The lack of available and affordable food in Venezuela has led to an increasing number of pets being dropped off at shelters, or simply abandoned in the streets.
Four Paws, an international animal welfare group, has just completed the removal of the surviving 15 animals from the Khan Younis Zoo—dubbed the “worst zoo in the world”—in the Gaza Strip
It’s time once more for a look at the animal kingdom and our interactions with the countless species that share our planet.
Wildlife officials armed with a court order entered the temple to remove the tigers and investigate potential criminal misconduct.
In Belgium, the Reuters photographer Yves Herman recently visited Animatrans, a funeral home that claims to be the first in Belgium designed exclusively for pets.
Spectacular wildlife photography: the winners and runners-up from the 2016 Audubon Photography Awards competition.
It’s time once again for a look at the animal kingdom and our interactions with the countless species that share our planet.
A wild elephant wandered into the streets and alleys of Siliguri, India, on February 10, leaving behind a trail of startled residents, damaged structures, trampled cars, and smashed motorbikes.
In Aviemore, northern Scotland, huskies and sledders are now preparing for the 33rd annual Aviemore Sled Dog Race.
While trying to come up with a photo essay for today, I came across this simple image of a cat sitting contentedly in a crib meant for baby Jesus, in a nativity scene in Poland.
It's time once again for a look at the animal kingdom and our interactions with the countless species that share our planet. Today's photos include reindeer herders in far northern Russia, an orangutan taking a wheelbarrow ride in Indonesia, a wild horse roundup in Spain, flying foxes in India, orcas in Puget Sound, a leopard with its head stuck in a pot in India, and much more.
Since 2011, August 12 has been set aside as World Elephant Day, supported by numerous conservation agencies as a day to “spread awareness, share knowledge, and provide solutions for better care and management of both captive and wild elephants.”
Spectacular wildlife photography: Winners and runners-up from the 2015 Audubon Photography Awards competition.
Heavy rainfall and flooding in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi left at least 12 people dead on Sunday, ravaging the city's zoo and setting animals free into the streets of Tbilisi.
In Istanbul, Turkey, a state-of-the-art hospital for hundreds of horses is run by the Jockey Club of Turkey at Veliefendi Hipodromu, the country's oldest racetrack.
It's time once again for a look at the animal kingdom and our interactions with the countless species that share our planet, a roundup of animals in the news from recent months, seen from the perspectives of their human observers, companions, captors, and caretakers.
Aoshima Island is one of about a dozen "cat islands" around Japan, small places where there are significantly more feline residents than people. In Aoshima more than a hundred cats prowl the island, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in the quiet fishing village.
In some zoos in Japan and China, staff members perform regular security drills to practice their response to a large animal escape by using costumed zookeepers as the fugitive animals. Individuals in furry costumes or pairs in full-size mockups of larger animals run through zoo property, sometimes inflicting mock injuries, as fellow zookeepers work to surround, subdue, and recapture them.
The Thomas Fire in southern California, leopards in India and New York, unrest in the West Bank and Argentina, Christmas in a Brazilian prison, and much more.
Early marriage is a common cultural practice within the Rohingya Muslim communities in Myanmar. Limited food rations in crowded refugee camps in Bangladesh causes even more families to force their young daughters to marry.
Out of an estimated 1,500 active volcanoes, 50 or so erupt every year, spewing steam, ash, toxic gases, and lava.
Winning images and honorable mentions from the four categories: Wildlife, Landscapes, Aerials, and Underwater.