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WATCH: Zebra recaptured in South Korea after escaping zooABC News - 26 Mar 2023 04:18
A zebra took itself on a walking tour through the streets of Seoul, South Korea -- until rescue workers returned it to the zoo it escaped from.
Pets could be gene-edited under new English law, says RSPCAThe Guardian - 24 Mar 2023 14:52
Act opens door to technology being used to create cats and dogs with extreme features, says charity Pets could be subjected to gene editing under a new government act, the RSPCA has warned. The animal... charity has said that the Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Act applies to all vertebrate animals, not only farmed animals, and that it could lead to cats and dogs being gene-edited to include extreme features.
Colorado man attacked by mountain lion while sitting in hot tubNY Daily News - 22 Mar 2023 02:58
The man told officials he was soaking in the hot tub with his wife around 8 p.m. when he felt something grab his head.
Mountain lion attacks man in hot tubSky News - 21 Mar 2023 05:31
A search is under way for a mountain lion who clawed a man's head while he bathed in a hot tub with his wife in Colorado.
'Harrowing' dog attacks on sheep costing farmers millions of pounds a yearSky News - 20 Mar 2023 03:37
Farmer Oliver East is losing sheep to deadly dog attacks every week.
Knock, knock, who's there? Alligator bites Florida man after he opens doorThe Guardian - 19 Mar 2023 15:15
Scot Hollingsworth of Daytona Beach said he heard a noise and after opening door was bitten by 9ft alligator on the thigh A Florida man answering a knock at his front door was promptly bitten by a 9ft... long alligator when he opened it to see who was there. Scot Hollingsworth, of Daytona Beach, told local TV station WKMG that he was watching TV with his wife when he heard a bump at the door and got up to investigate.
Bill banning import of hunting trophies into UK passed by MPsThe Guardian - 17 Mar 2023 14:09
House of Lords to rule on divisive legislation that would stop import of endangered animals' body parts MPs have voted to support a controversial ban on importing hunting trophies from thousands of... species into the UK, preventing British hunters from bringing the body parts of lions, elephants and giraffes into the country. A private member's bill put forward by the Conservative MP Henry Smith and backed by the government received the support of parliament after years of divisive debate on the issue. MPs from across the political spectrum spoke in favour of the legislation before it passed.
Oklahoma pet monkey killed after attacking woman, ripping her ear 'in half'NY Daily News - 17 Mar 2023 04:10
The monkey 'ran up my back and jumped onto my head, pulled hair out, and then ripped my ear in half like you would a piece of paper,' according to the victim.
Two dolphins die from Bird Flu in UK waters: Government says deaths due to highly contagious H5N1Daily Mail - 17 Mar 2023 03:43
Two dolphins have died from bird flu for the first time in the UK. They were both infected with the highly contagious H5N1 virus and were found separately in Devon and Pembrokeshire.
Alligator stolen 20 years ago from Texas zoo returnedBBC - 7 Mar 2023 05:40
The 8-ft (2.5m) reptile had been living in a nearby backyard for decades, officials suspect.
Explosion of sea lion deaths in Peru amid deadly bird flu outbreakCNN - 7 Mar 2023 02:16
Thousands of sea lions have died in Peru amid an outbreak of bird flu, according to Peru's National Service of Protected Areas by the State (SERNANP).
Dog rescued after spending 23 days under rubble of Turkey earthquakeNew York Post - 2 Mar 2023 04:47
The pooch, a husky named Alex, was pulled out from the piles of concrete and building debris near Antakya in the Hatay province of Turkey.
Hunter shoots and skins 'coyotes' only to discover they were a family's treasured German shepherdsSky News - 2 Mar 2023 04:05
A man is facing charges after he killed and skinned what he thought were two coyotes - only to find they were a family's pet German shepherds.
Thailand's missing monkeys: why did hundreds of rhesus macaques vanish from a temple?The Guardian - 26 Feb 2023 03:48
Police in Loei trying to determine if the animals migrated or were taken as part of a trafficking operation For decades, Tham Pha Mak Ho temple in north-east Thailand has been home to crowds of rhesus... macaques. Every morning monks feed them with rice and fruit, while tourists give them bananas and seeds bought from the local street vendors. But over recent months, local people began to notice that when they came with offerings of food, fewer monkeys seemed to greet them. Local media reported claims that hundreds seemed to have disappeared from the temple in Loei province.
Colorado firefighters rescue 155-pound St. Bernard who fell through iceNew York Post - 21 Feb 2023 05:29
A team of firefighters had to rescued a 155-pound St. Bernard dog named Mumford after it fell through the ice and into freezing waters at the Jim Baker Reservoir in Colorado.
Boy mauled to death by tiger only for his grandfather to suffer the same fate 12 hours laterDaily Mail - 15 Feb 2023 14:01
The first victim, 12-year-old Chethan was killed in a tiger attack on the evening of February 12 while harvesting coffee at a plantation adjoining a forest in Karnataka, southern India.
'This is a tragedy': Giraffe dies after getting caught in enclosure gate at New York zooUSA Today - 14 Feb 2023 16:24
Parker, a 6-year-old giraffe, died after getting stuck in the support structure of an enclosure gate at the Seneca Park Zoo in Rochester, New York.
Mexico zoo director stole dozens of animals, fed goats to staffersNew York Post - 2 Feb 2023 04:30
"These four animals slaughtered and cooked on the zoo's premises, and were served as food at the year-end party."
Tamarin monkeys missing from Dallas Zoo found alive in abandoned home; person of interest soughtNew York Post - 1 Feb 2023 03:47
The small, white-bearded monkeys were brought back to their habitat and will be evaluated by zoo veterinarians, the Dallas Zoo said in a statement.
Kansas man accidentally shot by dog remembered as 'lovable goofball'New York Post - 25 Jan 2023 03:07
Joseph Smith was in the front passenger seat of a pickup truck when the hound in the back stepped on the hunting rifle.
Camel tramples worker to death after he punched it in the face at a Russian children's campDaily Mail - 23 Jan 2023 15:33
A camel trampled a Russian workman to death at a children's holiday camp near Omsk in western Siberia after the man yanked its reins and punched it in the face, reports have said
Missing clouded leopard found after shutting down Texas' largest zooUSA Today - 14 Jan 2023 02:06
A missing clouded leopard named Nova shut down the Dallas Zoo, officials said Friday. She was located and safely secured in the afternoon.
Cats could soon outnumber dogs as cost-of-living crisis sees owners put off neutering their animalsDaily Mail - 30 Dec 2022 04:03
The pandemic has seen a surge in the number of pets in Britain, with the gap between the number of cats and dogs reducing by 500,000 moggies.
Right whale must remain on endangered species list to avoid extinction, feds sayNY Daily News - 28 Dec 2022 03:41
With fewer than 350 North Atlantic right whales remaining, the federal government on Tuesday declared they must stay on the endangered species list.
Polar bears vanishing from 'polar bear capital of the world' in CanadaThe Guardian - 24 Dec 2022 14:04
Government research shows dramatic decline in numbers in western Hudson Bay stronghold Polar bears are disappearing fast from the western part of Hudson Bay on the southern tip of the Canadian Arctic,... according to a government survey. The report said there had been a dramatic decline in the of number of female bears and cubs in particular.