Read more about the article Pigeons Get Vasectomies In Pest Crackdown
A veterinarian performs a sterilization surgery on a pigeon, in Bogota, Colombia, in November, 2022. The minimally invasive laparoscopy procedures were developed by the District Institute for Animal Protection and Welfare (IDPYBA) and the Antonio Narino University, as part of the framework for the care for free-roaming pigeons. (Secretaria Distrital de Ambiente/Newsflash)

Pigeons Get Vasectomies In Pest Crackdown

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Animal welfare officials in Colombia have begun giving pigeons vasectomies as a humane way to keep numbers down in the capital Bogota. The Institute for the Protection and Animal Welfare of Bogota (IDPYBA) announced that nine pigeons underwent the snip on 9th November. Mauricio Cano, of the…

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Read more about the article Alien Invader Wasp Threatens North America’s Forests With Females Capable Of Producing 1,000 Offspring
Sirex noctilio, also known as the Sirex woodwasp. (Flora Krivak-Tetley/Newsflash)

Alien Invader Wasp Threatens North America’s Forests With Females Capable Of Producing 1,000 Offspring

A superwasp able to produce 1,000 offspring is threatening vast forests in North America's, a new study has revealed. The Sirex woodwasp lays its eggs on pine trees in a mucus and a fungus that are both deadly to the host. The species - native to Asia, Europe an North…

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Read more about the article Rare Male Parrot Flies In For Breeding Programme
The two black-billed amazons at the Vienna Zoo in Austria. (Daniel Zupanc/Newsflash)

Rare Male Parrot Flies In For Breeding Programme

Europe's last captive male black-billed amazon parrot has been transferred to a new zoo for a breeding programme with one of the few females of its kind. The bird - originally a native of the Caribbean - flew in from the Spanish Canary Islands to take up his new duties…

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Read more about the article Surprise Party For Gorillas In Spanish Zoo
The celebration of the birthday of the gorillas Felix, 3, and Nalani, 16, in BIOPARC Valencia, in Spain, in April, 2022. (BIOPARC Valencia/Newsflash)

Surprise Party For Gorillas In Spanish Zoo

It was a double celebration complete with birthday gifts for two members of the Gorillas family at a Spanish zoo recently. Visitors watched as a birthday pair and other members of the troop of gorillas tore into colourfully-wrapped gifts of tasty fruit and vegetables in a dual birthday celebration at…

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Read more about the article Silverback Once Feared Infertile Turns 31 and is Now a Superstud
Mambie, a gorilla, celebrated his 31st birthday at the BIOPARC Valencia, in Spain, pictured in March, 2022. (BIOPARC Valencia/Newsflash)

Silverback Once Feared Infertile Turns 31 and is Now a Superstud

This critically endangered silverback gorilla, who was once believed to be infertile, has celebrated his 31st birthday and is now the proud dad of numerous offspring. Mambie has just turned 31, and after vets diagnosed him as practically sterile, the decision was taken to "give him time". The decision, the…

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Read more about the article Austrian Zoo Welcomes Several Adorable Squirrel Monkey Babies
One of the several squirrel monkey offspring that were recently born in the Vienna Zoo in Austria. (Daniel Zupanc/Newsflash)

Austrian Zoo Welcomes Several Adorable Squirrel Monkey Babies

The world's oldest zoo is celebrating the recent birth of several adorable squirrel monkeys after the arrival of adult females from England that quickly became pregnant. The cute little baby monkeys are still clinging quite literally to their mothers' backs as they get used to the world around them before…

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Read more about the article Hermaphrodite Refused Gynaecology Because He Is A Man
Andrey Sokolov

Hermaphrodite Refused Gynaecology Because He Is A Man

A Russian man who discovered he is a hermaphrodite with a uterus in his body says he cannot get the treatment he needs from a gynaecologist because they have told him they only attend females. Andrey Sokolov, whose age is unknown, is from the city of Serpukhov in the western…

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Read more about the article Over Half A Million Sea Turtles Nest On Mexican Coast
The turtles in the beach

Over Half A Million Sea Turtles Nest On Mexican Coast

This is the moment countless vulnerable sea turtles arrive on the Mexican coastline to lay their eggs with experts saying over half a million females have nested in the area so far this year. The olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea), also known as the Pacific ridley sea turtle, is…

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