Tiger attacks zoo keeper in Topeka, Kansas

FILE PHOTO: Sumatran tigers are pictured before the play with leftover Christmas trees in the Tierpark Zoo in Berlin, Germany, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File Photo (Reuters) – A... Read more »

Ostrich, rodent on the menu as Cuba seeks food miracle

HAVANA (Reuters) – From breeding miniature cows to importing water buffalo, Cuban leaders have long gotten creative in their effort to remedy food shortages. Now, they are proposing ostrich... Read more »

UK royals attend Netflix ‘Our Planet’ premiere

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince William, Duke of Cambridge interviews naturalist Sir David Attenborough during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 22, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File... Read more »

U.S. judge strikes down land swap for road through Alaska wildlife refuge

ANCHORAGE (Reuters) – A federal judge on Friday struck down a Trump administration land trade allowing construction of a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska. U.S. District... Read more »

Labrador retriever fetches top U.S. dog breed honor for record 28th year

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The loyal and dependable Labrador Retriever hung on for the 28th year in a row to the title of America’s most popular dog in 2018,... Read more »

U.S. eases protections for threatened bird in Western states

(Reuters) – The Trump administration on Friday amended Obama-era land-use rules put in place to protect a threatened bird in 11 Western states and its shrinking sagebrush habitat, siding... Read more »

PG&E spared criminal charges in deadly 2017 California wildfires

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – An investigation into fierce wildfires that swept Northern California’s wine country in 2017, killing 46 people, found no basis to criminally charge PG&E, the utility... Read more »

‘Upcycled’ fashion and Oprah star at Stella McCartney catwalk

PARIS (Reuters) – British designer Stella McCartney showcased multi-colored “upcycled” dresses made of vintage T-shirts at her Parisian catwalk show on Monday, where U.S. media mogul Oprah Winfrey put... Read more »

Mountain lion strangled by Colorado man was orphaned cougar cub

DENVER (Reuters) – The mountain lion strangled by a Colorado man after it attacked him on a jogging trail last month was a young cub, weighing no more than... Read more »

Hong Kong snares record haul of rhino horns from South Africa

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong customs seized a record 40 kg (88 pounds) of rhino horns worth around HK$8 million ($1 million) from Johannesburg en route to Vietnam,... Read more »