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Court gives go-ahead to rhino horn auction

2017-08-20 20:43

A court has given the go-ahead for an online auction of rhino horns that has outraged conservationists.

Tanzania: Elephant tusks seized from alleged traffickers

2017-08-19 09:00

Authorities in Tanzania say they have seized 368kg of ivory coast tusks that conservationists believe were taken from 15 slain elephants.

Traumatic separation for owner and donkey-child after years of being together

2017-08-15 06:49

The special bond between Judith Hopley, 76, and her beloved 38-year-old donkey Genevieve has come a long way.

Final salute to Mandela Bay K9 hero

2017-08-14 08:33

It was a sad day for Nelson Mandela Bay polic when a veteran search and rescue dog named Kojack had to be put down after an ongoing battle with cancer.

Rainbow rescued from water

2017-08-11 07:59

Rainbow, the dog that has been rescued from a canal near Virginia, near Bloemfontein, will soon be looking for a new home.

Arctic Greenland burning, hunters blinded by smoke

2017-08-09 17:10

Smoke from a wildfire in southwestern Greenland is hampering the wild reindeer hunt on the Arctic island, best known for its ice rather than grass and bushes ablaze

California cops seize 2 000 animals near LA

2017-08-06 21:28

Investigators have discovered more than 2 000 snakes, parrots, chickens and other animals - around half of them dead - at an industrial park near Los Angeles.

Panda gives birth to twins at French zoo

2017-08-05 07:02

There was joy and pain for French zookeepers as their female panda gave birth to twins, but one died soon afterwards.

NY authorities catch renegade alligator roaming around town

2017-07-31 14:44

Authorities in upstate New York have captured an alligator that got loose, according to officials.

South Korean leader keeps dog promise

2017-07-28 21:29

South Korea's new president has kept a campaign promise by adopting a shelter dog rescued from possible slaughter in a country where eating dogs is still popular.

 

Poultry lose out

2017-08-20 06:02

A change of plans leads to state-funded chicken abattoir being scrapped in favour of a controversial agroprocessing plant.

Dog makes lucky escape from drowning

2017-08-16 13:45

He's cheated death and he’s one Lucky hound.

WATCH: Lion turns tyre into a chew toy

2017-08-14 13:45

A group of friends were left traumatised after a lion clung onto the spare tyre at the back of their bakkie at the Natal Lion Park.

Oklahoma City Zoo launches webcam to show adopted tiger cub

2017-08-11 18:15

A tiger cub who was rejected by her mother at the Philadelphia Zoo can be seen bonding with her adoptive mother and siblings in Oklahoma via live-streaming video. WATCH

SPCA investigating 'miraculous' appearance of dead baboon in Gugulethu home

2017-08-10 22:32

The Cape of Good Hope SPCA is investigating how a dead baboon was found in the cupboard of a Gugulethu home.

WATCH: Hikers in stare-down with mountain lion

2017-08-08 10:49

Two hikers walking a High Sierra trail in California have videotaped their nerve-wracking stare-down with a wild mountain lion.

Growing 'beary' problem in US

2017-08-06 17:39

The growing population of black bears in the United States has scientists sorting through thousands more teeth to get a handle on the health of America's bruins.

Zim army officer arrested for trying to sell ivory: report

2017-08-02 17:15

A Zimbabwe army officer has appeared in court in Harare after he was found in possession of four elephant tusks worth nearly $3 000, a report says.

Dog finds help for 2 Utah girls struck by lightning

2017-07-29 22:38

Two girls are recovering from a lightning strike after their dog brought help to the mountainside scene in Utah.

China outrage over 'panda abuse' video

2017-07-28 19:33

Viral video footage of giant panda cubs being dragged and hurled around by staff at a Chinese breeding centre has sparked online outrage and accusations of cruelty towards the country's favourite animal. WATCH

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