Big or little, cute or ugly, animals of the world can be our companions or our enemies.
Animals can also do some nifty things, or play important roles in the ecosystem. DW looks at animals from every which angle.
From a small amphibian with miraculous regeneration properties, to wild animals wandering the streets of Nairobi — and even the healing powers of our forests. We take a closer look at the weird and wonderful life that calls our planet home, and ask some hard questions about the future of the planet's biodiversity.
Nairobi is the only capital city in the world that has a national park full of wildlife within its city borders. That means the occasional lion or leopard sometimes makes its way into residential areas — often with fatal consequences for the animals.
A jogger who injured himself trying to fend off a dog with a stick is entitled to compensation, a German court ruled. The dog's owner unsuccessfully argued the animal was just playing and there was no need to be afraid.