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Drunken raccoon staggers through German Christmas market, passes out
The tipsy raccoon apparently couldn't hold back from having a good time at Erfurt's Christmas market. The furry creature's daytime drinking binge ended with a nap and trip to the animal shelter.
Thousands of new-born calves illegally killed each year in Germany: report
German farmers often leave male calves to die or kill them rather than paying for the animals, according to a report. A German newspaper estimated that up to 200,000 animals die soon after birth every year.
Swine fever: Scientists warn quarter of world's pigs could die
The president of the World Organization for Animal Health has called it the "biggest threat to any commercial livestock of our generation." The global price of pork and pig-based products is expected to skyrocket.
Donkey diva: Singing beast of burden becomes Indian sensation
10 Aug 2019
Emily, a rescue donkey who lives at an animal shelter in the Indian city of Pune has become an internet sensation after a clip of her "singing" went viral
On a mission to save endangered animals
20 Apr 2019
Widespread hunting in Nigeria has seen the country’s animal population continue to fall. With no effective laws against animal abuse and trade, Chinedu Mogbo is trying to combat it by setting up a sanctuary for animals.
Can wolves and humans coexist in Germany?
3 Mar 2019
As wolves return to Germany, the danger of attacks on humans is growing. Animal protectionists fear that open season will be declared on the creatures. Can wolf management help coexistence between humans and the canines?
1 Feb 2018
In yet another case of animal cruelty, an unidentified man killed a troop of monkeys days back in Delta State. In the video that has now gone viral, the maimed monkeys could be seen with blood stains, apparently from gunshots.
Over two million Kenyans risk starvation in face of drought
2 Feb 2017
Animal carcases litter the fields, as a prolonged period of drought has destroyed forage for animals and put Kenyans in dire need of food assistance.