By JEROME DELAY, Associated Press HOEDSPRUIT, South Africa (AP) 02/14 — Khanysia did not see the trap set by a poacher in South Africa’s Kruger National Park.
LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla. (AP) 01/05 — When someone in a Florida neighborhood heard chilling cries and the words “Let me out!” they dialed 911.
TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 12/28 — For Florida, the 2010s were a decade of high-profile mass shootings: at a nightclub, a high school,
CHICAGO (AP) 07/10 — Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most popular parks.Read more »
By THOMAS ADAMSON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 07/10 — Police and customs officials have carried out the most widespread anti-wildlife-trafficking operation ever in a joint global operation that’s led to the seizure of tens of thousands of endangered animals and the arrest of nearly 600 suspects.
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) 06/19 — An Alabama man has posted a video denying he fed methamphetamine to a so-called “attack squirrel” that he calls a pet.Police are searching for Mickey Paulk on drug and other charges after claiming they found a caged squirrel during a search.Read more »
By CARA ANNA, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) 06/15 — One of Africa’s largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers,
By SOPHIA ROSENBAUM, Associated Press 06/09 – Alicia Jessop knew Friday was going to be a memorable day, but she didn’t realize it would be one she’d never forget.
DECATUR, Ind. (AP) 05/05 — Police rescued an Indiana woman after three deer crashed through a window, trapping her inside her apartment with the skittish animals.Read more »
DETROIT (AP) 05/13 — The city of Detroit has agreed to pay about $60,000 to settle a lawsuit with the owners of three dogs that were killed during a police raid.Read more »
By ANNABELLE LIANG, Associated Press SINGAPORE (AP) 04/10 — Singapore has seized more than 28 tons of pangolin scales belonging to around 38,000 of the endangered mammals over the past week,
DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) 03/24 — Indonesian authorities have arrested a Russian tourist who was attempting to smuggle a drugged orangutan out of the resort island of Bali,Read more »
HELSINKI (AP) 02/24 — Estonian construction workers got the shock of their lives when they found out the animal they saved from an icy river was not a dog but a wolf.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. (AP) 02/18 — A rattlesnake in Florida ended up in the back of a police car.
The snake was being carried by a homeless man claiming to be ‘an agent of God’
HOUSTON (AP) 02/13 — A woman who called Houston’s non-emergency dispatch line after discovering a tiger inside a cage at an abandoned home told the shocked dispatcher: “I’m not lying.”Read more »
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) 02/13 — Kali, the 12-year-old rare Goeldi’s monkey reported stolen from the Palm Beach Zoo, has been found safe and sound.Read more »
By VIOLET LAW, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) 02/01 — Hong Kong customs officers have intercepted a record 8.3 tons of pangolin scales and hundreds of elephant tusks worth more than $8 million combined,
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) 02/01 — Officials say a staggeringly large bust of smuggled ivory and pangolin scales in Uganda is worth $3.5 million.
Uganda Revenue Authority spokesman Vincent Seruma told reporters on Friday that the intercepted shipment contained more than three tons of elephant tusks and nearly a half-ton of pangolin scales.
YORK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) 01/24 — A Pennsylvania man says his emotional support alligator helps him deal with his depression.
Joie Henney, 65, said his registered emotional support animal named Wally likes to snuggle and give hugs,