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Animals

Lion cub escaped exhibit at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo

Lion cub escaped exhibit at Seattle's Woodland Park ZooElephants at the Woodland Park Zoo weren't the only ones looking for a change in scenery: A lion cub has escaped from is exhibit.
  • Animals
  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Central Oregon

New lone wolf, OR-25, tracked into Central Oregon

New lone wolf, OR-25, tracked into Central OregonState scientists captured and collared the wolf they call OR-25 last year. It is now about 2 years old, which scientists say is about the right time for them to start wandering.
  • Central Oregon
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
Animals

Huge nutcracker statue will stay, thanks to barn owls

Huge nutcracker statue will stay, thanks to barn owlsA barn owl family has taken a liking to the 41-foot-tall nutcracker in a park near Roseburg, putting plans to dismantle the giant statue on hold.
  • Animals
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Animals

Sneak peek at Oregon Zoo Elephant Lands Exhibit

Sneak peek at Oregon Zoo Elephant Lands Exhibit Sneak peek at Oregon Zoo Elephant Lands Exhibit
  • Animals
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
News

Pit bull bites 3 people in Aloha; owner cited

Pit bull bites 3 people in Aloha; owner citedAn Aloha woman was cited for having a dangerous dog after her pit bull bit three people Tuesday afternoon.
  • News
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Animals

Steller sea lion pup set free in Wash. after rehab

Steller sea lion pup set free in Wash. after rehabn orphaned Steller sea lion pup was released back into the wild Monday, after a successful rehabilitation program.
  • Animals
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Green

5 organizations sue Army Corps for cormorant-killing plan

5 organizations sue Army Corps for cormorant-killing planA group of five conservation and animal welfare organizations filed a lawsuit Monday to try and halt an Army Corps of Engineers plan to kill thousands of cormorants at the mouth of the Columbia River.
  • Green
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Animals

Protecting salmon from sea lions

Protecting salmon from sea lionsProtecting salmon from sea lions
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
News

Crews hazing sea lions to protect salmon in Columbia River

Crews hazing sea lions to protect salmon in Columbia RiverSea lions have returned to the Columbia River.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
News

Former CEO who kicked puppy on video fined $5K

Former CEO who kicked puppy on video fined $5KThe former CEO of the catering company that provides concessions at Portland Timbers games was fined $5,000 for abusing a puppy.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Animals

What’s being added, taken off endangered species list

What’s being added, taken off endangered species list What’s being added, taken off endangered species list
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
News

Oregon couple awarded more than $200,000 in dog-barking case

Oregon couple awarded more than $200,000 in dog-barking caseAn Oregon couple who sued their neighbors because of their constantly barking dogs was awarded nearly $240,000 in damages.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
News

Search for antibiotic-free chicken a struggle for schools

Search for antibiotic-free chicken a struggle for schoolsTwo businesses and local school districts are teaming up, all in the name of chicken.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Animals

Portland airport uses goats, llama to clear invasive plants

Portland airport uses goats, llama to clear invasive plantsIn a city that loves its goats, the Portland International Airport now has a temporary herd.
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Animals

Feds seek more data on rat poison risk to Pacific fisher

Feds seek more data on rat poison risk to Pacific fisherFederal biologists have pushed back the deadline for deciding whether to grant Endangered Species Act protection to the Pacific fisher, a cousin of the weasel that lives in forests in California and southern Oregon.
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
News

Electrified mats tested to keep sea lions off Ore. docks

Electrified mats tested to keep sea lions off Ore. docksThe Port of Astoria is trying a new approach to keep sea lions off its docks: electrified mats.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Animals

Tacoma zoo polar bear has liver cancer

Tacoma zoo polar bear has liver cancerPoint Defiance Zoo & Aquarium says 19-year-old polar bear Glacier has liver cancer.
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
News

Jellyfish-like creatures pile up on Ore. coast in massive die-off

Jellyfish-like creatures pile up on Ore. coast in massive die-offThousands of jellyfish-like creatures were seen piled up on Rockaway Beach Sunday morning.
  • News
  • 3 weeks ago
Animals

WATCH LIVE: New baby giraffe at Dallas Zoo

WATCH LIVE: New baby giraffe at Dallas ZooAnimal Planet and the Dallas Zoo are providing live coverage as Katie the giraffe gave birth at the facility's Giants of the Savanna habitat.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Animals

Oregon monkey deaths prompt investigation of Harvard center

Oregon monkey deaths prompt investigation of Harvard centerThe U.S. Department of Agriculture is investigating the New England Primate Research Center run by Harvard Medical School in Massachusetts in response to the deaths of six monkeys at the Oregon Zoo last year, shortly after they arrived from the center.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
North Coast

Snowy plovers spotted nesting on Nehalem spit

Snowy plovers spotted nesting on Nehalem spitOregon parks officials closed part of a two-mile stretch of beach south of Nehalem Bay State Park after a pair of western snowy plovers was spotted nesting on the spit.
  • North Coast
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Animals

Big dog rescued after 200-foot fall down cliff

Big dog rescued after 200-foot fall down cliffAn animal rescue team has retrieved an 80-pound dog that fell more than 200 feet down a cliff in Oregon's Santiam State Forest.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Vancouver

Toutle, Wash. woman finds reptile dumping ground

Toutle, Wash. woman finds reptile dumping groundA Toutle, WA woman got quite the surprise when she stumbled across a reptile dumping ground while on a walk with her dogs.
  • Vancouver
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Feds to consider endangered species listing for spotted owl

Feds to consider endangered species listing for spotted owlFederal biologists have agreed to consider changing Endangered Species Act protections for the northern spotted owl from threatened to endangered.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Doernbecher patients enjoy licks & love from new 'therapist'

Doernbecher patients enjoy licks & love from new 'therapist'Hope is a two-year-old English Cream Golden Retriever. She's the hospital's first full-time facility dog.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Animals

Dog Biscuit Challenge helps Ore. Humane Society

Dog Biscuit Challenge helps Ore. Humane SocietyOrganizers of Portland's 28th annual Doggie Dash have come up with a new way to raise funds for the Oregon Humane Society: the Dog Biscuit Challenge.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Animals

Out and About: Dog Biscuit Challenge

Out and About: Dog Biscuit ChallengeOut and About: Dog Biscuit Challenge
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Animals

Deadly cryptococcus fungus can sicken people, their pets

Deadly cryptococcus fungus can sicken people, their petsThere were five confirmed human cases in Washington state in 2014 – one each in Clark, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston, and Whatcom counties. None of those were fatalities.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Animals

Sea lion pulls man posing with fish into San Diego bay

Sea lion pulls man posing with fish into San Diego bayOfficials say a 62-year-old man holding a fish he caught on a boat in a San Diego bay was pulled overboard by a sea lion.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
News

DNA testing for dog poop on the rise in Seattle area

DNA testing for dog poop on the rise in Seattle areaFrustrated with pet owners who refuse to clean up after their pets, an increasing number of apartments in Seattle are opting to use poop-testing to identify the culprits.
  • News
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago