ARTICLES RELATING TO ANIMALS

Two suspected poachers killed in Kruger Park

2019-12-13 19:07

South African rangers have killed two suspected rhino poachers in a shooting at the famous Kruger Park, the South African National Parks says.

PICS | Boomslang takes refuge in KZN family's toilet after being attacked by birds

2019-12-11 11:41

KwaZulu-Natal snake catcher Nick Evans had to catch a boomslang which had curled itself up around the plumbing behind a toilet in a Northdene home.

Botswana national expected in dock after allegedly trying to sell lion bones, live cheetah

2019-12-08 10:49

A Botswana national is expected in the dock of the Kuruman Magistrate's Court in the Northern Cape after he allegedly attempted to sell a live cheetah, as well as lion bones.

SPCA team saves 3 dogs from drain in Cape Town

2019-12-07 20:05

A team from the Cape of Good Hope of SPCA got more than it bargained for when it responded to reports of a dog stuck in a drain, only to find three dogs in distress.

Police complaint laid against CapeNature for euthanising lion cub found in Cape Town home

2019-12-06 18:36

The police's Stock Theft Unit has opened a case against CapeNature over its decision to euthanise a lion cub which was found in possession of three men in Athlone.

Can you find the hidden puppy in this holiday brainteaser?

2019-12-05 19:11

A dog is hiding among a sea of gifts, Santa hats, and gingerbread men in this holiday-themed brainteaser. How quickly can you find it?

Mozambique poachers handed 16 year prison sentences

2019-12-04 21:35

A Mozambique court has sentenced 10 poachers to 16 years in jail after they were caught hunting illegally in a national park.

Five tigers arrive at Spanish refuge after Polish rescue

2019-12-02 20:29

Five tigers that narrowly survived a harrowing journey across Europe before being impounded at the Polish border, have arrived at an animal shelter in southeastern Spain.

Case against alleged lion cub 'smugglers' delayed as police get DNA samples

2019-11-27 15:18

The case of three men accused of smuggling a lion cub into Cape Town's southern suburbs is expected to continue in February after it emerged that the investigating officer is trying to obtain DNA evidence from the place the cub was allegedly smuggled from.

Stray dog saves abandoned kittens from cold Canada winter

2019-11-26 11:49

Good with cats: a stray dog found on the side of a road on a cold Canadian night keeping a litter of kittens warm needs a home.

 

3 suspects in custody for possessing pangolin body parts

2019-12-12 22:44

Three suspects are in custody after being nabbed with pangolin body parts in Bellville, Cape Town.

WATCH | Emerging farmers battle devastating drought in Northern Cape

2019-12-10 05:10

Day Zero and a ticking time bomb await farmers, both veteran and emerging, in the Northern Cape.

Northern Cape needs R688m to battle massive drought

2019-12-08 08:04

Agri-Northern Cape says it is looking forward to the help it will receive from the government to raise almost R688m for drought aid in the province. This, however, has not been granted yet.

A photographer captures giant flocks of birds at the perfect moment so they look like mesmerizing, moving sculptures

2019-12-07 09:55

Flocks of feathered fowl in fantastical shapes are the subject of Catalan photographer Xavi Bou's spellbinding project.

Most popular wildlife photos of the year show mice duking it out in the London Underground and a baby leopard carrying an anaconda

2019-12-06 10:06

Front-runners in the 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year people's choice awards showcase bonds between pairs of mates and mothers and babies.

CapeNature explains why it euthanised lion cub found in Cape Town home

2019-12-05 15:41

Faced with one of the "hardest decisions", CapeNature has explained why it euthanased a lion cub which was found in possession of three men in Athlone, after coming in for criticism for the decision.

WATCH | Black mamba 'breaks into' Durban shop - knocks items off shelves

2019-12-04 18:53

Workers at a shop in Springfield in Durban were left speechless when they arrived at work and found things out of place.

PICS | Grisly discovery: Eastern Cape farmer finds 18 sheep carcasses on his fence

2019-11-29 12:48

A livestock farmer from Cathcart in the Eastern Cape has made a grisly discovery after he found that 18 of his sheep had been killed, gutted and hung on a barbed wire fence.

This dog in the US will be a puppy for life due to a rare condition

2019-11-26 17:00

Ranger, who will forever be a puppy due to a rare condition that prevents him from growing, has become a social media star.

A Komodo dragon hit the beach wearing a turtle as a hat, and there's video evidence

2019-11-25 19:05

It takes a lot to stand out — but this Komodo dragon seems to have achieved that by deciding to wear a turtle as a hat.

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