CATEGORY: Animals

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

First bird surveys in years on remote St Kilda islands

Anonymous - August 19,2019    0 Comments

A snowy owl is among the isles' rare visiting species.It was almost 20 years since birds on Boreray and Soay had been surveyed.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

Hopes fade for stolen blind hedgehog Stephen's return

Anonymous - August 19,2019    0 Comments

The hedgehog, named Stephen, was inside the van when it was taken from Albion Place in Leeds on Saturday morning.After that he'll just die.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

Elephant protection debate to dominate conservation meeting

Anonymous - August 19,2019    0 Comments

Delegates from more than 180 countries are gathering for the meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites).The Cites meeting, held every three years, will discuss a record 56 proposals submitted by governments to the Conference of the Parties, known as COP18.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

Australia couple injured in 'freak' goanna attack on their dog

Anonymous - August 18,2019    0 Comments

Image copyright
Getty Images




Image caption

Goannas can grow up to two metres (6.The man, in his 70s, was said to have sustained significant injuries and was airlifted to hospital after the incident in north-eastern Queensland.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

Monkey problem: St Kitts great attraction becomes great headache

Anonymous - August 16,2019    0 Comments

Tourists see them and think they're so cute.And they are cute but they're also a pest," she explains.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

Extinction: Humans played big role in demise of the cave bear

Anonymous - August 16,2019    0 Comments

Kowalczyk




Image caption

Cave bear skull from the Natural History Museum in Belgrade, Serbia



The arrival of human ancestors in Europe some 40,000 years ago coincided with the downfall of the cave bear, scientists have revealed.The cave bear fed largely on vegetation instead of meat.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

'Hare coursers' torch car and Cambridgeshire farmer's field

Anonymous - August 13,2019    0 Comments

The fire started at about 12:00 BST on Sunday near Long Road in Comberton near Cambridge.Cambridgeshire Police arrested four people at a nearby pub and seized five dogs as they were not microchipped.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

Bear breaks into house and smashes wall to leave

Anonymous - August 13,2019    0 Comments

Image copyright
AFP




Image caption

The bear was probably attracted by the smell of rubbish



A black bear broke into a house in the US before escaping by smashing through a wall.Nobody was injured.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

Grouse shooting: Labour calls for review amid habitat concerns

Anonymous - August 13,2019    0 Comments

The four-month grouse shooting season begins on Monday - the Glorious Twelfth - and sees shooters head to moors in Scotland and northern England.The government said protecting the rare moorland environment and also hen harriers, a critically endangered bird of prey, were priorities.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

Badger rescued from pit on military firing range

Anonymous - August 11,2019    0 Comments

Image copyright
RSPCA




Image caption

The badger was found at the bottom of a 5ft (1.53m) firing hole



A badger has been rescued after getting stuck in a pit on a live military firing range.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

Giant panda gives birth to 'rare' twin cubs

Anonymous - August 11,2019    0 Comments

The next few days for the cubs will be crucial, Pairi Daiza said.The animals and the mother, Hao Hao, will be monitored by staff to ensure that she cares for the cubs properly.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

Japan's FamilyMart convenience chain apologises for rats in store

Anonymous - August 08,2019    0 Comments

Image copyright
@Ginkai19990324



A Japanese convenience store chain has apologised after a video of rats scampering around one of its branches emerged.A video circulated on social media on Monday appears to show as many as six rodents scurrying through a store, near sushi displays and down aisles.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

New Forest woman, 86, gored in leg by cow

Anonymous - August 08,2019    0 Comments

Amelia Borrelli said the animal plunged its horn into her thigh near her home in the New Forest, narrowly missing two arteries and ripping her jeans down to the ankle.She spent a week in hospital recovering from the "very deep" wound.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

San Fermín: Three gored during annual Pamplona bull run

Anonymous - August 08,2019    0 Comments

Officials say those with gore injuries are two US citizens, aged 23 and 46, and a Spaniard.Two others were taken to hospital with head injuries and a total of 48 others were treated by the Red Cross.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

Tardigrades: 'Water bears' stuck on the moon after crash

Anonymous - August 08,2019    0 Comments

And the co-founder of the organisation that put them there thinks they're almost definitely still alive.The water bears had been dehydrated to place them in suspended animation and then encased in artificial amber.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

Staring at seagulls helps protect food, say scientists

Anonymous - August 08,2019    0 Comments

Image copyright
Getty Images



The secret to protecting your seaside chips from scavenging seagulls is to stare at them, scientists have said.The birds are more likely to steal food when they can avoid the gaze of their victims, according to a new study.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

Norfolk seal dies after 'tragic' dog attack

Anonymous - August 06,2019    0 Comments

The baby seal was found with multiple wounds, including internal injuries, on Sea Palling beach on the Norfolk coast on Friday.The pup, thought to be six to eight weeks old, was put down because its injuries were so severe.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

Lives of basking sharks caught on 'SharkCam' in Inner Hebrides

Anonymous - August 06,2019    0 Comments

Image copyright
Alex Mustard 2020VISION



Scientists have captured basking sharks in the Inner Hebrides using the UK's first autonomous "SharkCam".Large groups of basing sharks gather in the Sea of the Hebrides from May to October to feed on plankton.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

Norwich's eel counter says they could 'disappear in our lifetime'

Anonymous - August 04,2019    0 Comments

Jez Wood monitors numbers of migrating eels in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex and said the fish are finding it harder to negotiate waterways.The agency said global eel numbers were down 95% in the last 40 years and are not improving as hoped.

Stay safe and increase your privacy on internet
Animals

Giant tortoise in 'world's slowest police chase'

Anonymous - August 04,2019    0 Comments

Herbert managed to escape from his home and stroll for three miles before being found by a member of the public in Bovingdon.Hertfordshire Police said he was "spotted plodding across the road and rescued by the plod".