WASHINGTON (AP) — A hefty set of tusks is usually an advantage for elephants, allowing them to dig for water, strip bark for food and joust with other elephants. But during episodes of intense ivory poaching, those big incisors become a liability.
The FBI on Thursday identified human remains found in a Florida nature preserve as those of Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the death of girlfriend Gabby Petito.
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Justin Bieber leads the nominations for the 2021 MTV EMAs, with eight nods including one for Best Artist and he is up for Best Song twice.
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia are trying to determine who left three decapitated, tailless deer carcasses along a road and in a city park last week.
The Virginia Beach SPCA received 45 dogs Saturday that were surrendered from an animal hoarding situation on the Eastern Shore. In a Facebook post, the SPCA said there were more than 100 found inside a home on the Eastern Shore. Animal hoarding is defined by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals as “an inability to provide even minimal standards of nutrition, ...
Jodie Turner-Smith thinks being a working mother makes her a “better parent”, because having something to keep her busy makes her a "happier person".
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's beloved puffins suffered one of their worst years for reproduction in decades this summer due to a lack of the small fish they eat.
Britney Spears' fiance Sam Asghari has surprised the singer with a Doberman pup called Porsha.
Matthew McConaughey thinks he'll lose his life to an animal and is comfortable with that.
Thirteen years after Vermont lost the ignominious distinction of being the only state in the continental United States without any breeding pairs of bald eagles, the state is moving to remove the iconic national symbol from its list of threatened and endangered species.
TikTok creator @poppinmamacrafts found inspiration in some plastic dollar tree snakes. She painted them gold and glued them to a votive that looks perfect for stuffing with moss, spider webs, and fake bugs.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday scheduled a hearing for later this month on whether to block Wisconsin's fall wolf hunt.
A couple picnicking on the Blue Ridge Parkway in western North Carolina survived repeated bear attacks Wednesday evening, according to the National Park Service.
Two separate escaped-animal dramas — about an emu and a pig — have gripped residents over the past couple of weeks and given your columnist the chance to go hog wild with the lowest form of humor, puns.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Death’s come knocking a last time for the splendid ivory-billed woodpecker and 22 more birds, fish and other species: The U.S. government on Wednesday declared them extinct.
Katie Price has given up her French bulldog Precious after six months and handed her over to a crew member.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Search teams found nothing of note Wednesday at a Florida wilderness park where they have spent days looking for the boyfriend of Gabby Petito, the young woman who authorities say was killed while on a cross-country trip with him.
Many hiking trails require dogs to be on leash. Even if your trail doesn’t have a leash requirement, it’s a good idea to have one with you. Keeping your dog on a leash will help if you need to steer him away from anything along the trail, like poisonous plants or other animals.