African swine fever outbreak reported in western Poland

The spread of ASF on pig farms and in wild boars in western Poland is a concern for Germany, Europe’s top pork producer with approximately 26 million pigs. Germany is also the EU’s second largest pork exporter to non-EU markets, after Spain. Most German exports go to China, South Korea and Japan. Should any of […]

Shocking video shows tourists feeding caged tigers with FISHING POLES at a Chinese zoo

Viral video emerged on Monday shows a group of tourists – some are children – leaning against a balcony while swinging their fishing poles attached with raw meat to attract the tigers on the ground. It remains unknown when the video was filmed

Poaching, not coronavirus, is the bigger threat, says tiger expert

On the contrary, he said, the real threat to tigers was posed by a surge in local poaching of prey species during the lockdown. He cited incidents in Kodagu and Shivamogga, reported in recent days [involving sale of deer meat.] The police were busy otherwise, and forest officials faced movement constraints, emboldening a new wave […]

Southern Resident Killer Whale Population Drops to 73 as 3 Orcas Are Presumed Dead

“We are saddened to report that three adult killer whales (orca) are missing and presumed dead as of July 1, 2019,” the center explained in a release on Tuesday. “These whales are from the extremely endangered Southern Resident killer whale population, that historically frequent the Salish Sea almost daily in summer months.”

Sanity, stability and stress-relief: why our beloved pets have never been more important

My own cat, Junior, is on my lap as I type – one-handed, because he has immobilised my left arm. He is desperate for love, as always. He pushes into the crotch of my elbow and curves the base of his tail against my chin so that his anus is yet again within inches of […]

Professor Josh Davis answers your questions on the fight against COVID-19

A. There is a huge amount of communication and co-operation globally on finding effective treatments and vaccines for COVID-19. It is a race – but it’s a race against time and the virus, not a race against each other! My team has been working with those doing trials in Europe and Asia, as well as […]

Tiger King’s Carole Baskin chilling secret gesture when asked about missing husband

“There is no short, simple way to refute so many lies. If you do want to know the truth, it requires understanding the history of events in the years before my husband’s disappearance and the roles and behaviors of the people interviewed in the series, which I have tried to do as concisely as I […]

Winery helps wildlife impacted by bushfires with smoke-tainted grape donation

“A lot of the wildlife survived the fires but died from starvation. It was like that in so many places, there was no emergency response other than what was coordinated by grassroot groups,” she said.

Read Bindi Irwin and Husband Chandler Powell’s Emotional Handwritten Wedding Vows

Chandler,When I sat down to write my vows I found a that I couldn’t stop writing them. I started by sharing all the ways you make my life beautiful and I found myself writing close to a thousand words. Then I moved on to write about what an extraordinary person you are and I needed […]

Maintenance staff slog with Coronavirus fear in mind

Man managementFor instance, the National Park Service (NPS) in USA, which administers as many as 419 properties — 62 of which are designated national parks that attract a lot of tourists — and employs over 12,000 people, says that though there is no federal lockdown diktat, public buildings have been out of access since March […]