WASHINGTON - Recently a pet chimp inflicted devastating injuries on a Connecticut woman - a stark reminder that chimps are much stronger than humans, as much as four-times stronger, some researchers believe.
SYDNEY - Researchers have stumbled upon a 37-year-old frog in New Zealand, making it one of the longest living frogs known to science.
SHIMLA - The incarnation of god Hanuman for some, but crop destroyers and a big nuisance for farmers, monkeys are turning out to be a major election issue in Himachal Pradesh this time.
LONDON - Supermodel Claudia Schiffer has collected countryside animals and exotic pets as a fulfilment of her childhood dream to live on a farm.
WASHINGTON - The US economic crisis is affecting not only Americans but is having an increasingly bitter effect on their pets as well.
WASHINGTON - Feeding on diet rich in omega 3 fatty acids helps birds increase their aerobic capacity, say researchers.
Dog paralyses Argentine court by eating legal brief
A dog belonging to a court employee picked the wrong thing to have for lunch when it ate an important document in a major tax fraud case, thus paralysing a federal court in Buenos Aires for a day, a media report said.
Dogs better models than chimps for understanding human social behavior
WASHINGTON - In a new research, scientists have determined that though chimpanzees share many of our genes, dogs are a better model for understanding human social behavior, as they have lived with us for a long period.
NAVDA PANDHA - Around twenty peacocks have died at a village near Mhow in Indore following outbreak of suspected virus.
They are all caesarean pups. It is one of the rarest cases in veterinary history that a female dog gave birth to so many pups at a stretch… in fact, as far as my research goes, Jenny is the first dog to give birth to the largest litter in India in the last 40 years,’ Nikhil Krishna Basu, who handled Jenny’s delivery, told IANS.