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Pet cat tests positive for COVID-19

Pet cat tests positive for COVID-19

A pet cat has tested positive for the coronavirus in Hong Kong after its owner was confirmed with having the virus, the city’s Agricultural and Fisheries department said, cautioning that the animal has not shown any signs of the disease. …

Dog tests positive for coronavirus in Hong Kong

Dog tests positive for coronavirus in Hong Kong

Hong Kong authorities said they quarantined a pet dog of a coronavirus patient after its nasal and oral samples tested "weak positive" for the virus, though they added they did not yet have evidence that it can be transmitted to …

Snail found in Brunei named after Greta Thunberg

Snail found in Brunei named after Greta Thunberg

A minuscule green-brown snail has been discovered in the wilderness of Brunei and has been named after teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg.  The new species - Craspedotropis gretathunberga - is …

Yerevan Zoo director resigns because of stray dogs

Yerevan Zoo director resigns because of stray dogs

Director of the Yerevan Zoo Ruben Khachatryan resigned today because of the massive kill of animals, the press office of the zoo said. It was reported today that three moufflons died Thursday night, as well as three …

Stray dogs attacks Yerevan Zoo once again

Stray dogs attacks Yerevan Zoo once again

Stray dogs gobbled up three mouflons in the Yerevan Zoo this morning, a day after the tragic incident when dogs ate three kangaroos. According to the zoo's leadership, it was not possible to catch the dogs. The …

Stray dogs gobble up kangaroos in Yerevan Zoo

Stray dogs gobble up kangaroos in Yerevan Zoo

Stray dogs entered Yerevan Zoo last night and gobbled up three kangaroos, the zoo’s press service reported. The zoo management turned to the center for the neutralization of stray dogs, they managed to catch three of them, …

Law protecting animals and humans

Law protecting animals and humans

In December of last year federal law "On Responsible Handling of Animals and on Amending Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation" was adopted, in which an important provision appeared that was not previously reflected in …

Police rescue chained bear cub in Russia's Rostov

Police rescue chained bear cub in Russia's Rostov

Police officers have rescued a bear cub that was chained without food in a private house in the Rostov region, Russian Interior Ministry spokesperson Irina Volk said. "It was reported to the Azovsky Department …

Hungry dogs attack people in Yerevan - media

Hungry dogs attack people in Yerevan - media

The problem of stray animals, particularly dogs, requires solution in Yerevan, local media reported. There are legions of stray dogs in Yerevan, and they are frequently attacking and even biting people in nighttime, the Aravot newspaper …

Abu Dhabi police launch camel patrol

Abu Dhabi police launch camel patrol

Abu Dhabi police have integrated camels in the department of its special patrols unit in the criminal security section. Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, Maj Gen Mohammed Khalfan Al Romaithi confirmed the …

Turkish football club Gulspor sells players to buy goats

Turkish football club Gulspor sells players to buy goats

Turkish football team Gulspor has sold 18 youth players and bought 10 goats in a bid to earn ‘extra money from milk sales’ which will be used to serve the club’s priority needs. The team’s president Kenan …

Sea lion gives birth to cub in Batumi (VIDEO)

Sea lion gives birth to cub in Batumi (VIDEO)

A South American sea lion has given birth to a cub in the Batumi Dolphinarium, the institution has announced. A female sea lion named Mari (12 years old) and male sea lion Pedro (13 years old) are the new parents of a five kg male …