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A suburb in New Zealand's largest city is in a fruit and vegetable lockdown after a single male Queensland fruit fly was found in a trap.
Police said anonymous tipsters went to a vacant house in Houston to smoke marijuana when they found a tiger inside.
'There's never been such a mass invasion of polar bears'
For more than 25 years, Colombia has been working to leave behind the violent legacy of Pablo Escobar. But there's one unusual problem that keeps growing: the notorious drug lord's pet hippos. Manuel... Bojorquez reports.
LONDON -- For ten days, the London Zoo kept its newly arrived male Sumatran tiger Asim in a separate enclosure from Melati, the female tiger who was supposed to become his mate. Zoologists gave them... time to get used to each other’s presence and smells, and waited for what they felt would be the right...
The juvenile mountain lion was so badly eaten by other animals thata necropsycouldn’t positively identify the sex or weight of the animal.
Customs officials discover the tiny cat hidden in a plastic grocery basket at an airport in India.
Indianapolis police and animal-care workers found a dog in a dumpster that apparently froze to death outside an apartment building.
Hundreds of thousands of dead fish were found in the Menindee weir pool and neighbouring waterways.
Casey Hathaway from North Carolina hailed 'a survivor' by police after becoming lost in sub-zero temperatures A three-year-old boy who survived two nights alone in the woods in freezing conditions has... told police and family he was helped out by a friendly bear that was with him the whole time. Rescuers responding to reports of a baby crying found Casey Hathaway tangled up in thorny bushes, cold and soaked but safe on Thursday night. He had gone missing on Tuesday in conditions so bad the subsequent search had to be called off.
Conservationists dismiss the idea of culling southern hairy-nosed wombats while pastoralists say the marsupials are impacting on native grasses.
Sea lion steelhead consumption puts the fish at high risk of going extinct
The winning auction bid for the enormous tuna was more than double the price fetched five years ago A record $3.1 m (£2.4 m) has been paid for a giant bluefin tuna at Tokyo's new fish market, which... replaced the world-famous Tsukiji late last year. The winning bid for the prized but endangered species at the predawn auction was more than double the 2013 annual New Year auction.
A little girl has been injured after falling into a rhino enclosure at a zoo in Florida.
A lion killed a worker Sunday at a North Carolina zoological park after it escaped a locked enclosure during a routine cleaning, officials said.
It was the first elephant birth at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in almost 10 years.
Police in Florida are mourning the loss of a canine who was killed during a Christmas Eve shootout with an attempted murder suspect outside a packed mall, according to reports. The tragedy unfolded... after authorities learned that a man wanted in connection with a recent attempted murder was at the Mall at Wellington Green in...
True’s good fortune may be Evie’s salvation. The mixed-breed pooch, True, had his legs hacked off in the Ukraine by his drug-addicted owner. The man died of an overdose and the charity Cause 4... Paws rescued True and brought him to Toronto. A recent fundraiser was held hoping to collect $5,000 for a pair of […]
Tokyo denies report by Kyodo news agency that government will reveal its decision by the end of the year Japan is to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and resume commercial... whaling next year, a report claimed on Thursday, in a move that drew condemnation from Australia, with other anti-whaling nations expected to follow suit. Japan will inform the IWC of its decision by the end of the year, Kyodo news agency said, months after the body rejected its latest bid to resume commercial whaling.
A cold-hearted cop from Mississippi has been demoted after his department learned he dumped his retired police dog at an animal shelter, according to new reports. Dog trainer Randy Hare was stunned to... learn that Ringo, a drug-sniffing Labrador retriever who worked for nine years at the Jackson Police Department, was up for adoption at...
When Andrea Gaylord arrived back at her homein Paradise, California, she said her beloved dog, Madison, was waiting patiently for her to return home.
An Australian kangaroo, Roger, who rose to fame in 2015 has died.
Conservation workers and volunteers in New Zealand have managed to refloat six surviving stranded whales and are hoping they'll soon swim away into deeper water. Ten pygmy killer whales were …
Half the animals were already dead when found by conservation officers who decided to put the rest of the whales down.
A puppy detained by police after biting an officer has been returned to its owners.