Latest Species reintroduction News

Dozens of rescuers help save dolphins stranded on Cape Cod

May. 19, 2022 15:41 PM EDT

WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) — More than 40 people — including marine mammal experts, interns and volunteers — spent several hours battling an incoming tide to help rescue seven dolphins that got stranded in the shallow waters of a Cape Cod river this week. The International Fund for...

Former Bears RB Tarik Cohen injured during streamed workout

May. 17, 2022 15:03 PM EDT

Former Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen, now a free agent, apparently suffered an injury during a training session being live-streamed on his Instagram account. The hard-luck player, released in March by the Bears due to past injuries, grabbed the back of his leg after going...

Reward offered for information on endangered red wolf death

May. 14, 2022 16:24 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to a conviction in the shooting death of an endangered red wolf in North Carolina. The wolf was found in a muddy field in Tyrrell County on April 15, according to the U.S....

Proposed revision of Mexican wolf management plan draws fire

May. 13, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. wildlife managers want to see at least 320 Mexican gray wolves roaming the Southwest within the next several years as they try to recover an endangered species that for decades has been the focus of political strife and litigation. While a population...

Condors soar again over Northern California coastal redwoods

May. 03, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

REDWOOD NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The endangered California condor returned to soar the skies over the state's far northern coast redwood forests on Tuesday for the first time in more than a century. Two captive-bred birds were released from a pen in Redwood National Park, about...

Former Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles gets released by Bears

May. 01, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears released veteran quarterback Nick Foles on Sunday, two years after acquiring the former Super Bowl MVP to compete with Mitchell Trubisky for the starting job. New general manager Ryan Poles had told reporters he hoped to trade Foles after...

Wildlife officials warn of invasive frogs in Washington

Apr. 28, 2022 08:53 AM EDT

ISSAQUAH, Wash. (AP) — An invasive species is consuming and competing with native species in western Washington, including salmon. Scientists have spotted African clawed frogs in Issaquah, Lacey and Bothell, KING5 reported. The frogs were initially brought into the United States...

Cubs put OF Clint Frazier on injured list with appendicitis

Apr. 22, 2022 19:20 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Clint Frazier’s injury-plagued career took another hit Friday when the Chicago Cubs announced the outfielder has been sidelined because of appendicitis. Frazier was put on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to Wednesday. The 27-year-old Frazier...

Healed sea turtle released to mark Earth Day in Florida Keys

Apr. 22, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — A rehabilitated green sea turtle was released back to the ocean in the Florida Keys on Friday to mark Earth Day. Several hundred onlookers watched on Marathon’s Sombrero Beach as staff from the Keys-based Turtle Hospital released “TJ Sharp,” a 65-pound...

Baby zebra spooked by ostriches dies at Disney World

Apr. 16, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — A baby zebra died at Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom after running full speed into a gate when it was being spooked by two ostriches Thursday, a television station reported. WESH reported it spoke with a family who witnessed the incident and was...