Animals

1st gray wolf pups since 1940s spotted in Colorado

DENVER (AP) — Colorado has its first litter of gray wolf pups since the 1940s, state wildlife officials said Wednesday. A state biologist and district wildlife manager each spotted the litter of at least three wolf pups over the weekend…

Disney's Animal Kingdom welcomes baby zebra

A magical moment for some guests at the Most Magical Place on Earth, a zebra gave birth in front of visitors to a baby boy at Walt Disney world's Animal Kingdom. The newborn foal was born on May 17th, weighing…

Checking in on pet returns on the Coast

After hearing many stories of shelters across the country receiving returns of pets that were adopted during the start of the pandemic, News 25 reached out to a local shelter. The Jackson County Animal Shelter has not…

Nepal: rhino numbers increase amid pandemic

Nepal's rhino population is increasing. The number of one-horned rhinos in Nepal has risen to 752, up by more than one hundred since 2015, when its population stood at 645. This coming from Nepal’s department of national parks and wildlife…

Glow in the dark sharks found off New Zealand

Three shark species off the coast of New Zealand have been found to glow in the dark. The scientists from Belgium had believed the species to be bioluminescent, but for the first time were able to document the phenomenon in…

1st clone of US endangered species, a ferret, announced

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Scientists have cloned the first U.S. endangered species, a black-footed ferret duplicated from the genes of an animal that died over 30 years ago. The slinky predator named Elizabeth Ann, born Dec. 10 and announced Thursday,…

Dog spent days outside Turkish hospital waiting for owner

ISTANBUL (AP) — A devoted dog has spent days waiting outside a hospital in northern Turkey where her sick owner was receiving treatment. The pet, Boncuk (Bon-DJUK), which means bead, followed the ambulance that transported her owner, Cemal Senturk, to…

Rare white tiger born in Nicaraguan zoo

Veterinarians are caring for the first white tiger born in captivity in Nicaragua. Nieve, who is just 9 days old, was rejected by its mother at the national zoo of Nicaragua after she was unable to produce milk. To keep…