UK Animals

Biomedicine's Male Bias Is Yet Another Example of Everyday Gender Inequality... and More

Victoria Martindale | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK
Victoria Martindale

If the differences between sexes of the same species are so profound and diverse then imagine the differences with other species with whom we share even less genetics, biochemistry and physiology.

Why Has This Macaque Joined The Thai Police?

Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's not just humans who can find themselves working hard for a living. Plenty of animals perform valuable services on a regular basis, sometimes even...

What Is My Cat Trying To Tell Me?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Dogs are an easy read - they're the kind of friend you don't have to worry about offending. But cats, oh cats. Mysterious, inscrutable and liable ...

Mystery Emu Resists Arrest After Going On The Run Near RAF Base

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK

A runaway emu put up "quite a fight" with police after running amok near an RAF base. Police received reports of the bird running around in Dogdyke...

3D Creative Summit 2014

Alice Stansfield | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Alice Stansfield

Over Wednesday 12th till Thursday 13th March the BFI South bank in London hosted the 3D Creative Summit. 'As 3D's future takes shape, this is a true o...

Otters Barges Into Fast Food Restaurant & ‘Terrorises' Customers

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK

Otters may be adorable little critters who hold hands when they sleep, but you wouldn't want to get on the wrong side of one. Customers were repor...

These Adorable Baby Tiger Cubs Make Thursday A Lot Better

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK

Hidden cameras have captured the birth of three tiger cubs at London Zoo. Three of the world's rarest tigers were born to five-year-old Sumatran ti...

Vegetarian Taxidermists: How Does That Work?

Margot Magpie | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Margot Magpie

I get several vegetarians and vegans signing up for my taxidermy courses in London each week, which baffles people. How does that work? Being vegetarian and doing taxidermy do not seem like compatible lifestyle choices. Or are they?

Woman 'Seriously Injured' In Dog Attack Which Sparked Citywide Hunt

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK

A dog which attacked a woman and left her with "serious injuries" has been found after a search by armed police. The 22-year-old victim remains in ...

Massive Great White Shark Spotted 'Heading For Britain'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Tech

Jaws is coming for Britain. A monstrous Great White shark has been spotted via an online tracker heading straight for the British and/or Irish coas...

Again the Righteous Get on the Bandwagon as the Debate Over Halal and Kosher Slaughter Resurfaces

Sue Cross | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK
Sue Cross

Anyone who takes Muslims and Jews to task for brutal methods of slaughter yet eats meat regardless of the suffering involved is no less callous. Does the matter of a few more seconds of suffering as they are slaughtered make much difference to the animals who, during their entire short lives, have been treated with unthinking savagery?

LOOK: Cute Little Otter Attacks Alligator And Eats It

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK

A series of incredible images have shown the moment an adorable, fuzzy little otter attacked a crocodile and then proceeded to eat it. When images ...

Porpocide: The Moment Two Dolphins Killed Porpoises For Fun

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK

Forget Flipper and think more of Jaws – dolphins, the giggling, smiley-faced cutie pies – are in fact psychopathic killers, it seems. This is t...

WARNING GRAPHIC:This Is What Poaching Looks Like

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK

This shocking video of a mutilated rhino showcases the brutal damage poachers inflict. Despite ongoing efforts to curb poaching and save the endang...

Badger Culls 'Ineffective' And Causing Suffering, Report Says

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK

Badger culls were "ineffective" and caused far too much suffering of too many animals, an independent study has warned. Research commissioned by th...

Disabled Chihuahua And Fluffy Chicken Form Alliance To Win The Internet

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK

A disabled chihuahua and an absurdly fluffy chicken have joined forces in an attempt to win the internet. Penny the chicken and Roo the chihuahua h...

Pictures Of Animals Getting Loved Up Is The Perfect Valentine's Day Antidote

The Huffington Post | Tahira Mirza | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Valentine's Day may be the great divider between couples and single folk, but one thing guaranteed to unite the two sides are pictures of animals gett...

I Love Giraffes Too, but Killing Baby Marius Was the Best Thing Copenhagen Zoo Could Do

Victoria Martindale | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Martindale

The news that a baby giraffe at Copenhagen Zoo has been shot dead has provoked a storm of worldwide protest. Wildlife enthusiasts are described as 'saddened', animal rights campaigners are furious and petitions are flying around social media demanding the zoo's closure. But not me.

Ten Things You Need to Know About Illegal Wildlife Trade

Neil D’Cruze | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK
Neil D’Cruze

In February 2014, the UK Government will host a land mark international conference focused on the illegal wildlife trade. To find out why this issue is featuring so highly on the global political agenda, read a list of the 10 things you need to know about this issue.

Amazing Recovery Of Cat Shot In Face With Arrow

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK

Despite initial fears she would have to be put down, a cat shot in the face with an arrow is expected to make a full recovery say vets. The aptly n...

10ft Deadly Python Carcass Found In Kent, Everyone Freaks Out

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK

A 10ft-long Burmese python has been found dead beneath a fallen tree on a suburban street. The giant reptile was found by a member of the public tr...

WATCH: Furious Cat Goes Postal At, Er, Postman

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK

If you thought dogs were the natural foe of postmen, prepare to revise that opinion. For here is footage of probably the angriest cat on earth and...

São Paulo, Brazil Introduces Latin America's First Ban on Cosmetics Animal Testing

Troy Seidle | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Troy Seidle

Exciting news just in from Humane Society International's Be Cruelty-Free campaign team in Brazil, where the State of São Paulo has just introduced Latin America's first ever ban on animal testing for cosmetics.

PIC: 'CentiPoodle' Is Not All It Appears (Thankfully)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Technology is responsible for some weird and wonderful things, from cloned sheep to genetically modified cows. Now to their ranks add the 'centiped...

Dog-Killing Disease Warning For Pet Owners

PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Pet owners have been warned about a disease which has killed 16 dogs in the past year. Posters are being placed in the New Forest, Hampshire, after...