Garry White is facing a possible suspension having been accused of injecting four horses before a race with an unnamed substance but probably a performance… Read More »Australian racing horse trainer suspended for allegedly injecting horses before a race
NEWS AND COMMENT: This is one of those animal horror stories and it is entirely the making of one person, a 31-year-old woman living in… Read More »Neglected and starving female husky eats companion dog
The regent honeyeater is a very attractive Australian songbird. For thousands of years and for generation after generation they have sung beautifully to attract females.… Read More »A bird which is becoming extinct because it is losing its culture
Classic story of wildlife conservation versus destruction of habitat for commercial reasons in Australia
NEWS AND COMMENT: This story from Australia highlights the battle between the conservation of native wild species on that continent and commerce which often wants… Read More »Classic story of wildlife conservation versus destruction of habitat for commercial reasons in Australia
The world’s human population relentlessly rises and there is real concern but thankfully at last people are talking about it. Some people think that the… Read More »Farming to feed rising human population will destroy wildlife
This is another blow to Australia’s conservation of their small native species. The quokka is a short-tail scrub wallaby, a small macropod about the size… Read More »Australia’s quokka’s survival in trouble due to climate change
NEWS AND VIEWS: It is thought that a campfire started a wildfire on Fraser Island, 200 miles north of Brisbane, Australia, which is believed to… Read More »Has a campfire on Fraser Island, Australia, destroyed the island’s dingoes?
She was so excited to get home that she completely forgot about her baby, couldn’t wait for the side to be opened and decided to… Read More »Video of koala and joey being released after rescue
Researchers have said that global warming has resulted in marine heatwaves which has killed half the corals of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia over… Read More »Climate change is destroying the world’s largest living structure
To people who are following the world of companion animals during the coronavirus pandemic, it comes as no surprise that purebred dog prices have gone… Read More »Purebred dog prices go through the roof in Australia
Australian’s flying foxes were thought to set up home and stay put but research indicates that they are a nomadic species and like to find… Read More »Australia’s flying foxes are nomadic and fly long distances
A tiny marsupial, a mouse-like creature, called the black-tailed dusky antechinus, might have been wiped out by the summer bushfires that ravaged Australia and which… Read More »Tiny sex-mad marsupial wiped out by Australia’s bushfires?
The argument by scientists who have published a research paper in the Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, is that if you poison an unwanted… Read More »Poisoning dingoes makes the survivors stronger and bigger
There is a fascinating write-up of a study about the declining numbers of small native mammal species, weighing up to 5 kg, in an area… Read More »Feral livestock, not feral cats, main cause of small native mammal decline in Top End, Australia
I’m going to put the massive Australian bushfires of 2019 down to global warming. I don’t think they would have happened but for global warming.… Read More »Humans killed more animals in Australia than all the cats combined in 2019