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  • PETA challenges ALS 'ice bucket challenge' over animal testing

    Before you join in with the ALS "ice bucket challenge" fundraiser, PETA has something they want you to know: The group tests on animals.

  • Official: Puerto Rico parrot births mark comeback

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Two endangered Puerto Rican parrots were born in the wild in a natural nest found outside a national forest in the U.S. territory for the first time in 144 years, officials said Tuesday. Scientists discovered the nest in May near the Rio Abajo Nature Preserve in...

  • Pet-friendly dating sites match up people, pooches

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships, connecting dog owners to potential mates...

  • Northern NY wildlife areas opened for 2 weeks

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The public will have an opportunity to visit restricted portions of three Wildlife Management Areas in Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties for the next two weeks. The state Department of Environmental Conservation says Perch River in Jefferson County and Upper and Lower...

  • USDA: Puppy imports must be healthy, 6 months old

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Foreign dog breeders have gone unregulated for years, shipping puppies so young and so sick that one in four died before reaching a U.S. airport, animal welfare workers say. The U.S. Department of Agriculture approved a regulation Friday that, starting in 90 days, will...

  • Tour de Turtles tracks migration paths

    MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — A loggerhead sea turtle, rehabilitated at The Turtle Hospital, joined a "race" Friday against 10 other turtles after being released on a Florida Keys beach with a satellite-tracking transmitter affixed to its shell. "Pine Tyme" became the last competitor to join the Tour...

  • SeaWorld plans bigger killer whale environments

    NEW YORK (AP) — After more than a year of public criticism of its treatment of killer whales, SeaWorld said Friday that it will build new, larger environments at its theme parks and will fund additional research on the animals along with programs to protect ocean health and whales in the wild....

  • New Jersey AG sues South Jersey puppy dealer

    NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced Thursday a lawsuit has been filed against a Salem County puppy dealer who allegedly sold sick pets to consumers. Hoffman Jessica Durkin, doing business as Prada Puppies, allegedly failed to provide...

  • New study explores sinister side of meerkats

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — One of the most captivating sights of African wildlife is that of dark-eyed meerkats standing side-by-side on their hind legs, as though posing for a group photograph. They look cuddly and endearing. But a new study says they have a dark side. The dominant female meerkat in...

  • Image of Asia: Returning turtles to the sea

    In this photo by Firdia Lisnawati, locals and tourists on the Indonesian island of Bali help release endangered giant green turtles into the sea. Police Col. Djoko Hari Utomo says the turtles being released were among 17 turtles confiscated from a poacher last month. The poacher allegedly bought...

  • China announces birth of rare panda triplets

    BEIJING (AP) — China announced Tuesday the birth of extremely rare panda triplets in a further success for the country's artificial breeding program. The three cubs were born July 29 in the southern city of Guangzhou, but breeders delayed an announcement until they were sure all three would...



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