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Stark naked man chases wild boar who stole his laptop

This photograph, and others in the series, taken by Adele Landauer who happened to be in the right place at…

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Pesticides poison two dogs and birds of prey

NEWS AND VIEWS: It appears that somebody in a place called Nidderdale, near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire, UK is deliberately…

2 days ago

Llama slows everything down at protest marches

It's a very catchy phrase, "Caesar The No Drama Llama". It's a reference to a llama called Caesar who lives…

3 days ago

Green sea turtles rescued from poachers and returned to the sea

Kuta, Indonesia - NEWS AND OPINION: The Times reports on the rescue of two dozen green sea turtles from poachers.…

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Penguin poo gives away their location

Satellite images made with a high resolution camera from space have located some as yet unknown colonies of Emperor penguins…

4 days ago

Staffordshire bull terrier defends home against armed burglars

BIRMINGHAM, UK: The value of a domestic dog for security purposes is highlighted in this story about Macey, a seven-year-old…

5 days ago

Feral livestock, not feral cats, main cause of small native mammal decline in Top End, Australia

There is a fascinating write-up of a study about the declining numbers of small native mammal species, weighing up to…

1 week ago

Ghost fishing nets are death traps for specific marine wildlife

So-called "ghost nets" refers to abandoned fishing nets in large quantities on the seabed and sometimes wrapped around wrecks as…

1 week ago

Should Katie Price have companion animals?

You may have heard about it. It is circulating on the Internet. It's all over Twitter. Katie Price, the British…

1 week ago

Can dogs sniff out coronavirus?

Yes, trained sniffer dogs can detect coronavirus on human swab samples with 94% accuracy. Researchers in Germany have trained army…

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