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Researchers feed seaweed to dairy cows to reduce emissions

UC Davis is studying whether adding small amounts of seaweed to cattle feed can help reduce their emissions of methane.

01 Sep 2018 10:45 AM

Lonely dolphin learns to speak porpoise to talk to local animals

The area is not commonly visited by dolphins and Kylie has mostly been exposed to sounds produced

30 Aug 2018 6:20 PM

Beluga whales and narwhals go through menopause like humans

Biological trait stops them from having too many young to feed in later life.

28 Aug 2018 7:20 PM

Woman almost starves dog to et back at her ex-boyfriend

But neighbours noticed the poor creature with bones showing through his fur and informed animal rescuers about the situation.

27 Aug 2018 2:25 PM

Hen sits on thieving snake, leaves both owner, serpent baffled

Sara Allison was checking on their chicken Bernadette in Hull, Texas when she found a snake trying to slither underneath the hen.

25 Aug 2018 9:20 AM


Scientists discover perfectly preserved ancient foal in Siberia

The fossil discovered in the region of Yakutia has its skin, hair, hooves and tail preserved.

24 Aug 2018 8:34 AM

Fossil of prehistoric woman shows mixed parentage from two extinct human species

The new study is the first to identify a first-generation child with Neanderthal and Denisovan parents.

23 Aug 2018 10:12 AM

Gigantic python wrapped around mailbox leaves mailman petrified

The snake is believed to have escaped from a nearby house as police hope that the owner will get in touch with them soon.

19 Aug 2018 8:10 PM

Chinese woman shocked to find dead crocodile in package after ordering supplements

While the package was sent to the wrong address, the company said that the creatures were alive when sent but couldn’t survive.

17 Aug 2018 5:57 PM

Begging monkeys rescued from Mumbai railway station after PETA India intervention

Animal rights group joins forces with Mumbai Police, Maharashtra Forest Department to stop exploitation of two Rhesus Macaques.

16 Aug 2018 4:56 PM


Farmer in MP finds soya plant growing right out of a rat's body

The farmer later took the rat home and removed the sapling as the head of the biology department at a nearby college called it a miracle.

14 Aug 2018 3:09 PM

Cruel: Instagrammer puts pet dog in washing machine, all to get more followers

The disturbing video had been posted by Tamara Rotman, a popular social media star from Argentina.

14 Aug 2018 12:01 PM

American miniature horse is just 19-inches-tall and may be the world's smallest

Gulliver seemed content to be the bigger animal for a change as it played with a dog at a recent show.

09 Aug 2018 2:07 PM

Indonesia may ban trade of meat coming from exotic animals and pets

A 2015 research cited by the agriculture ministry showed that about 730,000 dogs enter the capital.

07 Aug 2018 8:56 PM

Do you want a new pet? 'Domestication' genes found in foxes

Scientists were able to discover a specific gene SorCSI that had a behavioural effect on foxes, making them tame.

07 Aug 2018 11:34 AM


Small dogs urinate higher up on lamp posts to look bigger and avoid confrontation

The move may be a way to keep away from any confrontation with larger dogs as such interactions can turn out to be dangerous for them.

06 Aug 2018 5:37 PM

Sight of snake devouring pigeon in busy street leaves Londoners startled

The charity stated that the pigeon may have been fed to the boa constrictor which was later taken to a wildlife centre.

06 Aug 2018 3:15 PM

UK dog owner chases Belgian citizenship for pug to move around Europe after Brexit

The pooch is one of many pets who travel from UK to Europe every year and regularly visit friends and family in Britain and Ireland.

04 Aug 2018 9:03 AM

Snake enthusiast films rare footage of snakes indulging in 'combat dance'

This is meant to assert dominance and create an impression over the female as part of courtship.

03 Aug 2018 7:45 PM

Complaint from PETA India prompts Delhi police to seize banned manja from city shops

Various markets across the national capital are openly selling kite-flying strings that can injure and kill humans and animals.

03 Aug 2018 11:01 AM