A growing number of people in Germany buy exotic animals, only to abandon them soon afterwards. The animal shelter in Mannheim has built a reptile house to accommodate all those unwanted snakes and iguanas.
Agriculture is often viewed as the basis of human civilization. But there are some other — rather unlikely — farmers out there in the animal kingdom.
Mount Agung has been rumbling since August, with a sharp increase in seismic activity over the past 10 days. Despite this, authorities are now telling some evacuees that it's time to go back home.
What happens if you give decorator crabs access to fluffy pom-poms? The animals will look like Christmas. But there is method to their seasonal attire.
The Indian government's move to issue biometric-based unique ID numbers to cows and buffaloes in the country has raised eyebrows. Will the proposed scheme of tagging and tracking livestock work? Murali Krishnan reports.
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