ARTICLES RELATING TO ANIMALS

Elephant rescued from Swaziland delivers calf at US Zoo

2016-05-25 07:52

An elephant rescued from Swaziland has given birth to a baby at the Dallas Zoo.

India cages 13 endangered lions after fatal attacks

2016-05-23 14:25

Thirteen endangered Asiatic lions that only live in a forest in western India have been caught and caged after three villagers were killed in recent months, a wildlife official says.

Chile zoo kills lions to protect suicidal man

2016-05-22 18:02

A zoo in Chile's capital says it was forced to kill two lions to protect a suicidal man who had entered their cage in front of aghast visitors.

PICS: Dogs removed from 'parasitic' Chinese trawler in Cape Town

2016-05-19 18:59

Four dogs have been removed from a Chinese trawler that is being held at Cape Town harbour for alleged illegal fishing, the SPCA says.

Bloem Border Collie is SA's first doggie graduate

2016-05-19 11:38

A sheepdog from a farm in Bloemfontein is the first dog in the country ever to be awarded a university degree.

Finest birds and rabbits to be seen at Royal Show

2016-05-18 11:21

Whether you love feathers or fur, there will be something that is sure to appeal to Royal Show-goers this year.

Dog saved from the brink, now named after Game of Thrones character

2016-05-17 08:40

A dog rescued from the brink of death in KwaZulu-Natal has been given a home and a new name that embodies her warrior spirit. Please note that this article contains a graphic image.

Woman taken to hospital with shark still attached to her arm

2016-05-16 10:28

News reports say a 23-year-old woman was bitten by a small nurse shark in Boca Raton.

SA lions' cubs boost Rwanda big cats' fortunes

2016-05-13 20:56

Three lion cubs have been born in a wildlife park in Rwanda, boosting efforts to restore the country's lion population, which was wiped out following the country's 1994 genocide.

‘No justice for circus jumbos’

2016-05-13 08:27

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) has slammed the Grahamstown director of public prosecutions’ decision to drop charges against the owners/directors of the Brian Boswell Circus.

 

Dog owner hopes psychic will help find missing pet

2016-05-24 08:45

A Bloemfontein woman has not given up hope in finding her cherished yorkie, which has been missing for months, and has turned to an unconventional way of locating her lost dog.

Carers wait to see if adorable Zimbabwe mongooses have TB

2016-05-23 13:15

Carers at a wildlife sanctuary in Zimbabwe must wait 10 months or more to see if an adorable pair of rescued baby mongooses have TB.

14 goats found in stolen Tazz in good health

2016-05-22 12:17

Fourteen goats found stuffed into a stolen Toyota Tazz are being kept at a pound and are in good health, KwaZulu-Natal police have said.

Pitbulls shot dead after they maul 3-year-old to death

2016-05-19 17:34

Two pitbulls have been shot dead after they mauled a 3-year-old boy to death in Umlazi, police say.

Chinese panda in Belgium 'probably' pregnant

2016-05-18 21:01

A female panda on loan to Belgium from China is showing telling signs of pregnancy, the Pairi Daiza zoo says.

Baby bison put down after tourists put it in their car

2016-05-17 12:57

A bison put in a car by tourists because it looked like it was cold had to be put down, officials at Yellowstone National Park say.

Texas woman sells 'housebroken' pet bison

2016-05-16 21:12

A 'domesticated' bison that was allowed to roam in her owner's Dallas-area home has moved on to pastures new.

Not-so-great escape: 2 Dutch tigers recaptured

2016-05-14 21:07

Two tigers escaped from their enclosure at a Dutch big cat sanctuary, prompting police to warn local residents to stay indoors.

Brave dog saves owner from Pit Bull attack

2016-05-13 09:26

A dog has bravely knocked off a Pit Bull which was attacking his teenage owner while they were walking on their street in Durban.

Rare Sumatran rhino born in Indonesia

2016-05-12 20:02

A Sumatran rhino has given birth to a female calf at a sanctuary in Indonesia taking the critically endangered species a step further away from extinction.

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