Endangered Hamster May Get Second Chance in France
STRASBOURG, France, May 06, 2014 (AFP) - Authorities in the French region of Alsace have launched an action plan to save a hamster facing extinction, more than two years after Europe's top cour READ MORE
Canadian Town Tries to Sell Whale Carcass on eBay Before it Explodes!
MONTREAL, (AFP) - A fishing village in easternmost Canada tried on Monday to auction off on eBay a sperm whale carcass that washed up onto its shores.
Investigators Pursue 100 Stray Dogs Buried Alive Claim
BEIJING, (AFP) - Claims that about 100 stray dogs were buried alive in northern China are being investigated, an official said Sunday, the latest apparent case of animal cruelty to shock the nation.
Japan Kicks Off First Whale Hunt Since UN Court Ruling
AYUKAWA, Japan (AFP) - A Japanese whaling fleet left port Saturday under tight security, marking the first hunt since the UN's top court last month ordered Tokyo to stop killing whales in the Antarctic.
Hamster Sized Deer Born In Spain
MADRID, (AFP) - The latest specimen of the world's tiniest deer -- a rare species no bigger than a hamster -- has been born in a nature park in southern Spain, conservationists said on Friday.