After the famous toucan received a prosthetic replacement, it's story has helped spark a national movement against harming animals in Costa Rica, where a new anti-abuse bill is also gaining traction.
Anita Krajnc is facing charges of criminal mischief because she gave water to pigs bound for the slaughterhouse. If convicted, she could be sentenced to six months in jail or a $5,000 fine.
"This day is one of the best days of my life," Dion Leonard said after being reunited with his beloved dog, Gobi, ending a frantic search for the pup he met during an ultramarathon.
NW Life | News | Flora and Fauna | Environment | Nation | local | FamilyNorthwest News Network | Aug. 24, 2016 4:30 p.m.
There will be free admission to all national parks from Thursday through Sunday to celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. President...
Microleo attenboroughi was a tiny, marsupial lion that lived some 18 million years ago. Paleontologists in Australia said they named it after the famed naturalist "for his dedication and enthusiasm."
NW Life | Fish & Wildlife | News | Flora and Fauna | Environment | localOPB | Aug. 22, 2016 2:04 p.m. | Portland
Don't be fooled by their enthusiastic behavior — the invasive "Asian jumping worm" poses a serious threat to Oregon's natural ecosystem.
State officials will resume efforts to kill the remaining members of a wolf pack in northeastern Washington after finding two calf carcasses and an injured calf.
The crew of the exploration vehicle Nautilius came upon one ocean creature that tickled their respective fancy.
The swimming critters were once common in the British countryside, but industrialization and rampaging minks have made them endangered. A new effort seeks to reintroduce them at a northern lake.