Remember the guy who risked his life to help save a black bear recently? Well, it seems like that wasn't the only bear that needs help right now. In fact, the plight of the polar bear is an often ignored one. And yet the problem is very much real. Polar...
After a comprehensive study of their DNA and genetic make-up, scientists are now saying that octopuses (it's not 'octopi', okay?) are basically aliens... Yep, really. Mapping of the cephalopod genome sequence for the very first time shows that the eight-legged sea creatures have 33,000 protein-coding genes. That's a huge number...
On a hot summer's day, the one thing guaranteed to try and ruin your fun is the wasp. Buzzy little things, it's almost as if their sole purpose is to annoy humans. But if you think that a short little sting from one is the worst thing in their...
When you've got a dog, you kind of have to walk it. Like, every day. It's one of the rules. And with most people's days being busy, the only real time a lot of us get to take our pet pooches out for walkies is at night. but that's...
Kalu the dog is loving, excitable and full of energy. But this wasn't always the case. In fact, the complete was true when Animal Aid India first came across him. They mounted a dog rescue mission when a report was made which tipped them off about a truly horrifying...
Fisherman Johnny Beau was going about his daily business, thirty miles off the coast of New York, when he came across the carcass of a 40 foot whale. To make things even more interesting, he also noticed that a group of 12 foot Great White Sharks were feasting on...
The Central Kalahari Game Reserve in Botswana. An injured bat-eared fox gets lost and accidentally stumbles into the path of two fully-grown lions. It's too sick and weak to run or attempt to fight back. Things don't look good for the animal. But something incredible happens... The male lion spots...
Wildfires are devastating. We've all seen the terrible and untold damage that they are capable of on news reports on TV. Australia often sees its countryside ravaged by them. As does California. There's currently a raging wildfire tearing through Cali and its impact knows no bounds. Amid the horror...
Mustafa the mountain lion spent the first twenty years of his life 'working' in a circus. He was chained up and forced to perform. Treated badly, underfed and not stimulated, it was no life at all. But he's since been rescued and now lives in the Taricaya Ecological Reserve, a...
Punjab, India. A pair of sensational photographs have emerged which have taken the internet by storm. The snaps show a couple of puppies which have seemingly fallen down a well. But the well appears to double as a SNAKE PIT. Two tiny dogs down there with what appears to...
Kuranda, Queensland, Australia. Now, we all know that that country is madness when it comes to nature. We brought you a snake eating another snake recently and thought that was crazy. But it gets more insane, apparently... Here we see a snake eating a fully-grown WALLABY! Worse still? The wallaby...
Queensland, Australia. The land of the creepy-crawly. And the creepy-slithery. Spiders and snakes run the place. They're everywhere. If you're an Aussie, you've just got to live with it. Sometimes, though... Sometimes you've got to do something. Get rid. Call an expert. Snake catchers Norman and Sally Hill are the...
White tigers should never be bred. Animal conservationists have preached this for many years. Their litters are always deformed. Inbreeding causes physical deformities and afflictions that are just cruel to inflict knowingly on an animal. Unscrupulous private breeders might cherish the idea of albino animals, but when they're born with Down...
When this little baby elephant fell into a water catchment in Kenya, there was nothing her family could do to save her from drowning. Elephants may forge close family bonds, but that's of very little use when one of their number lands in peril in such a way as...
There are some truly magnificent animals out there. From the towering majesty of the African Elephant, to the sleek patterned beauty of the Sumatran Tiger, nature has gifted the world a whole cornucopia of stunning wildlife that enhances our world and makes it a much more interesting place to...