A Perth man who starved his five-year-old Great Dane has been banned from owning dogs for five years and fined $9000.
RSPCA WA has recorded a 30 per cent surge in cruelty to cats in Perth’s northern suburbs, with steel-jaw traps, paint and a spike just some of the tools used in the attacks. WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES
Pesky cockatoos rifling through Australians' garbage for food are learning the behaviour from each other, a team of scientists has shown for the first time.
The government's marine science agency says coral has staged a recovery on the Great Barrier Reef, but its prospects remain poor without climate change action.
The Helena Valley pair came into the spotlight after their French Mastiff was found ‘unresponsive’ and in a ‘very poor body condition’ by an RSPCA inspector last year.
A funnel web spider’s venom could save the lives of heart attack victims after a molecule in it was found to halt heart cell death.
Goats from a farm in New York state are being let loose in Manhattan's Riverside Park to chow down on invasive weeds.
A vet examination revealed the black Staffy X had been deceased for several days, and likely dead before being put in the suitcase.
An orphaned baby orca, separated from his pod, has responded well to a feeding but the search for his missing family in New Zealand is yet to be successful.
On Shark Awareness Day, Sydney Aquarium points out people are more likely to die in a raft of bizarre situations than in an attack from the apex predator.
A woman will front court charged with animal cruelty after allegedly locking her cat in a house without food or water and starving it for weeks on end.
A massive whale-spotting exercise is under way in New Zealand to reunite a lost baby orca with its family.
US wildlife officials have shot dead a grizzly bear in Montana three days after it pulled a woman from her tent and killed her.
Amy Beth Hanson and Matthew Brown
A horse known as Big Jake, the world's tallest living horse according to the Guinness Book of World Records, has died.
Cambodian PM Hun Sen has ordered that a pet lion confiscated from a home in Phnom Penh be returned to its owner despite laws against keeping exotic animals.
A 65-year-old man in the Austrian city of Graz was bitten while sitting on his toilet by a non-venomous snake which escaped from a neighbour's apartment.
A man who left his pet dog without food and clean water in a yard strewn with faeces and rubbish has been fined and banned from owning dogs for two years.
Notorious Perth vegan activist Tash Peterson, who has recently been banned from every licenced venue in WA, has targeted a Melbourne KFC restaurant in her latest animal cruelty stunt.
Some of the region’s rarest animals will come to life on screen in a new documentary series that aims to raise awareness around environmental work helping to save precious species.
Disoriented homing pigeons have caused a major road in Florida to be closed for three hours after they settled down to roost on the highway.
Conservationist Bindi Irwin, daughter of Steve ‘The Crocodile Hunter’ Irwin, has charmed the world her whole life. But this week she laid bare the fissures that cracked our favourite family.
A man has been treated by paramedics after being bitten by a shark near Leeman, about 300km north of Perth.
A Victorian MP has brought a nappy-clad newborn lamb to parliament in an effort to "put a face to the suffering lambs across Australia endure".
New research has found playing recordings to young Regent Honeyeaters before they're released into the wild can help them survive.
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