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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.

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By AFP News    Apr 29, 2014 at 11:00AM
 

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.

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By AFP News    Apr 29, 2014 at 10:34AM
 

Japan Redesigns Antarctic Whale Hunt After UN Court Ruling

Japan said Friday it would redesign its controversial Antarctic whaling mission in a bid to make it more scientific, after a United Nations court ruled it was a commercial hunt masquerading as research.

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By AFP News    Apr 22, 2014 at 11:27AM
 

25-Year-Old Cat Heads for Record Books as World's Oldest

Do you remember what you were doing in August 1989 — before most of us had Internet and big hair was still in fashon?

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By Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell    Apr 16, 2014 at 01:13PM
 

Fur Flies As US Gets to Grips With Feral Cats

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 (AFP) - It's Friday night in Eckington, a quiet residential corner of Washington, and the back alley is crawling with feral cats.

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By AFP News    Apr 16, 2014 at 12:01PM
 

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