Posts Tagged Animals

Review: ‘Madagascar’ spin-off hatches family fun

This image released by DreamWorks Animation shows Agent Classified, voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch  in a scene from, "The Penguins of Madagascar." (AP Photo/DreamWorks Animation)

For a movie that’s more paint by numbers than Picasso, “Penguins of Madagascar” begins with something completely unexpected: a Werner Herzog voiceover.

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Dozens of horses die in stable fire near Chicago

An official stands with Tyson Bauman, left, one of the owners of Valley View Acres, and others, near the scene where more than 30 horses died in a stable fire in Crystal Lake, Ill.. Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. As firefighters arrived before midnight Saturday, the stable's owners were running around the complex looking for ways to lead horses to safety, Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Chief Paul Deraedt said in a phone interview. (AP Photo/Northwest Herald, Joe Shuman)

CHICAGO (AP) — More than 30 horses died in a stable fire in suburban Chicago over the weekend, with distraught owners of the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said.

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Pheasants being released in 9 Nebraska areas

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is releasing rooster pheasants in nine wildlife management areas in time for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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