Read more about the article Jorge The VIP Turtle Goes To Rehab After 38 Years In Captivity
Picture shows the turtle Jorge at the Aquarium Marine Fauna Rehabilitation Center (CRFMA), located in Mar del Plata, Argentina, on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. After 38 years of captivity he was transfer to facility from Mendoza, where he will begin an adaptation process needed for future release. (Ciudad de Mendoza/Newsflash)

Jorge The VIP Turtle Goes To Rehab After 38 Years In Captivity

A VIP turtle that has spent nearly 40 years in captivity has been moved to a new home as part of a plan to return him to the wild. Loggerhead Jorge - thought to be up to 72 years old - has become a legend at his zoo in the…

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Read more about the article All Turtles At Recovery Centre Found To Have Ingested Plastic
Pictures shows the microplastics ingested by the turtles recovered in the La Tahonilla Wildlife Recovery Center, in Tenerife, Spain, undated. All the turtles treated at the centre have ingested plastic throughout their lives. (Cabildo Insular de Tenerife/Newsflash)

All Turtles At Recovery Centre Found To Have Ingested Plastic

A worrying new report has shown that all turtles treated at an animal recovery centre in Tenerife have ingested plastic. Plastic traces were found in stool samples from every turtle at the La Tahonilla Centre for the Recovery of Wild Fauna in San Cristobal de La Laguna, Spain. The recovery…

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Read more about the article Spielberg Movie Quarry To Become Nature Reserve
Picture shows Liban Quarry, in Krakow, Poland in a screen from undated video. It is to be turned into a nature reserve. (Newsflash)

Spielberg Movie Quarry To Become Nature Reserve

A quarry where Steven Spielberg filmed Schindler's List is set to be turned into a nature reserve after being saved from developers. The Liban Quarry, located in the southern Polish city of Krakow, was at risk from plans to hand most of the site to property developers to turn it…

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Read more about the article Record Temperatures In Tourist Hot Spot Spawn New Breed Of Jellyfish
Mar Menor in Spain in an undated photo. The water temperature sets the historical record of 31.25 degrees in July, 2022. (Newsflash)

Record Temperatures In Tourist Hot Spot Spawn New Breed Of Jellyfish

Record temperatures in a Spanish tourist hotspot have spawned a new species of venomous barrel jellyfish. A historic temperature of 31.25 degrees Celsius has been recorded in the Mar Menor, a lagoon in Murcia, on the south-eastern Spanish coast. Now scientists say the combination of soaring temperatures and other conditions…

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Read more about the article First Garden Dormouse Seen In 100 Years Hailed As Sensational Discovery
An illustrative image of a garden dormouse which has been found for the first time after 100 years in the canton of Solothurn, Switzerland. (Biosphoto, Frederic Desmette/Newsflash)

First Garden Dormouse Seen In 100 Years Hailed As Sensational Discovery

A garden dormouse has been spotted in the Swiss Canton of Solothurn for the first time since 1909 after a massive search resulting in what experts are hailing as a "sensational discovery". They note that dormice play important roles in food chains and are good indicators of fauna and flora…

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Read more about the article Colombian Cops Bust 21 Suspects And Seize Over 1k Exotic Animals Worth USD 1m
Some of the 1,004 animals of wild and exotic fauna recovered by police in Bogota, Medellin and Magangue, Colombia, in April, 2022. (Policia Nacional de Colombia/Newsflash)

Colombian Cops Bust 21 Suspects And Seize Over 1k Exotic Animals Worth USD 1m

The Colombian authorities have arrested 21 people and seized over 1,000 exotic animals with a black market value of over USD 1 million during raids across the country. In a statement obtained by Newsflash, the Colombian Government said on 11th April: "The National Police, in coordination with the Attorney General's…

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Read more about the article Brazils Oldest Giraffe Dies In Zoo Aged 32
Pandinha, the giraffe who would have turned 33 in May 2022, died in Curitiba Zoo in Brazil. (Newsflash)

Brazils Oldest Giraffe Dies In Zoo Aged 32

One of the world’s oldest giraffes has died in a Brazilian zoo aged 32. Pandinha, 32, died at Curitiba Municipal Zoo in the city of Curitiba in the Brazilian state of Parana on 10th January. The giraffe, the oldest in Brazil and one of the oldest in the world, would…

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