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Animals in the City

LOOK: Deer Duo Spotted Hanging Out In The Gold Coast

Posted 11.01.2013 | Chicago

It's not every day a pair of deer turn up in the city, much less hang out for several hours in one of the city's busiest shopping districts. Thursd...

15-Foot Python Found Near North Shore Beach

Posted 09.18.2012 | Chicago

A landscaper trimming bushes near Waukegan Municipal Beach came across a very large, potentially very dangerous surprise while working Monday. The ...

Report: Coyotes Surround Woman, Her Dogs In Lincoln Park

Posted 12.07.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago woman claims she was surrounded by a trio of coyotes while she walked her two dogs in the city's Lincoln Park neighborhood early Tuesday. ...

Skunks In The City: Smelly Encounters On The Rise

Posted 11.26.2011 | Chicago

Notice a different scent in the air lately? No, we're not talking about that crispy, autumn air -- rather, skunk sightings are reportedly on the rise ...

Raccoons Bunk In Suburban Woman's Dining Room

Wilmette, IL Patch | Wilmette, IL Patch | Posted 11.02.2011 | Chicago

With both children and grandchildren in the area, family dropping in is a constant for Sylvia Flinn at her Wilmette home. However, when Flinn played h...

Zoo Animals Stay Cool, Roosters Evade Capture & Squirrel Hunting Gone Wrong

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 09.19.2011 | Chicago

With the temperatures rising to oven-like heights these days, it can be easy to forget that us human types are not the only ones having to deal with t...

Duck, Turtle, Cat: Today In Furry Friends

Posted 08.29.2011 | Chicago

It's been a busy day at HuffPost Chicago and we've been so inundated with animal news in particular that we decided to pull it all together for our fr...