Jose Manuel Perez hid the reptiles in his trousers as he tried to sneak them into United States. The animals that he netted, which included Yucatan box turtles, Mexican box turtles, baby crocodiles and Mexican beaded lizards, were sold to clients across the country for upwards of $739,000
The order was issued to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike after complaints were lodged that the rules are not being followed in the city
Saving our furry friends: How two Polish charities are risking their lives to rescue animals from Ukraine
The Dioz charity and the ADA Foundation, located in Przemysl, a Polish city just 30 minutes away from the border of Ukraine, have been sending their volunteers and staff on daily trips to evacuate stray and injured animals who have been left behind
The owners of Whitehouse Farm in Northumberland (a region in England) said that they were shocked on seeing the newborn after they noticed a fifth leg sticking out of its side.
We urgently need data on how animals cope with megafires, given these are expected to increase in a warming world
Fighting tigers, a limbless father holding his son, hunting pumas: Incredible winners of Siena International Photo Awards
The annual contest takes us on an emotional ride with its spectacular images, which were selected from hundreds and thousands of entries. Turkish photographer Mehmet Aslan was declared the overall winner with his ‘emotionally strong’ image of a father who had lost a leg holding his son, who was born without lower or upper limbs.
Mice, squirrels and other burrowing animals dig into cooler ground, bears climb trees, deer and bobcats run, small animals take cover in logs and birds fly to escape the flames, heat and smoke.
'Conservation cannot just be left to people living with wildlife': How this eco-warrior is trying to save Planet Earth
Dr Krithi K Karanth, the first Indian to receive the Wild Innovator Award, through her multiple efforts tries to address the animal-human conflict and believes that empathy is the way forward in protecting the environment
Increased animal intrusion in places like Munnar was not the fault of wild creatures but that of humans who have claimed its traditional territory and constructed houses and resorts, say experts
Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2021: From a giggling seal to a dancing langur, a look at finalists
The finalists of this year's Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards - from a seal that appears to be giggling, to a baboon that looks like it's singing - are sure to inject some humour into our lives
Having been run for 57 years by the Natural History Museum in London, the competition showcases exceptional nature photography from around the globe
The annual photography competition encourages photographers to contribute their work to celebrate Earth's rich diversity and inspire action to protect it.
The spotting of a female gharial's nest in Odisha underlines the state's efforts to revive the critically endangered species
Gharial conservation efforts in Odisha formally began in 1975 with the intervention of FAO and UNDP in collaboration with the state forest department. Between 1977 and 2017, as many as 867 gharials were released into the Mahanadi freshwater system. But only 12 had survived till 2018.
Pet parenting in a pandemic: Caring for a fur child during the COVID-19 crisis has its comforts — and challenges
What this pandemic has taught us about pet parenting is how our vocabularies are not robust enough to capture the profundity of the bonds we share with our fur-children.
Animals in zoos and sanctuaries have tested positive, including lions, tigers, pumas, cougars, snow leopards and non-human primates like gorillas.
Plague of mice in Australia: After bountiful rains last year, rodents overrun farms, shops and bedrooms
For what has been half a year but felt to many like an eternity, the rodents have chewed a swath through southern Queensland, New South Wales and northern Victoria
Since the disaster, elk, wolves and the stocky endangered breed of Przewalski's wild horses native to Asia.
Noise pollution have long term effects on vegetation by driving away pollinating animals, finds study
Researchers hypothesized that once noise pollution decreases, the animals would return but they were proved wrong.
So-called endemic species — plants and animals found exclusively in a specific area — will be hit hardest in a warming world.
A joint statement by 14 countries states that they don't believe the conditions under which the report was written was "independent and objective".