Read more about the article Amazing Footage Shows How Coral Survived Despite Being Centimetres From Palma Volcano Lava
Divers explore the area of the eruption of the La Palma volcano, in Spain, that formed several lava deltas, in Spain, almost a year after the eruption, undated. The maritime activity of fish, urchins, crustaceans, and algae in the area has been restored. (CSIC/Newsflash)

Amazing Footage Shows How Coral Survived Despite Being Centimetres From Palma Volcano Lava

These images show how coral off the island of the Spanish island of Palma de Majorca has miraculously survived despite being just centimetres from lava from the volcano that erupted last year. The incredible underwater footage shows the seafloor teeming with life as scientists assess the impact of the volcano.…

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Read more about the article 60 Per Cent Of Creepy Crawlies Are Threatened With Extinction
Image shows a true leaf insect or a walking leaf, undated photo. The Zurich Zoo in Switzerland raised awareness against the global insect biodiversity loss on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. (Zoo Zurich, Rita Schlegel/Newsflash)

60 Per Cent Of Creepy Crawlies Are Threatened With Extinction

A Swiss zoo has predicted that almost 60 per cent of all insect species in the country are threatened with extinction. Experts from Zurich Zoo say that the declining insect biodiversity could have a disastrous effect on its animals as most of them consume bugs in their diet. Zoo officials…

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Read more about the article World’s Oldest Zoo Celebrates 270th Anniversary With Adorable New Squirrel Monkey Babies
Image shows a squirrel monkey with its offspring, undated photo. The Tiergarten Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria celebrated its 270th anniversary. (Daniel Zupanc/Newsflash)

World’s Oldest Zoo Celebrates 270th Anniversary With Adorable New Squirrel Monkey Babies

The self-styled world's oldest zoo in Vienna has celebrated its 20th anniversary with the addition of numerous babies from a variety of species - the latest being these adorable newborn squirrel monkeys. https://youtu.be/55TvMM5occw Tiergarten Schoenbrunn/Newsflash The footage shows a number of babies from a variety of different species cuddling with…

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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 Amazed Boffins Discover 100-Million Years Old Turtle Footprints
Picture shows a turtle footprint in undated footage. Researchers from the Zhucheng Dinosaur Culture Research Center in Shandong Province, China, found more than 20 turtle footprints in dinosaur tracks at the Huanglonggou dinosaur footprint fossil site. (AsiaWire)

Amazed Boffins Discover 100-Million Years Old Turtle Footprints

Scientists in China have discovered 100-million-years-old fossilised turtle footprints, including one ‘among the world’s best preserved’. The rare discovery was made at the Huanglonggou fossil site, located in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong. More than 20 footprints left by turtles that lived during the Early Cretaceous period were found,…

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Read more about the article Two New Deadly Snakes Species Found
Image shows the newly discovered Bothrocophias myrringae sp. nov., that lives in isolated, nearly inaccessible rain forests in South America. It was discovered by a South American team of scientists in October 2022. (Juan Pablo Hurtado-Gomez/Newsflash)

Two New Deadly Snakes Species Found

Two new species of deadly venomous snake have been discovered in Colombia by a team of international scientists. They have been named as Bothrocophias myrringae and Bothrocophias tulitoi, two new types of toadheaded pitviper. The snakes' venom is said to be so powerful it can kill a man. Newsflash obtained…

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Read more about the article Tracks Of Ancient Human Found In Spain Are 300k Years Old
Picture shows a footprint at the site of Matalascaas in Spain, undated. The hominid fossil footprints date back 300,000 years. (Eduardo Mayoral/Newsflash)

Tracks Of Ancient Human Found In Spain Are 300k Years Old

Ancient human footprints found in southern Spain two years ago have been declared nearly 300,000 years old, making them unique in Europe. The footprints are now believed to be 200,000 years older than previously thought, meaning they correspond to a hominid species that predates the Neanderthals. The prints - found…

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Read more about the article How Honeybees Can Change The Atmosphere, New Study Shows
Illustrative image shows swarm of bees, undated. (Newsflash)

How Honeybees Can Change The Atmosphere, New Study Shows

A swarm of honeybees has the potential to create enough electrical energy to have an impact on local weather conditions, scientists in Great Britain have found. Researchers have discovered that large swarms of honeybees can generate astonishing levels of electricity which is discharged into the atmosphere. The charge can affect…

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Read more about the article Extremely Overweight Rottweiler Weighing Over 220 Lbs Begins Weight Loss Journey
Image shows a female Rottweiler weighing over 200 Lbs, undated photo. The animal shelter Tierparadies Schabenreith from the municipality of Steinbach am Ziehberg, in Upper Austria, Austria reported that the vet visit was a challenge for the extremely overweight dog in October 2022. (Tierparadies Schabenreith/Newsflash)

Extremely Overweight Rottweiler Weighing Over 220 Lbs Begins Weight Loss Journey

A female Rottweiler weighing over 220 lbs has lost nine lbs in two weeks after animal activists put her on a strict diet to shed the extra fat. The extremely overweight canine, aged 6 and named Easylife, was brought to the Tierparadies Schabenreith shelter in the municipality of Steinbach am…

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Read more about the article 20 Per Cent Of Animal Species Face Extinction
Image shows a Vietnamese sika deer at the Vienna Zoo, Austria, undated photo. The IUCN reported that about 20 per cent of all animal species that they recorded are threatened with extinction as of October 2022. (Daniel Zupanc/Newsflash)

20 Per Cent Of Animal Species Face Extinction

Wildlife experts have used Halloween pumpkins to reveal the real-life horror of animal extinction. New figures show that 20 per cent of all animal species are under threat of dying out, says International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). https://youtu.be/DUajFpWClG8 Tiergarten Schonbrunn/Newsflash Working with Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo in Austria, they…

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