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After 15 months of training, Jack Jr. will give up his mascot duties for a return to home life, Georgetown University announced Wednesday.
Richmond's annual festival celebrating the arrival of thousands of purple martins is being pushed back because the birds aren't showing up as usual.
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Catherine Hubbard loved animals. But on Dec. 14, 2012, the 6-year-old lost her life at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Now, her family is honoring her life-long dream with an animal sanctuary.
A recent survey by veterinarians finds that the District of Columbia has far fewer pet owners than any other state in the U.S.
The Maryland Zoo says a deaf female polar bear that arrived at the facility after being abandoned by a circus in Puerto Rico and became a visitor favorite has died.
Two months after superstorm Sandy devastated the Northeast, cats and dogs that were surrendered or abandoned in New York City are finding new homes in the Washington area.
Slimy, scaly or darn right ugly animals don't draw visitors to zoos and they physical characteristics make it tough to rally support to protect these critters from extinction.
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