(LONDON) -- Two women have been arrested in Thailand for allegedly attempting to smuggle at least 109 live animals in their luggage -- including porcupines, armadillos, turtles, chameleons and snakes -- as they tried to board a flight to India. The incident occurred on Monday... Read More.
You have probably heard that avian influenza (commonly called bird flu), is back and affecting both our wildlife and domestic birds here is Washington state. We are losing bald eagles. Several cases of the H5N1 avian influenza virus in birds have been confirmed in... Read More.
(CALIFORNIA) -- Yosemite National Park officials warned visitors not to feed or approach wildlife after a girl was attacked by a buck. The girl, whose identity has not been made public, was approaching a deer being fed by other visitors when the animal became spooked and... Read More.
(RENO, Nev.) -- Animal advocates are urging Nevada state officials to call off this year's annual bear hunt as wildfires continue to rage across the West. Wildlife advocates say hunting season should be canceled as the wildfire situation is so dire that bears are undergoing... Read More.
(CAMBRIDGE, Md.) -- While extreme heat waves, wildfires and devastating flooding bring attention to the impacts of climate change, some parts of the country are fighting more pernicious effects that threaten both protected ecosystems and important landmarks of American history. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is... Read More.
(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- The Oakland Zoo has begun a vaccination program to inoculate their highest risk animals from COVID-19 with an experimental vaccine that has been authorized by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Oakland Zoo received their first shipment of the experimental... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tensions are rising between turtle rescue organizations and the Florida Wildlife Commission that oversees their work -- so much so that the unpaid volunteers may soon be banned from helping to save the reptiles. Every year between March and October, multiple species... Read More.
(TRIMBLE, Colo.) -- A Colorado woman out walking her dogs died of a suspected bear attack, officials said. The 39-year-old woman was found Friday night by her boyfriend, who went searching for her when he discovered the two dogs alone outside their home in Durango,... Read More.
It looks like 2021 will be a better-smelling year, thanks to Queen guitarist Brian May. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer is teaming up with Sergio Momo, founder of the Xerjoff perfume company, to launch a new limited-edition fragrance called Save... Read More.
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- American Girl's 2021 Girl of the Year doll is Kira Bailey. The new doll, which debuted Thursday on ABC News' Good Morning America, hopes to make a difference through wildlife protection and climate change... Read More.
BY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — A highly contagious disease found in rabbits is currently spreading through multiple parts of Utah, wildlife officials have warned. Rabbit hemorrhagic disease has recently been confirmed in both southern and northeastern Utah, according to the