By Tatin Yang
It was a trip to Africa that turned former NBA star Yao Ming into a staunch protector of the elephant, the animal kingdom’s gentle giant. Seeing slaughtered elephants and rhinos with their tusks and horns removed stirred sadness in Yao. “Honestly, after that experience, any time I see ivory or a horn, either from […]
Squirrels make a “good food source” and should be served up as a way of controlling the population, the organizer of a controversial squirrel burger cooking contest said on Tuesday.
A New York State appeals court on Wednesday heard arguments on whether chimpanzees held in captivity should be recognized as “legal persons” entitled to live in freedom.
Ask any dog owner and they will tell you that their four-legged companions are more than just a pet. They have gone past just being animals and are now more often seen as a loyal friend or even an integral member of the family.
Zeus, the Great Dane who in 2012 earned the Guinness World Record as tallest dog in the world, has died at age five, a local US newspaper said Friday.