Animal health

Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brandon Morrow, left, tags out Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado at home plate as he tries to advance to score but instead becomes the final out in the bottom of the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Denver. The Cubs won 9-7. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
April 22, 2018 - 8:49 pm
DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado broke for home the moment Brandon Morrow's bases-loaded pitch bounced to the backstop. Arenado wound up causing an unusual ending that left the Colorado Rockies with a painful loss. Arenado was initially called safe and then was ruled out on a video review that ended a 9...
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April 13, 2018 - 11:19 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenya-based wildlife organization says prominent conservationist Daphne Sheldrick has died at age 83. A statement by The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust says she died Thursday evening after a long battle with breast cancer. Sheldrick received global attention for her work...
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In this March 26, 2018 photo, actor Ben McKenzie poses for a portrait in New York to promote his Fox series, "Gotham." McKenzie will direct the upcoming episode of the “Batman” prequel airing Thursday. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)
March 29, 2018 - 4:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ben McKenzie says he doesn't have any particular attachment to the number 16, but there's a reason why it's worked out that he would direct the 16th episode of "Gotham" for two years in a row. His latest directorial turn on the "Batman" prequel airs Thursday on Fox. "It means I have...
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This undated photo provided by Corinne Richards-Zawacki in March 2018 shows a healthy golden frog in the streams of Panama. A deadly fungal disease devastated amphibians in Central America more than a decade ago, quieting some mountain streams. But new research released on Thursday, March 28, 2018 shows evolution may have saved the day _ and the frogs. (Corinne Richards-Zawacki/via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 2:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After years of silence, the rhythmic dee-dee-deeps of frogs and toads are returning in parts of Panama. A deadly fungal disease devastated amphibians in Central America more than a decade ago, quieting some mountain streams. But new research shows evolution may have saved the day...
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014 file photo, from left, a bulldog, a golden retriever, a French bulldog, a German shepherd and a Labrador retriever are shown off during a news conference at the American Kennel Club in New York. These puppies represent the five most popular breeds in AKC rankings released in 2018, with the Labrador retriever at No. 1 for the 27th consecutive year. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
March 28, 2018 - 9:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans still love Labrador retrievers, but the nation's flirtation with French bulldogs has reached new heights. Labs remain the country's most popular purebred dog for a 27th year, while German shepherds and golden retrievers have hung onto the second and third spots in new...
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March 16, 2018 - 3:15 pm
PRESTON, Idaho (AP) — The Latest on turtle eats puppy (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Idaho officials have euthanized a snapping turtle at the center of an investigation over whether a biology teacher gave it a sick puppy to eat in front of students. The Idaho State Department of Agriculture in a...
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March 16, 2018 - 9:50 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal officials have tentatively decided to transport 20-30 gray wolves to Isle Royale National Park in Michigan over the next three years to replenish a population that has nearly died out because of inbreeding and disease. The National Park Service said Friday it...
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This undated photo provided by Animal Planet Network shows a kangaroo named Dave. The aging kangaroo who calls the Bronx Zoo in New York home is receiving low-temperature cryotherapy treatment for arthritis. The treatment is a high-tech alternative to ice baths that humans have used for years. Zoo director Jim Breheny says that the nearly 15-year-old marsupial is getting up there and his stiff joints are aching. (Animal Planet Network via AP)
March 10, 2018 - 2:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An aging kangaroo who calls the Bronx Zoo home is receiving cryotherapy treatment for arthritis. The treatment is a high-tech alternative to ice baths that humans have used for years. Zoo director Jim Breheny tells the Daily News that the nearly 15-year-old marsupial named Dave is...
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March 09, 2018 - 6:39 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Jonathan Runstadler, Tufts University (THE CONVERSATION) In the early 20th century, the leading cause of death was infectious disease. Epidemics erupted with little warning, seemingly...
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FILE - In this Friday, July 28, 2017 file photo, wildlife ranger Zachariah Mutai takes care of Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia county in Kenya. The health of 45-year-old Sudan is deteriorating and his minders said Thursday, March 1, 2018 that his "future is not looking bright." (AP Photo/Joe Mwihia, File)
March 06, 2018 - 4:16 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — As the health of the world's last male northern white rhino declines in Kenya, a global team of scientists and conservationists is pushing ahead with an ambitious effort to save the subspecies from extinction with the help of the two surviving females. Participants in the...
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