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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Wolves and brown bears among wildlife making ‘exciting’ comeback in Europe

Wolves and brown bears among wildlife making ‘exciting’ comeback in Europe

Wolves, brown bears and white-tailed eagles are among the top predators making a comeback across Europe, according to a major report that looks at how some wildlife is rebounding. Researchers analysed data on 50 wildlife species whose population size and geographical distribution have expanded over the past 40 years to show how effective legal protection, […]

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Study Finds Wolves Were Likely Man’s Best Friend Long Before Dogs

Study Finds Wolves Were Likely Man’s Best Friend Long Before Dogs

It’s commonly known that dogs are man’s best friend. They’ve held that title for as long as they’ve been domesticated, a new study suggests that dogs may have been friends with humans even before domestication! The study, titled “Human-directed attachment behavior in wolves suggests standing ancestral variation for human–dog attachment bonds,” was published in the […]

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