Court Asked To Determine If Chimp Is Legally A PersonThat's what attorney Steven Wise will try to persuade a state appeals court in Manhattan on Thursday. Wise, who represents the Florida-based Nonhuman Rights Project animal advocacy group, plans to argue that two chimps named Tommy and Kiko should be freed from cages to live in an outdoor sanctuary.
Idaho Officials Approve Plan To Protect Sage Grouse HabitatIdaho officials approved a plan Tuesday to protect habitat for greater sage grouse on state endowment lands as part of an effort to avoid a federal listing of the bird under the Endangered Species Act.
2 Seattle Elephants On 2,000-Mile Trip To Oklahoma City ZooLoaded in climate-controlled crates aboard a flatbed truck and accompanied by an entourage and special snacks, two aging female elephants have left a Seattle zoo on a 2,000-mile trip to their new home in Oklahoma City.
Western Governors Tout Sage Grouse Conservation EffortsA group of Western-state governors has released a report on voluntary efforts in 11 states to conserve the habitat of sage grouse as part of an effort to avoid a federal listing of the bird under the federal Endangered Species Act.
Zigzig The Otter Moves To SeattleA river otter born at the Oregon Zoo will be moving next week to the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle.
A Guide To Seattle's Woodland Park ZooEnjoy your visit to Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo with this all-inclusive guide.
Nursing Degree Helps Career Nurse Chart Unusual PathRegistered Nurse Carol Soukup has enjoyed a long and varied career that eventually landed her in Seattle, Washington.
Bremerton Couple Surrenders 6 Dozen Cats, KittensA Bremerton couple is surrendering more than six dozen cats and kittens that have been living in squalid conditions inside a camping trailer.
Best Holiday Pet Events in Puget SoundDon't forget your furry family members this holiday season. Whether it's bringing home a special pet, or having a picture with Santa, there are lots of fun activities for your four-legged friends this time of year!
Best Pumpkin U-Pick Places in Puget SoundIt's time for fall leaves, apple cider, Halloween parties and pumpkins! Load up the kids, and head out to one of these local farms that have pumpkins, activities and lots of fall fun!
Best Petting Zoos in Puget Sound RegionIf your kids want a short trip out of the city to see and enjoy a day at the farm, here are some of our favorite places for a family day of animals and exploring!
Guide to the Sixth Annual Woofstock Pet EventComing on Saturday, August 4, it's the sixth annual Woofstock, one part fantastic entertainment and one hundred parts great pets that need a home. It is free for the whole family and a whole lot of fun!