Belgian police have been criticised for shooting dead a young lioness at a zoo on Thursday after it escaped from its enclosure.
Scientists have demonstrated for the first time that horses integrate human facial expressions and voice tones to perceive human emotion, regardless of whether the person is familiar or not.
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigned after the company learned of what it called a past, consensual relationship with an employee.
Filmmakers and developers of computer games will have a new way of animating animals in the future. A team led by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Tübingen, Germany, has developed a technique ...
Scientists have produced pigs that can resist one of the world's most costly animal diseases, by changing their genetic code.
New research suggests that if people perceive the rise of vegetarianism as a threat to their way of life they are more likely to care less for some animals.
In water-limited landscapes sick animals can have increased contact with healthy individuals, which can facilitate disease transmission. Scientists from the German Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (Leibniz-IZW) ...
Scientists have discovered the fossil of an unusual large-bodied 'nude' sea-creature from half a billion years ago.
A polar bear plunges into the icy Arctic waters in search of firmer ice; its world, which was once a sea of white, is melting beneath its paws. 'Research has documented declines in polar bear populations in some regions of ...
Crocodiles may be one of the deadliest hunters in the animal kingdom, but in a small village in Burkina Faso it is not unusual to see someone sitting atop one of the fearsome reptiles.