Monkey Forced To ‘Dance’ On Streets Has No Idea She’s About To Be Free

By: Elizabeth Claire Alberts/The Dodo  The day the macaque monkey was rescued, she was wearing a frilly, pink dress and had a metal chain locked around her neck. The monkey’s handlers had stationed themselves outside of a primary school in Bogor, Indonesia, a city south of Jakarta. Every time people walked by, the handlers yanked and pulled…

How Do Animals React To A Solar Eclipse?

By: Kristy Hamilton/IFL Science  You may have heard about the celestial spectacle on August 21 – you know, the one where skywatchers from coast to coast in the US gaze up as the dark disk of the Moon drifts between the Earth and the Sun. Framed by the pearlescent glow of the corona, a sudden darkness will…

British Columbia To Ban Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunting

By: GoodNewsNetwork  Starting on November 30th, grizzly bear trophy hunting will be banned in the Canadian province of British Columbia. “This action is supported by the vast majority of people across our province,” said the Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development Minister Doug Donaldson. “By bringing trophy hunting of grizzlies to an end, we’re delivering…

Baby Dolphin Dies After Beachgoers Pass It Around For Photos

By: Kristy Hamilton/IFL Science  No selfie is worth an animal’s life. This should go without saying, yet again and again, beachgoers can’t resist touching stranded sea creatures when they are at their most vulnerable. This time, a baby dolphin died on a beach in Spain over the weekend, after the stranded calf was spotted struggling in the shallows and a…

This Wolf Family Is About To Be Killed For Feeding Their Babies

By: Lily Feinn/The Dodo  Two more gray wolves will face an untimely end in the Pacific Northwest this summer, dropping pack numbers after years of careful conservation. Oregon Dept Fish & Wildlife to kill up to 2 wolves of Harl Butte family in response to depredations on public lands https://t.co/FjaP9Lq6IA pic.twitter.com/pDEROBl09q — NY Wolf Center (@nywolforg)…

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