An adorable female husky has gone viral on Thai social media after his owner posted CCTV footage of the dog sleeping as the local police department conducted an “armed robbery” training exercise in his jewelry store last week.
Worawut Lomwanawong told Bored Panda his city’s police department picked his store as a case study for a security test on how to react to an armed robber entering his store to steal his jewelry. The robber for this exercise was a police officer dressed in plainclothes.
A 22-year-old Russian social media influencer is facing heavy criticism online for posing naked on top of an endangered elephant in Bali, Indonesia for her 553,000 Instagram followers.
A wild boar caused panic among mall-goers after the animal got lost and made its way inside a sportswear store.
Shoppers alerted the authorities after they spotted the wild boar inside Alamanda Shopping Complex in Putrajaya, Malaysia on Sunday, according to Bernama.
For four days, a dog in Wuhan, China waited for its owner on the bridge they reportedly had jumped from.
A local identified only as Xu found the animal sitting patiently on the pavement of Yangtze Bridge, according to Chutian Metropolis Daily.
A house filled with malnourished cats was recently discovered in Japan, local authorities revealed on Wednesday.
Leased to a married couple in their 50s and their son in his 30s, the two-story home in Sapporo’s Kita Ward was found housing 238 cats, Kyodo News reports.
A comprehensive genetic study on red pandas has revealed that the endangered mammals from Asia’s high forests belong to two distinct species and not just a single one as previously believed.
Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing and Kunming based their findings on an analysis of DNA from 65 red pandas. They found significant differences between the two species through three genetic markers.
The silver-backed chevrotain is a rare species of the mouse-deer which was thought by many in the science community to have been extinct.
After three decades since its last confirmed sightings, the mouse deer, with its distinct two-tone color, was recently captured on film in a Vietnamese forest. Images of the rabbit-sized animal were captured by camera traps set up by scientists as it was apparently looking for something to eat, reports the Guardian.
The Japanese government has approved a scientist’s plan to create the world’s first human-animal hybrids, if all goes well.
Hiromitsu Nakauchi, a stem cell researcher, plans to grow human cells in mouse and rat embryos before transporting them into surrogate animals, according to Nature.
A mother orangutan and her baby, who suffered senseless cruelty at the hands of humans, were recently rescued by Indonesian authorities from a local park.
On Saturday, Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) of Aceh reportedly evacuated the pair of Sumatran orangutans from a park in the Bunga Tanjung Village in Subulussalam’s sub-district Sultan Daulat.
A woman in South Korea has the regret of her life after throwing a Maltese puppy to death out of frustration.
According to reports, the woman bought the three-month-old Maltese from a pet shop in Gangneung, Gangwon province.
A woman in Malaysia is facing backlash after cuddling a crocodile she found at home.
Azy Nadia Aziz, 22, found the reptile at the back of her house in Kota Bharu in the Malaysian state of Kelantan last week.
A goat in Shanxi province, China was saved from being slaughtered after it became a social media stakir for its incredible appetite for human snacks.
The young goatherd, Li Fu, was supposed to bring his goat to the slaughterhouse to sell, but he noticed that the animal has quite an appetite for snacks such as cakes, fruits as well as instant noodles and kebabs.