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Photo courtesy of wikipedia.org Woman killed by shark in Australia A woman was taken by a shark on Thursday while swimming with her husband in Australia, authorities said, in an attack which horrified fellow swimmers.
03 апреля 2014
Whaling ban applauded despite fears of Japan sidestep Australia and New Zealand on Tuesday hailed a landmark court decision that Japan must halt an annual Antarctic whale hunt, despite fears it may try to sidestep the order.
01 апреля 2014
Photo courtesy of nv.kz Bear eaten by cats in Karaganda A horrendous incident occurred at the Karaganda Zoo: children witnessed a baby bear being eaten by jaguars.
22 марта 2014
Photo courtesy of wikipedia.org Dog 'sold for $2 million' in China: report A Tibetan mastiff puppy has been sold in China for almost $2 million, a report said Wednesday, in what could be the most expensive dog sale ever.
19 марта 2014
©Reuters/Bogdan Cristel Rio to ban cosmetic surgery... for dogs, cats Lawmakers in Rio de Janeiro, where plastic surgery is all the rage, have approved draft legislation banning cosmetic surgery for dogs and cats.
13 марта 2014
Photo courtesy of gmanetwork.com New lizard species discovered in Peru Scientists have discovered a new species of lizard at a national park in Peru.
12 марта 2014
Himalayan cat. ©Reuters/Ina Fassbender Cat takes US family hostage A 22-pound (10-kilo) Himalayan cat attacked a baby boy and then took a US family hostage in their apartment, forcing them to call 911 to get police help.
12 марта 2014
©Reuters/Dinuka Liyanawatte Elephants can tell difference between human languages African elephants can differentiate between human languages and move away from those considered a threat, a skill they have honed to survive in the wild.
11 марта 2014
10-metre whale caught in Tunisia fisherman's nets dies A 10-metre (33-foot) whale died on Sunday after becoming tangled in a Tunisian fisherman's nets off the coast of Sidi Bou Said town north of the capital Tunis.
10 марта 2014
Photo courtesy of convergencealimentaire.info Greenpeace accuses P&G over Indonesian forest destruction Environmental group Greenpeace on Wednesday accused US consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble of responsibility for the destruction of Indonesian rainforests and the habitat of endangered orangutans and tigers.
26 февраля 2014
Indonesian elephants found dead, poisoning suspected Seven Sumatran elephants have been found dead in western Indonesia and it is thought they were poisoned, a wildlife official said Monday, just the latest deaths of the critically-endangered animals.
24 февраля 2014
World's only captive leopard seal put down The world's only captive leopard seal, which washed up in Sydney with a shark bite to his abdomen seven years ago, has been put down at an Australian zoo.
21 февраля 2014
Man in China tries to feed himself to tigers A man in China survived an unsuccessful attempt to feed himself to a pair of Bengal tigers and is being treated for depression.
18 февраля 2014
Beluga whales. ©Reuters/David Gray Kitty litter parasite infects Arctic beluga whales A parasite that is found in cats and can cause brain disease, blindness and miscarriage in people has been found for the first time in Arctic beluga whales.
14 февраля 2014
Killer whales die in rare New Zealand mass stranding A pod of nine killer whales died Wednesday in a rare mass stranding on the New Zealand coast, in a loss conservationists said was a major blow to the local orca population.
12 февраля 2014
Photo courtesy of ©Almaty zoo Lama born in Almaty zoo A new lama was born in Almaty Zoo.
09 февраля 2014
Mystery giant jellyfish washes up in Australia Scientists were Thursday working to classify a new species of giant jellyfish that washed up on an Australian beach, describing it as a "whopper" that took their breath away.
06 февраля 2014
400 dolphins dead on Peru beaches The bodies of around 400 dolphins washed up on beaches in northern Peru last month, baffling authorities who are so far mystified as to the cause.
05 февраля 2014
Komodo dragon. Photo courtesy of animals.nationageographic.com Komodo dragon dies at Indonesia's "death zoo" A three-year-old komodo dragon has died at an Indonesian zoo infamous for scores of animal deaths.
02 февраля 2014
©Reuters/Andrea Comas Thousands rally against shark cull in Australia Thousands of people rallied across Australia Saturday against a controversial shark culling policy designed to prevent attacks, saying killing the marine animals was the not the answer.
01 февраля 2014

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