Other Animals

Back in the early ‘70s, Atari released a simplistic but effective video game named Pong. Just two vertical bars on both sides of the screen and a floating ball moving its sprites from across 720 pixels of screen space. The ball was manipulated by a player (or two) in a competitive bid to earn the
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Humans have long been fascinated with wildlife, and as time has gone on, many are trying to find more ethical ways to get the chance to come face to face with animals they can’t see in their daily lives. As people become more eco-conscious, their sympathy for animals that have been taken from the wild
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska— The Biden administration issued a proposed rule today allowing oil companies operating in the Beaufort Sea and Western Arctic to harass polar bears and Pacific walruses when drilling or searching for oil for the next five years. “It’s maddening to see the Biden administration allowing oil companies to continue their noisy, harmful onslaught
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The last time Schwartz’s tracking monitor registered his location, he was standing at the edge of the “highway of death”. A massive male giant anteater, he was roaming his habitat in the Brazilian Cerrado – a vast tropical savanna that neighbours the world’s largest tropical wetland, the Pantanal – when he disappeared next to the
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As the morning light reached through the canopy, Richard Gelo turned to his crops and waited for signs of movement. The visitor he was expecting first found his farm nearly a year ago. Since then, these occasional pit stops had become regular. Before long, Mr. Gelo’s guest emerged from the thick jungle of the Okapi
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An animal trainer in far eastern Russia has been caught on film hitting and kicking two beluga whales – causing a fierce backlash. Dmitry Bachinsky, 32, who works at the Primorsky Oceanarium in Vladivostok, was caught on film lashing out at two whales, named Nil and Lear. According to animal rights campaigners, Bachinsky was attempting
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JAKARTA — To improve ecosystem management in Borneo, look at the population trends of key bird species on the island, researchers say. The scientists from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and Indonesia’s Tanjungpura University have found that six Bornean bird species are strong indicators of intact forests — mixed dipterocarp and heath —
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A lucky orca enthusiast has captured some incredible photos of a newborn calf swimming with its mother off the coast of Scotland. The orange-tinted baby was accompanied by four older killer whales as it played in the Moray Firth, near Duncansbayhead, Caithness. Wildlife enthusiast Karen Munro, 44, travels around Scotland from her home in Thurso,
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