Animals

A juvenile blacktip reef shark swims in a water tank at a seafood market in Hong Kong on May 3, 2014. The blacktip reef shark is a common catch in Southeast Asian waters and used for its meat, liver oil and fins, but campaigners warn overfishing in some areas has led to a decline in their numbers. AFP PHOTO/ ALEX OGLE        (Photo credit should read Alex Ogle/AFP/Getty Images)

Family Guide To Las Vegas’s Mandalay Bay Shark Reef Aquarium

The Mandalay Bay Shark Reef Aquarium is a great way to spend the day with the family.

06/19/2015

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Phoenix Zoo Discovers 2-Year-Old Bear Is Female, Not Male

The Phoenix Zoo is fessing up to what it calls an “embearassing” mistake regarding one of its animals.

03/22/2015

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Crowdfunding Gives A Leg Up To Animal Projects

(AP) — A large number of small online donations can turn pet projects into big lifesavers for animals. LoveAnimals.org, a year-old crowdfunding site, is believed to be the first devoted to aiding just pets and […]

10/08/2014

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Feds Release All Cows Gathered During Nevada Roundup

BLM released 400 head of cattle to rancher Cliven Bundy after hundreds of people staged a protest.

04/12/2014

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A Guide To The Southern Nevada Zoological-Botanical Park

There is only one zoo in Las Vegas and it may be modest compared to those in most cities, but it has everything families want to see packed into the most unlikely location.

09/20/2013

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Eager Beaver Blamed For Killing Internet In NM

Officials have finally identified the culprit behind a 20-hour Internet and cellphone outage last week in northern New Mexico -an eager beaver.

06/28/2013

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Puppies, Birds Stolen In Las Vegas Pet Shop Heists

Police were reviewing surveillance videotape Monday and trying to determine whether the same culprits were responsible for the overnight theft of puppies from one Las Vegas pet store and exotic birds and lizards from a nearby business featured on the Animal Planet cable TV series “Tanked.”

01/29/2013

File photo of an ocelot. (Photo by ELMER MARTINEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Rare Ocelot Sighting In Huachuca Mountains

State wildlife officials say recent photographs taken by a hunter of an ocelot appear to show the endangered cat is the same one spotted in the Huachuca Mountains last year.

11/20/2012

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Police: Two Chimpanzees On The Loose In Las Vegas

Two chimpanzees are reportedly on the loose in northwest Las Vegas.

07/12/2012

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New Mexico Fat Cat Weighs In At Nearly 40 Pounds

Meow can’t help but waddle. He’s one super-sized cat.

04/21/2012

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