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Dog attacks child in Karachi, holds on for 18 minutes

The dog was someone’s pet

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April 8, 2019


Lahore Zoo is being transformed into a digital learning space

A mobile app will be launched by the end of March

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March 5, 2019


British horse racing cancelled after equine flu outbreak

Three animals tested positive despite having been vaccinated against the disease

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February 7, 2019


Four nilgais died of poisoning at the Islamabad zoo, reveals report

The FIA is investigating the case

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February 1, 2019


AI cameras to help counter wildlife poaching in Africa

An African elephant is killed roughly every 15 minutes

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January 5, 2019


Elephants are evolving without their tusks due to poaching

Poachers target the animals for their ivory tusks

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November 23, 2018


Lions suspected of drowning 400 buffaloes in Botswana

The buffalo herd was stampeded into the Chobe River after being chased by lions

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November 9, 2018


This Eid, you can’t collect animal hides in Sindh or purchase animals in Islamabad

You can’t collect animal hides this Eidul Azha in Sindh without permission. A notification has been issued by the home department banning the collection of animal hides. In Islamabad, you can’t purchase or sell animals. According to the notification, Section 144 of the PPC has been imposed on the collection of animal hides. Political and…

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August 4, 2018


Japan’s Akita dogs become darling to many

TAKASAKI: Hollywood actor Richard Gere, French film star Alain Delon and Russia’s figure skating sensation Alina Zagitova have one thing in common: They adore Japan’s Akita dogs. And they’re not alone. In recent years, foreign ownership of one of Japan’s most famous indigenous breeds has skyrocketed, outstripping domestic demand for the fluffy, perky-eared pooches. Earlier…

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April 20, 2018


‘Snake whisperer’ dies after cobra bite in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian firefighter dubbed the “snake whisperer” has died four days after he was bitten by a wild cobra while responding to a call to catch the aggressive reptile, an official said Saturday. The spitting cobra bit 33-year-old Abu Zarin Hussin on Monday in the central state of Pahang, where he subsequently succumbed…

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March 17, 2018


Bori-band solution for Orangi’s bad dogs?

Reporting By: Ali Hasnain KARACHI: The bori-band laash has inspired the people of Orangi Town to tackle a menace of the four-legged variety. Some of them got together to put more than a dozen street dogs in sacks to cart over to the town office in a rickshaw. The animals were alive. Animal rights activists…

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March 15, 2018


Amazing: Dogs give new life to disabled owners

BIRMINGHAM: Alongside well-groomed canines taking part in beauty contests this week at Britain’s Crufts dog show, specially trained labradors, poodles and cocker spaniels showed off a different set of skills that can save the lives of their disabled owners. These four-legged helpers are trained not just to help the blind or partially sighted but also…

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March 10, 2018


To escape the cold in Murree, cheetah makes its way to Margalla Hills

ISLAMABAD: A cheetah was spotted at Margallah Hills on Thursday, who had apparently ventured into the area to escape the cold from neighbouring Murree.  According to details, a cheetah made its way into the camps of the Department of Wildlife and Quaid-e-Azam University. One team member of the Department of Wildlife stated that the cheetah…

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February 23, 2018


Of German Shepherds, macaws and horses: Pet show enthralls Karachiites

Report by: Shahjahan Khurram and Nasir Ahmed Photography by: Nasir Ahmed KARACHI: Denizens were quite thrilled to attend the Pet Show event held at the Creek Club on Saturday. Needless to say, animal lovers showed up in huge numbers at the venue, thronging the stalls and the open area with their pets. The food stalls…

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February 4, 2018


Scotland bans use of wild animals in travelling circuses

NEWS DESK: Scotland has banned the use of wild animals in circuses, becoming the first of the UK’s nations to do so, reported The Independent. Under new legislation passed by the Scottish Parliament, travelling circuses that use wild animals will be banned from entering the country. The bill was introduced by Roseanna Cunningham, Scotland’s Environment…

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December 22, 2017


Video: Humans acting worse than ‘gadhas’

NEWS DESK: Animal rights abuse is rampant in Pakistan. Gadhay ko bus par ladnay walay gadhay!#Disgusting — Emmad Hameed (@Emmad81) November 10, 2017 Two men can be seen loading a donkey tied with a rope on the top of a bus. It’s almost like a fun game for them. Watch here:

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November 10, 2017


Good news for Karachi Zoo visitors

Animals illegally owned by a circus dubbed as illegal by the wildlife department, have been shifted to Karachi Zoo. Finding a pair of lions and a chimpanzee, the administration and visitors of Karachi Zoo are happy. But, the circus in Gulshan-e-Iqbal wears a deserted look. Watch what happened.

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October 26, 2017


Scientists warn of ‘ecological Armageddon’ after study shows flying insect numbers plummeting 75%

NEWS DESK: The number of flying insects has plummeted by 75 per cent in the last 25 years, according to a study that suggests we are approaching an “ecological Armageddon”, reported The Independent. The implications for humanity are profound, with insects providing an essential role for life on earth as pollinators of plants and prey…

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October 20, 2017


Video: Children flock to Lahore Zoo to make the most of Eid-ul-Azha

LAHORE: What better way to spend three precious holidays than to visit the zoo? Children in Lahore flocked to the city’s zoo on Sunday in order to make the most of their holidays.  The animals at the zoo were the main focus of attention for mostly children and the adults who accompanied them. Despite the…

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September 3, 2017


Video: Children upset over sacrifice of animals on Eid-ul-Azha

Many children had confessed that they be upset after their sacrificial animal would be sacrificed on Eid-ul-Azha.

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September 2, 2017


Watch: Eid-ul-Azha sacrifices to be held at Karachi’s Dadi House once again

Many beautiful and strong animals will be sacrificed on Eid-ul-Azha at Karachi’s Dadi House. Air condition facilities and special food has been arranged for the sacrificial animals whereas their meat is distributed amongst the poor.

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August 27, 2017