| Mar 27, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Residents along 14th Street near West Oceanfront cared for a stranded sea lion overnight, pushing the beached mammal from the boardwalk to the sand where it would be safe from bicycle traffic.
At about 10 p.m. Tuesday, resident Fred Levine spotted the...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:52 PM
The Pacific Marine Mammal Center declared a state of emergency Monday due to the influx of malnourished and dehydrated sea lion pups coming ashore on Orange County beaches.
The facility on Laguna Canyon Road — the only marine mammal care center...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Josephine Ann Conroy Upham Billings
May 15, 1927-February 10, 2013
You are beloved daughter of Margaret Gertrude and Thomas Henry Conroy; charming wife to David William Upham, Sr., and Cmdr. Richard Newman Billings, USN (deceased);...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I am compelled to respond to George Fenwick's commentary ("The destructive invasive species purring on your lap," Feb. 26). He cites recent studies suggesting very high bird and mammal deaths due to outdoor cats. He then goes on to propose a Draconian...
| Mar 7, 2013
The two dolphins that found their way into the Bolsa Chica Wetlands on Friday had plenty of water and the option to leave any time, according to Pacific Marine Mammal Center spokeswoman Melissa Sciacca.
"They were sort of choosing to be in that wetlands...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Venkataramana Chapara has joined North Dakota State University as the Extension Service's area crop protection specialist at the North Central Research Extension Center near Minot.
He will be working on integrated pest management systems for all crops...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 10:26 AM
From Antarctica to Afghanistan, bird watchers from 103 countries made history in the first global Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), Feb. 15–18, according to a news release.
In the largest worldwide bird count ever, bird watchers set new records,...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Scientists have long known that cattle produce carbon dioxide and methane throughout their lives, but a new study pinpoints the cow-calf stage as a major contributor of greenhouse gases during beef production.
In a new paper for the Journal of Animal...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 2:21 PM
A trend of sea lion pups becoming malnourished along the Orange County coast has led to an uptick in the number of animals admitted to a local marine mammal center, according to experts.
As of Monday, the Pacific Marine Mammal Center on Laguna Canyon...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:05 AM
A recent paper published in the Journal of Animal Science suggests producers may want to adjust pig diets when including distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS). Some producers believe that feeding pigs saturated fats will undo the fat-softening...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup winner Animal Kingdom will try to follow in Frankel's hallowed hoof-prints on the opening day of Royal Ascot on Tuesday.
Frankel enjoyed an imperious 11-length triumph in the Queen Anne Stakes last year on his way to...