Pets & Animals

Fri 16 Aug 2019

Aussie industry’s disturbing secret

Aussie industry’s disturbing secret

Most Australians aren’t even aware that dogs and cats are used in medical research. But what happens afterwards makes it even worse.

Camel therapy? A unique way of getting over mental hump

premium_icon Camel therapy? A unique way of getting over mental hump

This kind of therapy has been shown to lower blood pressure, boost moods and improve communication.

Thu 15 Aug 2019

'He's my best mate': One man's epic journey back to dog

premium_icon 'He's my best mate': One man's epic journey back to dog

THEIR bond gave him the push he needed to kick alcoholism for good, but asking for help initially came with the gut-wrenching decision to wave him goodbye.

FOUND: ‘Ancient’ shark is world’s oldest living vertebrate

FOUND: ‘Ancient’ shark is world’s oldest living vertebrate

Scientists who discovered a shark believed to be more than 500 years old claim the sea creature is the world’s oldest living vertebrate.

Wed 14 Aug 2019

Snakes alive as cold snap drives reptiles indoors

premium_icon Snakes alive as cold snap drives reptiles indoors

SUNSHNE Coast snake catchers are urging residents to be wary of their slithery friends as spring approaches and snakes come out of hiding.

Unusual whale species spotted off coast of Hervey Bay

premium_icon Unusual whale species spotted off coast of Hervey Bay

The crew from the Tasman Venture shared the encounters on their Twitter page this week.

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