Saturday, October 20, 2018


Zookeeper holds a newly born earless monitor lizard in Prague Zoo

“Holy Grail” of Lizard Species Born in Prague Zoo

PRAGUE (Reuters)  The Prague Zoo showcased five newly-born earless monitor lizards on Tuesday as part of a European breeding program aimed at boosting numbers of...
Penguins, Sphen and Magic, interact with one another at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

Same-Sex Penguin Couple Incubate Egg at Sydney Aquarium

MELBOURNE (Reuters)  Two male penguins who built a nest together from ice pebbles at Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium are now fostering an egg given them...
Doctors move away from using live animals for trauma surgery training

Doctors Move Away from Using Live Animals for Trauma Surgery Training

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health)  An initiative to replace the use of live animals with a human simulator for trauma surgery practice got training programs in...
A herd of elephants is seen at the Singita Grumeti Game Reserve

Tanzanian Rangers Harness New Technology to Fight Poachers

By Jackson Njehia GRUMETI, Tanzania (Reuters)  In Tanzania's Grumeti Game Reserve, next to Serengeti National Park, elephants roam, rangers sleep more peacefully at night, and poachers...
Flames rise from confiscated pieces of ivory as they are burned along with illegal wildlife parts by Myanmar's Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation in Naypyidaw, Myanmar

Myanmar Torches Illegal Wildlife Stockpile Worth $1.3 Million to Deter Smugglers

YANGON (Reuters) Myanmar authorities destroyed hundreds of seized elephant tusks, pangolin scales and other animal parts, worth a total of $1.3 million on the...
A model presents a creation by designer Anthony Vaccarello as part of his Spring/Summer 2019 women's ready-to-wear collection show for fashion house Saint Laurent during Paris Fashion Week in Paris

From Milan to Paris, Fashion Firms Fret over Fur

By Giulia Segreti and Sarah White MILAN/PARIS (Reuters)  Fur trimmings were scarce on the past month's spring catwalk collections in Milan and Paris, but the two...
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