A dolphin named Honey was left to die at the Inubosaki Marine Park Aquarium, in Japan.
An investigation is underway into a disturbing video uploaded to Facebook this week, showing a man appearing to deliberately run over more than half a dozen emus on a dirt road in a 4WD, laughing as he does.
The video, shared on social media late on Wednesday night, has been shared more than 6,000 times.
The 41-second video, filmed by the apparent driver, shows a 4WD with P-plates driving 120kph down a dirt road.
"F***ing emus," the man can be heard yelling.
About 20 seconds later he comes across a group of emus, running away from the vehicle.
The driver runs over about half a dozen of them, counting along and laughing.
A driver in Ash Fork, Arizona, noticed a semi-truck about to pull onto the highway with a major problem: a dog tied to its rear trailer. Apparently the dog's owner forgot that the pet was still tied to the vehicle before pulling away.
Undercover filming revealed 'shocking' abuse of cows being beaten with lead piping at a slaughterhouse
A family got the fright of their lives when a bear burst out their car window - then hastily made off to pinch some muffin mix from a neighbour's kitchen.
Mum-of-two Nicole Minkin Lissenden was staying at her parents' house for the weekend in North Carolina when a friend noticed one of the doors to her Honda Odyssey was open.
Thinking nothing of it, Nicole locked it and went back in the house to put her two-year-old daughter to bed.
However, 30 minutes later when she went to get something out the vehicle, she noticed the inside was foggy - and there was a paw print on the window.
She quickly realised she had unwittingly locked a bear inside and unsurprisingly it wasn't happy.
A pitch invader was gored in a bullring after sitting down as the huge animal charged towards him.
Within seconds of the bull entering the ring, he was attacked and flung in the air as onlookers scattered.
The man climbed down from the stands and decided to sit in bullring with some kind of stick, waiting for the animal to be released.
Other participants in the ring can be seen trying to goad the animal before it is released.
The bull then charges into the ring causing the participants to scatter in fear but the man sitting down remained still.
The animal charged directly at the man and rammed its horns into his chest before flinging him into the air by his chin.
Grand Rapids police have released the body camera footage of an officer shooting a dog. It happened early Friday morning in the 1700 block of Kalamazoo Avenue SE.
Officers were called to the scene on a report of an aggressive dog chasing people around the area. Police said officers spent 30 minutes trying to capture the dog and to identify and get in contact with its owner.
At that point, police say the dog charged at an officer in the street after it charged at a neighbor exiting their house. The officer shot the dog twice as it approached him. Police say the dog is still alive and has been reunited with its owner.
Moment camel goes on a wild circus rampage injuring seven people including children at a show in Pittsburgh, USA.
Terrified passengers panicked after a black rat snake was spotted slithering through an airport waiting area.
The serpent was seen snaking its way across the main departure lounge of the airport terminal as passengers jumped from their seats.
Footage shows one member of airport security staff using a long pole to pin the snake down before another stuffs it into a plastic bag.
The snake was then released back into the wild in bushes near the airport.
This is the shocking moment a woman was mauled by a ferocious mutt which bit her hand as it tried to attack her pet dog.
Terrified Sue Ghizdeanu was walking her Staffordshire Bull Terrier Tyson down the street when the dog - which is the same breed - came charging towards them.
It pounced on Tyson as Mrs Ghizdeanu tried to separate the pair, before she is savagely attacked by the vicious dog, which was off its lead.
The 52-year-old to undergo an emergency operation, needed five stitches to her hand, and will require further hospital check-ups.
A white tiger desperately tries to nurse its stillborn cub back to life as children are instructed to clap and shout at the tormented animal, owned by despot Kim Jong-un.
The Mirror watched in horror as the disturbed beast cried out, while its mate paced up and down the tiny cage in front of their bloodied and lifeless young.
These are the sickening and distressing scenes at the world’s most vile attraction, Pyongyang Central Zoo in North Korea.
Jong-un personally ordered for millions to be spent on upgrading facilities in 2016, requesting that a huge model tiger’s head be installed at the entrance.
A mutant calf born with two heads and three eyes has stunned its owners - by surviving.
The bizarre creature was born Thanjavur in southern India more than a month ago and reportedly suffers from an extremely rare genetic disorder.
Vets predicted the animal wouldn't survive as it's rare for cows with conditions like this to live very long.
But against the odds the animal is seen walking around with its mother in footage, filmed on September 11.
WARNING - EXTREMELY GRAPHIC CONTENT: Horrifying footage shows villagers slaughtering dolphins in an annual tradition
Horrifying footage shows water turned red as dolphins are slaughtered in a frenzied bloodbath in the Faroe Islands.
A clip taken by activist group Sea Shepherd shows the animals being killed in an centuries-old tradition known as grindadráp.
Laughing fishermen are seen wading in the water as the bodies of dead dolphins are pulled ashore.
The animals are killed after being driven into shallow waters.
And heartbreaking pictures taken in the village of Hvalvik show the animals with large gaping wounds caused by villagers' weapons.
A man was repeatedly gored by a bull after being pinned against a metal fence at a Spanish festival, severely injuring his arm, chest and buttocks.
In footage, a large group of horse riders can be seen making their way down a dirt track when a young bull runs from the group towards a bystander stood near a fence.
The spectator tries to run away from the bull but the animal manages to pin him to the fence with its horns.
The victim, identified only as a 54-year-old man with the initials JG, is knocked to the ground and the bull then repeatedly gores him with its horns.
The bull continues attacking the victim, lifting him into the air before eventually running away, apparently with its horns now bloodied, leaving the man lying on the ground.
Dramatic footage shows the moment a newborn zebra is saved from drowning by zoo workers within seconds of being born.
The newborn stumbled into a watering hole after it's umbilical cord was cut in an enclosure at Valencia Bioparc zoo in eastern Spain.
The panicked newborn's mother watched on at the waters edge as the baby struggled and made distressed sounds.
Heart-stopping footage captures a gang of lionesses attack the male of the pride in a bid to kill him in front of horrified visitors at a British safari park.
The powerful beasts pounce on the male and sink their teeth into his body in the terrifying clip.
Mya Beverstock, 19, filmed the attack at West Midlands Safari Park near Bewdley, Worcs., on Wednesday.
The teenager said the lion was left roaring in agony and had bloody bite marks after up to nine females carried out the brutal assault "out of the blue".
Zookeepers used fire extinguishers to spray the animals .
This guy spotted a dog escaping from his owner's arms. His reaction was to try and rescue the dog. As he is chasing the dog through the streets he screams his head off and tries to get other people to help him. The chase ends on a highway where he eventually captures the dog.
This is the moment a sleeping dog stood its ground and managed to scare off - a LEOPARD. The pooch was dozing in the middle of the road when a cheeky big cat crept up and tried to pounce.
But the pup started barking repeatedly until the young leopard was forced to retreat into the forest inside the Jhalana Leopard Safari Park in Rajasthan state, India.
The entire episode was captured on video by a group of wildlife activists and tourists who were on a safari tour in the park at the time.
Disturbing video has emerged showing barbecued kittens for sale in an Indonesian market that has ignored orders to stop selling cat and dog meat.
Footage shows cruel traders bludgeoning the animals to death and then blowtorching them in front of shocked onlookers at an 'extreme market' in Tomohon, a city in North Sulawesi Province.
Horrified campaigners who are battling to end the barbaric industry claim some of the animals were still alive when they were being blasted with flames.
Charities say officials from the Mayor of Tomohon's office pledged to end the sale and slaughter of dogs and cats at the market in February. Last month, Indonesia said it was also preparing a regulation to ban the trade of meat derived from pets and exotic animals.
Providing a unique photo shoot opportunity to a group of guests at a safari adventure park in Crimea, the cuddly predator not only welcomed the guests but even tried to get behind the wheel for the tour.
Got Him Good
North Carolina today a man walking his two pitbulls somehow they get away and manage to kill a little chihuahua on the street.
This time was a chihuahua dog , next time can be a little kid walking on the sidewalk.
Just hold still and it'll be ok.
This is what happens when you push a horse a little too far. One swift blow to the face and you're out cold!
Turning the corner and seeing a whole lot of yellow things in the road, you almost always assume it’s a herd of impala. But the shock and excitement one feels when one realizes it is a pride of lions walking towards you, is like nonother.
Sydney Romanyshyn considers orcas her worst fear, and her reaction when she encountered one in August confirmed that. Such an encounter took place near Willows Beach in Victoria, British Columbia, and Sydney’s reaction is indeed memorable.
CCTV footage shows a small dog being struck and dragged by a car in the United Kingdom. Amazingly, despite being dragged for 600 feet, the small animal survived with only minor cuts and scratches.