Animals

Deer
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August 06, 2019 - 4:20 pm
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — Gary Livingston has one thing to say to the Pennsylvania Game Commission about its proposal to ban big game feeding: Try and stop me. "They're going to have to take me to jail because I've been doing it for so long. Plus, it's on my property,'' said Livingtson, 69, of West...
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Manta Ray Encounter
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July 12, 2019 - 12:41 pm
By Rob Picheta, CNN (CNN) -- A massive manta ray has been filmed repeatedly seeking help from divers, in a remarkable encounter off the coast of Australia. Footage shows Freckles the ray approaching the divers, off the Ningaloo Coast in Western Australia, and showing them that it had fish hooks...
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PECO Primate Reserve party
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John McDevitt
July 10, 2019 - 4:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In 1995, a devastating fire claimed the lives of 23 endangered primates at the Philadelphia Zoo. Since then, world-renowned exhibits and programs were created in its place, a collaboration between the zoo and PECO. Now 20 years later, the PECO Primate Reserve is...
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Activists gathered outside Philadelphia City Hall Wednesday night to demand more funding for the city's animal intake center, Animal Care and Control Team.
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Mike Dougherty
June 12, 2019 - 7:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Activists gathered outside Philadelphia City Hall Wednesday night to demand more funding for the city's animal intake center, ACCT. "Where's the money?" A woman on the megaphone shouted, "Save the shelter!" At about $180 per pet, Animal Care and Control Team...
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Tufted puffins, those adorable black and white birds with big orange beaks, experienced an unusual die-off in the Bering Sea in late 2016 through early 2017. M
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May 29, 2019 - 3:13 pm
By Jen Christensen, CNN (CNN) - - Tufted puffins, those adorable black and white birds with big orange beaks, experienced an unusual die-off in the Bering Sea in late 2016 through early 2017. Massive mortality events like this seem to be increasing, likely because of climate change, according to a...
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In this photo provided by the Point Reyes National Seashore is a whale that washed ashore Thursday, May 23, 2019, near Limantour Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore, Calif.
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May 24, 2019 - 5:53 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say a dead gray whale has washed ashore in the San Francisco Bay Area, bringing the total to 13 dead whales found in the area since March. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the whale carcass was found Thursday along the Point Reyes National Seashore near...
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Members of the media gather around the carcass of a dead elephant in Chobe, on September 19, 2018.
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May 23, 2019 - 4:08 pm
By David McKenzie, Ingrid Formanek, and Julia Hollingsworth (CNN) -- It's one of the world's last sanctuaries for African elephants. But now, Botswana says, its population of the animals will be fair game for hunters. The southern African nation, which is home to 130,000 elephants -- more than...
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Pennsylvania Game Commission falcons
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Pat Loeb
May 19, 2019 - 11:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mom and Dad falcon were none too pleased to see Arthur McMorris show up for his yearly invasion of their privacy. The Pennsylvania Game Commission falcon expert made his annual trip to Philadelphia City Hall last week to check on the family of falcons that have been...
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John McDevitt
May 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There’s something new at the Philadelphia Zoo. It’s known as the Wild Works ropes course and its 34 feet high. At first glance the new attraction looks a lot like a roller coaster. You have to buckle up in a climbing harness as you cross bridges, balance on ropes and...
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cats at Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center
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David Madden
May 03, 2019 - 1:23 pm
SEWELL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A $75,000 grant will go a long way to help animals — cats in particular — in Camden County. The money comes from the Petco Foundation and is going to the Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center, which used to be called the Camden County Animal Shelter, in Blackwood. "It's...
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