Young couple found dead in Glasgow flat ‘after suspected carbon monoxide leak’

A young couple were found dead at their home after a suspected carbon monoxide leak. The bodies of Derek Hurles and Nicole McGeachin, both 23, were discovered by police, who were called to the Glasgow flat around 10am yesterday. The couple’s two dogs were found alive at the property in Thornliebank, neighbours said. Police said they were treating the deaths […]

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Huge 15ft rampaging python escapes from zoo and devours farm animals

Dramatic footage captures a massive python captured after escaping from a zoo and eating a family’s farm animals in a frenzied rampage. The 15ft-long snake – nicknamed Sawa – sparked panic after it slithered out of its enclosure at Albay Park and Wildlife centre in the Philippines. Employees spent days searching for the huge serpent. But a homeowner nearby found […]

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‘We have had a lion attack’: 911 call released from deadly mauling

“We have had a lion attack,” a woman calmly told 911 when a young, newly-hired intern was mauled at an animal center in North Carolina. The lion was contained, the caller told 911, but the victim was “incapacitated,” according to the emergency call obtained by The News & Observer. The deadly incident unfolded Sunday at the Conservators Center in Burlington […]

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Report: 16 dolphin deaths linked to red tide off Florida

Federal scientists have linked over a dozen dolphin deaths off Florida to a toxic algae bloom that has persisted in the Gulf of Mexico for over a year. Erin Fougeres says researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have been “fairly overwhelmed” by the number of necropsies needed. The News-Press reports roughly 130 dolphin deaths have been counted in […]

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Vegans form human chain in Waitrose to try to stop people buying turkeys

Vegan activists formed a human chain around the meat aisle of a branch of Waitrose supermarket in a protest at the number of turkeys being slaughtered for Christmas. The group implored shoppers in Brighton’s Waitrose to shun animal products – holding up plates covered in blood and placards saying: “Humane murder is a lie". The Direct Action Everywhere group walked […]

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Painfully-thin elephant performs cruel circus tricks to empty Thai arena

A severely underweight elephant has been filmed performing tricks inside a virtually empty zoo. With just a handful of visitors watching, the adult female Asian elephant was seen at a crocodile farm in Samut Prakan, Thailand, on Friday. With her bones clearly visible she could be seen balancing on two wooden tables before being led down and to walk across […]

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Farmer’s goat gives birth to ‘half-pig half-human’ creature sparking curse fears

A farmer was left shocked after his goat gave birth to a ‘half-pig half-human’ creature. There are now fears the creature was cursed and could bring bad luck to the family. Some have even said the creature could be a ‘mutant devil’. Josephine Repique, 40, said the pregnant goat went into labour earlier this month on November 2 at the […]

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