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'They seizure, they froth, they die': Warning to pet owners over fox baiting program

'They seizure, they froth, they die': Warning to pet owners over fox baiting program

It comes just weeks after a rogue fox in urban Ryde sparked concern among residents.

  • by Cassandra Morgan

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Donald Trump the first modern US president to dislike dogs
Animals

Donald Trump the first modern US president to dislike dogs

Animalistic slurs come easily to Donald Trump, who called Omarosa Manigault Newman, his former staffer a dog.

  • by Philip Rucker
A horse was neglected by its owner. Now the horse is suing
Courts

A horse was neglected by its owner. Now the horse is suing

Animal rights lawyers contend that the neglected animal should be allowed to sue.

  • by Karin Brulliard
KFC used to capture pig on the loose
New Zealand

KFC used to capture pig on the loose

KFC was used to corral a large boarish pig on the loose through the streets of a New Zealand town.

Turtle found hanged by its own intestines in Busselton
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Turtle found hanged by its own intestines in Busselton

The disturbing incident, discovered by a Busselton teenager on Monday afternoon has been reported to the DBCA.

  • by Emma Kirk
Kangaroos could be the key to getting players like Alex Johnson back to full health
Sydney Swans

Kangaroos could be the key to getting players like Alex Johnson back to full health

Kangaroo tendon was put to the test, and found to be six times stronger than the human anterior cruciate ligament. Now they're looking at whether they could be the solution to knee injuries.

  • by Julie Power
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Ailing orca spurns offers of live salmon

Ailing orca spurns offers of live salmon

Whale researchers working to save an ailing killer whale have released live salmon into waters in front of the free-swimming orca.

Clever crows trained to pick up litter at French theme park
France

Clever crows trained to pick up litter at French theme park

Six rooks have been taught to patrol a popular historical theme park and clear up cigarette butts and other rubbish in return for food.

  • by David Chazan
Orca abandons her dead calf after 17 days and 1600 kilometres
Whales

Orca abandons her dead calf after 17 days and 1600 kilometres

People wrote poems about Tahlequah and drew pictures. They lost sleep thinking about her. And still she carried her dead child.

Tourist and fisherman mauled to death in hippo attacks in Kenya
Animals

Tourist and fisherman mauled to death in hippo attacks in Kenya

The deaths brought to six the number people who have been killed by hippos around Lake Naivasha so far this year.

Knitted jumpers for lambs aren't just cute. They're saving lives
Animals

Knitted jumpers for lambs aren't just cute. They're saving lives

Canberrans are knitting for a cause that is cute on one level and desperate on another.

  • by Andrea Martinello