Adorable baby hedgehogs rescued in Mosta

Two baby hedgehogs have been saved after being found at a building site in Mosta. They were rescued by the wildlife team at Nature Trust Malta following a call for help from a neighbour. The two creatures, who are so young their eyes haven’t yet opened, are being looked after by volunteers from the organisation. […]

WATCH: Terrifying moment tiger chases bikers down road

This is the shocking moment a tiger tried to turn two motorbike riders into prey at a wildlife park. The footage, posted by India’s Forests and Wildlife Protection Society on Facebook , shows the tiger racing towards the bikers as they rode through the Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary in the Indian state of Kerala. One of the bikers […]

Gorillas pose for incredible selfie in the jungle

An incredible photo of two gorillas posing with two anti-poaching workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo has received more than 25,000 likes on Facebook. The image, which was posted on April 18, shows Ranger Mathieu Shamavu and a colleague posing with two very camera friendly gorillas. A second post by The Elite AntiPoaching Units And […]

More than 1,500 tortoises found in luggage at airport

A collection of 1,529 live tortoises and terrapins has been rescued from a smuggler’s luggage in the Philippines. The exotic species were spread across four bags owned by one passenger travelling from Hong Kong. The species included star, redfoot and sulcata tortoises as well as red-eared terrapins and were worth around €76,500 on the illegal wildlife […]

Wildlife photographer of the year winner is announced

The winner of Wildlife Photographer of the Year has been announced. It was a photo of two adult male lions, thought to be brothers, nuzzling together which earned the winner the title. David Lloyd took the photo as the animals greeted each other by rubbing faces for about 30 seconds. He said: ‘I’m so pleased […]

Fury as two more storks are ‘massacred’ in Malta

Malta Police have confirmed they are investigating the shooting of two more white storks. The birds were found dead with obvious gunshot wounds near Maghtab on Wednesday. BirdLife Malta condemned the latest killings as a ‘massacre’ and said a total of seven storks had shot out of the sky in less than a week. In a […]