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Watch: Nurses, turkey take care of rescued ducklings
By Elena Ferrarin
Apr 29, 2016 7:43 PM
Nurses from an Elgin hospital and a wild turkey named Talulah helped save orphaned duck eggs -- and cute little ducklings hatched.
Constant cleaning helps keep allergens at bay
By Mary Hayashi
Apr 28, 2016 9:42 AM
Starting to sneeze? Don't blame your newly acquired feline for exaggerating the symptoms. There are ways to minimize allergies that are seasonal and animal related.
Find family-friendly bird fun in northern Illinois this weekend
Submitted by McHenry County Conservation District
Apr 27, 2016 2:36 PM
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge and the Friends of Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge will celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with bird banding and family activities at three sites in northern Illinois and one in southern Wisconsin on Saturday, April 30, and Sunday, May 1.
Woodland kindergartners awed by Frog Lady and her animals
By Gilbert R. Boucher II
Apr 26, 2016 6:12 PM
The Frog Lady draped two snakes around her shoulders Tuesday and young students gasped as she discussed herpetology at Woodland Primary School on Tuesday.
Visitors celebrate Earth Day, animals at Cosley Zoo
Daily Herald report
Apr 23, 2016 5:42 PM
Cosley Zoo joined more than 100 other zoos across the nation in celebrating Earth Day with a Party for the Planet Saturday.
Wisconsin duck gets new feet, thanks to 3-D printer
By Karin Brulliard
Apr 23, 2016 6:30 AM
One lucky duck in Wisconsin got a new lease on life after a middle school teacher and his class created new flippers for the duck using a 3-D printer.
Tiny paw-thletes compete in Hallmark's Kitten Summer Games
By Leanne Italie
Apr 21, 2016 6:00 AM
What do the four-legged footballers of the Hallmark Channel's Kitten Bowl do in the offseason? They go for the gold in their own Summer Games, including a de-cat-hlon and freestyle wrestling.
Presidents welcomed pets in the White House
Apr 21, 2016 3:43 PM
Historically, our presidents have always had dogs and other animals with them in the White House.
Gardeners can help protect butterfly populations
By DEAN FOSDICK
Apr 19, 2016 11:06 AM
Bees aren't the only pollinators suffering from a massive North American die-off. Butterflies and moths, those flying flowers of the insect world, are disappearing too.
More room to groom at LITH Pet Supplies Plus
By Amy E. Williams
Apr 19, 2016 5:30 AM
The Pet Supplies Plus store along Randall Road in Lake in the Hills reopened this week, showcasing a new expanded grooming area.
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