Park director Shiv Kumar said: “It appears the tiger strayed into a human settlement area to escape the floods and now appears very tired. We are preparing to tranquillise the tiger.”
Pakistan’s prominent animal rights activist, Anila Umair said, 'Stop animal cruelty, the animals in Pakistan are suffering a lot in pet markets, zoos, strays animals on the streets, etc. There are no laws and rights for these animals.'
The woman, whose name and age were not released, died after the aggressive rooster punctured a vein with its beak and the bleeding could not be stopped, Xinhua news agency.
The government of Denmark will buy the country's last four circus elephants in order to retire them, a minister said on Saturday, as more countries move to shield wild animals from the practice.
Four buildings in the area where the snake was last seen have been evacuated with residents in the surrounding area told to shut all doors and windows. Local authorities said the evacuated buildings will "remain locked and we will be regularly checking for any trace of the snake."
Tired of bankrolling the costs of cleaning up dog excrement from its streets, Spain's northwestern city of Zamora, where the number of registered dogs exceeds the number of children, has imposed a tax on dog owners to be levied from next year.
Zappalorti tells NJ Advance Media it's the only two-headed timber rattlesnake ever found in New Jersey. He says it likely wouldn't be able to survive in the wild because its heads could get snagged on something.
In upsetting undercover footage, a huntsman is seen taking terrified fox cubs out of a small cage and carrying them to a kennel, using a stick with a noose attached. The little foxes scream as they are taken to the kennel. There, they are thrown to a pack of hounds that had been whipped into a frenzy.
A skeletal 70-year-old elephant has been withdrawn from a high-profile annual Buddhist pageant in Sri Lanka following a social media firestorm against parading the feeble animal.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.