China's top legislative committee began deliberating a proposal to ban all trade and consumption of wild animals, a practice believed responsible for the country's deadly coronavirus outbreak.
A video of an old man showing love, compassion, and mercy to a thirsty dog has won the hearts of millions.
The movement aims to compel the government to stop cruelty against animals at zoos as well as at the pet markets across the country.
The dead elephants included a three-year-old calf, said park chief Kanchit Srinoppawan. The waterfall has been closed temporarily following the incident.
The male Francois' Langur with its distinctive orange fur was born at Sydney's Taronga zoo last week and has not yet been named.
An Australian teenager has been charged over the deaths of 20 kangaroos, which he allegedly mowed down with his truck in a killing spree that lasted an hour.
Rehan Khan entered into the enclosure of a lion at the Delhi zoo but was rescued by the zoo authorities unhurt
A boy was killed after being snatched from a boat by a saltwater crocodile in the southern Philippines, as the reptiles' shrinking habitat leads to repeated attacks, authorities said Wednesday.
A skeletal 70-year-old elephant has been withdrawn from a high-profile annual Buddhist pageant in Sri Lanka following a social media firestorm against parading the feeble animal.
The chief custodian of the Temple of the Tooth — which organises the event — Pradeep Nilanga Dela said Tikiri would not be part of Wednesday's grand finale, involving dozens of jumbos.