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'Better de-horned than dead' – zoo chops rhino horns to foil poachers

Czech zoo takes saw to the horns of its 21 rhinoceroses in response to deadly attack at Paris wildlife park this month<p>A Czech zoo has started to remove the horns from its 21 rhinos as a precaution after the recent killing of a rhinoceros at a wildlife park in France by assailants who stole the …

Extinction

Watch a Sea Snail Swallow a Fish Whole

The seemingly innocuous Conus is in fact a venomous killing machine.<p>We fear things that we don’t understand, but occasionally we come across things …

Jaguar Birth Announced at Ellen Trout Zoo

Ellen Trout Zoo, in Texas, recently announced the birth of a male Jaguar cub. The cub was born August 20 to 9-year-old mom, Seraphina, and 3-year-old …

Wildlife

New 'blue bastard' fish species found in Australia that fights by kissing

The blue bastard fish, long rumoured to exist among Australian fisherman, has formally been identified as a new species.<p>Queensland Museum …

8 Underwater Creatures Who Blew Our Minds This Year

<b>1. A colony of thousands of little critters form into a stunning, otherworldly siphonophore drifting along the bottom of the sea. Zooids, …

Seafloor

Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2015: more of the best entries so far

Wildlife

New England experts fear invasive turtles could threaten local ecosystems

Two odd-looking Chinese soft-shelled marsh turtles raised for food in Asia have been seen south of Boston, and there's concern they could eventually threaten local ecosystems if they become established in New England.<p>New England Aquarium experts said Saturday it is possible someone decided to …

Swipe Slate Pro With 9.7-Inch Display, Voice Calling Launched at Rs. 9,654

Swipe has expanded its tablet portfolio with the launch of the Slate Pro voice-calling tablet, priced at Rs. 9,654. The new Swipe Slate Pro will be …

Front-Facing Camera

After Delhi Church Fire, Archbishop Appeals to PM Modi to Ensure Safety

<b>New Delhi:</b> Hundreds of Christians protested in Delhi on Tuesday and also appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for safety, suspecting mischief …

Holy carp! Perth's urban fishers take to the drains

• Giant Murray River cod found in Canning Vale lake<p>Following the story about a monster Murray River cod pulled from a Canning Vale lake last week, …

Absurd Creatures of the Week: Nature's Weirdest Eaters Will Make You Feel Better About Your Gluttony

I can’t help you with that post-Thanksgiving lethargy, or the hangover for that matter, or with that thing you shouldn’t have said to your …

DreamWorks Animation's Penguins of Madagascar $25 Visa Card Giveaway - Life. Family. Joy

<b>Penguins of Madagascar</b> are back in their very own feature film – coming to theaters this Thanksgiving! Super spy teams aren’t born…they’re hatched. …

Downtown Coyotes: Inside the Secret Lives of Chicago's Predator

About 2,000 of the carnivores have adapted surprisingly well to city life, new images and tracking data reveal.<p>An extreme breed of coyote is finding there's no finer place than downtown Chicago, where the predator has learned to lurk under the radar of city life, new data show.<p>The versatile …

With its gaping mouth, needle-sharp teeth, and slightly startled expression, the black sea devil anglerfish seems tailor-made for the spotlight.<p><b>And in fact, one particular female got her close-up on November 17 when researchers got footage of this rare anglerfish—the first time this species has</b> …

I have always found lions to be one of the most majestic animals on our planet. Seeing them up close and in person while on a #NGExpeditions to South Africa only reaffirmed my opinion. Photo by @whitjones1

Wildlife Activists Try To Save Staten Island's Wild Turkeys

By one estimate, Americans will eat 46 million turkeys on Thanksgiving.<p>But this story is not about them. It's about a smaller group of turkeys — about 100 who roam the wild streets of New York City. These feral birds live in Staten Island, the least urban of the five boroughs. Local officials have …

Modern Day Hachiko? Loyal Dog ‘Masha’ Visits Hospital Everyday Looking For Her Dead Master!

Remember Hachiko? The story of the Japanese Akita dog that waited for years at Shibuya station waiting for his (dead) master garnered worldwide …

Dog escapes at National Dog Show, devastates dog handler

The miniature pinscher made a run for it.<p>The National Dog Show has been pretty much like every National Dog Show -- an opportunity for everybody in the country to watch puppies on Thanksgiving -- except for one adventurous miniature pinscher, who got away:<p>We didn't find out how it got loose from …