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 monument for animals killed in wars was unveiled this past Saturday.
Reuters - US Online Video (Feb. 19, 2015) President Obama has signed legislation making Browns Canyon in Colorado a national monument, but not everyone is happy about the new designation. Linda So reports.
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AP (Sep. 15, 2016) President Barack Obama says he created the first monument in the Atlantic Ocean because the planet cannot be protected without trying to safeguard the oceans. (Sept. 15)
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AFP (May 1, 2012) The Brazilian rainforest is alive with a huge range of colorful wildlife of all shapes and sizes. But this wildlife is under threat from an increasingly aggressive animal trafficking network. With ... watch video
RightThisMinute (Oct. 28, 2015) This baby female deer's mother fawn was forced to leave with her twin when she wasn't able to keep up. A kind man named Darius rescued the animal. He cared for her in his home and used an oatmeal box ... watch video
AP (Jan. 12, 2016) People in the Russian town of Khabarovsk were surprised to see a wild boar wandering through a public park Tuesday. Animal rescuers worked into the night to restrain the animal and sent it to a local ... watch video
AFP (May 23, 2016) One of the world's rarest cats -- a Lykoi or 'werewolf cat' -- has been found in public gardens in the centre of Cape Town. The partially hairless animal, name Eyona, is one of only 35 such animals ... watch video
Sep. 21, 2016 Peninsular Malaysia hosts at least three rare mussel species, one of which (Hyriopsis bialata) is not found anywhere else on the planet. Now investigators suggest that this species may be in danger. ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 Climate change, urban expansion and agricultural intensification blamed for risk to some of Britain's best loved species. Some of the UK's leading nature experts have delivered a clarion call for ... read more
Sep. 20, 2016 Habitat degradation poses a greater risk to the survival of turtles and tortoises than rising global temperatures, according to new research. More than 60 per cent are listed as vulnerable, ... read more
Sep. 20, 2016 Every plant and animal has a unique genetic composition, which makes a lake like a bowl of DNA soup—every spoonful contains the combined DNA of the lake’s inhabitants. Scientists have only ... read more
Sep. 23, 2016 Researchers have created tiny freeze-dried pellets that include all of the molecular machinery needed to translate DNA into proteins, which could form the basis for on-demand production of drugs and ... read more
Mar. 3, 2015 Frenzy, frustration and disappointment are what home buyers have come to dread about real estate bidding wars. They'd better get used to it, suggests a new study. Once a rarity -- representing ... read more
Jan. 27, 2015 Researchers have for the first time provided strong evidence for what conspiracy theorists have long thought -- oil is often the reason for interfering in another country's ... read more
May 15, 2014 World War I -- the “war to end all wars” -- in fact sowed seeds for future international conflicts in a way that has been largely overlooked: through religion, says a historian and author. ... read more
May 1, 2014 The human costs of America's wars have received scant attention in daily war reporting -- through five major conflicts going back a century -- says a first-of-its-kind study of New York Times ... read more