Animals

FILE - In this May 31, 2018 file photo, a pair of bull moose pause while feeding at the Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge in Wentworth's Location, N.H. A study published in the journal Science on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 shows that animals learn from experienced members of the herd about where to find the best forage, building sort of a cultural know-how that’s passed through generations and builds up slowly over the course of decades. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
September 06, 2018 - 2:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A study that included tracking moose and bighorn sheep with GPS collars says those animals learn about migration routes from others in their herds. The animals learn about where to find the best food along the way. Researchers found evidence that this cultural know-how is passed...
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September 06, 2018 - 11:00 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The Rochester Police Department says officers have shot and killed a dog while conducting a raid. Department officials say a police SWAT team was executing a high-risk warrant early Thursday morning at a city residence involving weapons and narcotics. Investigator Jacqueline...
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This photo of three images taken from October 2017 video produced by Sierra Research Laboratories shows mice congregated around and climbing on a device that was supposed to scare them away. The images were included in a civil complaint filed with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York against BHH, the New York based company that produces the device. On Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, a New York judge said pictures of mice lounging around the anti-rodent device are reason enough to let a lawsuit proceed against the company that sells them. (Sierra Research Laboratories via AP)
September 05, 2018 - 9:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Pictures of mice lounging around an anti-rodent device designed to make them flee were cited by a judge who let a class-action lawsuit proceed Wednesday against a company that sells and markets them. "It is often said that a picture is worth a thousand words," U.S. District Judge...
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September 05, 2018 - 6:39 pm
ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A tooth taken from the leg of a boy bitten at New York's Fire Island National Seashore has been identified as that of a sand tiger shark, after a DNA comparison, researchers announced Wednesday. University of Florida researchers compared DNA from the tooth to a genetic dataset of...
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September 05, 2018 - 4:58 pm
ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — Researchers say a tooth taken from the leg of a boy bitten at New York's Fire Island has been identified as that of a sand tiger shark. University of Florida researchers compared DNA from the tooth to a genetic dataset of sharks to determine its species. In a release Wednesday,...
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September 05, 2018 - 4:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge says pictures of mice lounging around an anti-rodent device are reason enough to let a lawsuit proceed against a company that sells them. U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III included three pictures in his written ruling Wednesday. He says a trial is necessary...
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September 05, 2018 - 8:38 am
HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Like a lot of parents, April the Giraffe will be seeing her fast-growing offspring off to a new chapter in the fall. Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York says April's son Tajiri (tah-JEER'-ee) will be moved in late October to the Carolina Wildlife Conservation...
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FILE - In this April 15, 2015, file photo, provided by the United States Geological Survey, a polar bear wearing a GPS video-camera collar lies on a chunk of sea ice in the Beaufort Sea. A tiny Alaska Native village has experienced a boom in tourism in recent years as polar bears spend more time on land than on diminishing Arctic sea ice. Alaska's Energy Desk reports more than 2,000 people visited the northern Alaska village of Kaktovik on the Beaufort Sea in 2017 to see polar bears in the wild. Jennifer Reed of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge says the village had less than 50 visitors annually before 2011. (Anthony Pagano/USGS via AP)
September 04, 2018 - 5:24 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A tiny Alaska Native village has experienced a boom in tourism in recent years as polar bears spend more time on land than on diminishing Arctic sea ice. More than 2,000 people visited the northern Alaska village of Kaktovik on the Beaufort Sea last year to see polar bears in...
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September 04, 2018 - 3:08 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A tiny Alaska Native village has experienced a boom in tourism in recent years as polar bears spend more time on land than on diminishing Arctic sea ice. More than 2,000 people visited the northern Alaska village of Kaktovik on the Beaufort Sea last year to see polar bears in...
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September 04, 2018 - 9:46 am
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A tiny Alaska Native village has experienced a boom in tourism in recent years as polar bears spend more time on land than on diminishing Arctic sea ice. More than 2,000 people visited the northern Alaska village of Kaktovik on the Beaufort Sea last year to see polar bears in...
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