Woman reunited with missing cat after 11 years

Maggie Welz, from New York, is now back with her cat Tiger after an animal rescue worker who came across him used a microchip scanner to track his owner down. Tiger went missing after running out of a door that had been left open at the family home, UPI reported. Although Maggie and her family … Continue reading Woman reunited with missing cat after 11 years

14 lions escape from South Africa’s Kruger Park, residents issued warning

A pride of 14 lions is on the loose near a mining community bordering South Africa's Kruger National Park, officials said Friday, and warned members of the public to be alert. The lions have been spotted roaming around the Foskor phosphate mine outside the town of Phalaborwa on the western boundary of the famed wildlife … Continue reading 14 lions escape from South Africa’s Kruger Park, residents issued warning

Drugged Orangutan Found in Russian Tourist’s Suitcase

A routine security check at Denpasar Airport in Bali on Friday ended up saving a tiny life. As a traveler’s bags went through an X-ray scanner, security officers spotted a tiny body inside one of the suitcases. They pulled the bags aside to search, and sure enough, there was someone curled up inside his luggage.

world’s rarest bird gets new home

The rarest bird in the world - a species of duck called the Madagascar pochard - has been given a new home in time for the new year. An international team of researchers released 21 of the birds at a lake in the north of Madagascar. It is a step towards the recovery of a species that just over a decade ago was thought to be extinct.