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Public warning as three dogs die in scorching cars during hot weather

Three dogs died after being left in hot cars during last month’s heatwave, the RSPCA has revealed.<p>In just two days in July, the animal charity was …

Wildlife Wednesday: Ready, Set, Swim! Tour de Turtles Marathon Begins

Bailey and Destiny are officially making waves for sea turtle conservation as part of this year’s Tour de Turtles!<p>In partnership with the Sea Turtle …

California sea lion crisis lingers; falling births reported

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A warming ocean is taking its toll on California’s popular and playful sea lions for a fourth straight year, with scientists now reporting lower birth rates depleting the population, and masses of young animals still washing up starving and stranded on beaches.<p>A pup lies …

Meet the Elephant Whisperer Who Has Cared for 180 Orphaned Elephants in the Past 26 Years

The world’s elephant population is in dire need of help. This fact has become very well-known in the past decade and the urgency of the situation is …

Panda Babies! Nat Geo Wild Orders Endangered Species Show ‘Mission Critical’ (Exclusive)

TheWrap has your (snuggly) first look at that new monthly program, and another for a New Zealand-based “Destination Wild”<p>Nat Geo Wild is upping its conservation game — again — with an order for the new endangered species monthly series “Mission Critical,” TheWrap has learned exclusively.<p>“Mission …

We're getting closer to knowing why bees are dying off worldwide

Insects, including bees, are essential to pollinating 75 percent of the crops we eat, meaning that bees' continued decline as a species is more than a little worrisome.<p>But new research published Wednesday in Proceedings of the Royal Society B suggests at least one primary cause: neonicotinoid …

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Birds do it, bees do it: animal cooling strategies to beat the heat

You think <i>you’re</i> hot. Try living in a space no bigger than, well, a beehive with 20,000 of your closest friends. Or, wearing a down coat as summer …

Secret life of bees: personalities of insects revealed for first time in lifelong study

Beeshave distinct personalities, with vagabonds rarely returning to a flower twice, while more conscientious insects keep going back to trusted sources of pollen.<p>Researchers from Queen Mary, University of London, tracked four bumblebees from the moment they first saw the light of day to death, …

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Veterinarians and other pet experts are standing by to answer all your health, nutrition and behavior questions for free! Chat live now about your …

Running wild, the disease-resistant rabbits ruining farmers' crops as population soars by half

An explosion in Britain's wild rabbit population is ruining summer crops for farmers and decimating gardeners' vegetable patches.<p>The number of disease-resistant bunnies has soared by 50 per cent to an estimated 60 million in the last 12 years, nature experts fear.<p>Natural England, the conservation …

A Win for Alaska Wildlife!

<i>New rule from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service helps protect carnivores from aggressive hunting on national wildlife refuges in Alaska</i>Wolves, bears and …

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Alaska Whale Watchers Save Drowning Deer

Last week, whale watchers near Juneau, Ala., found themselves on an unexpected rescue mission.<p>According to KTOO, two struggling deer were spotted …

Olympics 2016: Exotic Animals Take Over Rio Golf Course

Monkeys and rodents and birds, oh my! Golfers won't be the only guests at Rio de Janeiro's Olympic course for the 2016 Summer Games.<p>The Gil …

Mama Bear Takes Her 2 Cubs For A Swim In California In The Middle Of The Day

Norma Alvarez has recently spotted a mama bear with two of her cubs enjoying some quality beach time at Lake Tahoe, California. Alvarez uploaded the …

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Huge effort to save flood-stranded elephant

Dhaka - Huge crowds of villagers following a wild elephant stranded in Bangladesh for more than a month by floods are hampering efforts to rescue it, …

Preventing mass extinctions of big mammals will require immediate action

Preventing the extinction of gorillas, rhinoceroses, elephants, lions, tigers, wolves, bears and the world’s other largest mammals will require bold …

Separation Anxiety And The Modern Dog Parent's Dilemma

Photo from Center for Canine Behavior Studies<p>Recently I posted a piece titled "Separation Anxiety and Leash Aggression..."<p>You may wonder, what the two have common?<p>The answer is loads, at least from your dog's paws.<p>Leash aggression, while appearing defensive: "My dog is a bully," is most often a …

Belgrade Zoo claims oldest captive American alligator

In the Belgrade Zoo, special treatment is reserved for one elderly resident.<p>Muja, an American alligator, is the oldest animal in the Serbian capital's small zoo. Moreover, the zoo boasts that he is the world's oldest American alligator in captivity.<p>Aleksandar Rakocevic, who takes care of Muja, said …

‘Cursed Child’ is end of Harry Potter stories

A new “Harry Potter” play that opened to swooning reviews and delighted gasps from the audience marks the end of the journey for the beloved boy wizard, his creator J.K. Rowling said at the play’s premiere in London on Saturday.<p>Billed as the eighth installment in the series, the play “Harry Potter …

Here’s What Has Happened in the Wizarding World Before Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Begins

The play <i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</i> has been in production for a bit, but the script was released in book form yesterday. The plot is full of …

What Broadway theater will Harry Potter take over in 2017?

In case you weren’t clued in by the $32 million advance sales (with 250,000 more tickets going on sale Thursday), <i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</i> …