A man in Florida has been arrested over allegedly having repeated sex with a dog.
'Acoustic levitation' technology uses intense ultrasound waves to suspend polystyrene particles and small electronic components in midair
Animal-rights activists have long been concerned about conditions there
A US government programme to control wildlife is under fire for being inhumane
The revelation about the Olympian's sexuality, delivered on YouTube to a fascinated world, says more about the age we live in than Tom Daley's love life
Fossilised dung left by megaherbivores 240-million years ago have been found clustered together
We like to think of ourselves as better than giving in to our animal urges
There are fears destruction just increases value of remaining stockpiles on illegal markets
Doug Allen said the infamous Frozen Planet polar bear incident wasn't the only specially-arranged shot on a BBC wildlife show
Once, stuffing a guinea pig for pleasure was considered mildly eccentric. Now, the craze has become so popular that even leading practitioners say it has got out of hand. Polly Morgan, who made taxidermy fashionable 10 years ago with her zany displays of birds, says she has become "uncomfortable with the direction taxidermy is taking", saying it is "ghoulish and macabre to stuff animals for kicks". She thinks that young people are "glorifying or sexualising" dead animals.
Welsh band Lostprophets, whose frontman Ian Watkins is standing trial for sex offences, have announced their split.
The Connecticut Supreme Court will decide whether horses in the state should be classified as a " naturally vicious species", in a court case that dates back to 2006.
The 50 stars and 13 stripes of the United States defender were given a painful battering by the four stars and union flag of New Zealand in the opening pair of the America’s Cup in San Francisco. The first race looked at one time to be really close and the defender, Oracle, at one time took the lead.
Other contenders for the prize include the pubic louse and the pig-nosed turtle
Sheep are being transported for up to 18 hours in hot, cramped conditions from the North of England to France, a charity’s investigation into live animal exports has found.
Roger Dobson gets the bear facts