Tag Archives: Animals

17Nov/17

Elephant advocates trumpet outrage over new Trump hunting rule

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

13Nov/17

Great Barrier Reef bursts into life during annual coral spawning

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

06Nov/17

Deep sleep: Even jellyfish need their slumber

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (CALTECH) – A brainless, spineless, pulsating organism has a key behaviour in common with humans: sleep. Continue reading

31Aug/17

Climate change may be making bears vegetarian

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

30Apr/17

AfrikaBurn brings artwork to South African desert

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.
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27Apr/17

Nigerian entrepreneurs rush for growing snail market

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.
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18Apr/17

Mystery of mosquito flight solved

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.
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12Mar/17

Sometimes pandas are in no mood for panda playtime

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

16Feb/17

Zoo prepares to say bye-bye to Bao Bao

Officials at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington prepare giant panda Bao Bao for her trip to China.

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