Once a year people vote for the fattest bear in Katmai National Park and Preserve.
Watch for falling bears.
It’s not just us humans who are feeling the effects of the summer heatwave - the animal kingdom has been having fun keeping cool, from bears taking a swim to tigers munching on some icy treats. With temperatures this year set to be record-breaking, the RSPCA has urged pet owners to take extra care in the heat to make sure their furry friends have plenty of water and shade.
We have rounded up the week's best news stories, from the birth of the royal baby to happy cows jumping around in the sun after a long, dark winter.
The last two known bears forced to dance for spectators in Nepal have been rescued. On Tuesday, conservation nonprofit Jane
2000 people have already visited the sanctuary since it opened in October.
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Bear bile farming is one of the cruellest abuses of animals in the world and is of dubious medicinal value. After 14 years
The runner says he panicked, but he luckily made it.
The Grandview Aquarium inside a shopping mall in Guangzhou is housing animals in poor living conditions leading to many experiencing poor welfare. But the situation for these animals is not new in China, it does in fact reflect the general situation for many thousands of animals languishing within poorly run, inadequate ocean parks across the country.