State Government

Billionaire apologises after being caught in horse slaughter scandal

Gerry Harvey and two NSW knackeries sent ex-racehorses to a pet food factory, a practice that is banned in NSW.

Your Health

COVID a reminder of zoonotic diseases at home

The coronavirus pandemic is a timely reminder that diseases can jump from animals to humans in our own backyard, too, a UNSW virologist says.


Eight things we do that really confuse our dogs

Dogs are very sociable, loyal and adaptable. Here’s how to observe and understand your dog’s behaviour.


Tigers may become extinct within a decade

This magnificent, iconic creature might be on its last legs. Here’s how to be part of the solution, and see tigers at the same time.


How the coronavirus pet adoption boom is reducing stress

Urged to isolate while COVID still stalks, furry friends are filling the gaps and we’re healthier as a result.


Friday Funnies: World animal day

A boy with a monkey on his shoulder was walking down the road when he passed a policeman who said, "Now, now young lad, I think you had better take that monkey to the zoo."


How pet ownership can affect your health

Australia has one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world but our beloved birds or animals should come with the tag, ‘Treat with caution’.


Giant animals you have to see to believe

Australia is home to some pretty large animals, but this collection of colossal creatures put our biggest beasties to shame. Some are so large you have to see them to believe they exist!


Mother duck takes ducklings to school

This mama duck likes her ducklings educated. Named Vanessa, the duck has been returning each year, over the last 13 years, to a Michigan elementary school to lay her eggs in its courtyard.


These charming orangutans will entertain you

Humans are widely thought of as the most intelligent beings on the planet, but every now and then, the animal world surprises us – and these orangutans are no exception.

Tours & Trips

The world’s cutest critters tour

The world is a beautiful place when you’re looking in the right direction. Want proof? Just take a peek at these adorable animals, on our ‘world’s cutest critters’ tour.


Gorillas reunited with their carers

This heart-warming video shows two western lowland gorillas named Djalta and Bimms being reunited with the conservationists who raised them over decade ago.

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