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Pelicans left stranded after oil continues to destroy marsh lands after BP oil spill

Plaquemines Parish officials are fighting to save coastal islands along the Gulf as the three year anniversary of the Deep Water Horizon oilrig explosion draws near. They say the oil spill destroyed the islands.

Everglades tour guide wrestles massive python

People on a tour boat ride in the Everglades had a front row seat as their tour guide jumped out of the boat and started wrestling a 10-foot python. And all of it was caught on camera.

New Orleans vet says cancer doesn't have to be a death sentence for your dog

12-year-old Annie is a healthy, normal dog. That is, except for the growing mass inside her lung. At Southeast Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Rose Lemarie uses an ultrasound to see if the tumor is primary, or if it's spread.

Dog nurses litter of kittens

These days not every family is what once may have been considered traditional. Families now come in all shapes and sizes, and that description extends to a home in Luttrell, Tennessee. Chloe is a pretty typical dog.

Zoo of Acadiana's show bird succumbs to injuries after injury during theft

Kiwi, the bird that was stolen from the Zoo of Acadiana and recovered from a burning car, has died at the LSU Veterinary Hospital in Baton Rouge where it has been trying to recover.

Donated artwork to benefit whooping crane repopulation project

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ (LDWF) whooping crane re-population project will benefit from artwork donated by two distinguished artists recognized today by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission.

Victim robbed of puppies, cell phone and backpack; arrest made

On March 28, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 1100 block of Moss Street regarding an armed robbery.

Thief of stolen birds from Zoo of Acadiana died in single vehicle crash

A man who stole three birds from the Zoo of Acadiana died after he lost control of his vehicle and crashed while attempting to outrun police.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Woman arrested for throwing two puppies off hotel balcony in New Orleans

WARNING: The video attached to this story could be considered disturbing to some viewers.

Large gray attraction leaving BREC'S Baton Rouge Zoo

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo will soon say goodbye to a big grey attraction.  Zoo officials want to move Bozie, the 37-year-old Asian Elephant, to a new zoo.  Bozie's buddy Judy died in March.

Long-lost cat is returned to owners after disappearing 13 years ago

On Thursday, a San Diego couple was reunited with their long lost cat. In Bandit's case, what happens in Vegas, really does stay in vegas. He went missing back in 2000 when the Corsos lived northwest of the strip.

CAA launches lost pet search tool

In order to help people find their pets, CAA has started a new email address for Baton Rouge families to contact when their animal goes missing. It is which can also be found on our website

Wild turkeys flock to woman's backyard

After being cooped up all winter it could be nice to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. However, for Darlene Thompson nature is knocking the back door of her Rochester, Minnesota home.

Dog tattoos cruel or prudent?

A North Carolina man's decision to put tattoos on his two dogs is drawing yelps of criticism and wagging tails of support across social media.

Off-duty firefighter saves osprey chick when it falls from nest

An off duty firefighter has rescued a baby bird in big trouble. Perched up on a pole, another osprey sat all alone. 100 feet below, firefighter Mike McCarty spotted its sibling on the road.