LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA (NOVEMBER 2013) (REUTERS) – U.S. conservation groups lashed out this week against a White House decision to allow trophy hunters who kill elephants in two African nations to bring home the endangered animals’ tusks or other body parts as souvenirs. Continue reading
MOORE REEF, GREAT BARRIER REEF, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA (FILMED OVER TWO NIGHTS) – The Great Barrier Reef showcased its annual spawning last week, with underwater footage captured on November 8 and 9 showing the moment future generations of coral reef are created. Continue reading
PASADENA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (CALTECH) – A brainless, spineless, pulsating organism has a key behaviour in common with humans: sleep. Continue reading
Grizzly bears on Kodiak Island changed their diets and started eating berries instead of salmon because of climate change, according to a new study. Continue reading
China Central Television (CCTV) – A temporary city of art has been created in the desert of South Africa during the annual AfrikaBurn event in the Tankwa Karoo in the Northern Cape.
The Giant African Snail is sought after in parts of the world for its nutritional and cosmetic benefits. In Nigeria, some entrepreneurs have found opportunities to export the molluscs abroad.
A new study sheds light on how mosquitoes manage to fly breaking all the norms of flapping wings, and could inspire future aerodynamic innovations, including micro-scale flying tech.
After weeks of suspense, April the giraffe finally gives birth to a baby boy, delighting hundreds of thousands of people who have been monitoring a live cam feed from a New York zoo in anticipation of the long-overdue event.
Chengdu,Sichuan,China (China Central Television) – Giant pandas are usually captured being playful with one another at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, however two recently released video clips show that sometimes these pandas are in no mood to play. Continue reading
Officials at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington prepare giant panda Bao Bao for her trip to China.