Nigeria needs more veterinary doctors to improve agricultural production, disease prevention, wildlife conservation and the health of animals in the security sector
Scientists have identified the world's smallest animal – for now. It could be possible smaller creatures exist that have not yet been discovered.
Meet the brawny bug with a concoction so caustic it'll make a toad vomit.
Rare colour variants of hunted African species have been known for a long time. Trophy hunters seeking novelty might pay more to hunt these unusually coloured animals.
After Snowdale Holdings was penalised A$1 million for lying about their eggs being free-range, here are some tips on getting what you pay for in the supermarket.
Animals have complex experiences of trauma. Treating them is very similar to dealing with humans, requiring compassion, calm and common sense.
As much as one-third of animal species in the tropics could be eradicated if their habitats continue to be converted for monoculture farming. We can all do something to make a difference.
Biologists have a centuries-old tradition of publishing on rare and endangered species. But poachers are using open-access information to target valuable and fragile new species.
As machines get ever more complex as we strive to make them complete more complex tasks, it's time to ask again: will they ever be able to think? But what is thinking anyway?
Scientists have tended to think of nonhuman sexual behaviour as being all about reproduction. In fact, there is far more ha ha hee hee than we give animals credit for.
Male nursery web spiders who give gifts to females are more likely to successfully mate than males who don’t, according to…
Hermaphroditic cleaner shrimp attack and kill each other when in groups larger than two, new research from the University…
Crows can remember human faces associated with stressful situations for up to five years and they’ll also warn their friends…
Ritual slaughter is an important part of Islamic and Jewish belief systems but, as recent TV footage showing cattle being…