New Ordinance Could Ban Fur Sales In MinneapolisMinneapolis City Council members introduced an ordinance Friday which would prohibit the sale of new animal fur products in Minneapolis. The ban was proposed by Alondra Cano of Ward 9 and Cam Gordon of Ward 2.
Possible Cougar Sighting In BloomingtonSuspected cougar sightings have Bloomington residents on edge.
Spiders Ranked As Most Feared Creatures, Ahead Of SnakesA group of psychologists in the Czech Republic showed volunteers 25 different animal images to gauge their fear and disgust.
Obese Tourists Crippling Donkeys On Greek Island, Activists ClaimActivists with "Help the Santorini Donkeys" told multiple news outlets in the United Kingdom that overweight tourists are crippling donkeys.
Alligators At The Beach? Scientists Say Get Used To Predators Invading Odd PlacesAlligators on a beach? Killer whales in a river? Mountain lions in the open plains? It may sound like a mismatch, but a new study is warning that humans should get used to seeing more large predators in unexpected places.
Baboons Escape Research Center With Barrel Used As A LadderIn a real life game of "Barrel of Monkeys," four baboons escaped a Texas research center after turning their toy barrel into a makeshift ladder.
Wildcat Sanctuary Welcomes 2 Boy Bobcats, Seeks Name SuggestionsOne bobcat suffered burns following a barn fire, the other was kept as a pet thousands of miles away.
Minnesota Zoo Announces First Binturong Cub Born In 35 YearsThe cub was born Feb. 12 and is not yet visible to the public.
Minnesota Animal Rights Group Objects To Cowboy MonkeyAn animal rights group wants "Whiplash the Cowboy Monkey" pulled from a weekend rodeo in St. Paul. The Minnesota Federated Humane Societies believes the 27-year-old Capuchin monkey is at risk for head trauma.
Wildlife Rehab Center On Pace To Treat 12K Patients In 2015The Twin Cities may be a major metropolitan area, but it is also home to hundreds of different wildlife species. City living and nature can sometimes get in the way of each other, resulting in an injured animal.
4 New York Wildcats Relocated To Minnesota SanctuaryFour wildcats were relocated after being surrendered by their owner.
A Minn. State Fair Tradition: The 'Miracle Of Birth Center' ReturnsThe Minnesota State Fair is all about tradition. Every year, you probably have Sweet Martha's Cookies, the cheese curds and swing by the Miracle of Birth Center, which is one of the most popular attractions at the Fair.
Good Question: Why Are We So Passionate About Animals?For the past two days, Cecil the lion's story has been told over and over across the world. On Wednesday, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said that if Dr. Walter Palmer illegally killed the animal, he needs to be “extradited, charged, and, preferably, hanged.” That’s extreme, but many people are outraged.
4 Your Pets: Pet-A-Palooza To Rock The FairgroundsThere will be a different kind of Pronto Pup at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds this Saturday. NewsRadio 830 WCCO is hooking up us pet lovers with another year of Pet-A-Palooza!
Study: Dogs Can Sense When Their Owner Is MistreatedApparently, we call dogs man's best friend for a reason. A new study shows dogs can tell when people are not being kind to their owners.