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Watch video: Giant Gorilla shot and killed to save 4-year-old child!
Watch video: Giant Gorilla shot and killed to save 4-year-old child!

The child was taken to the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center for treatment soon after. However, no life-threatening injuries have been reported.

 Sharks possess distinct personalities like humans
Sharks possess distinct personalities like humans

Researchers from the Macquarie University observed the behaviour from the east coast of Australia and found that individual sharks had distinct and consistent responses when exposed to an unfamiliar environment and stress.

Watch: After 67 years of concrete prison 'world's loneliest elephant' dies in Tokyo
Watch: After 67 years of concrete prison 'world's loneliest elephant' dies in Tokyo

She came in the limelight during a unsuccessful international campaign that demanded to release her from captivity.

UN climate change report excludes Great Barrier reefs from in-danger list
UN climate change report excludes Great Barrier reefs from in-danger list

But after the objections by the Australian Department of Environment, UN dropped all the references in its final version of the report.

Image of this rare seabird spotted near Port Blair is truly mesmerising!
Image of this rare seabird spotted near Port Blair is truly mesmerising!

White-tailed tropicbirds have very long central tail feathers usually with black bands on the wings and a yellowish beak. 

Watch video: Zeus the husky throws the most priceless tantrum; refuses get off the couch!
Watch video: Zeus the husky throws the most priceless tantrum; refuses get off the couch!

While many dogs will jump hysterically over the prospect of going outdoors, Zeus has happily flouted that canine rule.

Who stole the cookie? Let the canine siblings solve this mystery! - Watch video
Who stole the cookie? Let the canine siblings solve this mystery! - Watch video

What made us fall in love with these cuties, is that they behave typically like human siblings.

Watch video: This is just not the way this cat's humans expected it to behave on seeing a rat!
Watch video: This is just not the way this cat's humans expected it to behave on seeing a rat!

However, the cat in this video you are about to watch, seems like a fan of role reversals.  

When Luna the husky demanded belly rubs during car ride – Watch the adorable moment!
When Luna the husky demanded belly rubs during car ride – Watch the adorable moment!

Watch the adorable video of Luna the husky dog who begs her owner for more affection during a car ride.

Watch: Sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 lands in Pennsylvania!
Watch: Sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 lands in Pennsylvania!

The sun-powered single-seater aircraft, piloted by Swiss explorer Bertrand Piccard reached its destination at 8:49 pm CDT after a near 17-hour flight from Dayton, Ohio.

Bollywood actress Jacqueline supports UN campaign against illegal wildlife trade
Bollywood actress Jacqueline supports UN campaign against illegal wildlife trade

The '#WildforLife' campaign, launched Wednesday at the 2nd UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, aims to mobilize millions of people to make commitments and take action to end the illegal trade in wildlife.

Watch: You'll never see a wolfdog who wants a belly rub as much as this one!
Watch: You'll never see a wolfdog who wants a belly rub as much as this one!

Wolves have always been labeled as dangerous predators and are also one of the most written-about animals than any other wildlife species.

India emerges as 5th largest producer of e-waste in world, says study
India emerges as 5th largest producer of e-waste in world, says study

A new study revealed that India has emerged as the fifth largest producer of e-waste in the world by discarding roughly 18.5 lakh metric tonnes of electronic waste every year.

Spectacular view of fjord and glacier from NASA's IceBridge - See pic!
Spectacular view of fjord and glacier from NASA's IceBridge - See pic!

This year marks IceBridge's eighth spring campaign of science flights over Arctic sea and land. 

Watch video: Baby bison is attacked by a wolf – what happens next will give you goosebumps!
Watch video: Baby bison is attacked by a wolf – what happens next will give you goosebumps!

A mother's instincts are at its peak when her baby is faced with grave danger. 

Father and son cut open a wasp's nest – Watch video to find out what's inside!
Father and son cut open a wasp's nest – Watch video to find out what's inside!

Dan and Lincoln are a father and son duo, who started an insightful channel on YouTube, called “What's Inside?”

Man who wanted to “shake hands with lions” arrested!
Man who wanted to “shake hands with lions” arrested!

The man in question, a labourer who hails from Rajasthan, claims that he had come to Hyderabad a few weeks ago. 

Decoded: Humanity's relationship with fire

The study explores both the natural and human face of fire.

Hangul, the rare Kashmir deer, may soon go extinct
Hangul, the rare Kashmir deer, may soon go extinct

Once found in the high altitudes of northern India and Pakistan, the animal now only lives in the dense riverine forests of Dachigam, some 22 km from Srinagar.

Why are Antarctica ice-levels increasing? NASA has the answer!
Why are Antarctica ice-levels increasing? NASA has the answer!

The revelation led to many people wondering about the reason for the phenomenon and also sent scientists and researchers into a tizzy to find its cause. 

Captured: Witness 70 tiger sharks ripping apart a dead whale! - Watch video
Captured: Witness 70 tiger sharks ripping apart a dead whale! - Watch video

The video is actually a drone footage that was captured by Eco Abrolhos, an island tour company.  

Shocking! Two lions killed as man jumps into enclosure in attempt to commit suicide - Watch video
Shocking! Two lions killed as man jumps into enclosure in attempt to commit suicide - Watch video

As the lions gained upon the man, the staff was compelled to open fire with live rounds and kill the big cats.

Solar Impulse 2 plane successfully lands in Dayton, Ohio
Solar Impulse 2 plane successfully lands in Dayton, Ohio

The world's only solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse 2 has successfully landed in Dayton, Ohio on Saturday after it took off from from Tulsa, Oklahoma.

PM Modi calls for protection of environment on 'Mann Ki Baat'
PM Modi calls for protection of environment on 'Mann Ki Baat'

PM Modi called for protection of the environment and said that conservation of water and forests are people's responsibility.

Sea level rise: 40 million Indians at risk; Mumbai and Kolkota to be worst hit, says UN report
Sea level rise: 40 million Indians at risk; Mumbai and Kolkota to be worst hit, says UN report

The Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-6): Regional Assessments said that the worst impacts of climate change are projected to occur in the Pacific and South and Southeast Asia.

Six-pack beer rings no longer harmful to marine life!- Watch
Six-pack beer rings no longer harmful to marine life!- Watch

Do you know that the plastic six-packs rings of beer cans can pose a threat to marine life? Well, many might not be aware of it, but this plastic sheet can be dangerous to sea creatures.

Watch video: A buffalo's desperate attempt to defend its young calf against three lionesses!
Watch video: A buffalo's desperate attempt to defend its young calf against three lionesses!

Every time a lioness came near the calf, the mother threw herself in between the two and tried to chase the lionesses away.

Ever seen a puppy eating watermelon? You better watch it here (video)!
Ever seen a puppy eating watermelon? You better watch it here (video)!

Filled with antioxidants and low on calories, this high water content fruit seems to be a great treat for your puppy as well.

 Shocking! This is what a wildlife trafficker did to these tiger cubs - Pic inside
Shocking! This is what a wildlife trafficker did to these tiger cubs - Pic inside

Vietnam, one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, is known for harbouring "thousands of illegal hunters", as reported by the New York Times.

This is what led to formation of giraffe's long neck!
This is what led to formation of giraffe's long neck!

In a first, a team of researchers from Penn State University havE discovered new insights into what is the reason behind the most iconic feature of the world's tallest land animal.