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California sees 7,860 wildfires, 3.4m acres burned this year

US California has suffered 7,860 wildfires, which have burned more than 3.4 million acres (about 13,759 sq km) this year, state governor Gavin Newsom said

A helicopter makes a water drop over a wildfire in the Angeles National Forest during the Bobcat Fire in Los Angeles, California, US, on 17 September 2020

Unique anatomy helps the African wild dog sustain its life on the run

A comprehensive new anatomical study of this endangered species, also known as the African painted dog or Cape hunting dog, has identified crucial evolutionary adaptations for endurance running in ...

A pack of critically endangered African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) lies on a riverbed after killing and eating a Bushbuck in the Mana Pools National Park, a World Heritage Site, in northern Zimbabwe, 7 November 2009.

Queen guitarist Brian blames meat-eating for pandemic

Queen guitarist Brian May has criticised meat-eating for the novel coronavirus pandemic

Queen guitarist Brian blames meat-eating for pandemic

Strays feel the bite as pandemic spreads

As coronavirus forces billions of people around the world into lockdown, another sizeable population has also been hard hit—stray animals

Tatiana Aguayo, an animal rights activist, cuddles a stray dog while wearing a face mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bogota.

Hundreds of abandoned animals die at Pakistan pet markets

Abandoned when Pakistan's largest cities went into lockdown, hundreds of caged cats, dogs and rabbits have been found dead inside pet markets hurriedly shuttered as the coronavirus spread

A man holds quails while standing in a market in Bara in Pakistan's Khyber tribal region.

First animal that lives without breathing oxygen discovered

A common assumption that all multicellular organisms must be breathing oxygen has now been proven wrong as researchers have accidentally discovered the first non-oxygen breathing animal.The tiny, ...

First animal that lives without breathing oxygen discovered

Dhaka zoo calls time on elephant rides

Bangladesh's biggest zoo has called time on elephant rides following a long-running campaign by activists.The ban was quietly introduced last month, Dhaka zoo curator Nurul Islam told AFP, adding it ...

Dhaka zoo calls time on elephant rides

Glass frogs reappear in Bolivia after 18 years

A rare species of frog native to the eastern slopes of the Bolivian Andes has been spotted in the South American country for the first time in 18 years, the investigation team that made the discovery ...

Glass frogs reappear in Bolivia after 18 years

Australia to lose billions as bushfires deter tourists

Australia will lose billions of dollars in tourism revenue as international visitors cancel trips in droves due to bushfires raging across the country, an industry body forecast Friday.The number of ...

Australia to lose billions as bushfires deter tourists
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