Russian Soldiers Ate Zoo Animals to Survive, According to Rescue Workers in Ukraine

Russian Soldiers Ate Zoo Animals to Survive, According to Rescue Workers in Ukraine

Russian soldiers were reportedly so hungry that they resorted to eating zoo animals at the Yampil Zoo in Ukraine. Volunteer rescue workers reported that the soldiers killed and apparently ate two camels, a kangaroo, a bison, some piglets, birds, and wolves. The Yampil Zoo is located in the eastern Donetsk region, where the Yampil village […]

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Back from the brink: how bison, bears and beavers returned to Europe

Back from the brink: how bison, bears and beavers returned to Europe

Top predators are making a comeback across Europe, according to a new report compiled by the Zoological Society of London, BirdLife International and the European Bird Census Council for Rewilding Europe. These are some of the top species making an “exciting” recovery: Eurasian beaver Beavers started to decline in the 17th century with the introduction […]

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Bison Can Lose 200 Pounds During Mating Season, and Other Facts About Our National Mammal

Bison Can Lose 200 Pounds During Mating Season, and Other Facts About Our National Mammal

The American bison, the national mammal of the United States, inspires awe with its sturdy profile, recovery story, and historical significance. Unfortunately, they often end up in the news because people don’t behave safely around them, but when you’re enjoying them from a reasonable distance, here are some fun facts to ponder. Centuries ago, American […]

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