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.
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.
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?
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.