Animals

Bear visits home in Saucier

What would you do if a bear showed up at your house? David Hamm of Saucier sent us video he took of a morning visitor at his home this week. Although…

Program helps Congo families protect endangered gorillas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Decades of conservation efforts have stabilized the population of endangered mountain gorillas in eastern Africa. But the number of Grauer’s gorillas — a less furry, lower elevation-dwelling animal — has declined, largely due to habitat loss and hunting. On Friday, the…

Mexican fish extinct in wild successfully reintroduced

MEXICO CITY (AP) — There once was a small fish called “tequila splitfin” or “zoogoneticus tequila” that swam in a river in western Mexico, but disappeared in the 1990s. Scientists and residents, however, have achieved the return of a species…