WATCH: Dogs are amazed by this magician's sleight of hand

2018-08-18 18:23

A Finnish magician tries out his tricks on dogs - with astonishing results. Jose Ahonen became a YouTube star when he decided to upload videos of his experiments online.

WATCH: The man who loves giant bugs

2018-08-18 16:32

The photos and videos of young German insect breeder Adrian Kozakiewicz have made him an Instagram star.

WATCH: 5 wildlife videos to start your weekend with a smile

2018-08-17 19:33

From playful cheetah cubs to a newborn sun bear, these animal videos are sure to remind you of the beauty and irresistible joy of nature.

#WomensMonth: Meet the woman taking care of Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve

2018-08-17 12:30

Monique Ruthenberg, conservation manager at CapeNature's Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve, has spent decades protecting South Africa's conservation areas.

'Devastating' dolphin loss in Florida red tide disaster

2018-08-17 10:45

A state of emergency has been declared in Florida as the worst red tide in a decade blackens the ocean water, killing dolphins, sea turtles and fish at a relentless pace.


INVADER:  Dr Leon Barkhuizen caught this crayfish. (Dr Leon Barkhuizen)

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WATCH: Breath-taking bird's eye view footage from an eagle cameraman

2018-08-18 11:30

French falconer Jacques Olivier Travers had an idea for how to get funky aerial shots without batteries or remote control. Introducing Victor - the avian cameraman.

WATCH: Cute pygmy marmoset babies take first steps on their own

2018-08-17 13:10

Symbio Wildlife Park has released footage of twin pygmy marmoset babies' first moments of independence after being born just nine weeks ago.

#ShockWildlifeTruths: SA licenses leopard hunting

2018-08-17 10:05

South Africa has opened hunting season on leopards after two years of grace.

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#ShockWildlifeTruths: SA licenses leopard hunting

2018-08-17 10:05

South Africa has opened hunting season on leopards after two years of grace.

Climate change multiplies harmful marine heatwaves

2018-08-17 05:23

The number of days marked by potentially destructive ocean heatwaves has doubled in 35 years, and will multiply another five-fold at current rates of climate change, scientists warn.

#EcoTravels: Turning turtle poachers into custodians in iSimangaliso

2018-08-16 10:30

The populations of turtles nesting on the KwaZulu-Natal coast has seen a big boost in numbers since the Ezemvelo Turtle Monitoring Programme was launched to involve local communities in their conservation.

Iceberg water could be cheaper than desalination

2018-08-16 08:52

Icebergs can supply Cape Town with extra water in drought years at a far cheaper rate than a big desalination plant, it has emerged at a UCT seminar.

Experts: Hail damage is worse, but climate role uncertain

2018-08-16 07:32

Climate and weather scientists say hailstorms inflict billions of dollars in damage each year, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories.

WATCH: Whale rescued from fishing net in Chile

2018-08-15 19:56

A navy ship travelled for three and a half hours to help a whale badly tangled in a fishing net.

India to send manned mission to space by 2022 - Modi

2018-08-15 11:28

India will send a manned mission into space by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Wednesday in a speech to the nation.

WATCH: Reluctant lion cub captured in series of wildlife images

2018-08-13 20:34

A cute and adventurous lion cub is kept in line by its watchful mother, as snapped by wildlife photographer Paul Goldstein.

WATCH: Humpback whales on the move off the coast of Australia

2018-08-17 08:05

Tourists got the surprise of their lives when they saw this spectacular scene of nine male humpback whales chasing a female in the Whitsunday Islands.

New species of orchid discovered in Peruvian jungle

2018-08-16 13:17

Botanists have discovered a new species of orchid in Peru's central Amazonian rainforest, the country's national parks service announced.

PICS: This Miami Beach coral reef cemetery is home to life in the afterlife

2018-08-16 09:30

The Neptune Memorial Reef, an underwater cemetery modeled after the lost city of Atlantis, is undergoing a massive expansion off the coast of Miami Beach

WATCH: Crows are being trained to pick up trash in a French amusement park because humans are messy

2018-08-16 08:30

Puy du Fou - the second biggest theme park in France - will be training a horde of crows to pick up trash in the park in exchange for treats.

Aggressive, alien crayfish invade Free State dams

2018-08-16 05:18

An invasive species of crayfish is taking over aquatic systems in the Free State and it is a mystery how they ended up there, according to the Department of Environmental Affairs.

Kruger threatens to re-erect game fences over private reserves’ poor governance

2018-08-15 11:32

Kruger is threatening to re-erect the fence, as private reserves violate protocols around hunting animals that cross over from the national park.

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