Forget about the cat on the hot tin roof. This poor kitty, nicknamed Sparky, was rescued Wednesday from high atop a power pole in Aurora, Colorado, after it had been stuck there for two days in the snow. Neighbors ...

Over 20,000 chickens have been exterminated in Taiwan amid a bird flu outbreak, the Bureau of Animal and Plant Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ) has announced. BEIJING (Sputnik) – A decision to put 23,000 chickens ...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Six Mexican veterinarians who say they were recruited to work at an Idaho dairy farm as animal scientists have filed a federal human trafficking lawsuit against the dairy’s owners and the lawyer ...

BOISE, IDAHO —  Six Mexican veterinarians who say they were recruited to work at an Idaho dairy farm as animal scientists have filed a federal human trafficking lawsuit against the dairy’s owners and the lawyer who ...

The United Arab Emirates, where owning exotic wild animals is considered a status symbol by some, has banned keeping animals like lions, tigers and cheetahs as pets. According to the Middle Eastern country’s new ...

The NFL regular season is over. Which means the biggest game of the year is almost here — Puppy Bowl. The annual sporting event on Animal Planet, which aims to raise awareness for pet adoption, offers an alternative ...

Stress can make humans turn prematurely gray and now there's evidence our four-legged furry companions may suffer a similar fate. Young dogs that are anxious or impulsive are more likely to have a gray muzzle than their ...

(NBCWASHINGTON) — This probably isn’t something you thought you needed to be afraid of. Think again? A Virginia woman called Animal Control last week after she found a snake in a toilet in an Arlington County ...

It seems Brexit may have more far-reaching consequences than we first imagined. According to Restaurant magazine’s predictions for trends in the coming year, rising prices of meat and imports mean restaurants will be ...

There’s a brand new baby on the block at Walt Disney World, but you won’t see her in any upcoming animated movie, or even a TV show. Rather, you’ll have to travel deep into the Savannah to find her, and ...

A baby orangutan has made her debut at a Chicago zoo with the hope to raise awareness about threats facing the critically endangered species.The unnamed female Bornean orangutan born on December 20 at Chicago’s ...

A group of British MPs have issued a warning to the government that Britain's wildlife and farming industry could face "significant risks" when the UK leaves the EU. The Environmental Audit Committee wants a new ...

 Chickens are just as intelligent as many of their feathered friends, demonstrate thinking skills on par with mammals and primates, and even exhibit Machiavellian tendencies, a US scientist has discovered. A new study, ...

Darron Barnes is built to churn out double-doubles. He stands 6-foot-6, 200-plus pounds and dribbles like a guard. He rebounds like a wild animal. He shoots midrange jump shots as if three-pointers didn’t exist. All ...

Most mammals, Tim Caro says, are “rather boringly colored, drab browns and grays.” But zebras? Far from it. Their stripes are stark, beautiful and decidedly strange, the sort of markings found elsewhere in the ...

A cheetah observes the plains in Masai Mara game reserve July 24, 2008. In the wake of a new law passed in the United Arab Emirates, walking around with a leopard on a leash could now land you in jail. The Gulf News, a ...

At least 37 cats were rescued from a southwest Las Vegas Valley home Wednesday morning. Animal control found the felines in a single-family home after being called to 6110 W. Foothill Blvd., near South Jones Boulevard ...

John Maynard Keynes wrote that gut feelings — or “animal spirits,” as he called them — were often more important to investment decisions than a “mathematical expectation.” President-elect Donald Trump, too, ...

Plumbers clear pipes with devices called snakes, but in Arlington last week, the plumbing contained the other kind of snake. It was an anaconda, an exotic slitherer more commonly associated with South America than with ...

MONTREAL — A Quebec Superior Court judge on Monday temporarily suspended Montreal's pit bull ban on the same day the new law was to come into effect. The local SPCA humane society took the city to court over the ban, ...