animal deaths

Chickens sit in a farm. (credit: KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawsuit: Alarm Fails, 100,000 Chickens Die

A lawsuit filed by an Oregon egg producer says an alarm system failed during an electrical malfunction that halted ventilation at a brooder building in Washington state, suffocating about 100,000 hens.

CBS Seattle–03/04/2015

File image of an aquarium (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Portland Aquarium Under Investigation For 200 Animal Deaths

The Portland Aquarium is being investigated by the humane society over a report showing more than 200 marine animals died this spring from starvation, infection, high temperatures, animal-on-animal attacks and unknown causes.

CBS Seattle–08/20/2013