Other Animals

Scientists striving to save the northern white rhino from extinction have announced their decision to retire one of the world’s last two individuals from their assisted breeding program. The BioRescue consortium resolved to stop harvesting eggs from 32-year-old Najin following an in-depth ethical risk assessment that took many factors into consideration, including her age, reproductive
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Distressing images have emerged showing a group of hare coursers in action in Cambridgeshire. The pictures, shared by the Ely Standard, were taken after a group of four men and a 12-year-old boy were spotted hunting hares in the countryside. The images show one man swinging a hare by its legs, moments before brutally bashing it
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They are known to be extremely social creatures that thrive in the freezing waters of the Artic. So the discovery of a lone beluga whale off the coast of Seattle — almost 1,500 miles from its nearest population in Alaska — has left scientists baffled. The wayward creature’s ‘very rare’ appearance is the first documented
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An elephant park in Bali left its elephants to starve to death after Covid restrictions forced it to shut down. The Bali Elephant Camp offered a wide range of nature-based activities as well as elephant-related attractions, including elephant rides. When tourism stopped due to the pandemic, the park was forced to close its doors and
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Namibia is auctioning off its wild elephants, which has caused an uproar amongst conservation and wildlife groups. In August, the government announced that they had auctioned off 57 wild elephants to three bidders for approximately $537,000, further devastating the wild elephant population that has already suffered so much as a result of poachers and droughts.
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