While many find reptiles frightening, these scaly creatures are actually compelling. Lizards are by far the most diverse group of modern reptiles in body shape and size.
The phenomenon of baby spiders gliding through the air on the end of a length of spun-silk has been reported for centuries. Now scientists have uncovered the surprising mechanism by which the feat is achieved.
Update. Dog meat festival in China is not banned! Please consider to sign petition.
A huge victory for animal lovers around the world – dog meat has just been temporarily banned from the infamous Yulin Festival in China that has already taken the lives of thousands and thousands of innocent canines following the Chinese tradition of eating dogs. The ban will come into effect on June 15 – that’s one week before the start of the Yulin Festival. It will prohibit the sale of dog meat at restaurants, markets, and street vendors. Those who don’t obey will be facing a fine of up to 100,000 yuan (nearly $15,000) and arrest.
Dozens of foxes have been saved from a Chinese fur farm and been given a new home at a Buddhist monastery.
Animal activist Karen Gifford has spent the last few weeks documenting the rescue initiative in a series of Facebook videos that were shared with her by a woman named BoHe.
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