Scientists have discovered a very well-preserved body of an 18,000-year-old puppy in frozen soil in Siberia. They are unsure whether the Siberian permafrost kept the dog or the wolf, because during this period the wolves ran wild and the...
Biologists record one of the greatest recoveries in the animal kingdom. Almost before extinction, marine mammals that have been mass-commercially hunted have expanded in the order of thousands of percent over the past few decades. Scientists believe that we...
Without whales, we would breathe 50% less oxygen and 40% more CO2. Marine biologists have recently discovered that the largest animals on earth, whales, especially grate whale species, strongly affect the absorption of huge CO2 amounts in their lives. One...
Dissecting frogs is part of the teaching of many high schools. Millions of frogs are killed annually for this purpose. The Florida’s school is the first in the world to use artificial frog models in its laboratories. This is...
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has roots about 5000 years old and is still popular and on the rise in western countries. It uses all possible natural materials of plant and animal origin. Endangered animal species also apply to the...
During a two-day celebration in honor of the goddess of power Gadhimai, Hindus ritually kill thousands of animals. The slaughterhouse takes place in the city of Bariayarpur, in southern Nepal, where thousands of believers gathered. Despite endeavors to end the...
Around 6 million tourists visit ancient temples annually. An elephant ride is a common practice and a popular tourist attraction to take tourists to the destination. Most working elephants are old and need to retire. The great excitement caused...
Thousands of endangered species around the world are on the brink of extinction. And human beings are bio-diversity’s greatest enemy: we’re responsible for the endangered status of 99% of at-risk species, according to The Center for Biological Diversity. A handful...
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) uses animal tissues, organs and bones to produce medicines for a wide range of health problems. The endangered rhinos are ones of many victims TCM. These majestic animals are killed for their horns, which are...
The northern cliffs are empty. A few decades ago, the Norwegians could boast of rich seabird colonies. Today their cliffs offer a rather sad look. Food sources have dropped rapidly as a result of climate change. But seabirds don't...
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