An elephant at a German wildlife park hailed as having an uncanny ability to predict the results of international football matches turned her attention to the forthcoming World Cup. (June 4)
Video provided by AP
Reuters (May 13, 2012) The Denver Zoo is vying to become the greenest zoo in the world with the installation of a new energy system run entirely on waste. Using a process called gasification - engineers at the zoo have ... watch video
AFP (Apr. 9, 2012) Last year was one of the worst on record for the world’s elephant population. African countries are bearing the brunt: last year, two hundred and seventy eight elephants were killed in Kenya ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Aug. 27, 2012) Human and wild life conflict has never been stopped in Africa, especially for regions near natural parks.
Last week, a woman was killed by an elephant at Esupetai village in Narok county, which ... watch video
Reuters - Light News Video Online (Mar. 15, 2015) Animals are celebrated around the world, with a first birthday party for a baby gorilla in San Diego and National Elephant Day in Thailand. Jillian Kitchener reports.
Video provided by ... watch video
May 21, 2015 A huge wildebeest herd migrates across the open, parched plains. Dust swirls up from the many hooves pounding the ground, and forms a haze over the landscape. The setting sun ... read more
May 22, 2015 Parasitic worms can pose a serious threat to the Dungeness crab, a commercially important fishery species found along the west coast of North America. The worms are thought to have caused or ... read more
May 21, 2015 Bacteria that live in the guts of cicadas have split into many separate but interdependent species in a strange evolutionary phenomenon that leaves them reliant on a bloated ... read more
June 10, 2014 Researchers have studied the match results for 1st round tournament matches 1998-2010 to assess the adequacy of the qualification process. With fierce competition for qualification, is FIFA ... read more
May 28, 2014 Big soccer clubs in nations that host the World Cup enjoy significant bumps in attendance after the event, which provides at least a small ray of sunshine amid the howls of protest from Brazilians ... read more
Mar. 19, 2014 Football fascinates millions of fans, almost all of them unaware that the game is subject to the laws of physics. Despite their seemingly arbitrary decisions, players obey certain rules, as they ... read more
June 25, 2010 The change in the system used to reward wins in the European leagues, going from two to three points, has led to an increase in dirty play in football (known as soccer in the US) matches, a new study ... read more