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From Crocodile Arena Stadium to Elephant Tower: Bizarre animal-shaped buildings around the world

From land to sea creatures, take a look at animal-shaped buildings that must be on every traveller's bucket list.

For its health and yours, keep the cat indoors

Pet cats allowed outdoors, in fact, are nearly three times as likely to become infected with pathogens or parasites than those confined to quarters, they reported in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters.


In the Guwahati Zoo, a talking bird revives its defunct animal adoption scheme

The Guwahati Zoo has revived its defunct Animal Adoption Scheme after 11 years, courtesy a young girl’s inexplicable attachment to a Blue and Yellow Macaw

Gurgaon: Leopard killed in fight with another animal

“There were canine marks all over the carcass, especially around the neck. We suspect it had been killed by another carnivore, since they hunt by biting the neck and not letting go until the prey is dead,” said Shyam Sunder Kaushik, district forest officer.

Jallikattu becomes safer for bulls, but over 90 men in hospital

The bulls were medically examined prior to the event and it was also ensured that the bull tamers were not inebriated, they said.

HP sets new guidelines to discourage killing and capturing ‘maneaters’

Due to the increasing incidents of human-leopard conflict,residents of the state had been allowed to kill or capture the animals straying into their habitation,by declaring them ‘maneaters’.


24 dogs found poisoned in Dhankawdi

The residents of Chaitanya Nagar and Daulat Nagar in Dhankawdi were in for a shock late on Friday night when they found 24 dogs,whom they had been taking care of,falling dead one after another.

Months after attack by villagers,crocodile succumbs to injuries

A crocodile,which was examined by veterinary experts from the Anand College of Veterinary Science and the Animal Husbandry last week,died on Tuesday following acute infection.

New unit for street dogs’ sterilisation

Even as Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) has not been able to give clear guidelines to the NGOs involved in the Animal Birth Control Programme to control the number of stray dogs...

Leopard in trauma,need to prevent it from injuring itself: doc

A Day after a wounded leopard was rescued from the Kandivli slums on Wednesday,the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) officials said the female sub-adult was in severe psychological trauma and their main concern was to prevent it from “inflicting injury on self”.