Black Death Only Spread Because Man Was Too Close To Rats, Says Oxford Study

The Black Death was only possible because human civilisation had become advanced enough to allow rats to survive and flourish,

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Famous Stork Who Shares Unlikely Friendship With Turkish Fisherman Visits Old Pal For 11th Year Running

A stork who became famous after a documentary was made about her unlikely friendship with a Turkish fisherman has returned

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Worlds Oldest Zoo Gets Extremely Rare Chameleons To Breed After They Were Smuggled Onto Flight From Africa In Socks

The self-proclaimed world’s oldest zoo has achieved great conservation and breeding results with over 70 extremely rare chameleons that were

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Worlds Oldest Tortoise, Jonathan, Celebrates 190th Birthday This Year

These snaps taken recently and in the late 1800s show Jonathan the giant tortoise, who turns 190 this year and

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Scientists Use Ostrich Eggshell Beads To Map 50,000 Year Old Social Network Spanning Africa

Scientists have used ostrich egg shell beads to map a 50,000-year-old social network – the world’s oldest, they claim –

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Half Tonne Of Rotting, Maggot And Mold Infested Bushmeat From Africa Seized By Airport Customs

German airport Customs have seized half a tonne of rotting African primate, porcupine and antelope ‘bushmeat’ infested with mold and

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Ancient Ancestor From Africas Cradle Of Humankind Is Missing-Link Species That Could Walk Upright And Climb Trees Like Ape

An international team of scientists has confirmed that this ancient ancestor of humans from nearly two million years ago that

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Chubby Wild Cat Caught Snacking Between Meals One Year After Going On Zoo Diet

Chinese zookeepers have discovered that this chubby wild cat has been snacking on frogs and rodents between meals after it

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