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New York Animals

Keeping Pigs As Pets Despite The Law

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 05.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — In a city of high-rises and tiny apartments, pigs are found mainly on menus. Most New Yorkers would never consider making pets out of...

WATCH: 9 Animals Shot With Darts In The Bronx

Posted 10.18.2012 | New York

Nine animals, including a Canadian goose and a squirrel, have been found shot by blow darts in Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx over the last few years. ...

Should NYC Have An Animal Abuser Registry?

Posted 09.19.2012 | New York

City Council member Peter Vallone Jr. has introduced a bill to create an animal abuse registry that would prevent previous offenders from being able t...

LOOK: Dolphin Spotted Swimming In The Hudson River!

Posted 06.18.2012 | New York

A dolphin was spotted swimming along the Hudson River on Sunday, providing lucky onlookers with a rare glimpse of aquatic wildlife here in the concret...

LOOK: Animals Of New York's Wheel Of Hopes Program

Posted 05.03.2012 | New York

Everyday, animals throughout the city are routinely euthanized due to overpopulated shelters and lack of adopters. But one special program, the Mayor'...

4-Foot Long Snake Crawls Out Of Man's Toilet

Posted 05.14.2012 | New York

Today in New York nightmares, a 4-foot snake slithered out of a Staten Island man's toilet Tuesday morning. SI Live reports Allen Shepard went to ...

Illegal Wolf-Dog Found In East New York

Posted 03.19.2012 | New York

Residents of East New York found what they thought was a wolf roaming their streets on Thursday. Turns out it was a hybrid between wolf and a dog. Pol...

Bronx Zoo Gets Hyenas From Denver Zoo

New York Times | Jennifer 8. Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For the first time at least 30 years, the Bronx Zoo will be home to hyenas, courtesy of the Denver Zoo. A sister-brother pair of spotted hyenas, also ...