Video: Chimpanzees Living At Closed Wildlife Waystation Take Part In Fire DrillsWildlife Waystation staff practiced coaxing the 32 chimpanzees still living at the animal rescue facility out of their cages through evacuation tunnels and into smaller transport cages that can be loaded on to trucks in the event of a wildfire.
32 Chimpanzees Still Living At Closed Wildlife Waystation Still In Need Of CareThe facility -- which was a sanctuary for abused, abandoned and injured wild animals for decades – has been closed to the public since last summer.
Wildlife Waystation Tigers, Cougars And Lions Relocated To Indiana SanctuaryThey are among approximately 400 wild animals being moved after the Wildlife Waystation announced last month it was permanently closing due to fire and flood damage.
Wildlife Waystation Closes Prompting Relocation Of Over 400 Wild AnimalsWolves rescued from fur farms and chimpanzees rescued from medical experimentation facilities are some of the waystation's current residents.
Sylmar Fire Forces Hundreds Of Thousands To Evacuate, Shuts Down 210 FreewayA wildfire that erupted in the Angeles National Forest above Sylmar early Tuesday has charred more than 4,000 acres and damaged several structures, officials said.
Former Volunteers At Wildlife Waystation Upset Over Being Let GoThe facility's founder says their dismissals are merely part of a policy change.
Where Do You Take A Lion When He Needs A Cavity Filled?CBS2's Joy Benedict introduces us to the volunteer dentists who make sure the lions, tigers and bears (oh my!) are well cared for.
Best Places To View Wildlife Near Los AngelesWithout a doubt, Southern California is endowed with an abundance of wildlife, exotic and otherwise and are indigenous to this part of the Golden State or to another parts of the world. From deep in the desert to life saving preserves, these esteemed animals can also be seen in well endowed parks and natural habitats, attracting visitors from Los Angeles for the chance to catch a glimpse of a diverse number of critters and the picturesque environments in which they currently roam. Consider the following five.
Bye Bye Booie: Cigarette-Smoking Candy-Addicted Chimp Dead At 44A famous chimpanzee who could beg for sweets using sign language and was addicted to cigarettes has died.