SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Zoo has vaccinated nine great apes for the coronavirus after a troop of gorillas in its Safari Park became infected, officials said Thursday.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — An elk has tested positive for chronic wasting disease in an area of northwestern Wyoming where the animals congregate during the winter at feedgrounds.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Starvation and unexpected weather are to blame for a statewide die-off among migratory birds in New Mexico, researchers said Friday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Biologists are asking the public for help as they investigate a statewide die-off among migratory birds in New Mexico.
‘Black Panther’ actor Chadwick Boseman dies at 43 after 4-year fight with colon cancer, representative tells AP
LOS ANGELES (AP) — 'Black Panther' actor Chadwick Boseman dies at 43 after 4-year fight with colon cancer, representative tells AP.
John Lewis, lion of civil rights era with long, celebrated career in Congress, has died; diagnosed with cancer in 2019
ATLANTA (AP) — John Lewis, lion of civil rights era with long, celebrated career in Congress, has died; diagnosed with cancer in 2019.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A fungus that affects bats caused the death of little brown bats in western North Dakota, the first documented case of the disease killing bats in the state, the North Dakota...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After one hauler backed out, Minnesota wildlife managers said Monday they're close to rounding up enough trash bins to safely dispose of deer carcasses as they try to stop the...
BANGKOK (AP) — More than half the tigers rescued three years ago from a Buddhist temple in Thailand where they served as a popular tourist attraction have died of disease, wildlife officials said...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wildlife officials are working on technology to help pinpoint where hunters killed deer they turn for testing for chronic wasting disease tests.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A bald eagle found dead in Montana's Glacier National Park died of lead poisoning.
News outlets reported Tuesday that the female bird was discovered near a creek in...
NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Nearly 2,000 acres of Wayne National Forest in Ohio will be intentionally burned over the next three months as part of the area's fire management efforts.
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife officials have euthanized a mountain lion suspected of killing a deer fawn and a house cat in northern Wyoming.
Luke Ellsbury, a biologist with Wyoming Game and Fish, says the department received word of a dead deer cached in the backyard of a home in Cody on Monday. The partially eaten house cat was found nearby.
Wildlife officials captured a young female mountain lion at the home and decided to put it down because it was sick and emaciated.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a coyote that was tranquilized and captured after being found on an outdoor mezzanine at the New York State Museum has been released into the wild.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation says the coyote was checked out at the agency's wildlife health unit outside Albany and found to be in good health. DEC says the animal was released in the wild Wednesday morning.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A study has shed light on how chronic wasting disease is spreading through Wisconsin.
The student from the U.S. Geological Survey studied chronic wasting disease data from 2002 to 2014 and developed a more accurate system to predict how the fatal brain disease found in deer could advance in an area of southwestern Wisconsin near the Wisconsin River, Wisconsin Public Radio (http://bit.ly/2pMjBZv ) reported.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — State officials on Thursday killed two bighorn sheep rams in central Idaho that came in contact with domestic sheep and might have carried deadly diseases back to the wild bighorn herd.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game in a news release says attempts to dart and put radio collars on the 5- and 6-year-old rams near Challis failed Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning.
Samples taken from the sheep and their carcasses have been sent to a wildlife health lab for analysis.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Wildlife officials have confirmed a deadly bat disease has been found in southeastern Nebraska.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission said in a news release Wednesday that white-nose syndrome was confirmed after several dozen dead bats were discovered during a recent survey of a mine in Cass County.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A government lab in Madison that researches dangerous illnesses such as chronic wasting disease and West Nile virus has mishandled some of the animals used in testing and needs increased oversight, an environmental group alleges in a complaint filed Thursday.