CAYE CAULKER, Belize — Stripped of its color and smashed into pieces, the dead coral all but carpets the seafloor. Here, just off Caye Caulker, a tiny, bucolic Caribbean isle that is a magnet for snorkelers and scuba divers, the ravages of climate change are clear to see. Hurricanes have long been normal in this part of the world, and the spectacular reefs have adapted naturally to withstand the battering of storm waves. But not like this.
Twin lion cubs, Fajr and Sjel, died three days after they were born in the northern Gaza town of Beit Lahiya at the Bissan amusement park.
The Guardian sourced an anonymous interior ministry official who said the cubs were in poor health, inadequately fed and that the father was behaving aggressively towards them.
The lion cubs were announced through Hamas' armed wing via Twitter on Tuesday:
Thai customs on Thursday said they had discovered over 420 protected tortoises stashed in unclaimed suitcases on a luggage belt in Bangkok's main international airport.
Officials became suspicious about two unusually heavy bags left on the carousal at Suvarnabhumi Airport, according to a statement from the customs department.
After X-raying the suitcases, they found 423 radiated tortoises, as well as 52 unknown species of turtle or tortoise.
The statement said no suspect was arrested over the bags, which arrived in Thailand on a flight from Bangladesh.
With a name like the “King of Gore,” you can imagine just how menacing the newest species of dinosaur might have been.
Researchers revealed in Utah on Wednesday the oldest tyrannosaur ever discovered, an animal that roamed North America some 10 million years earlier than previously believed.
A bay cat — one of the rarest cats in the world — has been spotted on camera in Borneo.
Ecologists from the Zoological Society of London and Imperial College London used camera traps all over the jungle in Borneo to snap photos of the creature.