WESTFIELD, Wis. — Izzle, Timon, Batman, River and Mars spent years confined inside a lab, their lives devoted to being tested for the benefit of human health.
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By Carrie Antlfinger The Associated Press
SAUK CITY, Wis. — Dairy farmers, take note: The key to turning your dairy cow into a cash cow is udder happiness.
Give her a bigger stall, increase air circulation and provide some shelter to prevent overheating.
That’s according to a University of Wisconsin initiative that focuses on making dairy cows happier so they provide more milk.
MILWAUKEE — The national cheese spotlight this week turns to Wisconsin where else? as judges get ready to sniff, taste and touch thousands of samples in the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest.
The national contest alternates each year with the world cheese-off. Judging is Tuesday and Wednesday at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, with winners announced Thursday.
MILWAUKEE — The zookeepers at the Milwaukee County Zoo are hand-raising a lone Amur tiger cub an unusual undertaking only done in order to save the cub’s life.
MILWAUKEE — Tigers use a grunt-like snort called chuffing as a greeting, short roars for intimidation and long roars to find mates.
Researchers are now trying to use those and other sounds tigers make to help protect and boost their population in the wild.
RIVER FOREST, Ill. An Illinois man has spent up to 10 hours every day for 11 years cleaning and fixing 1,500 paintings for museums nationwide. He’s done an estimated $5 million worth of work.
He didn’t get paid once.