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India cows get glow-in-the-dark horns to stop crashes
India cows get glow-in-the-dark horns to stop crashes

Police in central India are sticking glow-in-the-dark strips on the horns of stray cattle to prevent motorists from crashing into them.

India cows get glow-in-the-dark horns to stop crashes
Pygmy elephant with tusks growing downwards. ©Sen Nathan
Elephant with 'sabre-tooth' tusks found in Malaysia

A rare pygmy elephant with tusks growing downwards instead of up to give it a look like a sabre-toothed tiger has been found in Malaysia.

Elephant with 'sabre-tooth' tusks found in Malaysia
Mammals thrived long before dinos died: study
Mammals thrived long before dinos died: study

The prevailing theory that mammals only flourished after an asteroid strike wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago is doubly wrong.

Mammals thrived long before dinos died: study
Wave of dead sea creatures hits Chile's beaches
Wave of dead sea creatures hits Chile's beaches

Heaps of dead whales, salmon and sardines blamed on the El Nino freak weather phenomenon have clogged Chile's Pacific beaches.

Wave of dead sea creatures hits Chile's beaches
Elasmotherium sibiricum. Photo courtesy of palba.cz
Humans, 'unicorns' may have walked Earth at same time

A long-extinct animal known as the Siberian unicorn -- actually a long-horned rhinoceros -- may have walked the Earth 29,000 years ago.

Humans, 'unicorns' may have walked Earth at same time
Barsakelmes Natural Reserve in Kazakhstan. Photo courtesy of zapovedniki-mira.com
UNESCO adds Kazakhstani site to list of biosphere reserves

A Kazakhstani site has been added to the UNESCO list of protected biosphere nature reserves.

UNESCO adds Kazakhstani site to list of biosphere reserves
Przewalski's horse in the wild in Hustain Nuruu national park, Mongolia. ©flickr.com
Once extinct, world's last wild horse returns to steppes

The path out of oblivion for Przewalski's horse lies in getting on a plane to China, Mongolia and, most recently, the Russian steppes.

Once extinct, world's last wild horse returns to steppes
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Climate change 'forcing species to move'

Warming temperatures are causing about half of the world's plants and animals to move location, with every major type of species affected.

Climate change 'forcing species to move'
Australia court adjourns Johnny Depp dog case
Australia court adjourns Johnny Depp dog case

The court case against actor Johnny Depp's wife Amber Heard for allegedly smuggling two dogs into Australia -- dubbed the 'war on terrier'.

Australia court adjourns Johnny Depp dog case
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Kazakh horses named the oldest domestic horse breed

Kazakh horses are the oldest of domestic breeds that continues to inhabit the territories of its original formation said a Russian scientist Leonid Gaiduchenko.

Kazakh horses named the oldest domestic horse breed
Saiga bodies scattered across the steppe. Photo courtesy of mgov.kz
Foreign experts present findings on mass saiga pestilence in Kazakhstan

Foreign experts have finally presented their preliminary findings into the tragic pestilence of hundreds of thousands of rare saiga antelopes in Kazakhstan.

Foreign experts present findings on mass saiga pestilence in Kazakhstan
Photo courtesy of yk.kz
Two men in Kazakhstan walk lions in broad daylight

Why were two men walking young white lions in broad daylight in Kazakhstan's Ust-Kamenogorsk?

Two men in Kazakhstan walk lions in broad daylight
Photo courtesy of mgov.kz
South African experts study causes of saiga pestilence in Kazakhstan

Causes of the recent massive die-out of rare saiga antelopes in Kazakhstan is studied by South African specialists.

South African experts study causes of saiga pestilence in Kazakhstan
Protesters muzzled at Chinese dog meat festival
Protesters muzzled at Chinese dog meat festival

Campaigners protesting China's annual dog meat festival were forcibly dispersed by unidentified men as they attempted to rally outside a government office.

Protesters muzzled at Chinese dog meat festival
Fourteen dead, hundreds of zoo animals wiped out in Georgia floods
Fourteen dead, hundreds of zoo animals wiped out in Georgia floods

Nine people were missing in Georgia's capital Tbilisi, a day after freak floods killed 14 people and swept away zoo animals, some of which were shot after being found prowling the streets.

Fourteen dead, hundreds of zoo animals wiped out in Georgia floods
Lions, tigers on the loose in deadly Tbilisi floods
Lions, tigers on the loose in deadly Tbilisi floods

Lions, tigers and even a hippopotamus escaped from a zoo in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, adding to chaos caused by severe flooding that killed at least 12 people.

Lions, tigers on the loose in deadly Tbilisi floods
Photo courtesy of givotnie.com
Russia suspects pasteurellosis as cause of saiga die off in Kazakhstan

Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance has commented on the mass saigas die off in Kazakhstan.

Russia suspects pasteurellosis as cause of saiga die off in Kazakhstan
A herd of saiga antelopes. ©RIA Novosti
Mass deaths of rare antelopes in Kazakhstan stir conservation fears

The sudden deaths of tens of thousands of endangered antelopes in Kazakhstan over the past two weeks have left scientists scrambling for answers.

Mass deaths of rare antelopes in Kazakhstan stir conservation fears
Photo courtesy of mgov.kz
Kazakh officials discuss connection between Proton launches and saiga deaths

Is there a connection between the mass die-out of saigas in Kazakhstan and rocket launches from Baikonur cosmodrome?

Kazakh officials discuss connection between Proton launches and saiga deaths
New dolphinarium in Almaty opens with a charity show. Still of Tengrinews video
Delphinarium opening in Almaty celebrated with charity show for kids

A new delphinarium has opened in Almaty.

Delphinarium opening in Almaty celebrated with charity show for kids