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.
Newborn calves on an organic dairy farm were thrown on the ground, hit and force-fed by workers, a shocking investigation reveals.
The distressed animals were seen on film being “aggressively handled” by staff at dairies belonging to Coombe Farm in Somerset, which supplies organic products to Waitrose and is RSPCA Assured.
After receiving a tip-off about cruel handling, undercover footage was obtained by welfare charity Animal Equality in June and July this year.
Coombe Farm boasts of high animal welfare standards and says on its website: “We believe that well-cared-for, relaxed dairy herds produce better milk and that this will be appreciated by the people who drink it.”
But the charity claims that when it visited the farm on many occasions it found calves being force-fed and
The dog-bite injuries were so severe the victim needed surgery, and may need several more, according to Colorado authorities.
Workers at the restaurant and the bite victim’s boyfriend helped her, police said. But after briefly looking at the victim’s face, the woman who appears to own the dog leaves the restaurant patio with her dog,
Several young men were injured during a bull-running festival when one of the animals fell over and crushed them.
The event, known as the "El Pilon de Falces", which translates as the Falces Bull-running Festival, takes place every year in in the town of Falces in the northern Spanish region of Navarre.
The run consists of 800 metres along a narrow track involving steep slopes.
This year the bulls completed the run in just 58 seconds, but half way down one of the slopes, a bull fell into a group of young men causing several to be crushed.
Despite the dramatic footage there were only light injuries to eight men, although three were treated in hospital , one for bruising, another with a hip injury, and a third with an injured shoulder blade.
Kao Brave specialist divers jumped in next to a huge whale to free it from crab nets wrapped around its body. Members from the Chilean navy were alerted to the ‘agitated and fearful’ mammal by fishermen who had spotted it off the island of Navarino, by Cape Horn in Patagonia.
It only took a few weeks and a lot of social media attention before this woman was finally arrested in being charged with animal cruelty after swinging her dog by its leash and using him as a weapon to attack another woman.
The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office released dashcam footage of deputies responding to a bear trapped in the back of a car parked in the driveway of a South Lake Tahoe resident, Sac Bee reports. Officers used nonlethal “beanbag” rounds to break the rear window, freeing the bear from the car.
Perhaps this panda had some qualms about the other panda stealing his bamboo, but he certainly voiced his anger in the most disgusting way possible by taking a crap on the other panda's head as he slept.
A herd of 16 cows helped police officers in Florida corral a fleeing suspect who ran through their pasture on Sunday night.
A Seminole County Sheriff's helicopter captured the chase on a night-vision camera as the crew gave play-by-play to officers on the ground chasing the female suspect, local NBC affiliate WPTZ reported.
"If you see a large group of cows, they're literally following her and chasing her," a crew member can be heard telling Sanford Police Department officers on the ground.