Hong Kong must do a better job of protecting its marine heritage, even if some species are infrequent visitors.
Rare sightings of a whale in city waters were met with excitement. And while the interest in the animal is understandable, it is hard to defend the rush of people trying to get a closer look.
Veterinary surgeons say continued enforcement of the strict policy will worsen long-standing pet-smuggling problems
The lifting of city’s pandemic restrictions has brought the unwelcome return of tree thieves and wildlife poachers
Experts believe the creature found in the city was smuggled in as a pet and later abandoned, underlining the need for stiffer penalties.
Authorities have been sterilising buffaloes after cases of people being injured, but some activists are calling on government to drop programme.
At three times the size of New York, and weighing nearly a trillion tonnes, iceberg A23a is on the move for the first time in over 30 years.
Lawmakers from across the aisle have proposed to outlaw the consumption and sale of dog meat, with measures such as a five-year jail term or fines of up to US$38,000.
Suprianda was mauled to death last week while feeding his employer’s pet, which authorities suspect is a Sumatran tiger.
The noisy deers called Reeves’ muntjacs have been keeping residents on one of the Izu Islands awake at night.
At the White House on Monday the US president joked about his age, saying: ‘This is the 76th anniversary of this event. I want you to know I wasn’t there for the first one.’
Police say scammers deceived customers buying other products by urging them to download Android app for placing orders which allowed them to control users’ phones.
The marsupials have reportedly been trafficked from Australia and spotted hopping in a Vietnamese province bordering China.
Authorities alarmed over unprecedented spate of attacks in recent months, matching numbers recorded in past four years.
Vote checkers in New Zealand were so overwhelmed by John Oliver’s humorous campaign for the puteketeke they had to postpone naming the winning bird for two days.
‘We want to ensure these highly intelligent animals are safe from harm, and continue keeping our waters and climate healthy.’
Vote checkers in New Zealand have been overwhelmed by ballots to choose the Bird of the Century, after comedian John Oliver’s humorous campaign for his favourite feathered friend, the pūteketeke.
Cattle farmer Colin Deveraux, who was ‘shaken like a rag doll’, chomped down on the animal’s ‘thick, leather’ eyelid.
The monkey was born with cells derived from two genetically distinct crab-eating macaques, according to paper in Cell journal.
Agriculture department says 22 pigs tested positive for virus at farm in Lau Fau Shan, Yuen Long, over the two days prior.
Scientists have spent years working on the conundrum and think they have found the landmass, which split from Australia, hidden under Southeast Asia’s eastern islands.
Hong Kong-based artist duo Zheng Mahler take people on journeys through the senses of animals such as bats and buffaloes in immersive works that make strong use of technology.
More bear attacks are expected over the next few weeks as climate change erode the bears’ food sources and a warm autumn delays their hibernation.
Athul Sharma performed mouth-to-mouth resuscitation on the snake that had tried to enter a house in Madhya Pradesh state. He told reporters he’d rescued around 500 snakes over his 15-year career.
In one case, police were alerted after a man was seen throwing stones at an egret at Tsing Yi Promenade, leaving the bird unable to fly.
The shooting wild horses from helicopters was used in 2000, when more than 600 “brumbies” were shot over three days. But a fierce public backlash resulted in the method being banned.
Bobi, a guard dog, claimed the Guinness World Record for world’s oldest dog from Bluey, an Australian cattle dog, who died in 1939 aged 29 and had held the record for almost a century.
Organised and Serious Crime Ordinance amended in 2021 to cover certain wildlife trafficking-related crimes but has yet to be used for prosecutions, experts say.
Elderly woman told officers she was observing traditional ritual after her pet died due to illness.
BBC series Planet Earth III looks at vulnerable animals dealing with a changing world. Its producers talk about getting viewers to care, and working with a 97-year-old broadcasting legend.
Since their birth 97 days ago, the Everland theme park near Seoul has posted videos documenting the pandas’ growth on its YouTube channel.
Malaysia’s wildlife department resorted to using puppies after earlier attempts to lure the big cats with a goat failed, saying that it is standard procedure to use live animals.