A Chinese zoo has come under fire for disguising a hairy dog as a lion. The supposed African lion was exposed as a fraud when its substitute, a Tibetan mastiff was heard barking.
Blog posts: Animal stories
The deaths of two kids killed by a python in Canada, and the documentary Blackfish about a homicidal killer-whale once again brings to light the dangers of keeping predatory animals in captivity.
These two awesome wildlife videos will make your day: cheeky springbok getting up close and personal with a camera, and a ground squirrel with an appetite.
Putting on my big girl wetsuit and conquering a fifteen-year phobia – cage diving to come face to face with a great white shark.
With the King of Beasts facing silent extinction across Africa and India, World Lion Day, on 10 August 2013, is the first global campaign to celebrate the importance of the lion worldwide
Lion’s Rock Big Cat Sanctuary in the Free State welcomed four lions and two tigers to it’s premises yesterday. International animal welfare charity Four Paws rescued the felines from Onesti Zoo in Bacau Country, Romania, before moving them to Lion’s Rock.
Sitting around a campfire, beers in hand after a day’s game-watching, talk often turns from what was seen that day to how to describe creatures in clusters. Here’s some information that could bag you admiration, and a free beer.
Warthogs and mongooses have an interesting, symbiotic relationship that rests on the phrase ‘so what’s in it for me’, rather than ‘I love you with all my heart’.
Wouldn’t you like to try Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak or use Gollum’s ring to disappear? You’re not alone. Nature’s been working on the problem of not being seen for millions of years.
&Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu Natal has announced that five specially selected dogs and their handlers will undergo an intensive 10-week training course to help fight rhino poaching in the area.