The white lion population at the Toronto Zoo has increased by four recently with the birth of four adorable — and vociferous cubs. White lioness Makali gave birth to two of the youngsters Saturday, Sept. 26, and then two more the following day.
Some 75 people have been killed in four days of cattle raids and revenge attacks in northern Kenya, the Red Cross said Wednesday."Over the last four days close to 75 Kenyans have died. Is it worth it, and what for?
Fourteen dead cows that washed up on the beaches of Denmark and Sweden were probably dumped overboard by the crew of a Lebanese ship after it encountered bad weather, Danish police said Friday.
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An out-of-season October blizzard hit South Dakota with a vengeance at a time when not even a hint of snow is to be expected for a while. No one was prepared for the blast that would ultimately wipe out numerous ranchers' livestock.
Villagers in the township of Kitengela, near the Nairobi National Park, ambushed and speared to death a pride of lions that had been killing their livestock. The villagers said the lions had been preying on livestock belonging to herders in the community.
Stem cell research has recently headed in innovative directions. Earlier this month scientists announced they had grown rabbit replacement penile erectile tissue. Now the idea of growing meat in the laboratory without animals is being proposed.
An alarming new study to be published in November in the Annual Review of Environment and Resources finds that one-third of the world's marine fish catches are ground up and fed to farm-raised fish, pigs, and poultry.
A new study in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics explores the effects of pollution from livestock facilities on infant health and finds that production is associated with an increase in infant mortality.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in a six-year-old dairy cow from Alberta. The animal's carcass is under CFIA control, and no part of it entered the human food or animal feed systems.
The transport of 275 million head of livestock, poultry and other animals on the highways and byways of Europe could come to a screeching end if animal-rights activists in Germany have their way.In Germany, the first country in Europe to incorporate an...