Read more about the article 5,300-Year-Old Ice Mummy Died In Spring And Not Autumn As Previously Believed
Image shows the investigation of Otzi in South Tyrol, Austria, undated photo. The South Tyrolean Museum of Archeology is the exhibition venue of the "Man from the Tisenjoch". (South Tyrol Museum of Archeology, EURAC, Samadelli, Staschitz/Newsflash)

5,300-Year-Old Ice Mummy Died In Spring And Not Autumn As Previously Believed

New research has suggested that Otzi the 5,300-year-old prehistoric iceman did not die in autumn before being preserved under winter snow, and instead had died in early spring on a high Alpine snow field. The Ice Age huntsman, considered one of the oldest and best-preserved mummies in the world, is…

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Read more about the article Hopes Fade For Injured Hiker On Blizzard Peak
Missing person Julian P., 24, poses in undated photo. (Newsflash)

Hopes Fade For Injured Hiker On Blizzard Peak

An injured lone hiker trapped on an Alpine peak by snow and ice storms needs a "miracle" to survive, say rescuers. The man has been named only as Julian P., 24, and he was reportedly injured while hiking up the Hochkalter peak, the largest in the area, in the Berchtesgaden…

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Read more about the article Twin Pandas Celebrate Third Birthday At Zoo Berlin
The third birthday of pandas Pit and Paule at Zoo Berlin in Berlin, Germany. (Berlin Zoological Gardens/Newsflash)

Twin Pandas Celebrate Third Birthday At Zoo Berlin

https://youtu.be/ixOXxVAaJ84 Berlin Zoological Gardens/Newsflash This video shows adorable panda twins having a very 'chill' party in celebration of their 3rd birthday. According to Zoo Berlin, birthday boys Pit and Paule have now become teenagers, counting in panda years. The zoo decided to surprise the 'teens' by treating them to a…

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Read more about the article Tragic Last Snap Of Mountaineer Before Avalanche Swept Him Away
The last selfie of Filippo Bari (27) from Vicenza who is among the victims of the glacier disaster in Marmolada. (Newsflash)

Tragic Last Snap Of Mountaineer Before Avalanche Swept Him Away

A young mountaineer took this grinning selfie and sent it to his family moments before he was killed in an avalanche. The deadly ice, snow and rock slide was triggered by the collapse of a glacier on Marmolada, a mountain in north-eastern Italy, on Sunday, 3rd July. The disaster left…

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Read more about the article Urgent Call To Monitor Microplastics In Air That Can Spread Round World In Days
According to the AWI Institute in the German city of Bremerhaven microplastics can reach the Arctic, the Antarctic or the deep sea through ocean currents or rivers. (Melanie Bergmann/Newsflash)

Urgent Call To Monitor Microplastics In Air That Can Spread Round World In Days

Microplastics may significantly intensify global warming, according to a new study. Scientists from different German research institutions - including the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research in Kiel - have found out that up to 25 million metric tons of microplastics are being transported thousands of miles all over the…

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Read more about the article Russian Rescue Dog With Four Prosthetic Legs To Start A New Life In London After Lying Crippled In Snow For Two Weeks
The world's first dog with four prosthetic legs flies from Russia to London, UK to live there with an animal rights activist. (@zoo_sos_krd/Newsflash)

Russian Rescue Dog With Four Prosthetic Legs To Start A New Life In London After Lying Crippled In Snow For Two Weeks

This rescue dog in Russia that has been fitted with four pathetic legs is set to start a new life in London after she was left with all four legs severed by an unknown person. Rescue dog Monika was reportedly lying in the snow for two weeks without any of…

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Read more about the article Wooden House Collapses On Woman, 62, Crushing Her To Death After She Used Parts Of It For Heating
Wooden house collapsed on woman, 62, crushing her to death after she used its parts for heating in Saratov, Russia. (Rescue Service of the Saratov Region/Newsflash)

Wooden House Collapses On Woman, 62, Crushing Her To Death After She Used Parts Of It For Heating

A wooden house has collapsed on a 62-year-old woman, crushing her to death after she used parts of it for heating. The incident took place in the village of Nizhnyaya Chernavka in the Saratov Oblast region in Russia. Images show the remains of the wooden house, a one-storey residential building…

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Read more about the article Snow Transforms Mountaintop Watchtower Into Massive Sculpture Resembling Swan On Ice
A watchtower in Uludaz Plateau which Soner Yalcin photographed during summer in Kahramanmaras, Turkey. (Soner Yalcin/Newsflash)

Snow Transforms Mountaintop Watchtower Into Massive Sculpture Resembling Swan On Ice

These images show how heavy snow transformed a mountaintop watchtower used to detect fires into a massive ice sculpture resembling a "huge swan on ice". The incident took place at the top of the Uludaz Plateau on Cimen Mountain, which is located in Kahramanmaras Province in south-central Turkey, after the…

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Read more about the article Loner Stork Becomes Village Mascot After Not Migrating From Chimney For Four Years
The stork, which came to Akalin village of Yuksekova district of Hakkari in Turkey 4 years ago, does not migrate. (Newsflash)

Loner Stork Becomes Village Mascot After Not Migrating From Chimney For Four Years

A stork that has not migrated for four years has become the mascot of a Turkish village, where it lives on the chimney of a local house. The loner stork made its nest in a chimney in the village of Akalin in the district of Yuksekova in the south-eastern Turkish…

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Read more about the article Endangered Snow Leopard Takes Up Residence In Sheep Pen Before Cops Evict It
Injured snow leopard enters herdsman's sheep enclosure in Wushi County, China. (Ping An Tianshan/AsiaWire)

Endangered Snow Leopard Takes Up Residence In Sheep Pen Before Cops Evict It

These images show an endangered snow leopard that took up residence in a sheep pen before the authorities eventually 'evicted' it. They handed it over to an animal wildlife organisation after spotting that it had a possible fracture on one of its legs. The incident took place in Yingawati Township,…

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