After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The Associated Press that the show will close forever in May.
On Sunday, for what would mark the final time, an announcer at San Diego's SeaWorld park asked a stadium crowd if they would like to get soaked by a killer whale.
pod of dolphins escaped from a tourist attraction in Japan after a net keeping them inside the facility was allegedly cut.
Your perfect dog could be just a click away.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit concluded Monday that police officers are justified in killing citizens' pets -- even if those animals are not attacking or attempting to attack them.
Colo, the first gorilla born in human care, oldest gorilla on record, and queen of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium turns 60 today -- and the zoo is not holding back on throwing a big birthday bash.
They are the first cloned service dogs in Russia and will be assigned to police and the FSB secret service in the coldest inhabited region in the world
Scientists just unlocked the secret of the unicorn whales.
100 leading conservationists, politicians, and celebrities addressed an open letter to the government of the United Kingdom (which has been published by the Telegraph), asking for a ban on ivory trade.
Multitudes of feral cats roam New York City's concrete jungle, and some now have a practical purpose: They're helping curb the city's rat population.
BARCELONA, Spain -- The Constitutional Court of Spain overturned a ban against bullfighting on Thursday that had been approved by lawmakers in Catalonia six years ago, a decision that simultaneously outraged separatists in the region and animal acti
As exhilarating and beautiful as it might be, when tourists swim with dolphins while on vacation somewhere, it's actually not very fun for the dolphins. While they may appear to be having fun and smiling alongside the humans, the darker side of the
Australia -- For years, Harry Kunz fielded various unsavory but lucrative offers for the use of his remote and strikingly scenic wildlife sanctuary in north Queensland -- which visitors frequently call a "paradise" -- but none of the propositi