Animals

Why I lived like a badger, an otter, a deer and a swift

Since evolution and we have walked on two legs, humans have essentially missed out on 80 per cent of their senses by only using vision, says Charles Foster. So he lived as a variety of animals to attempts to experience the senses our four-legged friends have held on to

Venezuela’s abandoned dogs

With wages that now barely cover the necessities for daily living, many people are unable to look after their animals. Words by Kenneth Dickerman, photos by Carlos Garcia Rawlins

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Use of antibiotics in pork 'causing antibiotic resistance in humans'

Research suggests pig factories may heavily use antibiotics on pigs as they often feature overcrowding which can lead to animals biting each other and subsequently spreading infection through their wounds. Many animals also have poor immune systems as they are taken from their mother while still suckling