Elephants are among the most intelligent, gentle creatures on the planet. Yet they have suffered for centuries at the hand of man.
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Thursday 15 November 2012
Endangered animals in Brazil may be cloned to help ensure their survival, if plans by Brazilian genetic researchers go ahead.
Tuesday 13 November 2012
The first in a series of live and online auctions to raise money for the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts in New York has collected over $17 million (£10.7 million).
Wednesday 17 October 2012
WASHINGTON — A few had panda jewelry. Some drew the black and white bears on their name tags. Others sported attire that one might expect from semifinalists in a contest to become a world panda ambassador, or "Pambassador."
Saturday 13 October 2012
Alan Dudley is the owner of probably the largest private collection of animal skulls in the world. In his new book, Simon Winchester explores an extraordinary hobby.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
Virtual genocide, outer-space real estate, Jay-Z rides the subway, the real Worzel Gummidge, how an FBI fugitive shook hands with the President.
Wednesday 29 August 2012
Aquarium staff have installed CCTV after they say a visitor attempted to make off with a stingray.
Thursday 16 August 2012
Herbal remedies and massage oils containing ground tiger claws, poisonous plants and cow urine have been seized by border officials at a UK port.
Tuesday 10 July 2012
Thousands of leatherback turtle eggs and hatchlings have been crushed by heavy machinery along a Trinidad beach widely regarded as the world's densest nesting area for the biggest of all living sea turtles, conservationists said.
Sunday 08 July 2012
Give him a gun and a good part – at last, Willem gets his man
Tuesday 26 June 2012
The giant tortoise's demise means his kind are extinct. Michael McCarthy pays tribute and asks which species is next
Tuesday 12 June 2012
It has been part-religion and part socio-political crusade, has penetrated all corners of the globe and on Saturday it is 50 years old. But how much of a difference has the modern environment movement really made?
- 2 French café starts charging extra to rude customers
- 3 Australia: Gay marriage law reversed by high court less than a week after first weddings
- 4 Not all right on the night