LONDON - A daredevil fisherman loves to splash water with his best pal who just happens to be a deadly 17ft crocodile named Pocho.
MELBOURNE - “Fortune fish” tattooed with patterns and characters are being offered in pet shops in a city in southwest China for those looking to woo luck.
LONDON - A Brit dog owner, who was fined 75 pounds for being too slow to pick up his pet’s mess, as he had to walk five yards to his car to fetch a plastic bag, took his case to court.
Respite for reptiles as demand drops for skins
NEW ORLEANS — As conspicuous consumption loses some of its cachet during the recession, the swamp’s most conspicuous consumers have less to fear from humans.
WASHINGTON - Humans are not the only ones who recognise imitation as the sincerest form of flattery - monkeys too have a thing for those who ape their behaviour, a new study has found.
Expert says dog could have severed genitals
HOUSTON — An animal behavior expert testifying for the defense told jurors in Houston that a small dachshund could have severed an infant boy’s genitals, something which prosecutors accuse the child’s mother of doing.
WASHINGTON - A new study Purdue University study researchers has found that migratory birds are not choosy about selecting their rest stops.
LONDON - Researchers in Britain claim that the country’s perfect pet is an animal which is a weird mix of a cat and a dog, with a bit of a rabbit added to it.
WASHINGTON - Ever wondered how do you search for your friend in a crowded cafeteria? Well now, a new study on monkeys has shed light on how the visual system picks out an object of interest in a complex scene.
Review: Password management eases with Net storage
NEW YORK — Do you use your kids’ names? Your pet’s? Your favorite color? We all use some dumb passwords that are too easy to guess.