15 Minute News 15 Minute Fun
Follow Us
Sign In
Sign In
to Comment, Vote &
Create Storyboards.

Animal News Storyboard

Share the Animal News Storyboard with Friends

Littered face mask foundA face mask was discovered inside the stomach of a dead penguin that washed up on a beach in Brazil, according to a local environmental conservation group. The Magellanic penguin was found on Juqueí... beach in São Paulo on Sept. 9, the Instituto Argonauta announced in a press release last Tuesday. "This case is unequivocal...
Read More
3
views
0
likes
Bear breaks into Alaskan zoo,It was the Ides of March for this adorable alpaca named Ceasar. A brown bear broke into the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage killing the popular, white-furred alpaca with tufted ears, officials said Wednesday.... The bear managed to tunnel under the zoo’s fencing early Sunday before the facility had opened to the public, knocking over bins...
Read More
3
views
0
likes
Abandoned dog found with noteA dog was found tied to a tree with a heartbreaking note from her owner, who said he had lost his job and was about to also lose his home due to the coronavirus pandemic — and could no longer keep... her, according to a report. “My name is Roadie. I was a rescued puppy...
Read More
1
view
0
likes
More than 450 whales strandedA second pod was sighted by helicopter on Wednesday morning, likely making it the worst whale stranding in Australia's history Rescuers fighting to save a pod of 270 whales stranded in Tasmania's west... have discovered a further 200 whales about 10km away in the same harbour, which all appear to be dead. The stranding is likely one of the largest on record globally and the worst in Australia's history. The sighting was made by helicopter over Macquarie Harbour on Wednesday morning and brings the total number of dead long-finned pilot whales in the stranding to about 290.
Read More
3
views
0
likes
Atlanta man attacked by sharkAn Atlanta man was attacked by a shark while snorkeling in the Florida Keys, sheriff officials said. The victim, Andrew Charles Eddy, 30, was bitten in the shoulder "almost immediately" after entering... the water while snorkeling with his relatives from a private vessel at Sombrero Key Light off Marathon early Sunday, according to the Monroe...
Read More
2
views
0
likes
Marine conservation experts are being deployed to Tasmania's West Coast where a pod of about 70 whales has reportedly been stranded.
Read More
2
views
0
likes
Horse that tested positive forIgnominious footnote in career of ex-trainer Colt tested positive after winning race in 2018 A final, ignominious footnote was added to the Classic-winning career of former trainer Jeremy Noseda on... Tuesday when Walk In The Sun, a winner at Lingfield in February 2018, was disqualified for returning a post-race positive for cocaine and one of the performance-enhancing drug's metabolites. Noseda, who announced his retirement from training "with immediate effect" in June 2019, was also fined £1,500. Walk In The Sun was a red-hot 1-12 favourite for a novice stakes on 27 February and won by seven lengths. Rumours started to circulate in March 2018 that the colt had failed a post-race dope test and Walk In The Sun joined Martyn Meade before his next start in a Group Three at Royal Ascot in June...
Read More
2
views
0
likes
Endangered species are being pushed to the brink of extinction on Kangaroo Island by feral cats, with the deadly summer bushfires making the problem much more serious, conservationists have warned.
Read More
2
views
0
likes
More than 25 apes traffickedLarge seizure of pangolin scales also carried out, government says, as four suspects are arrested At least 26 great apes illegally removed from the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been seized in... Zimbabwe, where four suspected traffickers have been arrested. Congo's environment minister, Claude Nyamugabo Bazibuhe, also announced a large seizure of pangolin scales from the country's north-east.
Read More
3
views
0
likes
Scientists are concerned for the welfare of a humpback whale sighted upriver in the Northern Territory's Kakadu National Park. It's the first time the species has been recorded in the area.
Read More
2
views
0
likes
A new squeeze? Snake mysteryThe oldest snake in captivity - known only as 361003 - hasn't been near a male python for two decades Experts at a US zoo are trying to figure out how a 62-year-old ball python laid seven eggs despite... not being near a male python for at least two decades. Three of the eggs from the snake in St Louis zoo remain in an incubator, two were used for genetic sampling and snakes in the other two eggs did not survive, the St Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The eggs were laid on 23 July and should hatch in about a month.
Read More
2
views
0
likes
World Wildlife Fund says species in Latin America and the Caribbean were disproportionately affected, declining 94% on average -- and humans are to blame.
Read More
2
views
0
likes
Endangered baby gorilla, bornTragedy cut short celebrations at a New Orleans zoo this week when a newborn gorilla, the first welcomed to the facility in more than two decades, died after six days. "We are heartbroken over the... loss," Ron Forman, the president and CEO of the Audubon Nature Institute, said in a statement Thursday. The baby didn’t...
Read More
2
views
0
likes
Surfer killed during sharkA man was fatally attacked Tuesday by a shark while surfing along Australia's Gold Coast, officials said. The victim, a 46-year-old man who was not immediately identified, was pulled to shore by other... surfers at Greenmount Beach in Coolangatta, where he was pronounced dead with severe leg injuries, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. A witness...
Read More
2
views
0
likes
Some 30 horses have been attacked in France in recent months, prompting public outcry.
Read More
2
views
0
likes
International Crime Ring ThatLaw enforcement agents documented the harvest of more than six tons of shark fins, officials said.
Read More
2
views
0
likes
Why are elephants dying? TheHundreds of animals perished in Botswana and new deaths are reported in Zimbabwe - now scientists are trying to find the cause Earlier this year, more than 350 elephants mysteriously died in the... Okavango delta in Botswana. Individuals of all ages and both sexes were affected, with many walking in circles before dying suddenly, collapsing on their faces. The mass die-off in May and June was described as a "conservation disaster". Three months later, most surviving elephants have fled. Last week a plane flew over the Okavango Panhandle, an area in the north-west of the delta where most of the deaths occurred, and eight elephants were spotted, when normally you would see hundreds, says Dr Niall McCann, director of conservation at UK-based charity National Park Rescue. "It is understandable,...
Read More
2
views
0
likes
New evidence suggests the Lystrosaurus species that roamed the Earth with the dinosaurs went into a state of hibernation to survive what is modern day Antarctica.
Read More
2
views
0
likes
At least 40 dolphins killedAt least 40 dolphins have been found dead near Mauritius, an island off of East Africa, after an oil spill from a Japanese ship polluted the waters.
Read More
2
views
0
likes
At least 40 dolphins die inCauses of death yet to be confirmed as witness describes last moments of one dolphin At least 40 dolphins have died mysteriously in an area of Mauritius affected by an oil spill from a Japanese boat,... officials and witnesses have said, as a witness described the moment one mother dolphin died in front of him. Residents who had ventured out in a boat alerted Reuben Pillay to a dolphin swimming around her dying baby. He went to try to find them but the baby had died by the time he arrived, he said on Friday, but the mother initially looked normal.
Read More
2
views
0
likes
Paralyzed dog stranded inA paralyzed rescue dog has been stranded in quarantine at JFK Airport for three days -- and could soon be euthanized -- because Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials wrongly assumed... she's sick, animal advocates told The Post Thursday. The adorable border collie-mix, Berry, was flown on Monday from Jordan to the Big Apple,...
Read More
3
views
0
likes
South African conservationistWest Mathewson was attacked without warning by lions during one of their regular walks A South African conservationist has been killed by lions he hand-reared. West Mathewson, 69, was walking two... white lionesses on Wednesday when one of the animals attacked and killed him without warning, his family said on Thursday. The incident took place on the premises of the family-owned Lion Tree Top Lodge, in South Africa's northern Limpopo province.
Read More
3
views
0
likes
Kids break into farm and abuseThe owners of an animal farm and market are outraged after discovering on social media that a group of teenagers broke into their farm and stole from their market.
Read More
2
views
0
likes
Giant panda May-Shong gave birth to a cub at the Smithsonian's National Zoo on Friday. Panda births are rare since giant pandas can only become pregnant one to three days out of the year.
Read More
2
views
0
likes

Oldest polar bear in UK dies aged 22

The Guardian - 22 Aug 2020 15:14
Oldest polar bear in UK diesYorkshire Wildlife Park says Victor was euthanised after kidney failure diagnosis The UK's oldest polar bear has died at Yorkshire Wildlife Park after a short illness. Victor, 22, became ill on Friday... and "despite the best efforts of the veterinary team" had to be euthanised after being diagnosed with terminal kidney failure.
Read More
2
views
0
likes