All articles tagged "animals"

Large families of Siberian region to get free cows and hay in an anti-crisis action Large families of Siberian region to get free cows and hay in an anti-crisis action

6 Mar, 04:03 PM 39 comments

Local authorities of a Siberian region have decided to purchase a cow and four tons of hay for each family with three or more children living in the country.

Tags: weird, crisis, animals

Latest study reveals larger-than-thought Chernobyl effects Latest study reveals larger-than-thought Chernobyl effects

18 Mar, 02:21 PM 115 comments

The animals living in the contaminated area near the site of Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine are much worse affected by radioactive pollution than it’s generally thought, says a recent study.

Tags: animals, environment, Chernobyl

Russia bans hunting of seal pups Russia bans hunting of seal pups

18 Mar, 03:36 PM 33 comments

Russia has amended its hunting regulations, banning the cruel hunting of seal pups at the Russian coast of the Arctic Sea. Thus, it developed the success of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who banned baby seals hunt last month.

Tags: Vladimir Putin, animals, environment

Actress Brigitte Bardot calls Russia’s Putin 'President of her heart' Actress Brigitte Bardot calls Russia’s Putin 'President of her heart'

20 Mar, 11:02 PM 20 comments

Russia’s Prime Minister has once again been called President, this time not of Russia, but of the heart of France’s blonde sex symbol’s, Brigitte Bardot.

Tags: celebrities, Vladimir Putin, animals

Turkmenistan to send Putin endangered leopards for conservation project Turkmenistan to send Putin endangered leopards for conservation project

20 Mar, 03:58 PM 17 comments

Turkmenistan’s president Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov will send Russia’s Prime Minister Putin four endangered leopards, to help restore the population of these endangered large cats in the Caucasus.

Tags: Vladimir Putin, animals, environment, Sochi, Olympic Games

Unidentified worms found in water delivery system Unidentified worms found in water delivery system

24 Mar, 01:57 PM 44 comments

Unidentified red worms have been found in the water delivery system of a Russian city. Efforts to kill them with chlorine have so far failed.

Tags: animals

Regional official arrested for wild sheep poaching Regional official arrested for wild sheep poaching

31 Mar, 06:25 PM 3 comments

Illegal hunting of mountain wild sheep whose world population numbers only two hundred continues in South-Central Siberia.

Tags: animals

Rare Russian tiger killed in traffic accident Rare Russian tiger killed in traffic accident

20 Apr, 02:22 PM 40 comments

A wild tiger was killed by a car in the Russian Far East on Monday morning. Local wildlife activists have said that the driver, who has not yet been found, may have run over the tiger on purpose.

Tags: Tiger, Animals, Red Book, WWF

Thieves kidnap Russian businessman’s $350,000 pet Thieves kidnap Russian businessman’s $350,000 pet

29 Apr, 12:12 PM 21 comments

A month-old leopard cub worth $350,000, presented to a Russian business man as a birthday present, has been stolen from him along with his SUV. Keep the $325,000 car, just bring the animal back, he pleads.

Tags: animals, crime, cars

Russian Prosecutor’s office probes illegal helicopter hunting case Russian Prosecutor’s office probes illegal helicopter hunting case

6 May, 11:29 PM 12 comments

A criminal investigation has been launched into a helicopter accident involving high-ranking Russian officials. Environmentalists say an illegal helicopter hunt turned into a tragedy during a chase after endangered goats.

Tags: aircrafts, accidents, animals

2 Russian tourists challenge Florida law prohibiting sex with porcupines 2 Russian tourists challenge Florida law prohibiting sex with porcupines

18 May, 11:25 PM 51 comments

Two Russian tourists who challenged a Florida law prohibiting sexual relationship with a porcupine have had to undergo a lengthy treatment for genital inflammation.

Tags: weir, sex, animals, crime

Russian to get $30,000 for baby mammoth found in permafrost Russian to get $30,000 for baby mammoth found in permafrost

20 May, 04:03 PM 155 comments

A Russian man who found the corpse of a baby mammoth will receive 1 million rubles ($31,000) for reporting the find to the Republican Mammoth Museum.

Tags: animals

Piranha found in Siberian river Piranha found in Siberian river

26 May, 11:24 PM 36 comments

An adult piranha fish has been found in the Ob River in Russia’s Siberia.

Tags: animals

Girl raised by cats and dogs removed from negligent family Girl raised by cats and dogs removed from negligent family

27 May, 11:59 PM 175 comments

A five-year-old girl is thought to have been raised by cats and dogs after her parents neglected to take care of her. The girl can barely speak, but barks and hisses at people in apparent imitation of the dogs and cats she grew up around.

Tags: weird, children, animals

Moscow zoo announces contest to name baby elephant Moscow zoo announces contest to name baby elephant

28 May, 01:01 PM 29 comments

Moscow Zoo is holding a contest to pick a name for a baby elephant born one month ago.

Tags: animals

Russian goes on two week hermitage on top of rock to protect bears Russian goes on two week hermitage on top of rock to protect bears

3 Jun, 06:17 PM 38 comments

Public support for bear cull does not convince protestor, who goes on one man demonstration to save the animals.

Tags: animals, environment

Politician prosecuted for saying he “loves to ride Ukraine” Politician prosecuted for saying he “loves to ride Ukraine”

9 Jun, 03:05 PM 19 comments

Ukrainian nationalists have filed a criminal suit against the politician who claimed that he enjoys “riding Ukraine.”

Tags: animals, Ukraine, nationalism

Accident-free crossing for frogs built in Belarus Accident-free crossing for frogs built in Belarus

13 Jun, 11:24 PM 32 comments

An underground crossing built in the Belovezhskaya Pushcha national park in Belarus will provide safe passage for frogs and toads

Tags: Belarus, animals, underground crossing, weird

World’s smallest horse born on Russian farm World’s smallest horse born on Russian farm

30 Jun, 01:47 PM 14 comments

A horse that weighs just 22 kilos and stands 63 cm tall is a serious bid for a Guinness World Record

Tags: animals

Newborn Russian liger named after Michael Jackson Newborn Russian liger named after Michael Jackson

30 Jun, 04:05 PM 29 comments

A cub born to a tiger and a lioness at a Russian zoo has been named Michael Jackson to honor the memory of the king of pop, who died this week at the age of 50.

Tags: animals, liger



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