Wild Animals

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Death Of Former Detroit Zoo Elephant Renews Debate On Keeping Majestic Animals In Captivity

Arthritis in captive elephants is common and is believed to be a result of living in small areas, often standing on hard, flat floors for long periods of time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2015

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Bear Attacks 12-Year-Old Girl In Northern Michigan

The girl was able to get up and run, but the animal attacked a second time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2013

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Possible Cougar Reported At U-M Campus

A report of a possible cougar sighting at the University of Michigan caused a bit of a stir at the home of the Wolverines.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012

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Bats: True Utility Animals

For most of us, the sight of a bat swooping through the sky causes us to duck and run. But if you knew that the variety known as the Little Brown Bat weighs no more than two nickels, would you think twice about screeching?

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2011

Although these two skunks are safe, four skunks in Ann Arbor have tested positive for rabies. (Credit: File Getty Images)

Two Rabid Skunks Found In Royal Oak

Royal Oak Police have found two rabid skunks in Royal Oak and warn residents to stay away from stray and wild animals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2011