Search Result

Search Tags:  animals

Georgetown bulldog mascot's reign short-lived

After 15 months of training, Jack Jr. will give up his mascot duties for a return to home life, Georgetown University announced Wednesday.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 02:39pm EDT

Tags: Georgetown University, Georgetown Hoyas, mascots, Jack Jr.,

Va. purple martins festival delayed as birds tardy

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.

Monday - 07/29/2013, 05:23pm EDT

Tags: Richmond, Va.,

'Kellen' chosen as name for Norfolk zoo giraffe

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 04:11am EDT

Tags: giraffe, zoo,

Building a sanctuary to heal a torn Connecticut town

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.

Wednesday - 06/12/2013, 11:52am EDT

Tags: Catherine Hubbard, Jenny Hubbard, animal sanctuary, newtown, Sandy Hook Elementary, Pets,

Listen

Survey: D.C. residents lacking in furry friends

A recent survey by veterinarians finds that the District of Columbia has far fewer pet owners than any other state in the U.S.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 05:21pm EST

Tags: veterinarian, pet owners, Kristi King

Listen

Polar bear at Md. Zoo euthanized

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.

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 03:00pm EST

Tags: Maryland Zoo, polar bear,

D.C. welcomes stranded Sandy pets (Video)

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.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 11:09pm EST

Tags: Pets, ASPCA, WARL, superstorm Sandy, Kate Ryan

Virginia Zoo needs help naming female baby siamang

Wednesday - 12/26/2012, 06:38am EST

Tags: Virginia Zoo, siamang,

Ugly animals get their day in the spotlight

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.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 01:53pm EST

Tags: conservation programs, environment, science, endangered animals

  •  
  • 2
  •