Gators contaminated by massive diesel spill get scrubbing, teeth cleaned

Wildlife rehabilitators are decontaminating dozens of alligators, scrubbing their hides and brushing their teeth with Dawn dish soap after a pipeline rupture dumped 300,000 gallons of diesel fuel into a Louisiana wetland. 78 gators have been rescued so far, but more than 100 animals have been found dead in the area.

Second eaglet emerges from egg in southwest Florida

One day after an eaglet hatched at a well-known nest in southwest Florida, its sibling also emerged from its egg, making bald eagles Harriet and M-15 the proud parents of two tiny new eaglets.

Andean bear cubs on display at Queens Zoo

Two Andean bear cubs born at the Queens Zoo over the summer spent months in a den bonding with their mother. But the youngsters are now exploring the zoo's outdoor bear habitat.