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  • Star Indian Shooter Heena Sidhu in Anti-Hunting PETA Campaign

    Star Indian Shooter Heena Sidhu in Anti-Hunting PETA Campaign

    The first Indian pistol shooter to be ranked number one in the world, Heena Sidhu, in an exclusive video interview, also talked on the cruelty of hunting animals after her tie-up with PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals).

  • Giant Anteaters Kill Two Hunters in Brazil

    Giant Anteaters Kill Two Hunters in Brazil

    Giant anteaters in Brazil have killed two hunters in separate incidents, raising concerns about the animals' loss of habitat and the growing risk of dangerous encounters with people, researchers said.

  • Refugees Return to Destroyed Neighbourhoods During Gaza Truce

    Refugees Return to Destroyed Neighbourhoods During Gaza Truce

    Palestinian refugees from Israel's Gaza offensive emerged from shelters as a brief truce began on Saturday to find many neighbourhoods destroyed and animals roaming the streets unattended.

  • West US Cave with Fossil Secrets to be Excavated

    West US Cave with Fossil Secrets to be Excavated

    For the first time in three decades, palaeontologists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: The bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave.

  • Mexico's Circuses Caught up in Animal Rights Spat

    Mexico's Circuses Caught up in Animal Rights Spat

    Mexico's "circus wars" are heating up, with a growing movement to ban circus animals meeting rising anger from circus workers.

  • Mexico City Bans Use of Animals in Circus Acts

    Mexico City's government has enacted the legislation approved by the Federal District Legislative Assembly banning the use of animals in circuses in the capital, a measure that was criticised by the industry.

  • Poaching of Wild Animals a Serious Issue, Says Government

    Poaching of Wild Animals a Serious Issue, Says Government

    Terming poaching of wild animals as a serious issue, government today said wildlife in the country is "under stress" with illegal trade in South East Asia alone to the tune of USD 60 billion.

  • Australian Sheep Punched, Stamped on and Thrown: PETA

    Australian Sheep Punched, Stamped on and Thrown: PETA

    Footage showing sheep being violently abused by shearers -- including being punched in the face and hit with tools -- was condemned on Friday by Australia's Agriculture Minister as "exceptional and cruel".

  • Eating Rare Animals is a Criminal Offense in China

    Eating Rare Animals is a Criminal Offense in China

    The Chinese have long been famous for their cuisine and not always in a positive light. They are known to consume some of the most exotic animals, from porcupines to snakes to turtles, the kind of food you really don't expect on someone's plate.? Not only do the Chinese take pride in serving ju...

  • Crackdown on Menu for China's Animal Eaters

    Crackdown on Menu for China's Animal Eaters

    Porcupines in cages, endangered tortoises in buckets and snakes in cloth bags - rare wildlife is on open sale at a Chinese market, despite courts being ordered to jail those who eat endangered species.

  • Facebook Deletes Texas Teen's Hunting Photos Citing Animal Image Policies

    Facebook Deletes Texas Teen's Hunting Photos Citing Animal Image Policies

    Kendall Jones, 19, set off a social media storm after she posted photos of animals she killed on a South African safari.

  • Maharashtra Governor to Preserve Peacock Which Died at Raj Bhavan

    Maharashtra Governor to Preserve Peacock Which Died at Raj Bhavan

    Raj Bhavan, the Maharashtra Governor's official residence, is known for the several peacocks and peahens staying in its large campus. Nearly 15 of the captivating animals are known to make it their home. So, when one of them passed away, the governor...

  • Darjeeling: Snow Leopard, Red Panda Get New Conservation Centre

    Darjeeling: Snow Leopard, Red Panda Get New Conservation Centre

    To reintroduce captive-bred endangered animals like red panda and snow leopard into the wild, the Darjeeling zoo has now started a new breeding conservation centre for wildlife.

  • Ugandans Charged With Sneaking 'Piglets into Parliament'

    Ugandans Charged With Sneaking 'Piglets into Parliament'

    Two Ugandan men who sneaked piglets into the east African nation's parliament to protest against corruption have been sent to prison awaiting trial, and the animals impounded as evidence, relatives said on Friday.

  • Thousands of Birds, Hundreds of Animals Died in Maharashtra Hailstorms: Report

    Thousands of Birds, Hundreds of Animals Died in Maharashtra Hailstorms: Report

    Over 65,000 birds and hundreds of mammals were killed and many more injured during the hailstorms in Maharashtra between February and April this year, a report released in Mumbai on Tuesday said.

  • Japan Kills 30 Whales in First Campaign Post UN Ban

    Japan Kills 30 Whales in First Campaign Post UN Ban

    Japan has slaughtered 30 minke whales off its northeast coast, in the first hunt since the UN's top court ordered Tokyo to stop killing the animals in the Antarctic, the government said.

  • Hee-Haw! Donkey Strikes Bond With Restless Rhino at Georgia Zoo

    Hee-Haw! Donkey Strikes Bond With Restless Rhino at Georgia Zoo

    Animals in the zoo in Georgia's capital are not allowed to be lonely, even if it means they end up with rather unusual companions.

  • 'Shaheen The Camel' Turns Soothsayer for FIFA World Cup 2014

    'Shaheen The Camel' Turns Soothsayer for FIFA World Cup 2014

    There are many more animals in the guessing game, but Shaheen is the only one with a 100 percent record after predicting the winners of the Spain-Netherlands and the England-Italy FIFA World Cup 2014 contest.

  • When Male Dolphin Fell in Love With Female Researcher

    When Male Dolphin Fell in Love With Female Researcher

    Can animals fall in love with humans? They do, but in the case of a female animal researcher the chemistry between her and a male dolphin was well beyond just love.

  • Human Hunters Wiped out Ice Age Animals

    Human Hunters Wiped out Ice Age Animals

    Large animals in Ice Age that included Sabre-toothed cats, huge kangaroos, and a leopard-sized marsupial lion became extinct because of human hunters and not climate change, says a new study.

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