Animals made the news in Central New York quite often throughout 2016, from a "Moose on the Loose" to close encounters with lions at the Utica Zoo. These are our favorite, cutest animal stories of the last year.
A black bear has been spotted in a residential area of Higby Road in New Hartford. Christine Martin took a photo of the footprint left by the beast that was taking a winter stroll through her neighborhood. She spotted the bear in her back yard on Tuesday night on Higby, near Mohawk Street.
The month of November is known as 'National Adopt A Senior Pet Day.' At Stevens Swan Humane Society they are celebrating by offering a discounted rate on adoption fees for animals seven years of age, or older.
This summer we have posted several articles, and videos to our website that show black bears in the Adirondacks are in no way shy. Whether it be day, or night these large animals never hesitate to make their presence known. After all, it is THEIR home. This most recent video, taken by Utica native M…