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PETA slams Kris Jenner for having sea lion as 'pool toy' Dec 6, 12:47 pm
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Kris Jenner has been blasted by PETA, who claimed that sea lions are wild animals and not party props, playmates or pool toys.
Animal rights group file for chimps' 'fundamental rights' Dec 3, 1:22 pm
New York, December 3 (ANI): A US animal rights group has filed a lawsuit on behalf of captived chimpanzees, while claiming the existence of scientific evidence that shows the animals being "self-aware and autonomous".
Plastics dangerously harming marine ecosystems Dec 3, 11:51 am
Washington, Dec 03 (ANI): Up till now it was unknown to researchers whether ingested plastic transfers chemical additives or pollutants to wildlife, but a new study has shown that toxic concentrations of pollutants and additives enter the tissue of animals that have eaten microplastic.
Washington, Dec 03 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that koalas have a specialized sound-producing organ which enables them to make mating calls that are more suited to an animal the size of an elephant.
Howard Stern's wife makes it to ET's 'Power Women List' Dec 1, 5:05 pm
Washington, December 1 (ANI): Howard Stern's wife Beth Stern has made it to ET's Power Women of New York list for her work as a philanthropist and an animal rights activist.
Ang Lee defends accusations on animal safety on 'Life of Pi' set Nov 30, 12:04 pm
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Ang Lee has responded to reports which suggested that a tiger almost drowned on the set of 'Life Of Pi', claiming that it was an accident.
Sydney, Nov 30 (ANI): Australian Test bowler Peter Siddle has promised to save the piglet that was smuggled into the Gabba last week during the first Ashes Test.
New York, Nov 28 (ANI): The on-set animal monitor for the movie 'The Life of Pi', Gina Johnson has resigned from American Humane Association after a report which exposed widespread unsafe practices with animals on Hollywood sets.
Cats recognise owners' voices but choose to turn deaf ears Nov 28, 12:46 pm
London, Nov. 28 (ANI): Japanese scientists have discovered that cats can make out their owner's voice when they are being called, but prefer to ignore it as they never evolved to care.
27 animals died during 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' filming Nov 27, 12:57 pm
London, November 27 (ANI): 27 animals had died while filming the hit movie 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey', according to a report.
Great tits use 'predator-specific' calls to warn each other Nov 24, 10:38 am
London, November 24 (ANI): Researchers have found that the Great tits use different combinations of notes in their calls to communicate information about predators.
Blatter blames European companies for 'animal-like' work conditions in Qatar World Cup venues Nov 23, 12:18 pm
Johannesburg, Nov 23 (ANI): FIFA chief Sepp Blatter has slammed criticism over work conditions on 2022 FIFA World Cup venues in Qatar and accused European companies, saying that France and Germany had pushed the bid for 'economic interests'.
Oz fan arrested for smuggling pig 'disguised' as baby into Gabba Nov 22, 1:04 pm
Johannesburg, Nov 22 (ANI): A 33-year-old Australian has been charged with animal cruelty after he smuggled a live pig into the Gabba, the venue of the first Ashes cricket Test.
New Delhi, November 21 (ANI): Jacqueline Fernandez met Mayor Sunil Prabhu to put forward a report on the ill treatment of horses forced to draw carriages, in Mumbai.
London, Nov 18 (ANI): Amnesty International has said in a report that Qatar's construction sector is rife with abuse, as work begins on the 2022 FIFA World Cup stadiums.
Washington, Nov. 17 (ANI): In a new research, scientists cured lab animals of intestinal worms that belong to a family of parasites, which currently infect 1.5 billion people, by feeding them a modified version of a common human dietary supplement.
Princess Anne causes outrage over horsemeat eating comment Nov 15, 10:57 am
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Anne, the Princess Royal has sparked outrage after she suggested that people should start eating horsemeat.
Washington, Nov. 14 (ANI): Scientists fed mice an anti-inflammatory drug three days before exposure to space-like radiation, and found that the animals developed 50 percent less carcinomas as mice that did not get the compound.
New gene therapy that can reverse heart failure developed Nov 14, 11:49 am
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Scientists have successfully tested a powerful gene therapy, delivered directly into the heart, to reverse heart failure in large animal models.
India declared free from bird flu Nov 12, 6:07 pm
New Delhi, Nov.12 (ANI): India has declared itself free from Notifiable Avian Influenza (H5N1), commonly called bird flu, and notified the same to World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Two animal studies have shown that pregnant women may transmit the damaging effects of stress to their unborn child by way of the bacteria in their vagina and through the placenta.
Ants, like humans, also change priorities when needed Nov 10, 10:36 am
Washington, Nov. 10 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that at least in ants, animals can change their decision-making strategies based on experience.
Washington, Nov 08 (ANI): While young animals have the ability to repair their tissues effortlessly, a new study has suggested that this capacity can be recaptured in adults too.
Washington, Nov 08 (ANI): While traditional toxicology studies have indicated that only very high doses of Bisphenol A (BPA)- known endocrine disruptor that hijacks the normal responses of hormones- affect exposed animals, a new study has revealed that the lower doses of the chemical may also affect humans.
Washington, Nov. 4 (ANI): In an attempt to measure nitric oxide molecules, which carry messages within the brain and coordinate immune system functions, researchers have created a nanosensor that can monitor it in living animals for more than a year.
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