An organization set up by German carmakers exposed monkeys to diesel exhaust fumes to show they weren’t carcinogenic. Animal testing is considered necessary in industries like pharmaceuticals. But why, when modern technology […]
Romania: Bringing back the bison
Conservationists are attempting to reintroduce European bison to the Carpathian mountains. But herds of the mighty beasts have caused havoc in local villages. And weak animals are frequently set upon by wild […]
Monkey spa! 90 monkeys relax in Japanese hot bath
Monkeys in the northern Japan have taken a warm bath during a bout of chilly weather. Every winter, handlers at the Hakodate Tropical Botanical Garden fill a pool at its monkey park […]
Only four Northern White Rhinos are left on earth
Nabire a Northern White Rhino at a zoo in the Czech Republic passed away Monday, leaving only four of the species left on earth.
Beloved lion killed by American dentist
There is growing outrage over the alleged killing of an African lion by an American dentist. CNN’s David McKenzie has the details.
Rhino-cam: An insight from a rhino’s point of view
Cameras are embedded inside the horn of the rhino, in what researchers say is a painless procedure. A British team has developed a system to help protect wild rhinos, which could be […]
Japanese women go ape over surprisingly handsome gorilla
Zookeepers at a zoo in Japan say an 18-year-old gorilla named Shabani has become popular with young women.
Protest over dog meat festival in China
There were protests in China in Yulin where the summer solstice marks the start of the annual dog meat festival. Around 10,000 of man’s best friend will be slaughtered for food, state […]
The journey to kill a black rhino
CNN’s Ed Lavandera takes us along with hunter Corey Knowlton as he tracks and kills an endangered black rhino in Namibia.
Denmark: The Ugly Business of Fur Farms
The global fur market is booming. One fifth of global demand for mink is met by Denmark. The country is home to over 1,400 mink farms, where animals are reportedly kept under […]