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L.A. Animal Shelters Are Crawling with Kittens

You can help them manage the rising tide of fur babies

As Wild-Caught Species Vanish, Are Lab-Grown Fish the Future?

Overharvesting and climate change are imperiling several species popular on dinner plates—but big-money biotech startups are floating a solution

The Very Best Things To Do in L.A. When It’s Rainy and Chilly Outside

Though your instincts tell you to hibernate under 14 blankets at home, the city knows what you really want
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One of the Largest Sharks in the World Has Been Spotted off the SoCal Coast

Basking sharks have returned to California for the first time in 30 years
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The Pet Halloween Costumes that Are Killing Us with Cuteness

Pets wearing costumes is one of the last pure joys we have

Environmentalists Want to Declare Mountain Lions an Endangered Species

A study says some populations of California’s big cats could disappear within our lifetime

An L.A. Bug’s Life

Fret no more. Insects are the good guys
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L.A. Zoo’s New Baby Gorilla Has a Name Fit for an Angeleno

The zoo's new resident honors a donor's late daughter
Animal Rescue

When Is a Rescuer a Hoarder?

Kimi peck was good at taking in stray and unwanted dogs that were at risk of being euthanized in public shelters. How she cared for the canines was another matter. After years of accusations, she’s on trial for animal cruelty