Animals

Southwest Airlines flies more than 60 animals to shelters after Hurricane Harvey

Southwest Airlines flies more than 60 animals to shelters after Hurricane Harvey

As per reports, 64 displaced cats and dogs were relocated to California from Texas, only to be placed in new and safe shelters.

Sep 09, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
National Green Tribunal directs Assam government to improve sensor barriers in Kaziranga

National Green Tribunal directs Assam government to improve sensor barriers in Kaziranga

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed the Assam government to file an affidavit and inform it about the technical and operational aspects of the barriers.​

Aug 13, 2017, 12:38 PM IST
How Shanghai Wildlife Park keeps animals cool in summer

How Shanghai Wildlife Park keeps animals cool in summer

The Xinhua News Agency has posted a cute video that shows how staff at the park are helping animals beat the summer heat to keep them cool.  

Jul 31, 2017, 13:00 PM IST
Mysterious deep-sea creatures, you never knew existed — Watch the video!

Mysterious deep-sea creatures, you never knew existed — Watch the video!

Here are 13 unexplained and mysterious deep-sea creatures caught on camera.

Jul 05, 2017, 22:11 PM IST
Kemiri - Australia's oldest Sumatran tiger dies at Adelaide Zoo

Kemiri - Australia's oldest Sumatran tiger dies at Adelaide Zoo

Veterinarians decided to euthanise the tiger on Wednesday as they believed further medical treatment would not improve her quality of life.

Jun 29, 2017, 14:37 PM IST
Look, who visited Chulina – The giant panda cub at Madrid zoo in Spain

Look, who visited Chulina – The giant panda cub at Madrid zoo in Spain

Chulina, the giant panda cub, has been captured playing with her mother Hua Zuiba outside the panda enclosure at Madrid Zoo in Madrid, Spain, April 5, 2017.

Apr 06, 2017, 16:29 PM IST

Man-animal conflict: 59 tuskers, 121 tigers, 450 humans died last year

Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave said in a written reply that out of the 31 people, who died of tiger attacks in 2015-16, the highest toll of 18 was reported from West Bengal.

Mar 20, 2017, 19:25 PM IST
Chimp mother filmed cleaning dead son's teeth for first time – Watch emotional video

Chimp mother filmed cleaning dead son's teeth for first time – Watch emotional video

Researchers, including those from University of St Andrews in the UK, filmed a female chimpanzee sitting down near the dead body of a young male, selecting a firm stem of grass, and intently removing debris from his teeth – hinting that animals, like humans, too have mortuary practices.

Mar 20, 2017, 14:40 PM IST
Indian animals residing in surprising harmony, says study

Indian animals residing in surprising harmony, says study

Using dozens of non-invasive camera traps for sampling entire populations, rather than track a handful of individuals, the research team recorded some 2,500 images of the three predators in action.

Feb 17, 2017, 18:13 PM IST
Climate change impact on animals and birds 'under-appreciated': Researchers

Climate change impact on animals and birds 'under-appreciated': Researchers

Researchers have found that climate change harmed nearly half of endangered land mammals and a quarter of birds, a much higher segment than previously thought.

Feb 14, 2017, 19:23 PM IST

Empathy makes you understand your dog better

In a latest study at the University of Helsinki and Aalto University, researchers have found out how empathy and other psychological factors affect people`s assessments of the facial images of dogs and humans.

Feb 04, 2017, 20:29 PM IST
New Zika vaccine protects animals with single dose

New Zika vaccine protects animals with single dose

A new Zika vaccine tested in animals has the potential to provide long-term protection against the virus with a single dose, scientists say.

Feb 03, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
Dogs preferably share their food with friends: Study

Dogs preferably share their food with friends: Study

In the first test, either a familiar dog or a stranger sat in the receiver enclosure.

Jan 29, 2017, 10:50 AM IST
Chimpanzees are 'indifferent' when it comes to helping peers

Chimpanzees are 'indifferent' when it comes to helping peers

Chimpanzees may appear 'indifferent', when it comes to altruistically helping a fellow chimpanzee, a study has found.

Dec 21, 2016, 22:17 PM IST
I'll do anything for animals: Athiya Shetty

I'll do anything for animals: Athiya Shetty

Actress Athiya Shetty says she can do anything for animals.

Dec 20, 2016, 19:05 PM IST
River Monsters – Some of Jeremy Wade’s biggest catches (Watch here)

River Monsters – Some of Jeremy Wade’s biggest catches (Watch here)

Here are top five deadliest catches of Jeremy Wade.

Dec 12, 2016, 17:24 PM IST
Herbivorous mammals possess bigger bellies, says study

Herbivorous mammals possess bigger bellies, says study

The study revealed that on average, herbivorous mammals have a body cavity that is twice as big as carnivores of a similar body size. 

Nov 04, 2016, 19:34 PM IST
Dramatic rescue at China's Wolong nature reserve - This is how workers save giant panda from drowning! (Watch)

Dramatic rescue at China's Wolong nature reserve - This is how workers save giant panda from drowning! (Watch)

The 4-year-old female panda was struggling to stay afloat after it accidentally fell into the water at Wolong National Natural Reserve in Southwest China's Sichuan province.

 

Nov 03, 2016, 13:32 PM IST
Dinosaurs were social animals, not solo creatures

Dinosaurs were social animals, not solo creatures

Dismissing a common perception that dinosaurs were solitary, vicious monsters, researchers have found evidence that just like most modern animals, these gigantic creatures too loved company and they lived and died together in groups.

Oct 25, 2016, 14:34 PM IST
Apes may also understand what others are thinking

Apes may also understand what others are thinking

To explore whether apes can also read minds, researchers studied three different species of apes -- chimpanzees, bonobos and orangutans -- as they watched two short videos, tracking their gaze using an infrared eye-tracker installed outside these animals' enclosures.

Oct 12, 2016, 11:36 AM IST