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pets and environment

Turtles are getting feminised due to global warming

Cooler temperatures, both at the end of the nesting season and in shaded areas, will guarantee some hatchlings are male.

20 Dec 2018 4:06 PM

Dolphins love watching television too, finds study

Among bottlenose dolphins, males watched the television longer, and responded behaviourally significantly more.

18 Dec 2018 10:16 AM

Animal abuse: Dog killed with heroin overdose after being pumped full of cannabis, morphine and 20 other drugs

The black and white bull terrier was found near a children’s playground covered in blood and full of bruises.

15 Dec 2018 3:52 PM

Kartik Aaryan, Anushka Sharma PETA India's hottest vegetarians

Sharma, who was also named PETA India's Person of the Year in 2017, recently starred in an ad campaign.

11 Dec 2018 12:54 PM

World's oldest bird lays another egg at 68

Wisdom the Laysan albatross is thought t ohave already laid up to 35 eggs in her lifetime.

11 Dec 2018 11:02 AM


RTI reveals 384 tigers have been killed across India by poachers in the past decade

Tomar, also an RTI activist, had asked the WCCB the number of tigers killed by poachers in the last ten years and the people arrested.

07 Dec 2018 5:24 PM

Virat Kohli calls for release of beaten Jaipur elephant still being used for rides

Cricketer urges minister to confiscate elephant 'Number 44' – who's still forced to give rides even after tourist reported violent beating.

29 Nov 2018 5:01 PM

Holy Cow: Australia’s giant steer has internet in splits

Owner Geoff Pearson said Knickers was too heavy to go to the slaughterhouse.

28 Nov 2018 6:33 PM

Women sleeping next to their dogs get better sleep

Researchers also added that they get better rest with canines than they get with cats and even their partners.

28 Nov 2018 2:27 PM

PETA complaint prompts youth being arrested for running over dog with car in Mumbai

A youth residing in Ghatkopar allegedly killed a stray dog by purposely by running his car over him.

28 Nov 2018 2:27 PM


Climate change wiped out siberian unicorns 36000 years ago

This was most likely because of reduction in steppe grassland where it lived due to climate change rather than the impact of humans.

27 Nov 2018 7:08 PM

Here are top plant care tips for amateurs

Outdoor plants need more attention in winter as the colder temperature and bad weather takes its toll.

21 Nov 2018 8:09 PM

10 things to keep in mind before becoming a responsible pet parent

Here are some questions that you should ask yourself and mull over before becoming the parent to a pet.

21 Nov 2018 2:08 PM

Scientists work to save wild Puerto Rican parrot after Hurricane Maria

Only two of 56 wild birds that once lived survived Category 4 storm that pummeled US territory in September 2017.

20 Nov 2018 6:15 PM

'Wipe cruelty from your diet’ toilet paper hits Kolkata washrooms

In honour of World Toilet Day, PETA India placed special toilet paper to alert people that human waste is on menu at Kolkata fish farms.

20 Nov 2018 2:29 PM


Train crushes 2 tiger cubs near Chandrapur in Maharashtra

AAP leader in Mumbai, Priti Sharma Menon, questioned whether they belonged to Avni.

16 Nov 2018 8:30 PM

For love of animals: India gears up for next edition of Pet Fed, know when and where

Pet Fed aims to give pet parents and pet lovers, a unique opportunity to spend a quality weekend with our furry friends.

16 Nov 2018 11:26 AM

Rise in mountain gorilla population brings hope for conservationists

Tourism helps too: Visitors pay up to $1,500 an hour to watch gorillas, money that helps pay for park rangers.

14 Nov 2018 9:12 PM

To treat or not to treat: Here are the right ways to feed your dog a treat

Dog treats are more than just a form of affection and need to be given at the right time and for the right reasons.

13 Nov 2018 3:19 PM

Octavius, lone ‘male’ octopus in aquarium gives birth to thousands of babies

Worker found that the tank holding Octavius, the aquarium's sole octopus resident, was full of tiny particles that looked like confetti.

08 Nov 2018 2:30 PM