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Infection triggered by pet licking his legs leaves dog lover without limbs

Blood tests revealed that a bacterial pathogen found in saliva of healthy dogs and cats had caused the infection.

01 Aug 2018 3:55 PM

Goat's rape prompts PETA India appeal to ensure bestiality still crime under Sec 377

Group also urges Centre to amend prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, to include harsher punishments for violations.

01 Aug 2018 12:46 PM

Stray dog finishes Australia half-marathon, wins medal

Crossbreed diligently ran 21-kilometre Goldfields Pipeline Marathon near West Australian town of Kalgoorlie this month in 2.5 hours.

31 Jul 2018 1:15 PM

In video: Fisherman catches 400-pound shark off coast, releases it back in wild

Fisherman Michael Lorello caught the shark Sunday morning while squid fishing three-quarters of a mile from Misquamicut Beach.

31 Jul 2018 8:54 AM

In video: Nicole Kidman unfazed as she rescues giant tarantula

Kidman on Monday remained completely unperturbed when she rescued a giant tarantula from her swimming pool.

30 Jul 2018 2:31 PM


Goat gangraped by 8 men in Haryana village

According to reports, the accused who are believed to drug addicts and alcoholics, raped goat in deserted house, following which she died.

28 Jul 2018 8:17 PM

Scientists discover unusual whale-dolphin hybrid swimming off the coast of Kauai

Rare creature is hybrid between melon-headed whale and rough-toothed dolphin, according to researchers from Cascadia Research Collective.

28 Jul 2018 7:25 PM

Man hurt in bike crash kept warm by 'hero' stray dog

The dog stayed with him until emergency crews arrived - and even jumped into the ambulance.

28 Jul 2018 4:41 PM

Study finds world's marine wilderness rapidly dwindling

Researchers say most of remaining marine wilderness is unprotected, leaving it vulnerable to being lost.

28 Jul 2018 11:00 AM

Experts warn cats and dogs are vectors of superbug diseases. Should we stop owning pets?

Since pets are in such close proximity to many more humans, they're actually more likely to transfer resistant bacteria.

25 Jul 2018 2:30 PM


Murder in Downing Street: Foreign Office cat kills duckling after it waddled in

Palmerstom, the black and white tom, was spotted in Downing Street with the unfortunate animal dangling from his jaws.

24 Jul 2018 6:02 PM

Going vegetarian best decision ever made: Anushka Sharma says in new PETA India ad

Bollywood superstar praises the benefits of meat-free meals in a new campaign shot by Mazen Abusrour.

23 Jul 2018 1:28 PM

Baby giraffe who found fame around the world, through live-streaming of birth, dies

Zoo keepers at Kent wildlife park 'absolutely devastated' with the untimely death.

21 Jul 2018 11:34 AM

Delhi police seize 4 malnourished, injured horses used for weddings

PETA India works together with Delhi police to send rescued animals to a sanctuary for rehabilitation.

07 Jul 2018 9:27 AM

European canines replaced New World's ancient breeds

Ancient breeds of dogs lived relatively undisturbed until European settlers arrived in about the 15th century.

06 Jul 2018 8:45 PM


Beware: Bananas are on the brink of extinction

As devastating tropical disease spreads across crops worldwide, researchers warn that the popular fruit could soon go off tables.

06 Jul 2018 5:50 PM

30 drunken seagulls baffle vets treating them at RSPCA centre

One theory doing the rounds is that the birds must have downed beer left on beachfronts.

06 Jul 2018 4:28 PM

3 poachers get eaten by lions after breaking into nature reserve to slaughter rhinos

Hunters believed to have been devoured by predators, judging by bloody scene on Sibuya Game Reserve in Eastern Province, South Africa.

06 Jul 2018 2:24 PM

Loyal dog dies trying to save owner from being electrocuted in Tamil Nadu

The villager M Mokkusu, took the cow to graze, but the animal fell to the ground after touching the cable.

05 Jul 2018 9:49 PM

Fishing couple save starving Arctic fox stranded on a precarious iceberg

The couple rammed the ice with their boat and scooped the arctic fox out of the water with a net.

05 Jul 2018 8:20 PM