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FL Wildlife Officials Terminating Cat-Eating Nile Monitor Lizards - with Shotguns

“Exotic, cat-eating Nile monitor lizards are invading Palm Beach County, Florida to create breeding grounds,” en.yibida.com reports. “As a result, …

Wilderness, its inhabitants to star in 'Our Planet' series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sweeping documentary series "Planet Earth" is getting a sequel.<p>"Our Planet" will focus on the Earth's last wilderness areas and the animals living there, the project's British producers said Wednesday.<p>The filmmakers said they plan to use the latest digital camera technology …

Attacking Lion, Atif: King Of The Beasts Attacks Photograher When He Hears Camara Shutter

An attacking lion was photographed by Atif Saeed, a nature photographer from Pakistan. He believes he would have surely been killed had he not …

India's rising tiger numbers may be victory only on paper

SUNDARBAN TIGER RESERVE, India (AP) — At first, the numbers seem impressive: India's tiger population has gone up 30 percent in just four years. The government lauded the news as astonishing evidence of victory in conservation.<p>But independent scientists say such an increase — to 2,226 big cats — in …

Readers’ wildlife photographs

Reader Ed Kroc from British Columbia sent some diverse photos:<p>Here are some wildlife photos for your perusal. From early this week, a shot of the …

Lynx in Kielder Forest? Big cats could soon roam Northumberland

Wildlife experts say the reintroduction of wild lynx in Kielder Forest could curb a growing deer population.<p>The Lynx UK Trust is surveying …

Africa’s incredible wetland oasis

Botswana’s most precious natural habitat lies around the rivers of the Okavango Delta — a network that sustains the continent’s most biologically diverse wildlife population.

A playful sea lion, a rare black flamingo and a huge jellyfish are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Wildlife

Slow healing for sun bear at Matang Wildlife Centre

The sick sun bear being nursed back to health at the Matang Wildlife Centre.<p>KUCHING: The sick sun bear taken into recent captivity in Bintangor is …

The story of Pudding the rescue dog

Published on 2 September 2013 under RSPCA Inspectorate. Tags: animal, Animal Welfare, Animals, pet, Pets, Rehoming, Veterinary care, Wild animals, …

Five myths about illegal wildlife trafficking

<i>Monica Medina is senior director for international ocean policy at the National Geographic Society and Johan Bergenas is deputy director of the Managing Across Boundaries Initiative at the Stimson Center.</i><p>Poaching has a long history in the United States and abroad, with armed conflicts dating back …

Mother smiles as she burns down home of daughter's killer

Diena Thompson could not help but smile as she watched the home in which her daughter was murdered be burned to the ground. It had been more than …

Siblings

‘You Can Hear Rafters Cracking’

The Chelsea Fire Department has closed Highland Street due to fear of a potential building collapse.<p>Deputy Chelsea Fire Department Chief John …

Dix Hills Fire Department Uses First Cyanokit To Treat Cyanide Poisoning, Smoke Inhalation

<b>DIX HILLS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)</b> – For the first time in Suffolk County, a new medicine was used to help save a man’s life after he was rescued from his …

Attorney questions official report in fatal shooting by Tulsa County reserve deputy

<b>Related:</b> Sheriff Stanley Glanz calls fatal shooting by reserve deputy 'an error'<p><b>WATCH</b>: Raw Video: Tulsa County officers chase Eric Courtney …

13-Year-Old Directs Firefighters in Dramatic Rescue

A 13-year-old Maryland boy flawlessly directed firefighters through their burning home to the room where he and his young sister were, all the while …

Firefighters Perplexed When They Arrive at a House Fire and Discover Who Is Calling for Help

Calls for help from a burning building had firefighters in Boise, Idaho rushing to the aid of what turned out to be two very smart birds.<p>As the Daily …

Parrot's Cries of 'Help, Fire' Bring Firefighters to Burning House in Idaho

Emergency crews responding to a house fire in Idaho Friday night expected to find an elderly woman inside the home when they heard cries of "help" and "fire."<p>But after an extensive search, firefighters were only able to find two parrots — one who happened to be more verbal than the other.<p>Calls …

Cooler weather, chance of drizzle to bring firefighting relief

Cooler temperatures and a chance of drizzle this week will provide a much-needed reprieve for Southern Californians following a string of warm days.<p>Temperatures are expected to dip into the 60s Wednesday and Thursday, when a storm system off the coast could also bring a slight chance of drizzle to …

107-Year-Old Man Dies In Shootout with SWAT Team

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In Pine Bluff, Arkansas on Sunday, a 107-year-old man was shot and killed after exchanging gunfire …

Man barricaded in South L.A. police SWAT standoff is shot dead

A man wanted for a robbery at a nearby LA Fitness is dead after barricading himself in a home in South Los Angeles on Tuesday and being shot by police SWAT officers who went inside.<p>The shooting occurred about 8:30 a.m., when police went to the home to investigate a robbery at a gym hours earlier, …

Pittsburgh School Shooting Wounds Three, Prompts SWAT Response

A shooting near a Pittsburgh high school this afternoon left three students injured and SWAT team cops searching for a gunman.<p>Six people have been …

Sheriff's SWAT standoff ends at Paramount home after gun theft

An L.A. County sheriff's SWAT team and South Gate police surrounded a home Wednesday in Paramount, where three suspects — believed to have stolen a gun from another house — were holed up, officials said.<p>The incident ended Wednesday but it was unclear how many suspects were arrested. <b>[Updated, 3:17</b> …

Ocean County SWAT Team Honored for Apprehending Alleged Shooter

Team arrested man who shot at county SWAT team after allegedly shooting and wounding a woman in Brielle<p>The Ocean County Regional SWAT Team North …