Animal rights activists have expressed heavy criticism over a hotel in Heilongjiang province, China where live polar bears are used as a 24/7 attraction to guests.
Located in northern Harbin, the self-described “world’s first polar bear hotel” opened its doors to visitors on March 12.
A thief from the town of Davie in South Florida has stolen more than 150 birds allegedly worth around $75,000.
A man in Thailand used CPR to save the life of a baby elephant that was struck by a motorbike while crossing a road in the southeastern province of Chanthaburi.
Rescue worker Mana Srivate, who was off-duty when the accident occurred on Sunday, has performed dozens of resuscitations in his 26-year career, but this was the first time he’s done it on an elephant, BBC reported.
A stranded dog in the Philippines was rescued by a Marikina resident who swam across 6-foot deep floodwater when Typhoon Vamco, or Typhoon Ulysses, made landfall.
The rescue: The unidentified man risked his life and stepped into muddy floodwater to save the distressed dog that was stuck inside a nearby building.
A city in northern Japan has been using robot “Monster Wolves” to ward off wild bears that become more active in search of food ahead of hibernating later this month.
Takikawa, located in Hokkaido, installed two such robots after spotting the animals in its neighborhoods in September — and welcomed none since.
In line with COVID-19 quarantine policies, an annual pet blessing event in Quezon City, Philippines was held via drive-through for the first time on Sunday.
The event, which debuted in 2005, was held in observance of the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.
An Asian black bear was no match for an 82-year-old Japanese woman who fought off the attacking animal with her bare hands.
Rumiko Sasaki was weeding her garden with her husband, Kazushi, in Kita Hiroshimacho, Hiroshima Prefecture on July 16 when the bear suddenly approached the elderly couple.
Old photos of what appears to be a human-sized bat have recently re-emerged, baffling even more people on social media.
Earlier this week, Twitter user @AlexJoestar622 reminded everyone of the massive creature by posting an image with the caption, “Remember when I told y’all about the Philippines having human-sized bats? Yeah, this was what I was talking about.”
Animal protection group the Dolphin Project has confirmed the death of the “world’s loneliest dolphin.”
Named Honey, the female bottlenose dolphin was reportedly found to have died alone on March 29 at an abandoned Japanese aquarium just as rescue attempts were being made on its behalf.
A 17-year-old Pomeranian that became the first dog in the world to be found with the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has reportedly passed away.
The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) announced that the dog passed away on Monday, according to South China Morning Post.
You may think your puppy is cute but that’s probably because you’ve never come across this adorable Hmong dog from Vietnam.
Dúi is a playful pup that has captured hearts on social media after its owner uploaded images online.
An 8-year-old female rabbit has become everyone’s envy after photos of her flight from San Francisco to Kyoto in late 2018 made rounds on the internet.
Coco, who was traveling with her owner, had a seat for herself in business class, complete with all the upscale features.