Officials at Yosemite National Park are urging drivers to slow down, because four bears have been struck by vehicles in recent weeks.
Scientifically known as the Asian giant hornet, the enormous hornet was captured on July 14 in a trap set by the WSDA and positively identified on July 29, becoming the "the first hornet to be detected in a trap," as opposed to the wild, according to a release from the government agency.
The zoo's funds have been drained during the coronavirus shut down, and officials say the reduced ticket revenue still won't be enough to cover costs.
It was sadly reported Friday that Floyd the giraffe has died at the San Francisco Zoo, officials said.
A miniature Australian shepherd got excited when one of his owners returned from military deployment to the family’s home.
A gull was rescued after it was discovered with a disposable surgical face mask tangled around its legs in Chelmsford, England.
Six animals died in a fire caused by an electrical issue at a Maryland zoo.
Animal lovers interested in seeing the bison at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park can view a new Bison Cam online, the city's Recreation and Park Department announced this week.
A 15-year-old Mongolian boy has died after eating a large rodent that was infected with the bubonic plague.
San Francisco police are investigating Tubby's disappearance as a potential theft, according to the department.
A vigorous Belgian livestock-guarding breed is gaining entree to the American Kennel Club. But Americans eager to see a Belgian Laekenois in person may have to be patient, since the coronavirus pandemic has taken a bite out of dog shows.
The 72-year-old unnamed woman got within 10 feet of the bison “multiple times” while at her Bridge Bay Campground to take photos before it attacked, the National Park Services wrote in a press release.
The San Francisco Zoo and Gardens is postponing plans for reopening, pushing back a previously planned Monday opening, after the San Francisco Department of Public Health on Friday rescinded approval of "extended phase II" reopening in response to the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Despite the drama, the horse wasn't injured, the sheriff said.
Loud fireworks displays are no fun for pets, who can become frightened or disoriented by the sound.
The big cat was spotted about 5:30 a.m. at 3rd and Channel streets. Police urged the public to stay away from this area.
A U.K. animal charity has begun training its dogs to sniff out COVID-19.
A video showed a Labrador being rescued from a park bench in Beijing, China, on June 6.
A report of a tiger on the loose in Oakland was bogus, the city's zoo said.
The 12-year-old said he had recently watched a video on how to behave if you run into a bear.