Panda loaned to France gives birth to twins: Zoo

Huan Huan, a giant panda on loan to France, gave birth to twin cubs very early yesterday, according to the Beauval zoo. The twins,...

Sumatran tigers infected with coronavirus at Indonesian zoo

Two Sumatran tigers were recovering at a Jakarta zoo after being infected with coronavirus, Indonesian officials said yesterday, as they probed how the critically...

Scientists create embryos to save northern white rhino

Scientists working to bring back the functionally extinct northern white rhino announced they had successfully created three additional embryos of the subspecies, bringing the...

In Spain, Iberian lynx claws back from brink of extinction

At a nature reserve in southern Spain, four baby Iberian lynxes sleep peacefully beside their mother, part of a captive breeding program that has...

New climate lingo boggles the mind

PARIS: One of the annoying things about global warming - besides the likelihood it will ravage life on Earth - is all the new...

WHO sounds the alarm on ‘harmful’ e-cigs

GENEVA: Electronic cigarettes and similar devices are dangerous to health and must be regulated to curb the tobacco industry's tactics to get young people...

Pollution turns Argentina lake bright pink

A lagoon in Argentina's southern Patagonia region has turned bright pink in a striking, but frightful phenomenon experts and activists blame on pollution by...

Fossil reveals burrowing lifestyle of tiny dino

A finger-sized fossil from  308 million years ago unearthed in the United States gives tantalising clues to the habits of tiny dinosaur-like creatures that...

Indian Ocean ballet: S.Africa’s breathtaking ‘sardine run’

Dolphins gracefully pop in and out of the water, peppering the infinite-looking Indian Ocean, sharks rise from the depths while birds dive from the...

Foe to friend: Fishermen join fight to save endangered Pakistan dolphin

Freshwater dolphins are flourishing in a stretch of Pakistan's main river after a helping hand from fishermen mobilized to defend a rare species driven...

Race to find beached baby orca’s mother in New Zealand

Wildlife rescuers in New Zealand were scrambling to keep a stranded baby orca alive yesterday, as volunteers scoured waters off Wellington to find the...

Injured baby elephant abandoned by rogue Chinese herd saved

A heavily injured baby elephant left behind by a migrating wild herd in southwest China has been rescued, state media reported yesterday, the latest...

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