Wildlife authorities publish guidelines on wild animal releases

Before that happens, the circular said authorities should run tests on animal adaptability and determine how the release could affect local ecology. For animals with huge numbers, provincial authorities can make arrangements for them to be released in other provinces.

Coronavirus pandemic puts focus on tuberculosis among zoo animals

Her organisation has appealed to all member zoos of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, including the Bronx Zoo, to end elephant captivity in a phased manner. “Like COVID-19, tuberculosis can be transmitted from non-human animals to humans, but its effects can be deadlier because of the possibility of wider contagion through zoo visitors,” she […]

Greenhouse gas levels pass symbolic 400ppm CO2 milestone

“The fact that it’s 400 is significant,” said Jim Butler, the global monitoring director at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Earth System Research Lab. “It’s just a reminder to everybody that we haven’t fixed this, and we’re still in trouble.”

New Pokemon and Digimon Anime Have Fans Reliving the Good Old Days

Late last year, fans were thrilled when a new vision came for the Pokemon anime, a show which debuted way back in 1997. The new series follows Ash Ketchum and his partner Pikachu after they became champions in Alola. This new series is unlike any before given its small cast and changing setting, but the […]

Conservationists No Longer Agree on What ‘Wild’ Means

Cipollone and his co-worker Angela Tavone, who joined us on the hike, specialize in helping abandoned agricultural landscapes revert back to nature. As human inhabitants have left this part of L’Aquila, big animals, including the Marsican bear, have nosed their way back onto the abandoned farmlands and orchards. “Rewilders” such as Cipollone and Tavone are […]

Next coronavirus ‘right around the corner’ if wet markets don’t close, animal rights groups, politicians warn

“It boggles my mind how, when we have so many diseases that emanate out of that unusual human-animal interface, that we just don’t shut it down,” White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci told ‘Fox & Friends’ last week. “I don’t know what else has to happen to get us to appreciate that.”

Wild elephant rescued from farm well near Palamaner

A herd of five elephants was on the move in Gangavaram mandal since a couple of weeks, raiding crops. On Wednesday night, when the the herd entered a field, a male adult elephant slipped into an abandoned 10-foot deep well. From midnight till the early hours, the beleaguered jumbo kept trumpeting, while the other members […]

Anime Fans Enter the Six Fan Arts Challenge With Dazzling Fan Art

During this time of quarantine to help “flatten the curve” of COVID-19, anime fans with creative skills have gathered in a number of different ways, with the latest being artists in the community joining the “Six Fan Arts Challenge”. The challenge asks artist of both anime and pop culture to show off their skills by […]

Netflix to Create Original Animated Event Series Based on Roald Dahl’s Most Beloved Stories

“Our mission, which is purposefully lofty, is for as many children as possible around the world to experience the unique magic and positive message of Roald Dahl’s stories,” said Dahl’s widow, Felicity Dahl, in a statement. “This partnership with Netflix marks a significant move toward making that possible and is an incredibly exciting new chapter […]

All the Wild ‘Tiger King’ Spin-Off Projects, from a Kate McKinnon-as-Carole Baskin TV Series to… Brad Pitt?

Deadline reports that Lowe is in very early talks with Murphy to star in a scripted series adaptation about Joe Exotic. The actor currently stars in Fox’s 911: Lone Star, which Murphy co-created and executive produces. A source has confirmed to The Daily Beast that Lowe and Murphy are friends, and that they are talking.