So, who IS Dippy the dinosaur?
Dippy the Dinosaur is a 85 foot (26 meter) plaster skeleton of a dinosaur that has been doing duty in London's Natural History Museum since 1905[...]
Â An air-terminal just for animals?
JFK, one of the worldâ€™s largest airports, will soon become the worldâ€™s first to have a terminal only for animals.
Unknown to and unseen by [...]
They were like a shark or dolphin and lived 170 million years ago
Scotland has a new monster, and this time it is real, unlike the Loch Ness Monster, that has not really[...]
The Fying snake was thought to be only living in Sri-Lanka
Chrysopelea Â taprobanica is the scientific name for the Sri Lankan Flying Snake. And this snake seems to be going places[...]
Cobra fights tiger!
On 27 December 2014, a caretaker at the zoo in Indore, one of the largest cities in Madhya Pradesh, India, found Rajan, a white tiger, lying in its e[...]
This deadly infection had batty origins?
2014 saw the largest-known outbreak of Ebola, a disease that left thousands of people dead and infecting people in several countries in[...]
A voice fades away
Kristine Cavanaugh, the voice of Babe, the pig, dies
On 22 December 2014, voice actor Christine Cavanaugh, who lent her voice to Babe, the pig, in the 1995 m[...]
In Nicaragua, why are farmers catching tarantula spiders?
His corn and bean fields ravaged by drought, Nicaraguan farmer Leonel Sanchez Hernandez grudgingly found a new harvest: t[...]
A python smuggled from Vietnam to SwitzerlandÂ as a baby has been handed to a Swiss zoo after outgrowing the private home it has lived in for two decades.
Prince William recruits Angry Birds to protect wildlife
Britain's Prince William teamed up with the makers of Angry Birds to make a new game that will highlight the dangers of ill[...]
10 people hospitalised after the killer bees attack
MANAGUA, November 2, 2014 -
Ten people were hospitalized in Nicaragua after being attacked by a swarm of killer bees disturb[...]
But why is everyone laughing so hard?
Perhaps because they found out that the thief was actually a seagull.
Yep, thatâ€™s right! A seagull had apparently made the habit of sneak[...]
SYDNEY, October 17, 2014Â
A teenage girl described her shock after being bitten by a shark when she landed on top of it while surfing off a popular Australian beach.
Resorts World Sentosa- S.E.A. aquarium in Singapore-
This place is fun. Seriously.
I literally screamed when I went in.I stared at everything.You heard me.Everything.
AMAZING PICTURES THAT TELL YOU ABOUT WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE WORLD.
There's so much happening in the World!
Every week, The Whiz Times brings to you the best pictur[...]
A cafe with cats to play with! Ridiculous or fun?Â
Los Angeles, America.
You go to a cafe for a nice smoothy with friends. As you are enjoying your smoothy, all of a sudden, y[...]
DOGS RIDING THE WAVES
We've seen dogs do many amazing things.
We've seen them protecting goats in Namibia and we've even seen dogs using ipads!
Now, here's another amazing t[...]
WHAT HAPPENED AROUND THE WORLD THIS WEEK?
From the Singapore Grand Prix to the Milan Fashion show and then to a storm in China.Â
This week was full of action, around the worl[...]
FOR TURTLE DOVES, THE THREAT IS REAL
Itâ€™s true. The population of these turtle doves has declined sharply over the years.
Get your answers here- Read this article [...]
You won't believe what was the prize trophy made out of!
On 17th September 2014, New York was chosen as the winner of the â€˜Most Vegan-Friendly Cityâ€™ among all of the states and [...]
A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS
Last week was full of activities around the world. While there were moments of fun, there were also tragic instances.
Know about what's hap[...]
We might never see these animals again!
You must have read many stories about many beautiful animals facing the threat of disappearing forever.
Unfortunately, this threat i[...]
So that's where some of them get their BUZZ from!
Did you know?
Even bees drink coffee!
Well, so not exactly coffee the way humans drink it. But an ingredient in coffee c[...]
Latest pictures from this week include a Goldfish surgery and more!
Â The fourth picture is so heart warming!
Which of these pictures left the most impact on[...]
THE FIGHTER JET FLIES
Fruit flies are more difficult to swat than most of us think.
Why is that so?
To find out and understand, click on the link in blue and read up on the [...]
Stories in pictures from last week!
Pictures to show you more happenings around the world from 7th September to 13th September.
You can click on pictures to enlarge them. W[...]
These cats are purring, meowing and even growling to save their cousins- the Tigers!
Cats are the Internet's favorite animal.
Everyone loves to see cat pictures and watch cat v[...]
SYDNEY, September 9, 2014 (AFP) - A man was killed Tuesday in a suspected shark attack at a popular Australian beach after being bitten on the leg while swimming.
The man, in hi[...]
Don't go out, there's a deadly snake out there!
A small southern Dutch town has been put on high alert after a deadly cobra escaped from its enclosure, and authorities have asked [...]
IT'S ELEPHANT POLO TIME!
Who doesn't like elephants?
But DO YOU KNOW that the elephant population in the world is declining as we speak?
Thus, the Anantara Hotel, Resorts an[...]
Urban Bee Keeping makes for better honey?
You might have read that the bee population has been declining throughout the world.(Click to watch another video on bee popula[...]
ADORABLE LITTLE CREATURES ALERT!
Youâ€™ve seen many tiny creatures.
Do you find all of them adorable?
However, have you seen these creatures featured in this article that intr[...]
EUROPEâ€™S LARGEST â€˜FURRYâ€™ CONVENTION!
Have you ever imagined animals marching on the streets, able to walk and talk like us humans?
You would be surprised as over a thousand peo[...]
Alarming decline in honeybee population
There has been a worldwide alarm because of a steep decline in the numbers of bees, which play a fundamental role in ecosystems.
A Quiz on Whale sharks
Have you read the story about The trendiest new place where whale sharks hang out!
Little is known about the Whale sharks- also known as 'gentle giants' [...]
People say it is a miracle!
Pandas do not have too many babies.
But a Chinese zoo recently welcomed newborn panda triplets (three of a kind). It is perhaps a World's first. The [...]
It is a monkey's world out there!
We all love animals, yes?
Well, in the city of New Delhi, the capital of India, this love of animals has gone a bit far.
Thai Airways bans shark fin from cargo flights
Thai Airways has banned shark fin from its cargo flights.
Cargo flights are flights that take goods only and not passengers. Shark [...]
DON'T GET BITTEN!
A new type of alarm is on its way. It doesn't wake you up or warn you about a fire. It could save you from getting seriously hurt by a hungry animal. Do [...]
WHAT A SHOCK IT GOT!
A crocodile was hurt in Russia when a lady weighing 120 kilograms fell on him during a bus trip.
The lady who works for the circus was travelling in [...]
IT WAS A LONG WAIT
Malaysia welcomed a pair of pandas from China on May 21, 2014. The pandas are female Feng Yi ("Phoenix") and male Fu Wa ("Lucky"), both eight years old.
The biggest living animals are blue whales. They measure about 30 metres long. The tallest animals in the world are giraffes which can grow up to 6 metres tall. The hea[...]
An Australian surfer nearly became a great white shark's meal on May 14, 2014. But a mighty stroke of luck saved him.
Andrew McLeod was surfing off the coast of Sout[...]
WELCOME TO OUR WORLD!
These baby animals are so cute and cuddly, don't you just want to take one of them home with you? Unfortunately, aside from the baby mynah, we doub[...]
CHOOSE YOUR FAVOURITE PICTURE
Here are the coolest pictures from last week. Scroll down to take a look at them, and let us know which is your favourite picture. You can tell us in[...]
BITE-SIZED NEWS BITS
Why are polar bears fat but healthy?
Polar bears eat lots of fat, but they don't get heart disease like humans would. Scientists have[...]
THEY LOOK ALMOST LIKE BABIES
Beluga whales are fascinating creatures. They look almost like dolphins with their smiley faces. They also remind people of babies, white and pure. Di[...]
STOP THE INVASION
The Canary Islands in Spain have a rare species called the Gran Canaria Giant Lizard. This lizard is unique to the largest island of the Canary Islands, called G[...]
A VERY IMPORTANT FUR-BALL
This little cutie may be small but it is very important in France. It has been the centre of attention lately. Even Europe's top court has passed down or[...]
SUCH LUCKY DOGS!
Forget about smelly biscuits in the shape of bones. Today's pampered puppiesÂ can getÂ fresh-baked goods from gourmet shops that look tasty enough for humans to eat[...]
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