Mar 07, 2013 08:44 EST
Half of Britain's deer population needs to be culled each year in order to preserve woodlands and birdlife, according to a scientific study published Thursday.
Mar 07, 2013 04:46 EST
Half of the country's deer population needs to be culled to preserve woodlands and birdlife, said a scientific study published on Thursday.
Mar 07, 2013 01:57 EST
Half of the Britain's deer population needs to be culled to preserve woodlands and birdlife, said a scientific study published on Thursday.
Feb 28, 2013 03:36 EST
The mating rituals of two captive Philippine eagles are being broadcast live over the Internet to rally global support for saving of the world's rarest and biggest raptors, conservationists said Thursday.
Feb 21, 2013 17:26 EST
A penguin dubbed Happy Feet junior that washed up in New Zealand 2,000 kilometres (1,250 miles) from his home has died despite intensive efforts to save him, Wellington Zoo said Friday.
Feb 19, 2013 23:08 EST
A penguin dubbed Happy Feet junior has been found stranded 2,000 kilometres (1,250 miles) from home in New Zealand, reviving memories of another wayward penguin that washed up in 2011.
Feb 14, 2013 07:46 EST
Researchers in Indonesia unwittingly identified a new species of owl believed to be unique to the country, raising hopes of further new bird discoveries, a scientist said Thursday.
Feb 14, 2013 01:30 EST
The first Philippine eagle bred in captivity has sired her first offspring, in what conservationists said Thursday was a small victory in efforts to save one of the world's rarest raptors.
Feb 12, 2013 21:03 EST
Keepers at an Australian wildlife park said they were concerned and baffled at the theft of an emu in a night raid, saying it would be frightened and possibly injured.
Feb 03, 2013 12:09 EST
A change in the weather has sparked fears hundreds more seabirds will wash-up along Britain's south coast covered in an oily goo in coming days, environmentalists said.
Feb 02, 2013 02:54 EST
US medical specialists from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore have figured out how owls can almost fully rotate their heads - by as much as 270 degrees in either direction.
Feb 01, 2013 15:32 EST
"Nighthawks", the best known painting of Edward Hopper, will be on show for Parisian night owls this weekend as a smash-hit exhibition that has confirmed the enormous appeal of the American realist artist reaches its conclusion.
Jan 31, 2013 19:40 EST
A team of international researchers has decoded the genome of the pigeon, 5,000 years after it was first domesticated, according to a study published Thursday.
Jan 24, 2013 17:13 EST
The NBA's New Orleans Hornets will become the Pelicans beginning in the 2013-14 season, team owner Tom Benson announced on Thursday.
Jan 22, 2013 13:49 EST
Miniature cameras attached to a penguin's head have given Japanese scientists a bird's eye view of the creature's incredible underwater hunting skills, the lead researcher said Tuesday.
Jan 08, 2013 09:03 EST
Physicists have taken a close look at Roald Dahl's children's book, "James and the Giant Peach," in which a flock of gulls fly an outsize fruit and its occupants across the Atlantic.
Jan 07, 2013 11:28 EST
A Bangladeshi court ruled on Monday that a lovesick macaw parrot be reunited with her male partner after she stopped eating in the wake of their separation.
Jan 07, 2013 04:00 EST
Four Chinese nationals have been arrested in Indonesia for trying to smuggle parts of endangered hornbills and pangolins, likely for use in traditional medicine, an official said Monday.
Jan 03, 2013 18:19 EST
Keepers at London Zoo conducted an annual count of all its animals Thursday, from meerkats to penguins and owls.
Dec 19, 2012 14:13 EST
A video of a golden eagle swooping down in Montreal and briefly snatching a toddler off the ground sparked online buzz, but turned out on Wednesday to be a hoax that some said harms wildlife.
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