Texas Parks and Wildlife issues precautions for hunters, handlers as bird flu detected again

SAINT ANTONY – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is asking hunters, wildlife rehabilitators and the public, in general, to be cautious when handling birds to help reduce the spread of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, or HPIA. TPWD said National Veterinary Services Laboratories recently confirmed a case of the virus among a backyard poultry … Read more

2% of the world’s rarest zebras wiped out in Kenya’s relentless drought | zoology

A grueling two-year drought in Kenya has wiped out 2% of the world’s rarest zebra species and increased elephant deaths as well, as the climate crisis takes its toll on the east African nation’s wildlife. Animal carcasses rotting on the ground — including giraffes and livestock — have become a common sight in northern Kenya, … Read more

Animal Adoption Scheme: You can now adopt your favorite animals at Delhi Zoo – Check how the scheme works and rate list

Animal Adoption Scheme: The National Zoological Park has come up with an amazing animal adoption scheme which will offer the animal lovers to participate in wildlife conservation. In this scheme, zoos offer the zoo animals/animal species in their collection to the general public for taking care of them. Commenting on the initiative, the Zoo Director … Read more

Dogs can smell when humans are stressed, study suggests | zoology

There’s now scientific evidence shedding more light on one of Barkley’s impressive skills in a long list of endearing traits: the ability to smell when you’re stressed. Dogs can smell the difference between odors from humans when they’re stressed and when they’re calm, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE. Earlier … Read more

Dogs can smell when humans are stressed, study suggests | Health

There’s now scientific evidence shedding more light on one of Barkley’s impressive skills in a long list of endearing traits: the ability to smell when you’re stressed. Dogs can smell the difference between odors from humans when they’re stressed and when they’re calm, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE. Earlier … Read more

‘Miracle baby’ giraffe born at Columbus Zoo | National

The Columbus Zoo has welcomed a long-legged, endangered new addition: a baby Masai giraffe. The unnamed newborn was born to 12-year-old mother Zuri on August 31, according to a news release from the zoo. “Not only is the calf fiercely cute, but his birth is especially significant as it marks an important achievement for the … Read more

New dinosaur species discovered that had tiny arms like T. rex | zoology

Paleontologists in Argentina have discovered a new species of dinosaur, with disproportionately short arms like those of Tyrannosaurus rex. A fossil of Meraxes gigas, as the new dinosaur has been called, was found in what is now the northern Patagonia region of Argentina, revealing that the creature was 11 meters (36 feet) long and weighed … Read more

‘Miracle baby’ giraffe born at Columbus Zoo | zoology

The Columbus Zoo has welcomed a long-legged, endangered new addition: a baby Masai giraffe. The unnamed newborn was born to 12-year-old mother Zuri on August 31, according to a news release from the zoo. “Not only is the calf fiercely cute, but his birth is especially significant as it marks an important achievement for the … Read more

Chinese researchers clone an Arctic wolf in ‘landmark’ conservation project | zoology

Researchers in China have cloned a wild Arctic wolf — and they’re hoping the controversial genetic technology can now be used to help save other species under threat as the world edges toward an extinction crisis. On Monday, the Beijing-based company Sinogene Biotechnology unveiled the female wolf clone, named Maya by scientists, marking 100 days … Read more