scored a split decision Tuesday when a hearing officer dismissed one summons while upholding another issued by a city inspector citing him for not doing enough to keep rodents at bay from his Brooklyn townhouse.
Tiny California mouse wins Guinness award for longevityFebruary 10, 2023 GMT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A tiny California mouse now has a big title after winning a Guinness World record for longevity.
A Pacific pocket mouse named Pat — after “Star Trek" actor Patrick Stewart — received the Guinness approval Wednesday as the oldest living mouse in human care at the ripe age of 9 years and 209 days, the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance announced after a certification ceremony.
Owl who escaped from zoo is NYC’s latest avian celebrityFebruary 8, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — An owl who escaped from the Central Park Zoo after someone damaged his cage has become New York City's latest avian celebrity, attracting gawkers as he surveys the park from one tall tree or another but stoking fears that he can't hunt and will starve.
Morgan State takes down Goucher 89-52January 5, 2023 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Malik Miller scored 28 points to help Morgan State defeat Goucher 89-52 on Wednesday night.
Miller had 17 rebounds and five assists for the Bears (6-8). Isaiah Burke scored 18 points while shooting 7 for 13, including 4 for 8 from beyond the arc, and added three steals.
Rats! NYC mayor ticketed for rodents at his property againJanuary 4, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Eric Adams vowed Wednesday to fight his own City Hall — again — after he was ticketed for rats at his Brooklyn townhouse.
A city health department inspector had issued two new summonses last month, just one day after the Democratic mayor appeared remotely before a hearing officer on Dec.