Daily news of pets, endangered animals and wildlife around the world. Includes information on dogs, cats, dolphins, whales, and wild animals, plus news on endangered species, animal welfare and wildlife conservation.

"Bud" the African grey parrot may have witnessed the murder of his Michigan caretaker. Photo Credit: Telegraph

Did This Parrot Sing Like A Canary? Bad-Mouthing Bird Reveals Murder Suspect

(ANIMAL NEWS/PETS) MICHIGAN — Glenna Duram was recently┬ácharged with first-degree murder in the May 2015 killing of her husband, Martin Duram. Relatives believe the Duram’s pet parrot, Bud, may have witnessed the murder, potentially giving police insight into what may have happened during the fatal shooting. The bird allegedly replayed the tragic event by mimicking […]

Continue Reading
Bubbles (pictured) had been at SeaWorld San Diego in California for almost 30 years. Photo Credit: SeaWorld San Diego via Mirror

Captivity Kills: SeaWorld’s Beloved ‘Bubbles’ Dies

(SEAWORLD/ANIMALS IN CAPTIVITY) SeaWorld San Diego’s oldest pilot whale, Bubbles, has died after spending her entire life in captivity, sparking outrage on social media. After Marineland of the Pacific closed in the 1980s, Bubbles was transferred to SeaWorld San Diego and became a celebrity of sorts as one of the park’s most beloved animals for […]

Continue Reading
Comfort dogs at Chicago O'Hare International Airport before traveling to Orlando, Florida to comfort families and victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting Saturday night. Photo Credit: ABC 7 Chicago

Comfort Dogs Head To Orlando To Help Families & Victims Heal

(ANIMAL NEWS/SERVICE DOGS) Following the horrific shooting at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub Saturday night, comfort dogs from Chicago flew out of O’Hare Airport Monday morning to help families and victims of the tragedy heal. Twelve of the service dogs were invited by a local Lutheran church that has an outreach program with the LGBT community. Many […]

Continue Reading
Photo credit:

Celebrating World Oceans Day: Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet

(OCEANS) Happy World Oceans Day! Originally created by The Ocean Project in 2002, World Oceans Day became nationally recognized as June 8 in 2008. Since then, the project has reached millions worldwide in advocating for healthier oceans and a healthier planet. There’s no doubt that factors like climate change and pollution are threatening our Earth’s […]

Continue Reading