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‘Top Dog’ rises to top of TV pack

The new television show “Top Dog,” the first original TV dog show of its type in China, has become popular among viewers in Shanghai.The doggie variety show and competition produced in Shanghai, which ...

February 8, 2014, Saturday

Campaign targets gifts of ivory

Non-profit animal welfare organization International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is running a campaign to discourage the giving of ivory gifts during the holidays, including Spring Festival and Valentine’s ...

February 8, 2014, Saturday

Saving the ‘mermaids’ of mythology

Once the docile dugongs or sea mermaids were considered divine and no one hurt the ungainly mammals. Then they were mercilessly hunted. Today they’re protected.Every morning, Huang Yilong looks out at ...

January 7, 2014, Tuesday

Bug hobbyists love hissing cockroaches

CHILDREN are fascinated by insects, but many of us eventually grow out of wanting to catch a firefly and keep it in a jar. For the people who never lose that urge, though, it can lead in directions that might be surprising. ......

February 19, 2013, Tuesday

High-tech gifts for Fido and Fido's owners

A holiday present for Fido or Fluffy used to be an extra table scrap or a new squeeze toy. But as with gifts for their human counterparts, pet presents are becoming increasingly high-tech. Like presents for young......

January 8, 2013, Tuesday

Poison feared in stork case

MORE than 200 endangered Oriental white storks have taken up residence in largely frozen wetland in north China's Tianjin Municipality. Wildlife officials fear they may be too weak to fly or might have been sickened......

December 18, 2012, Tuesday

White tiger attacks zoo workers in Czech Republic

A RARE white tiger named Paris escaped from its enclosure and attacked three employees in a Czech Republic zoo. Lenka Markovicova, spokeswoman for the rescuers in the northern city of Liberec, says one man was......

November 27, 2012, Tuesday

Olympic horse gets stem cell therapy

RAVEL, a horse competing in the 2012 London Olympics, underwent stem cell therapy treatment to help heal a possible career-ending leg injury, according to the Helen Woodward Animal Center in California. Ravel,......

August 28, 2012, Tuesday

New flabby whalefish

AN unknown species of flabby whalefish was recently found by scientists trawling the ocean depths east of New Zealand. More than a mile down, the team's nets caught relatively few fish. But they did find several new......

August 28, 2012, Tuesday

Cat grows wings

"WINGED" cats have been recorded since the 19th century, but only a handful of people have actually seen - let alone owned one. A woman in Sichuan Province said she watched as her kitty "grew" wings on his back last......

August 28, 2012, Tuesday


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