IN PHOTOS | Beasts and birds feel the heat as summer sets in

With the mercury rising with the onset of summer, animals impounded in various zoos are feeling the heat.

published on : 30th March 2023

These three rare Sumatran tiger cubs will melt your heart with their cuteness

Three rare Sumatran tiger cubs ventured into public view for the first time on 29 March 2019 in what Sydney zookeepers called a "wonderful success" for the future of the critically endangered species.

published on : 29th March 2019

Cuteness overload! Polar bear cub, elephant calf attract visitors at German zoos

A baby elephant and polar bear, who recently made their first public appearance in zoos at Berlin and Leipzig, are now the centre of attraction.

published on : 25th March 2019

On World Zoonoses Day, pet owners vaccinate their four-legged creatures

World Zoonoses Day is observed every year on July 6 to create awareness on zoonotic diseases, how to prevent them and what actions to take when exposed. A zoonotic disease is one that can be passed between animals and humans. Scientists estimate that more than 6 out of every 10 infectious diseases in humans are spread from animals.The day commemorates July 6, 1885, when Louis Pasteur successfully administered the first vaccine against Rabies virus, a zoonotic disease.

published on : 6th July 2018