animals

  1. G

    Any interest in a wildlife- and outdoors-focused Discord server for SA?

    I recently started up the "Wildlife & Outdoors Chat" server - the idea behind it is for nature fans to discuss relevant topics, share sighting photos, post talk & event links, organise meetups, and even for snake rescuers like myself to show us their captures. If you like this idea, you can...
  2. W

    Cape Town Animals

    My boys love animals,especially lions "the lion king and lion gaurd fans" . I live in Cape Town but I don't know of any place i can take them to for viewing and learning. I was at the cape town zoo once many years back but I dont think they operate any longer. Your suggestions can make...
  3. LazyLion

    Train Avoids Hitting Puppy Tied to California Rail Track

    Officials say a 78-year-old man tied a puppy to train tracks in the California desert, and an engineer had to use emergency brakes to keep from crushing it. Riverside County animal control said in a statement Tuesday that Banjo, a 10-month-old poodle-terrier mix, is fine and up for adoption...
  4. LazyLion

    Mamba Search Goes Hi-Tech

    Infrared cameras are going to be used to try and find the black mamba that escaped from its enclosure at the Pretoria Zoo, Beeld reported on Thursday. The cameras detect infrared radiation which is emitted by warm bodies and objects. Even cold-blooded animals like reptiles leave a heat...
  5. LazyLion

    Argument to be Heard in Performing Animals Case

    The Constitutional Court will hear an application on Tuesday for confirmation of a constitutional invalidity order of certain provisions of the Performing Animals Protection Act. The High Court in Pretoria declared sections of the act unconstitutional as they empower magistrates to issue...
  6. LazyLion

    Kruger Park Fence May Go Back Up!

    A decade after dropping a large section of the international border fence along the Kruger National Park's eastern boundary, government is now considering putting it back up to stop rhino poachers. Briefing reporters in Cape Town on Thursday, following Cabinet's fortnightly meeting the day...
  7. G

    Scientist Finds the Beginnings of Morality in Primate Behavior

    http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/20/science/20moral.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all old article but interesting
  8. LazyLion

    Ordering the vegetarian meal? There’s more animal blood on your hands

    Opinion Piece on a Conversation Starter Website.... http://theconversation.edu.au/ordering-the-vegetarian-meal-theres-more-animal-blood-on-your-hands-4659 Interesting Point of View!
  9. LazyLion

    BBC's Frozen Planet Accused of Misleading Viewers

    http://www.iol.co.za/tonight/tv-radio/frozen-planet-is-a-damp-squib-1.1197525 How do you feel having viewed the Program, that some of the footage was not shot in the wild, but was actually shot in a Zoo? Do you think they were trying to mislead the audience? How do you feel about Nature...
  10. G

    Sperm Whales May Have Names

    http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/03/sperm-whale-names/
  11. R13...

    8 dead in horror family killing

    What's wrong with the people of KZN?:( Source I swear these people don't have consciences. Just the other day it was this,
  12. LazyLion

    Animal charity PETA accused of slaughtering thousands of pets placed in their care

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1165884/Animal-charity-PETA-accused-slaughtering-thousands-pets-placed-care.html :eek:
  13. M

    The Bull Fighting Thread [Pamplona Spain Matadors Bull Run]

    Young matador, 11, slaughters six bulls for Guiness World Record Full story Check the pics on the site.
  14. M

    50% Of All Species Disappearing

    Full article here
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