- Coastal SC road plans lack barriers to keep bears at bay Updated: Aug-02-15 3:08 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A four-lane road is being planned for South Carolina's Lowcountry without barriers to keep the area's black bears from lumbering into the path of motorists.
- Legislator proposes exotic animal ban in wake of lion hunt Updated: Aug-02-15 5:13 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Lions and tigers and bears - maybe in Oz, but not in Wisconsin if one Republican legislator gets his way.
- Man attacked by bear at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Updated: Aug-01-15 8:41 pm
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Washington - A man was attacked by a bear at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord, suffering minor injuries.
- Environmental group sues to stop bear hunting in Florida Updated: Jul-31-15 2:19 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - An environmental advocacy group on Friday sued Florida's wildlife protection commission, demanding a stop to a planned bear hunting season in the fall.
- Wandering black bear returns to Indiana after Michigan visit Updated: Jul-30-15 2:35 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - A wild black bear that's been roaming far northern Indiana for nearly two months has returned to the state after a short trip home to Michigan, and wildlife officials are waiting for it with live traps baited with delicacies.
- Oldest ever giant panda celebrates with bamboo, veggie cake Updated: Jul-28-15 10:28 am
HONG KONG - The oldest giant panda ever in captivity tasted a vegetable ice cake and, of course, bamboo in celebration of her 37th birthday.
- State releases updated list of 'species of concern' Updated: Jul-28-15 9:06 am
MCCOMB, Mississippi - Did you know Mississippi has nearly 300 "species of concern" - many of them familiar?
- DNR offers warning about bears on move in Michigan Updated: Jul-24-15 12:30 pm
MARQUETTE, Michigan - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is offering a warning about bears in the state.
- Manatee spotted in Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Updated: Jul-24-15 6:30 am
BEAR, Delaware - Delaware wildlife officials are warning boaters to keep a lookout for a manatee that was spotted in the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal.
- Alaska Zoo closes temporarily when wild black bear stops by Updated: Jul-22-15 7:46 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Hear the one about the bear who wandered into a zoo?
- Missouri wildlife staff euthanize bear after someone fed it Updated: Jul-22-15 5:35 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Missouri wildlife officials say they euthanized a black bear in the southwest part of the state this week because someone in the area was feeding it, causing the animal to no longer avoid humans.
- Bear sighting shuts down North Fork County Park Updated: Jul-22-15 8:56 am
SALEM, Oregon - A Marion County park is closed until Friday or later after workers saw three bears.
- Black bear that made its way to Laramie home euthanized Updated: Jul-20-15 9:19 pm
LARAMIE, Wyoming - Wildlife officials have euthanized a black bear that showed up at a home in Laramie about a week after it was removed from a residential area in Colorado for digging through trash bins.
- Zoo's grizzly exhibit reopens after bear cracks barrier Updated: Jul-19-15 12:44 pm
APPLE VALLEY, Minnesota - The Minnesota Zoo's grizzly bear exhibit has reopened after one of the bears shattered a glass enclosure pane.
- DNR sets trap for black bear spotted in northern Indiana Updated: Jul-17-15 11:53 am
MICHIGAN CITY, Indiana - The state Department of Natural Resources has set a trap to try to catch a black bear spotted roaming in northern Indiana - the first wild black bear confirmed in that state since the 1870s.
- Tahoe wildlife center spreads its wings, paws Updated: Jul-17-15 6:14 am
RENO, Nevada - The Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care center is ready to spread its wings, paws and claws into a newer and bigger facility after 37 years in South Lake Tahoe.
- Research: Polar bears can't conserve energy during fasting Updated: Jul-16-15 10:20 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A study of an Alaska polar bear population in summer concludes the bear's biology will not help stave off starvation in the face of global warming.
- Dallas Zoo crew cooks up some wild dishes for finicky eaters Updated: Jul-16-15 6:01 pm
DALLAS - Most restaurants have to contend with finicky eaters, food supply issues and the bottom line.
- Giant pandas turn 2 at Zoo Atlanta; only living twins in US Updated: Jul-15-15 8:50 pm
ATLANTA - The only surviving giant panda twins ever born in the U.S. are celebrating their second birthday.
- Zoo Atlanta celebrates giant panda twins' birthday Updated: Jul-15-15 8:13 pm
ATLANTA - Zoo Atlanta celebrated the second birthday of a pair of giant panda twins and officials say a second surprise for the pandas is set for this weekend.
- Aspen-area campers required to use bear-resistant containers Updated: Jul-15-15 5:04 am
ASPEN, Colorado - Those looking to camp in the Aspen area will have to bring bear-resistant food and garbage containers this summer or risk a hefty fine.
- Maine bear hunters get ready for season after ban try fails Updated: Jul-14-15 4:41 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's bear hunters are getting ready for their season after withstanding a pair of challenges to the way they hunt, but opponents say their methods are cruel and they might try again to stop them.
- South Lake Tahoe man says he shot black bear in self-defense Updated: Jul-14-15 11:10 am
RENO, Nevada - Authorities say the man who shot a black bear to death at Lake Tahoe claims he killed it in self-defense.
- Minnesota bear researcher plans to restart den broadcasts Updated: Jul-13-15 9:06 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - A Minnesota wildlife researcher said he plans to resume broadcasting video of hibernating bears this winter, after the state Court of Appeals ruled Monday that he doesn't need a permit to set up cameras in their dens.
- Judge lets sheep graze in Montana despite wildlife worries Updated: Jul-13-15 6:54 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - More than 2,000 domestic sheep can continue to graze on U.S. Forest Service land in Montana's Gravelly Mountains after a federal judge denied a request from wildlife advocates to halt the practice.