Canadian wildlife park finds itself in trouble after taking a bear out for a birthday ice cream

Canadian wildlife park finds itself in trouble after taking a bear out for a birthday ice cream

Updated May 15, 2018 19:31:32 External Link: Canadian zoo faces charges after taking bear out for ice cream. What seemed like an innocent birthday outing for Berkley, a Kodiak bear, has landed a Canadian zoo in trouble with government officials. Discovery Wildlife Park officials decided to celebrate Berkley’s first birthday …

RSPCA, wildlife carers struggling with influx of injured animals as urban sprawl marches on

RSPCA, wildlife carers struggling with influx of injured animals as urban sprawl marches on

Posted May 07, 2018 06:45:23 Photo: Rescued animals need to be returned as close as possible to where they were found. (ABC Radio Brisbane: Hailey Renault) Related Story: Health of platypus habitat trumps development on city’s outskirts Wildlife carers struggling to cope with mounting numbers of sick and injured animals …

Giraffe kills filmmaker at wildlife facility in South Africa

Giraffe kills filmmaker at wildlife facility in South Africa

Posted May 06, 2018 23:59:05 Photo: “Gerald” the giraffe is believed to have been responsible for the filmmaker’s death. (Facebook: Glen Afric Country Lodge) Related Story: ‘Silent extinction’: Giraffe listed as vulnerable A giraffe has killed a South African filmmaker who was on assignment at a wildlife facility north-west of …

Wildlife photographer’s winning picture disqualified over taxidermy anteater

Wildlife photographer’s winning picture disqualified over taxidermy anteater

Posted April 28, 2018 00:27:56 Photo: Five scientists all concluded the anteater was too similar to the taxidermy specimen. (Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Marcio Cabral) Related Story: Image of dehorned black rhino takes out prestigious photography award A winning entry from the Wildlife Photograph of the Year competition has …

Plastic pollution is killing our marine wildlife. Here are a few ways you can help

Plastic pollution is killing our marine wildlife. Here are a few ways you can help

Updated April 12, 2018 10:20:18 Photo: These items washed up on a remote far north Queensland beach in 2016. (Supplied: Tangaroa Blue) Plastic pollution is a huge problem for marine wildlife. According to the World Wildlife Fund, 80 per cent of marine pollution is generated by land-based activities and it’s …

Top End barramundi farm turns Noah’s Ark as homeless wildlife seek shelter after flood

Top End barramundi farm turns Noah’s Ark as homeless wildlife seek shelter after flood

Updated March 28, 2018 18:24:36 Video: Top End barramundi farm turns Noah’s Ark after floods (ABC News) A barramundi farm in the Northern Territory is facing a unique problem with crocodiles, snakes, feral pigs, birds, bandicoots, and rats taking up residence following record-breaking flooding. The rainfall was 200 millimetres above …