Animals

  • 6:57am Aug 26, 2013

    97-Year-Old Birder Has No Intention Of Slowing Down

    At the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge in Texas is where 97-year-old Karl Haller has been counting birds for decades. Haller says he plans to keep going for as long as he can. He already has been counting birds for more than 50 yers.
  • A whale shark dives near the surface in waters off the coast of Mexico.
    Marj Awai / Georgia Aquarium
    3:17pm Aug 22, 2013
    Science Science

    Where The Whale Sharks Go

    A nine-year study tracked more than 800 of the massive and largely mysterious whale sharks. For the first time, researchers have tracked the sharks' far-flung migration and where they may go to give birth.
  • 12:03pm Aug 21, 2013

    Donated Dog Blood Helps Give Cat Another Life

    In New Zealand last week, Rory the cat was brought to the vet after eating rat poison. He needed a blood transfusion fast. There was no time to get a donor match, so the vet took a risk and used blood from a dog donor instead. The inter-species gamble paid off.
  • Katrina Boydon and her mustang Spirit. She adopted the horse as an orphaned foal with a rattlesnake bite on his hoof.
    Will Stone / KUNR
    6:52am Aug 19, 2013
    National National

    Wild Horses Run Free As Adoption Centers Fill Up

    Across the West, the Bureau of Land Management grapples with dwindling holding space for wild horses it has rounded up. But advocates say the bureau's housing of mustangs is not only ineffective but unsustainable. The cost of keeping the horses has tripled since 2000.
  • 7:18am Aug 16, 2013

    Chinese Zoo Substitutes Dog For Lion

    A mother taking her son around a zoo in China thought her boy was mistaken when he pointed out the barking lion. But he was right. The zoo had taken their African lion away for breeding, and moved in an employee's large and hairy mastiff dog.