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February 15, 2017
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France trains eagles to down drones
February 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 1, 2017
Ryan Anderson gives his lead dogs, Dolce (left) and Heath, a hug and a rub at the end of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. Anderson took first place in the race. Bob King / Forum News Service
Unlikely strategy secures Beargrease title: Anderson wins for a third time
February 1, 2017 - 9:14pm
January 31, 2017
Beargrease race fans, volunteers and handlers watch racer Colleen Wallin arrive at the Sawbill checkpoint Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Serviceplay button
Beargrease mushers strategize, reflect in race’s final stretch
January 31, 2017 - 10:41pm
January 30, 2017
 John Beargrease mid-distance champion Martha Schouweiler (left) watches as her lead dog Normandy licks Patty Prudden at the Trail Center checkpoint Monday. Prudden designed and made the Frank Bishop Lead Dog Award that Schouweiler and Normandy are wearing. The award, named for a late, long-time Beargrease volunteer, is given to the lead dogs of the winning mid-distance and marathon teams. Steve Kuchera / Forum Nes Serviceplay button
'It's because of the dogs'
January 30, 2017 - 11:12pm
January 11, 2017
The rusty patched bumble bee has been declining in recent years due to habitat loss, climate chnage and neonicotinoid pesticides. The species on Tuesday became the fist bumble bee in the continental U.S. to get Endangered Species Act protection. Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institute
Bumblebee placed on federal endangered species list
January 11, 2017 - 10:55pm
September 19, 2016
This digitally-colorized scanning electron micrograph depicts four magenta-colored, spherical methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria in the process of being phagocytized by a blue-colored human white blood cells in this undated handout photo. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)/Handout via REUTERS
'Superbugs' resistant to drugs may push millions into poverty
September 19, 2016 - 8:48pm
Trey Zamarron gets the feel of a Burmese albino python resting on the shoulders of Jim Quistorff. play button
Strange and lovely animals at Island Days
June 19, 2016 - 7:53am
May 25, 2016
Careless use of matches blamed in Rogers barn fire where horses died
May 25, 2016 - 5:30am
March 16, 2016
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
March 16, 2016 - 1:45am
September 3, 2015
Benefits of a grain-based diet
September 3, 2015 - 4:59am
July 20, 2015
Meet-and-greet with horses, riders slated Friday prior to Arabian show
July 20, 2015 - 12:02am
June 19, 2015
Montevideo police officers seized eight puppies from owners last week. Officers arrived to find the puppies in poor health and living conditions. Pictured is one of the puppies after rescue.
Puppies seized from owners amid allegations of abuse
June 19, 2015 - 12:04pm
April 24, 2015
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Video: Gorbie 10-weeks post-amputation
April 24, 2015 - 5:38pm
October 25, 2013
FDA issues proposed rule to improve food safety for animals
October 25, 2013 - 10:00am
October 23, 2013
FDA says 580 pets have died from jerky-caused illness
October 23, 2013 - 3:49pm
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