Opinion | Swati Thiyagarajan | Wednesday July 29, 2015
The animals pay a steep price by being forced into confrontational situations and being killed and hounded for it.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 27, 2015
Bangladesh has only about 100 tigers living in the world's largest mangrove forest, far fewer of the endangered animals than previously thought, following a recent survey, a top forestry official said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 22, 2015
French actress Brigitte Bardot has condemned an Australian plan to cull two million feral cats, blamed for wreaking havoc on native animals, to stop them further harming vanishing populations.
World News | Reuters | Friday July 17, 2015
Curious and noisy, a group of Madagascar lemurs surround Jean-Jacques Lesueur, founder of Attica Park in Athens, unaware that the special biscuits he is handing out to them are running low and they may soon not have enough to eat.
India News | Friday July 17, 2015
Almost a month after devastating floods in Amreli, Gujarat left 10 Asiatic lions and hundreds of wild animals dead, forest officials are still taking stock of the big cat population
Kerala News | Thursday July 16, 2015
With over 1,60,000 dog bite cases reported in Kerala in one year, the problem of street dogs has preoccupied even political parties in the state.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 13, 2015
Ten endangered Asiatic lions, 1670 blue bulls and 87 spotted deer were amongst hundreds of wild animals killed in the recent floods to hit Gujarat, a government report said on Sunday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 6, 2015
Chinese government researchers are using chickens, fish and toads to try to predict earthquakes, media reported.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 21, 2015
An adopted cat in the US who fought off a dog that attacked its six-year-old owner has become the first feline to win a 'Hero Dog' award.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 21, 2015
The world is embarking on its sixth mass extinction with animals disappearing about 100 times faster than they used to, scientists warned Friday, and humans could be among the first victims.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 17, 2015
A lion that escaped from a zoo in the Georgian capital Tbilisi during the weekend's freak floods killed a man in the city centre today, interior ministry spokeswoman said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 17, 2015
After freak floods in Georgia saw hundreds of zoo animals swept to freedom, activists are demanding an investigation into revelations that police shot many of the creatures dead as they roamed the streets.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 15, 2015
Up to 20 people are still missing after devastating floods killed at least a dozen people in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, with escaped zoo animals still on the loose today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 14, 2015
Lions, tigers, bears and other wild animals escaped from a zoo in the Georgian capital Tbilisi today, adding to chaos caused by flooding that killed at least 12 people, officials said.
World News | Reuters | Sunday June 14, 2015
Deadly zoo animals were prowling the streets of Tbilisi on Sunday after floods that killed at least nine people damaged their cages, setting them free, local news agencies reported.
Ian Sample, guardian.co.uk | Wednesday June 10, 2015
Inhabitants of forests in Bossou, south-eastern Guinea, enjoy rich, alcoholic brew fermented from sugary sap.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2015
Observing that the horse-drawn carriages, famously known as 'Victoria' carriages, plying in the city were "illegal and violative of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act", the Bombay High Court today directed theBrihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to completely ban them after a year.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Thursday June 4, 2015
Pet animals caught by surprise by their own reflections in mirrors make for some awesome and hysterical home videos. Turns out, even wild cats, gorillas and elephants react with similar confusion when confronted by their own selves on the other side of a mirror.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 26, 2015
As many as 48 tigers have been found to be inhabiting outside the protected areas in forests of Chandrapur district in Maharashtra, taking the total number of such animals to 120 in the zone which is home to Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR)
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Wednesday May 13, 2015
The Supreme Court today threatened that it will take action for 'contempt of court,' if owners of animals are found to have been cruel to them, even if it was for a festival ritual. A contempt of court conviction can lead to jail time.
World News | Reuters | Thursday May 7, 2015
A series of tornadoes, including a major twister, touched down southwest of Oklahoma City on Wednesday, flipping cars and causing the escape of tigers and other animals from an exotic wildlife park, officials said.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 2, 2015
Slaughtering of animals or birds and selling their meat has been banned in Kathmandu over fears of a pandemic in the wake of last week's devastating earthquake and its aftershocks which have jolted the Himalayan nation.
India News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday April 30, 2015
As 30 caparisoned elephants gracefully made their way down a festive Thrissur street in Kerala yesterday, few could doubt the stunning beauty of the parade that has come under a cloud lately for its use of captive elephants.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Monday April 27, 2015
A parade of elephants caparisoned in gold has been an enduring image for Kerala Tourism over the decades. The resplendent parade, featuring 30 elephants with decorated umbrellas over them, occurs during the state's annual, week-long Thrissur Pooram. This year the elephants' parade is scheduled for Wednesday.