NPR |Nov. 26, 2014 12:31 p.m.
Vultures consume toxic bacteria that would sicken or kill humans. Stouter immune systems, colonies of helpful microbes and potent stomach acid may help the carrion eaters gorge with abandon.
AP |Nov. 26, 2014 8:56 a.m.
The Washington State Patrol says a bear cub that was hit by a car on westbound Interstate 90 in Issaquah has died of its injuries.
Capital Press |Nov. 25, 2014 11:08 a.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is recommending a Whitman County farmer who they say shot and killed a wolf be charged with unlawful taking of an endangered species.
AP |Nov. 24, 2014 11:26 a.m.
A fawn that was once treated as a pet with a rhinestone collar is back in the wild after being rehabbed at Center Valley Animal Rescue in Quilcene.
AP |Nov. 24, 2014 7:35 a.m.
Washington fish and wildlife officers are recommending a misdemeanor charge against a farmer accused of illegally shooting a wolf last month.
AP |Nov. 21, 2014 8:34 a.m.
A government study with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.
NPR |Nov. 21, 2014 7:11 a.m.
The state has so far spent $6 million trying to eradicate the giant African land snail, an invasive species that devours gardens, carries disease and leaves behind a trail of foul-smelling mucous.
NPR |Nov. 20, 2014 8:56 p.m.
There's more than one way to make color, nature tells us. And more than one way to use it to your own advantage.
NPR |Nov. 20, 2014 2:23 p.m.
During sleep, the brain locks in existing memories and can even form new ones. Scientists say they are starting to understand how that happens. A midnight snack may interfere.
AP |Nov. 19, 2014 9:01 a.m.
An 80-foot light pole at a soccer field in Poulsbo looked like a good nesting site to a pair of ospreys. But officials can't allow the fire danger from a stack of sticks on top of the hot lights.