Species reintroduction

Live chinook salmon aboard the King County Research Vessel SoundGardian are released into waters off San Juan Island, Wash, as a young female orca called J50 was not in the area on Friday Aug. 10, 2018. Experts have done a practice run to work out feeding live fish to the whale off Washington state so they're ready when they get a chance to save the ailing orca. The young female killer whale was too far north in Canadian waters for teams in boats carrying salmon to try to feed the emaciated animal Friday. (Alan Berner/The Seattle Times via AP, Pool)
August 13, 2018 - 4:12 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Researchers carrying out unprecedented efforts to save an ailing young killer whale in the U.S. Northwest released live salmon into waters in front of the free-swimming orca but didn't see her take any of the fish. The operation that dropped eight salmon from a boat Sunday is part of...
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This frame grab from a video provided by Mercy for Animals shows a pig in an undercover video released by the group. The recently released undercover video showing pigs being abused at a supplier to the world's largest meat producer also highlights practices that are still common but slowly being changed in the pork industry. (Mercy For Animals via AP)
July 31, 2018 - 2:09 am
DENVER (AP) — A recently released undercover video showing pigs being abused at a supplier to the world's largest meat producer also highlights practices that are still common but slowly being changed in the pork industry. The video shows pregnant female pigs confined to metal cages barely bigger...
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A pair of brown pelicans head for San Francisco Bay after being released at Fort Baker with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background Friday, June 29, 2018, in Sausalito, Calif. Seven young brown pelicans were released into the wild in Northern California after spending weeks at an aviary recovering from malnutrition. Russ Curtis of International Bird Rescue said the birds noted for their large, pointy beaks are among more than 80 sick and starving pelicans taken in by the group throughout the state since April. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
June 29, 2018 - 5:17 pm
SAUSALITO, Calif. (AP) — Seven young brown pelicans have been released into the wild in Northern California after spending weeks at an aviary recovering from malnutrition. Russ Curtis of International Bird Rescue says the birds noted for their large, pointy beaks were returned to a beach Friday in...
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June 12, 2018 - 7:16 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Eddie Vedder's support of the Chicago Cubs remains strong. The Pearl Jam frontman's new 7-inch vinyl single will be given out to those who buy tickets to the July 6 Cubs-Reds game at Wrigley Field. Pressed on blue and red vinyl, the record feature's Vedder's 2007 Cubs song "All the...
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June 07, 2018 - 2:37 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish environmental authorities say they have captured a rare lynx in Catalonia, three years after it was released in Portugal. Litio, a four-year-old Iberian lynx, had been spotted on the outskirts of Barcelona on May 29. Officials said Thursday the lynx was captured...
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May 11, 2018 - 4:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Mayer, a leading mainstream and independent publisher of the past half century who acquired such million-selling books as "Up the Down Staircase" and "Jonathan Livingston Seagull" and was known for his innovative and volatile style, died Friday at age 82. Mayer's daughter,...
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FILE - This Dec. 17, 2017 file photo shows Carolina Panthers' Daryl Worley (26) celebrating his interception against the Green Bay Packers during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. The Philadelphia Eagles have released Worley hours after he was arrested. NFL Network reported that Worley was arrested Sunday, April 15, 2018 near the team’s practice facility and that police used a Taser on him after he became combative. The Eagles traded wide receiver Torrey Smith to the Carolina Panthers for Worley in March. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
April 15, 2018 - 6:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have released cornerback Daryl Worley, hours after he was arrested. NFL Network reported that Worley was arrested Sunday morning near the team's practice facility and that police used a Taser on him after he became combative. The report also said a gun...
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March 25, 2018 - 10:37 pm
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned OF Austin Hays to Bowie (EL). BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned 1B Sam Travis to Pawtucket (IL). Agreed to terms with C Christian Vazquez on a four-year contract. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Released 1B/DH Mike Napoli, who accepted assignment to Columbus (IL)...
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March 23, 2018 - 5:37 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have added another free agent receiver with Allen Hurns agreeing to a two-year deal. Hurns joined the Cowboys on Friday, three days after being released by the Jacksonville Jaguars. After initially signing with the Jaguars as an undrafted rookie out of Miami...
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March 20, 2018 - 4:30 pm
COLLEGE BASKETBALL-OKLAHOMA-YOUNG Freshman leaves Oklahoma for NBA NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma star freshman Trae Young is leaving for the NBA after a standout season. The 6-foot-2 guard averaged 27.4 points and 8.7 assists this season, and many projections have him going early in the first round...
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