Michael Inman Do Canberrans harbour a hatred for possums? The RSPCA ACT wonders in the fallout of Canberra courts failure to convict a man for battering a possum with a pole.
Janine Watson Brown snakes just seem to love the beach at Forster on the NSW Mid North Coast.
Natalie O'Brien and Lisa Cox Whistleblowers in the greyhound racing industry that have tried to raised the issue of live baiting and illeglaity have been intimidated, threatened or pushed out of racing circles.
Rachel Olding Greyhound racers are secretly blooding their dogs with live bait as part of systemic and widespread cheating within the country's multimillion-dollar industry, according to explosive evidence uncovered by ABC's Four Corners.
Lisa Visentin Premier Mike Baird has vowed to "get to the bottom" of the animal welfare abuse within NSW's greyhound racing industry after graphic footage of live-baiting was revealed by ABC's Four Corners program on Monday night.
Darren Gray Commercial fishermen want the Victorian government to review a plan to ban commercial net fishing in Port Phillip Bay.
Rebecca Leaver Veterinary scientists in Vienna have found that dogs are capable of reading the difference between a happy face and an angry face.
Su-Lin Tan Tokyo's Tama zoo has staged an escaped-animal drill with a staff member dressed up as a snow leopard.
Jackson Landers The cloning of Dolly the sheep brought hope of bringing a woolly mammoth back to life. But there's one big problem.
Rachel Olding A man had died after being attacked by a shark on the state's north coast.
Natalie O'Brien A plan to create an independent Office of Animal Welfare and to put an end to cruel factory farming practices is the cornerstone of the Greens animal welfare policy, which will be launched on Sunday.
Matt Carr Several Newcastle beaches have been closed on Friday following rough weather and more shark sightings.
Shannon Tonkin Some people have cats as pets. Others prefer dogs. There's even some who gravitate towards more unusual companions, such as snakes, ferrets or mice.
Kate Smith A rare and very unusual shark has been caught by fishermen trawling off Green Cape on the NSW south coast last Thursday.
T-shirts saying there are 'No kangaroos in Austria' are big sellers in the alpine nation, but nobody told Anton.
Rania Spooner Animal welfare activists confront puppy farm accused outside Werribee Magistrates Court.
Poor polar bears just can't catch a break. It's already been shown that the sex organs of these endangered species have been shrinking over time, and now it seems the bones inside their penises are growing weaker as well.
Eleanor Nurse About this time every year, the Australian kangaroo meat industry goes into overdrive trying to sell the idea that its product is the "true-blue" meat for Australia Day.
Rose Powell Gleaming green frogs barely larger than a child's hand are set to be a major winner as the Clyde decommissioned crude oil refinery shrinks.
Janene Trickey Mum and dad take turns incubating these eggs by placing them on their feet and rolling their stomachs over them to keep warm.
Tom Decent A two-metre Eastern brown snake, dubbed the largest of its kind in the world, has found a new home at the Australian Reptile Park after being caught in a suburban backyard.
Tom Decent, Amanda Hoh Footage has emerged of a former Australian cricketer being flung off her bike and colliding with a kangaroo in Canberra on Monday afternoon
Lucy Cormack It has up to 47 rows of teeth, grows to lengths of two metres and is mostly found in ocean depths below 400 metres - or in a Taiwanese fish market.
Aleisha Orr The exact location of 40 Australian sharks will soon be able to be monitored online at any time of the day thanks to technology that will be attached to sharks as part of expeditions being carried out by an American outfit currently in Australia for the first time.
Lisa Cox The Abbott government has been accused of backing away from its international obligations on animal conservation after it declared it would opt out of protecting five shark species.
Matt Burgess A 30year old male was the victim of a suspected shark attack at 3pm in the plush suburb of Rose Bay, while wading through water.