Discoveries of rare and endangered animals in Australia's remote deserts have prompted mini tourism booms, but they are also causing some headaches for local aboriginal rangers and their conservation efforts.
The fatal mauling of a zoo intern by a lion that escaped from a locked pen illustrates the need for North Carolina regulators to crack down on unaccredited exhibitors of dangerous animals, animal welfare advocates said Monday.
All the major groups of animals appear in the fossil record for the first time around 540-500 million years ago — an event known as the Cambrian Explosion — but new research from the University of Oxford in collaboration with the University of Lausanne suggested that for most animals this 'explosion' was in fact a more gradual process.
Researchers at The University of Manchester in the UK are using computer simulations of chimpanzees to improve not only our understanding of how the animals walk, but also the technology we use to do it.
For years, Western countries and companies held claims about being champions of human and animal rights, sometimes going to great lengths in using such rights as a tool to criticize other countries and a pretext to hide the ulterior political motives that were behind such criticism. However, new reports emerging on Western media from time to time reveal that their claims to advocating human and animal rights may not be as genuine as they claim.