An advisory group urged the National Institutes of Health to retire most chimpanzees used in their scientific study
A New Zealand economist is encouraging pet owners to make their current cats their last to protect native birds.
A team of researchers is demanding a turtle farm in the Caribbean to be closed down, following animal welfare issues.
A rhino calf at San Diego Zoo is getting fed from a bottle, as part of her daily nutritional routine.
Japanese scientists have captured a rare video footage of Adelie penguins' feeding habits.
A pack of stray dogs killed at least 31 endangered blackbucks at a zoological park in the city of Kanpur, India.
Disturbed habitats are causing increased stress levels and resulting in poor diets for monkeys.
A rare Nepalese red panda has been born in Auckland Zoo, New Zealand.
Analysis of a new fossil of an ancient walrus throws doubt on claims that it was a "killer" preying on marine mammals.
A new study has found that cats can mimic human habits (good or bad) and adapt to their owners' lifestyle.
Fossilized tracks of a dinosaur stampede in Australia were actually tracks made by swimming animals rather than by running animals.
The National Press club of South Africa announced rhinos as the newsmaker of the year 2012, following extensive media coverage.
A colorful new lizard species has been discovered in southern Vietnam.
A new study has found that female quail birds choose egg-laying spots to hide their eggs.