Animals & Pets

How The Bronx Saved America’s National Mammal, The Bison

This past Monday, May 9th, legislation was passed to make the bison, aka the American Buffalo, the national mammal of The United States and now sits along with the bald eagle, the rose, and the oak tree as official symbols of our nation.

But did you know that the bison was rescued from the abyss of extinction right here in The Bronx?

Bronx Immigrants Share Their Stories, Deer Crossing Signs, Mary Higgins Clark, & More|Bronx AM Links

This morning on Bronx AM Links, you’ll read about Bronx immigrants who recently shared their migration stories at the Bronx Documentary Center, the move to have deer crossing signs installed on Shore Road in Pelham Bay Park, and Bronx born and raised author and queen of suspense, Marry Higgins Clark, still has it. You’ll also find how a rise in African immigrants in our borough has led to an increase in demand for interpreters, and an Upper West Side veterinarian who spays and neuters Bronx dogs and cats for free.

Pandas Coming to The Bronx, South Carolina Crabs In Our Borough, and New Doc Explores Struggling Single Dads|Bronx PM Links

Pandas in The Bronx, buying South Carolina crabs right here in our borough, and a new documentary explores the difficulty of extreme poverty facing single fathers and devastate impacts on their families are some of the stories you’ll find in this evening’s edition of Bronx Links.

Coyote spooks Steven Spielberg’s sister in The Bronx | New York Post

A menacing coyote terrified Riverdale residents on Thursday — including Steven Spielberg’s sister, who called 911 to keep the “predator” from attacking her poodle.

Nancy Spielberg, 58, a documentary producer and the younger sister of the “Jaws” director, was spooked when she spotted the hungry beast prowling in her back yard and staring down her 3-year-old pooch, Rambo, at about 11:30 a.m.

Pet Adoption Event This Saturday at New Beginnings Animal Rescue!

Come one, come all and meet your new furry little friend! New Beginnings Animal Rescue is holding a big adoption event this Saturday January 17th from 1-4PM to help these beautiful, and loving critters find forever homes and someone to give them all the loving they need! Oh and you also get to have some great Morris Perk Coffee which will be privately sponsored by a kind donor!

Check out some of these beautiful animals, how could you say no to these faces?