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Retired Vet Follows Migration Pattern Of Pronghorn Antelope

OPB | June 15, 2015

Burns resident Julie Weikel has just returned from a 10-15 mile a day trek.

Fisher Possibly Threatened By Marijuana Grow Operations

OPB | April 21, 2015

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reopened the public comment period on a proposal to list the fisher as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

Should Oregon Limit Antibiotic Use For Farm Animals?

OPB | March 31, 2015

TUESDAY: A bill in the Oregon legislature would limit the use of antibiotics on farms and ranches to only sick animals.

What Does The Future Hold For Wolves In Oregon?

OPB | Jan. 28, 2015

WEDNESDAY: With seven breeding pairs confirmed in Oregon, wolf protections will become more flexible.

Pikas In The Gorge Help Scientists Study Climate Change

OPB | July 18, 2014

FRIDAY: These rabbit-related animals are an indicator species and a recent study of pikas in the Columbia River Gorge could help track climate change in the region.

When Wild Animals Come To The City

OPB | June 13, 2014

FRIDAY: After a bear was removed from a tree in NE Portland this week, we wanted to know what kinds of policies are in place to deal with wildlife in urban areas.

Oregon Appeals Court Ruling Addresses Warrantless Search Of Animals

OPB | April 17, 2014

THURSDAY: The court reversed a misdemeanor conviction for animal neglect, throwing out evidence from a veterinarian who tested a dog without a warrant.

Should Packy Stay At The Oregon Zoo?

OPB | April 11, 2014

FRIDAY: As the Oregon Zoo celebrates the 52nd birthday of Packy the elephant, an animal rights group says it's time to send him to live in an elephant sanctuary.

Ranchers Concerned About Sage Grouse Conservation Plans

OPB | Jan. 15, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Oregon cattle ranchers react to plans to reappoint some public lands currently used for cattle grazing as a protected habitat for the sage grouse.

Should Animals Have Legal Personhood?

OPB | Dec. 04, 2013

WEDNESDAY: An animal rights group has filed a writ of habeas corpus on behalf of a chimpanzee named Tommy, in an effort to take him from his owners and have him put in a sanctuary.

A Hard Look At Elephants In Captivity

OPB | Dec. 05, 2012

The ownership questions surrounding the newborn baby elephant at the Oregon Zoo bring up important issues about elephants living in captivity.