animals

In this file photo, protesters with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) hold signs to ban fur in Los Angeles prior to a news conference at Los Angeles City.
Richard Vogel/AP Photo,File
AP News
October 12, 2019 - 3:37 pm
California will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals from circus performances under a pair of bills signed Saturday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
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Fat Bear Week
US Dept of the Interior
CNN
October 09, 2019 - 6:42 am
Fat Bear Week is over and a winner has been named: 435 Holly, you glorious creature, the crown is yours. "She is fat. She is fabulous," Alaska's Katmai National Park and Preserve, which created the competition five years ago, wrote. "All hail Holly whose healthy heft will help her hibernate until...
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Adam Langley, a Villanova biologist, and a group of students team up with Smithsonian researchers to measure plants and roots in marsh areas along the East Coast to determine the impact of carbon dioxide on growth.
Courtesy of Villanova University
Mark Abrams
October 06, 2019 - 11:23 am
The future of animals and plant life on the planet is the focus of a new scientific global Center for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Stewardship formed at Villanova University.
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Malik Divers, founder of Concrete Cowboys.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
October 03, 2019 - 6:34 pm
An urban cowboy who calls Philadelphia home is using his craft to help his neighborhood, and they came to his rescue when he needed them most.
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ACCT Philly
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
October 02, 2019 - 4:20 pm
ACCT Philly, has new operational protocols in place thanks to several national shelter medicine experts, who are training staff how to improve the care of their animals. Read more here.
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William Stroemel
Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office
John McDevitt
September 26, 2019 - 7:19 pm
A 64-year-old man from South Jersey is charged with shooting his neighbor's dog with an air rifle.
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ACCT Philly
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
September 24, 2019 - 4:27 pm
The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia is waiving adoption fees this weekend in an effort to not only find permanent homes for dogs and cats, but to also help clear the the facility so the staff can undergo an intensive training program. Read more here.
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Tiffany Woodington
Benton County Sheriff's Office via AP
AP News
September 24, 2019 - 3:39 pm
A couple who operated an animal rescue face multiple charges after authorities found about 150 dead dogs on properties in Missouri and Texas and rescued hundreds more animals that were packed into cages and living in "unimaginable" conditions. Read more here.
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A Baltimore Oriole.
Photo by Ryan Schain, Macaulay Library at Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Molly Daly
September 20, 2019 - 5:12 pm
Birds that live and breed in North America are in big trouble. That's the conclusion of a major study published Thursday, which is more evidence that the natural world is in crisis.
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A cat with a spotted lanterfly.
Molly Daly/KYW Newsradio
Molly Daly
September 17, 2019 - 6:57 pm
Pet owners are expressing both pride and concern as their dogs and cats make sport and mincemeat of the spotted lanternflies blanketing the city and suburbs.
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