AFP (Aug. 28, 2013) The village of Zywkowo in Poland is home to 20 people -- and 120 storks. The migrating birds arrive en masse during the summer, making the little northern hamlet Poland's Stork ... watch video
AFP (June 11, 2013) Thanks to a climate that snails love, Poland is aiming to become a major exporter of the gastropods, which are enjoyed as a delicacy in France, Spain and Italy. Although large-scale snail breeders ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Aug. 26, 2013) The Serengeti National Park is in danger. Climate change, poaching and a constantly growing population in the immediate surrounding area are threatening to disrupt animal migration and destroy the ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Nov. 5, 2012) Throughout military history, animals have gone to war with humans. They served in wars that men started, and their loyalty is scarcely mentioned.
To mark the sacrifices animals made for mankind, a ... watch video
AFP (Mar. 29, 2013) After spending the winter in sunny Africa, storks arriving at their traditional breeding grounds in Poland this spring are literally ruffling their feathers to keep out the bitter cold. Instead of ... watch video
Reuters - Light News Video Online (May 31, 2015) Zookeepers treat animals in Jerusalem to cold eats, while endangered blue penguins frolic in New York City. Jillian Kitchener reports.
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May 22, 2013 Brain freeze is practically a rite of summer. It happens when you eat ice cream or gulp something ice cold too quickly. The scientific term is sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia, but that's a ... read more