animals

In this photo taken on Friday, March 29, 2019, a whale is lifted up onto a truck after being recovered off Sardinia island, Italy.
SEAME Sardinia Onlus via AP
April 01, 2019 - 11:15 am
MILAN (AP) — The World Wildlife Foundation is sounding the alarm over plastics in the Mediterranean Sea after an 8-meter (over 26-foot) sperm whale was found dead off Sardinia with 22 kilograms (48.5 pounds) of plastic in its belly. The environmental organization said Monday the garbage recovered...
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Antionette Lee
March 31, 2019 - 7:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Morris Animal Refuge hosted its 22nd annual Fur Ball this weekend. The organization's biggest fundraiser promises entertainment, food and celebration, every year in support of homeless animals. Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio This year's theme was "A night at the...
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A newborn red fox at the Philadelphia Metro Wildlife Center in King of Prussia.
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John McDevitt
March 19, 2019 - 9:49 pm
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa (KYW Newsradio) — As wildlife rehabilitation experts in the Philadelphia area gear up for the start of their busy season, there are things people can all do - or not do - to keep animals out of the rehab center and in the wild. From the whimpering of newborn red foxes to the...
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Giraffe
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March 16, 2019 - 2:04 pm
By Jay Croft NEW YORK (CNN) -- April the giraffe is a mama for the fifth time. April gave birth Saturday about 12:40 p.m. ET at the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York. This follows her delivery of a male in April 2017 . The new calf is male, according to the zoo's Facebook page. The...
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Kimberly Adams
March 12, 2019 - 9:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Vets On Wheels kicks off this month in Camden, and it's a way to mingle in the community and feed your pets. "Food is a wonderful thing, it builds camaraderie and makes everyone happy when they waiting," said Animal Welfare Association's Maya Richmond. Richmond says...
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In this March 3, 2019, handout photo provided by the Bureau of Customs Public Information Office, duct taped turtles are presented to reporters in Manila, Philippines. Philippine authorities said that they found more than 1,500 live exotic turtles stuffed inside luggage at Manila's airport. The various types of turtles were found Sunday inside four pieces of left-behind luggage of a Filipino passenger arriving at Ninoy Aquino International Airport on a Philippine Airlines flight from Hong Kong, Customs officials said in a statement. (Bureau of Customs via AP)
March 05, 2019 - 7:22 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities said Monday that they found more than 1,500 live turtles stuffed inside luggage at Manila's airport. The various types of turtles were found Sunday inside four pieces of left-behind luggage of a Filipino passenger arriving at Ninoy Aquino...
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March 05, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Air travel is such a hassle. Can you deliver yourself by mail? In a recent "this day in history" column, The New York Times recounted a 1913 article about a postal carrier in rural Ohio who was the first to accept and...
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John McDevitt
March 01, 2019 - 9:51 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- As the cold weather returned to our region, the Elmwood Park Zoo staffs were hard at work to keep their residents warm and comfortable. The otters didn't seem to mind the cold weather, as they were splashing around in their pool Friday. The drinking water for many...
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John McDevitt
February 22, 2019 - 7:11 pm
BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The nation's oldest animal shelter, which began is Philadelphia, says its life saving mission is still going strong -- 150 years later. At the Woman's Animal Center there are dozens of animals looking for a forever home. Back in 1869, Caroline Earle White and 30...
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Remember the zoo key at the Philadelphia Zoo? It' coming back.
Courtesy of The Philadelphia Zoo
John McDevitt
February 13, 2019 - 6:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Remember the Zoo Key at the Philadelphia Zoo? It's coming back. The Zoo Key program started at the Philadelphia Zoo in the early '60s and ended in the early 2000s. Guests would activate an educational recording with the animal-shaped key at a box in front of an...
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