Read more about the article How Keepers With Power Drill Helped Adorable Ostrich Chicks Hatch
Image shows zookeepers drilling an ostrich egg, undated photo. The Schoenbrunn Zoo, in Vienna, Austria, welcomed the offspring for the first time ever in June 2024. (Schoenbrunn Zoo/Newsflash)

How Keepers With Power Drill Helped Adorable Ostrich Chicks Hatch

Zoo keepers help a brood of adorable ostrich chicks hatch from their thick egg shells with a hammer and a power drill. The youngsters had been developing inside their incubated…

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Read more about the article China’s Most Famous Scenic Waterfall Comes From Tap Water – Not Natural Mountain Springs
A pipe is seen at the top of Yuntaishan Waterfall, in Xiuwu County, China, undated. Authorities claim its there to help during dry season. (Farisvov/AsiaWire)

China’s Most Famous Scenic Waterfall Comes From Tap Water – Not Natural Mountain Springs

A scenic beauty spot has been accused of fraud after an enthusiastic climber wanted to go to the source and was shocked to discover a huge water pipe. The man…

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Read more about the article Autopsy Found Wads Of Plastic Bin Liners In Throat And Stomach
Dolphin gets stranded at Itapema beach, Brazil, on Friday, 17 May, 2024. The dolphin later died because it had ingested too much garbage from the ocean. (Projeto de Monitoramento de Praias - PMP BS Univali - Trecho 4/Newsflash)

Autopsy Found Wads Of Plastic Bin Liners In Throat And Stomach

A stranded dolphin is rescued from a beach only to die while being treated because it had half a kilogramme of plastic binliners lodged in its throat and stomach. Distressing…

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Read more about the article Red-Coloured River Does Not Affect Drinking Water Say Chinese Officials
The water in the Minjiang River is abnormally red, it has been tested and is non-toxic. The phenomenon occurs in Chuanzhus section of the Minjiang River in Sichuan, China, on 31 May 2024. (@Li630958/AsiaWire)

Red-Coloured River Does Not Affect Drinking Water Say Chinese Officials

Water flows red in a Chinese river with authorities insisting it would not affect the local drinking water supply. The affected water was in the Minjiang River which flows through…

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Read more about the article 1,000-Year-Old Board Game Pieces Found In Castle
Image shows a chess piece, a game piece, and dice from the 11th/12th century, undated photo. The finds were discovered at an archaeological excavation at Burgstein, Germany, in 2022. (University of Tuebingen, Victor Brigola/Newsflash)

1,000-Year-Old Board Game Pieces Found In Castle

An ancient chess knight dating back 1,000 years has been unearthed by archaeologists in the ruins of a long-lost castle in Germany. The previously unknown site, in the mountains of…

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Read more about the article Woman Busted Smuggling 90 Crabs Through Port
Picture shows one of the crabs, undated. Customs find 90 crabs in the bag of a woman, at Gongbei Port, in Zhuhai, China, on May 10, 2024. (China Customs/AsiaWire)

Woman Busted Smuggling 90 Crabs Through Port

A woman has been busted smuggling 90 creepy vampire crabs through customs in China. The unnamed woman, from Macau, was detained after customs at the Gongbei Port, in Zhuhai, China,…

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Read more about the article VW Beetle Graveyard Unearthed By Urban Explorer
Dozens of vintage Volkswagens are hidden inside a mine in Switzerland, undated. A Dutch YouTuber discovered about forty Volkswagen Golfs, Beetles and other cars. (@ExploringtheUnbeatenPath/Newsflash)

VW Beetle Graveyard Unearthed By Urban Explorer

Timewarp collection of classic VW Beetles that will have car fans bugging out at the discovery. Urban explorer Bob Thissen discovered the long-lost hoard as he explored an abandoned Swiss…

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Read more about the article Stud Sumatran Orangutan Given Six-Female Harem To Help Save Species
Image shows Sumatran orangutans (Pongo abelii) Riang and Awang, undated photo. Awang arrived at the Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland, on Apr. 25, 2024. (Zurich Zoo, Enzo Franchini/Newsflash)

Stud Sumatran Orangutan Given Six-Female Harem To Help Save Species

A stud Sumatran orangutan has been given his own harem of six females in a one-ape bid to help save the endangered species. Awang has been drafted in by keepers…

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Read more about the article Outrage As Famous 60-year-Old “Welcoming” Tree Attracting Countless Visitors Is Vandalised
The video shows a woman wearing a yellow short-sleeved shirt and holding a kitchen knife stood nearby a silk cotton tree that is more than 60 years old and is known as the "welcoming pine.". The famous internet celebrity tree was cut out illegally in Bianshan Mountain in Xiangyang, Hubei Province on 30 May 2024. (@896723229/Asia Wire)

Outrage As Famous 60-year-Old “Welcoming” Tree Attracting Countless Visitors Is Vandalised

An online-famous 60-year-old tree that drew in countless tourists hoping to get an Insta-worthy photo next to it has been vandalised, sparking fury among locals. Known as the "Xiangyang Welcoming…

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Read more about the article Experts Use GPS To Track Rare Wild Ibises And Trace Their Poachers
Image shows Enea breeding on the windowsill of the Harley-Davidson dealership in Ruemlang, Switzerland, undated photo. The bird was found dead in Tuscany, Italy, on Mar. 17, 2024. (C. Esterer/Newsflash)

Experts Use GPS To Track Rare Wild Ibises And Trace Their Poachers

Experts are now using GPS tracking systems to keep an eye on rare wild ibises and hunt down poachers. The birds are considered to be some of the world's most…

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