A baby elephant's misadventure turned into an elaborate rescue mission in a small Indian village after it fell into a well nearly 30 feet (9 meters) deep.
The state's highest court is hearing a case over whether the tree-cutting to build snowmobile trails in the Adirondacks violates the state constitution. It doesn't.
Protections for Alaska's Tongass National Forest, known as America's Amazon, will reportedly be lifted, allowing "logging and other forms of development."
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Why not use this creative tome as the centerpiece of a wild and wonderful weekend with the kids? Read Maurice Sendak’s colorful book, then visit your local park, or walk through a nearby forest and discuss the adventures of young Max, the main character. Top off the weekend by streaming the Spike Jonze movie of the same name on Netflix. The whole family will enjoy the mix of real actors, computer animation and live puppeteering, the combination of which brings the story to life. Let the wild rumpus begin.
A farmer’s hut in India was chosen by a leopard to birth four cubs. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.
The red panda who went missing from her habitat at a Columbus, Ohio, zoo is back home.
A Native American statue now welcomes tourists into Lake George.
Ross Gay, a National Book Critics Circle Award-winning poet, wrote essayettes about something delightful “pretty much daily” for a year, developing a “delight muscle” that’s infectious to encounter in both audiobook and written form.
A state forest ranger found two women who had gotten lost hiking in the Lake George Wild Forest Area on Friday.
If mountain gorillas are at the top of your must-see-wildlife list, the forests in Uganda and Rwanda provide a stunning setting to see the impressive animals. An endangered species, there are reportedly just over 1,000 mountain gorillas in the wild today, due to habitat loss, disease and poaching. These majestic mammals live at elevations of 8,000 to 13,000 feet, stand 4 to 5-and-a-half feet when standing and weigh up to 440 pounds.
A 21-year-old Queensbury man will become one of the very few college students in the country to graduate this spring in an on-campus ceremony.
Nearly 60,000 years ago, cypress trees grew along a river near the Gulf of Mexico. Now scientists believe it may hold secrets to creating new medicine.
You don’t need to leave the United States to have an amazing bucket-list trip after you’ve retired. In fact, the U.S. is blessed with its own share of amazing cities and beautiful landscapes. For an easy-to-plan and easy-to-execute journey, hop in a car and drive (nearly) the entire coast of California.
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BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — A high school class ring that was lost in Maine in 1973 has been found in a forest in Finland.