Penguins Born At Louisville Zoo

Penguins Born At Louisville Zoo Some Louisville Zoo employees are serving as surrogate parents for a pair of baby penguins.The zoo in Kentucky’s largest city said Monday that four little penguins hatched in January.Two chicks are being parent-reared by two sets of parents. The zoo says two chicks are being hand-reared by Curator of…

Plans For Appalachian Wildlife Center

Plans For Appalachian Wildlife Center The Appalachian Wildlife Foundation is announcing additions to the Appalachian Wildlife Center opening in 2021. The Appalachian Wildlife Center is a 12,000-acre reserve located off Kentucky Highway 119, already abounding in wildlife, including elk, bear, and bobcat.”We see elk pretty much every day. I’ve seen as many, I’ve seen…

Autism Awareness Day Involves Eastern KY Kids

Autism Awareness Day Involves Eastern KY Kids It was Autism Awareness Day and many students showed their awareness by wearing the color blue. Kids at Pikeville Elementary School sported blue shirts, bows, and lunch boxes for the worldwide holiday. Many say it is important to begin teaching students at a young age about autism.…

Cases Of Black Lung Disease Increasing

Cases Of Black Lung Disease Increasing A potentially deadly disease among coal miners is surging in Southwest Virginia and experts say new regulations could play a role in stopping it.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports one in ten coal miners who’ve worked in underground mines over the last 25 years has black…