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A bison rubs against a bush at a wildlife sanctuary in Milovice, Czech Republic, Friday, July 17, 2020. Wild horses, bison and other big-hoofed animals once roamed freely in much of Europe. Now they are transforming a former military base outside the Czech capital in an ambitious project to improve biodiversity. Where occupying Soviet troops once held exercises, massive bovines called tauros and other heavy beasts now munch on the invasive plants that took over the base years ago. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Bison, wild horses bring biodiversity to ex-army base

Aug. 8, 2020 4:03 PM EDT

MILOVICE, Czech Republic (AP) — Wild horses, bison and other big-hoofed animals once roamed freely in much of Europe. Now they are transforming a former military base outside the Czech capital in an ambitious project to improve biodiversity. Where occupying Soviet troops once held exercises, massive...

Car runs into horse riders, killing 1, in western Michigan

Jul. 25, 2020 11:05 AM EDT

MOLINE, Mich. (AP) — A woman riding a horse was killed when a car ran into a group of horse riders on a rural road in western Michigan, authorities said. The collision happened about 9:30 p.m. Friday when a car approaching from behind a group of three horse riders struck two of the animals, according to...

Zebra foal dies at a Tucson zoo; spinal injury is suspected

Jul. 22, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Grevy’s zebra that was born on July 4 at a Tucson zoo has died from a possible spinal injury, authorities said. Reid Park Zoo officials said the foal was found lying next to his mother on Monday. Initial radiographs show a fracture in the cervical spine, but zoo officials...

Chicago police rescue miniature horse found tied to truck

Jul. 14, 2020 12:35 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer rescued a miniature horse after finding the animal tied to a truck outside without access to water or shade, police said. Police said an officer discovered the horse on Monday afternoon in the city’s Back of the Yards neighborhood. The horse was tied to a tow...

Northern New Mexico horse shootings spark investigation

Jul. 10, 2020 12:05 AM EDT

MONTE APLANADO, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the shooting of two horses in northern New Mexico. The Las Vegas Optic reports two horses in the Monte Aplanado area of Mora County were shot last month. Animal Protection of New Mexico says one of the horses died from gunshot wounds while the other...

Man faces criminal charges for riding wild horse

Jul. 5, 2020 6:25 PM EDT

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — A man is facing criminal charges for riding one of the wild horses at a national park where the Maryland herd of feral animals is protected. National Park Service spokeswoman Kelly Taylor told news outlets that charges were filed against the man, but she didn’t release his...

New Mexico authorities: Pony found stabbed, butchered

Jun. 30, 2020 12:03 AM EDT

CORRALES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico authorities are investigating after a horse was found stabbed in the chest and partially butchered in his stall in Corrales. Inspectors with the state Livestock Board say the Welsh pony named Rocky had flesh cut from his body and removed from the scene. Investigators are...

Buddies embark on 500-mile pack trip for cancer research

Jun. 27, 2020 8:11 AM EDT

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Three Montana buddies decided to turn a fun trip into the state’s backcountry into a cause, raising money for research on cancer, which has claimed the lives of friends and family members they loved. Harry Green, 21, and Keagan Stroop and Troy Hennes, both 20, were on the...

Daud Mumin speaks during an interview in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. The 18-year-old college student, who turned 19 later in the month, says he has experienced racism and that he and other youth in the United States are tired of waiting for justice and are ready to take it back themselves. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Voices of protest, crying for change, ring across US, beyond

Jun. 17, 2020 2:20 PM EDT

They are nurses and doctors, artists, students, construction workers, government employees; black, brown and white; young and old. Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets in big cities and tiny towns in every U.S. state - and even around the world - to protest the killing of George...