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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Death has come knocking a last time for the splendid ivory-billed woodpecker and almost two dozen other birds, fish and other species. The U.S. government is declaring them extinct. It’s a rare move for wildlife officials to give up hope on a plant or animal. But scientists say climate change threatens

BERLIN (AP) — An animal shelter says it is looking for the owner of an ostrich chick that was found in the German town of Krefeld late Friday. German news agency dpa reported Saturday that passers-by called the fire service after catching the 4-foot-6-tall bird in a town park. Dpa reported that a vet found

WASHINGTON (AP) — Louisiana wildlife officials say they have documented more than 100 oil-soaked birds after crude oil spilled from a refinery flooded during Hurricane Ida. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said Thursday that a growing number of oiled birds had been observed within heavy pockets of oil throughout the Phillips 66 Alliance

ROBINS, Iowa (KWWL) — A 13 year-old was airlifted to the University of Iowa Hospital after being injured during a skateboard stunt along Wildflower Road in rural Linn County. Authorities responded Saturday night around 11:30 p.m for the report of an accident. The 13 year-old skater was being pulled by a relative on a skateboard

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KWWL) — Over the weekend, volunteers rescued dozens of sick geese from the Iowa City area after observing odd behavior including neurological symptoms. While it’s just a working theory, the Iowa Bird Rehabilitation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources believe the geese are malnourished due a sudden change in their regular