Ukrainian families who were forced to uproot their lives and flee a war zone have since resettled in Perth and on Thursday got the chance to meet Perth Zoo’s friendly wildlife for the first time. SEE THE PICS
Cats in regional WA have been subjected to shocking negligence by their owners after one was left bleeding to death in a steel-jaw trap and another left abandoned for several days in cruel conditions.
Victorian citizen scientists have uncovered a hotspot for greater gliders in Wombat Forest, northwest of Melbourne.
A new study has found the millennium drought is still impacting on penguin numbers in colonies south of Adelaide.
As giraffe numbers dramatically decline in the wild, Dubbo's Taronga Western Plains Zoo is celebrating the birth of a calf just in time for World Giraffe Day.
Researchers say a 300kg stingray caught in Cambodia is probably the world's biggest freshwater fish.
Kwang Jiraporn Kuhakan
A change in diet has helped a Victorian zoo breed endangered Leadbeater's possums in captivity, the first time that's happened in more than 20 years.
The South Australian parliament will conduct an inquiry into the welfare of Adelaide's Port River dolphins, looking at issues of pollution and fishing.
Animal shelters and pounds will be required to collect and report data to the Victorian government under changes to promote transparency and rehoming.
Three people face prison time after an alleged shocking case of animal cruelty left a dog dead.
University of Queensland scientists are studying a worm species fed a diet of polystyrene in the hope of discovering enzymes that could break down plastic.
Three of Victorian trainer Mark Sues' racehorses were in need of veterinary care when he failed to give it to them, including one that was on "death row".
Twelve penguins have settled into their new home at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium after making the move from their former home in Melbourne.
A 25-year-old Withers man has been charged with animal cruelty after RSPCA inspectors found his dog with a large, gaping chest wound. WARNING DISTRESSING CONTENT
Victorian brumby advocates have been promised the wild horses will not be shot in the state if the coalition wins government in November.
Mibenge Nsenduluka and Callum Godde
In an Australian-first pilot program, rescued greyhounds will provide support and engagement for people living in aged care homes.
A Victorian man has been charged by the RSPCA for running a backyard breeding operation to sell kittens in public.
Animal welfare activists are warning of pet arthritis after a reported rise in cats and dogs needing help with joint-related medical problems.
An extremely rare albino Galapagos giant tortoise which hatched last month at a Swiss zoo has appeared in public for the first time.
Animal rights groups have applauded the Victorian government's plans to reform pet welfare, following an investigation into the rehoming sector.
A fruit picker who ‘actively encouraged’ his colleague’s beating of a small cat by laughing and filming the shocking act of animal cruelty will walk out of prison. WARNING - GRAPHIC CONTENT
French officials say an ailing killer whale in the Seine river has been found dead ahead of plans to euthanise the animal.
Local French officials say an ill whale will be euthanised after an attempt to guide him back to the sea with a drone emitting orca sounds was unsuccessful.
Rescuers hope a killer whale stranded in a river in the north of France can be lured back to the ocean with the help of orca calls broadcast from a drone.
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