Wildlife health

Graphic lists post positions for horses in the Belmont Stakes; 2c x 3 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 88 mm;
June 06, 2018 - 9:07 am
Mike Smith knows the feeling. A headache. Maybe some dizziness. As a younger jockey he got concussions, felt better and went back to riding. "I've had several," Smith said. "It's just like you hit your head playing any sport." Smith is currently in the international spotlight as he goes for the...
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May 24, 2018 - 9:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Prize-winning children's author Richard Peck, who drew upon his Illinois roots for such favorites as "A Long Way from Chicago" and "A Year Down Yonder," has died. Peck died on Wednesday at his home in New York City at age 84. His publisher, Penguin Young Readers, told The Associated...
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May 14, 2018 - 9:53 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — In a story May 13 about lobster shell strength, The Associated Press reported erroneously that marine biogeochemist Justin Ries attributed the collapse of the southern New England lobster fishery to shell disease. He attributed it to overfishing and population shifts caused...
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FILE--In this April 28, 2018, file photo, made from video provided by Pepperdine University, shows one of a pair of pelicans crashing a graduation ceremony at Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif. The wildlife organization, International Bird Rescue, said Thursday, May 10, 2018, that there's been a surge in the number of sick and dying brown pelicans along the Southern California coast in the past week. (Grant Dillion/Pepperdine University via AP, file)
May 10, 2018 - 5:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The number of sick and dying brown pelicans has surged for unknown reasons along the Southern California coast in the past week, a wildlife organization said Thursday. More than 25 pelicans have been brought to a wildlife rehabilitation center in the San Pedro district of Los...
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This image released by HBO shows John Oliver, host of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver." Oliver said Sunday that he'd achieved all he'd wanted for the show by having an Australian animal hospital's special ward to treat a chlamydia outbreak among koalas named for him. He said, "goodbye, forever, everyone," as stagehands broke up his set around him. That inspired a wave of social media posts among fans wondering if he was serious. (Eric Liebowitz/HBO via AP)
May 07, 2018 - 3:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Relax, John Oliver fans. He's not really quitting. It was all a joke. The host of HBO's "Last Week Tonight" said Sunday that he'd achieved all he'd wanted for the show by having an Australian animal hospital's special ward to treat a chlamydia outbreak among koalas named for him. "...
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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant reacts after taking a pitch to the batting helmet from Colorado Rockies starter German Marquez in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Denver. Bryant was pulled from the game after getting hit. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
April 24, 2018 - 5:57 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is out of the lineup against the Cleveland Indians two days after being hit on the head by a pitch. Cubs manager Joe Maddon said before Tuesday night's game that the 2016 National League MVP has a cut above his left eye but no concussion after...
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Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brandon Morrow, left, tags out Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado at home plate as he tries to advance to score but instead becomes the final out in the bottom of the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Denver. The Cubs won 9-7. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
April 22, 2018 - 8:49 pm
DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado broke for home the moment Brandon Morrow's bases-loaded pitch bounced to the backstop. Arenado wound up causing an unusual ending that left the Colorado Rockies with a painful loss. Arenado was initially called safe and then was ruled out on a video review that ended a 9...
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April 13, 2018 - 11:19 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenya-based wildlife organization says prominent conservationist Daphne Sheldrick has died at age 83. A statement by The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust says she died Thursday evening after a long battle with breast cancer. Sheldrick received global attention for her work...
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In this March 26, 2018 photo, actor Ben McKenzie poses for a portrait in New York to promote his Fox series, "Gotham." McKenzie will direct the upcoming episode of the “Batman” prequel airing Thursday. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)
March 29, 2018 - 4:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ben McKenzie says he doesn't have any particular attachment to the number 16, but there's a reason why it's worked out that he would direct the 16th episode of "Gotham" for two years in a row. His latest directorial turn on the "Batman" prequel airs Thursday on Fox. "It means I have...
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This undated photo provided by Corinne Richards-Zawacki in March 2018 shows a healthy golden frog in the streams of Panama. A deadly fungal disease devastated amphibians in Central America more than a decade ago, quieting some mountain streams. But new research released on Thursday, March 28, 2018 shows evolution may have saved the day _ and the frogs. (Corinne Richards-Zawacki/via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 2:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After years of silence, the rhythmic dee-dee-deeps of frogs and toads are returning in parts of Panama. A deadly fungal disease devastated amphibians in Central America more than a decade ago, quieting some mountain streams. But new research shows evolution may have saved the day...
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