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©Reuters/Siegfried Modola Australia's feral camels culled to 300,000 Australia's feral camel population numbers around 300,000, far fewer than the one million generally cited, a new study showed Thursday after a four-year cull removed 160,000.
21 ноября 2013
©Reuters/Phil Noble Species protection needed at 78 sites: study A scientific study out Thursday identifies 78 sites worldwide in dire need of environmental protection because they harbor species that could go extinct.
15 ноября 2013
Destressss with an Indonesian snake massage Lying on a massage table at a spa in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, Feri Tilukay closed his eyes and smiled blissfully as three enormous snakes slithered all over him.
06 ноября 2013
Extinct 'Godzilla' platypus found in Australia A giant extinct species of the platypus with powerful teeth has been discovered in Australia, with a scientist on Tuesday describing the duck-billed water animal as a "Godzilla" like monster.
06 ноября 2013
Photo courtesy of wordpress.com 'Zonkey' baby Ippo draws crowds in Florence An act of love between Martin the zebra and Giada the donkey in the romantic Italian city of Florence has produced a rare "zonkey" baby that is drawing crowds to an unusual exotic animal shelter.
01 ноября 2013
'Lost world' discovered in remote Australia An expedition to a remote part of northern Australia has uncovered three new vertebrate species isolated for millions of years..
28 октября 2013
©Reuters/Daniel Munoz Help at hand to relocate threatened species Australian and New Zealand scientists Thursday said they have devised the "first rigorous framework" on deciding whether to relocate endangered animals threatened with extinction by climate change.
17 октября 2013
Kangaroo checks in to Australian Airport Australian police had to lock down part of Melbourne Airport Wednesday after a kangaroo bounced into the terminal and surprised passengers shopping in a pharmacy.
16 октября 2013
©Yaroslav Radlovskiy Elephants walk Almaty first time in 23 years Elephants walk Almaty first time in 23 years
14 октября 2013
©Reuters Elephants and kangaroos are walking Almaty streets Elephants, kangaroos, ponies and camels are march along the central streets in Almaty today.
14 октября 2013
©Reuters/Daniel Munoz Koalas in danger as Aussie temperatures soar: study Australia's native koala could face a wipeout from increasing temperatures unless "urgent" action is taken to plant trees for shelter as well as eucalypts to eat.
03 октября 2013
©REUTERS/Toru Hanai New study points finger at climate in mammoth's demise A wide-ranging probe into woolly mammoths has added to evidence that the towering tusker was wiped out by climate change.
12 сентября 2013
Tiny rainforest frogs hear with their mouths Some of the tiniest frogs on Earth have no middle ears or eardrums but can hear by using their mouths.
03 сентября 2013
Japan scientists launch freeze-dry animal sperm bank Japanese scientists have launched a sperm bank for endangered animals that uses freeze-drying technology they hope could one day help humans recreate animal populations on other planets.
29 августа 2013
©REUTERS/Darren Staples No pet hates as dog donates blood to save cat Traditional animal rivalries were set aside in New Zealand when a dog's blood was used to save the life of a poisoned cat in a rare inter-species transfusion.
21 августа 2013
Cute new critter found in South American forests A lap-sized critter that looks like a mix between a raccoon and a teddy bear was unveiled Thursday as the first new carnivore in the Western Hemisphere in 35 years.
17 августа 2013
Big animals crucial for soil fertility: study The mass extinction of large animals in the Pleistocene era caused today's dearth of soil nutrients, scientists said Sunday, and warned of further damage if modern giants like the elephant disappear.
12 августа 2013
Dolphins remember friends' whistles for decades: study Bottlenose dolphins can remember each other's signature whistles for more than 20 years, a study said Wednesday -- the longest social memory ever observed in an animal.
07 августа 2013
Photo courtesy of  fotki.yandex.ru Strange lake creature brought to South Kazakhstan rescuers An unusual creature that looks like a tadpole shrimp of Branchiopoda class was found in one of the lakes of South Kazakhstan.
24 июля 2013
Photo courtesy of skiltopo.com Animal studies often biased: US scientists Medical research that uses animals to test therapies for human brain disorders is often biased, claiming positive results and then failing in human trials.
18 июля 2013

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