By ERIN SCHUMAKER and SONDY SALZMAN, ABC News(GENEVA) -- The World Health Organization and China released a long-awaited joint report into the origins of COVID-19 on Tuesday, pointing to transmission from bats to another animal and subsequently to humans as... Read More.
By JACQULINE LAUREAN YATES, GMA(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Virginia has now become the fourth state to put an end to cosmetic animal testing and sales of animal-tested cosmetics.Gov. Ralph Northam signed the Humane Cosmetics Act, which prohibits cosmetics manufacturers... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Twelve primates at a large animal sanctuary in Texas have died after suffering a power outage amid the historically cold weather that has slammed the state and left millions without electricity.Primarily Primates --... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Multiple animal conservation and protection groups plan to file a lawsuit against the federal government over what they say is a failure to consider protections for giraffes under the Endangered Species Act.The... Read More.
By GMA TEAM, ABC News(BAY LAKE, Fla.) -- Meet the new baby female Masai giraffe born at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Florida.Weighing in at 156 pounds and a little over 6 feet tall, the baby girl is healthy... Read More.
By ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News(BAY LAKE, Fla.) -- Sept. 22 marks World Rhino Day and Disney's Animal Kingdom has a major announcement in the world of conservation: three white rhino are expected to give birth at the park.
By ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Beirut, Lebanon, is still devastated by the Aug. 4 explosion that ripped through the city, killing 190 people and destroying homes and businesses.More than a month after the blast, a... Read More.
By SAMARA LYNN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Jenny Hu fans the kitten peering out from its carrier with a large manila envelope, offering the tiny feline whatever relief she can on a typically hot and humid August day in New... Read More.
The Everett Animal Shelter launched its senior foster program last summer. While it’s been successful, there’s still plenty of need for new foster families for their Senior Dog Foster Program and the PACK (Puppies/AdultCats/Kittens) program. Here’s how you can help, if you have room in... Read More.