Sunday, February 25, 2018

Nature

Nature
Wang Fei poses for pictures with her Pekingese dog in Beijing

As China’s Year of The Dog Begins, Imperial Pekingese Breed Is...

By Joseph Campbell BEIJING (Reuters) For centuries, owning the flat-faced Pekingese dog was a luxury to be enjoyed only by China's royal family After years of...
Pigs are seen in a piggery at a village near Warsaw

Germany Gives Free Rein to Boar Hunters to Contain Swine Fever...

BERLIN (Reuters) Germany issued a decree on Wednesday to allow hunters to shoot wild boar year-round to stop the animals, which can carry African swine...
People fish along the bank of the Yellow River as the Sammenxia Dam discharges flood waters downstream, in Pinglu

China to Impose Annual Fishing Ban in Yellow River from 2018...

BEIJING (Reuters) China will ban fishing in the Yellow River, or Huanghe, between April 1 and June 30 every year starting from 2018, state-owned...
Flynn, a Bichon Frise, appears at the One World Observatory a day after winning the "Best in Show" at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in Manhattan, New York

Flynn The Bichon Frise Fetches Top Prize at Westminster Kennel Club...

By Stephanie Kelly NEW YORK (Reuters) A bichon frise named Flynn was crowned "best in show" at the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on...
Rumor poses for photographers during a trip to One World Observatory in New York

Glass Ceiling for Dogs? Males Win Westminster almost Twice as Often

By Stephanie Kelly NEW YORK (Reuters) After the German shepherd Rumor won the top prize at last year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New...
An orangutan hold its baby at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center in the Malaysian state of Sabah on Borneo island

Startling Orangutan Population Decline Recorded in Borneo

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) Hunting by people and habitation destruction by oil palm, paper, logging and mining industries helped drive a startling drop of about...
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