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Coronavirus: Wildlife Takes Over Cities Across the Globe as Humans Self-Isolate

As the entire West is entering into increasingly unprecedented territory with lockdowns, quarantines and social-distancing orders, wildlife in towns and cities has already begun to take over what once were the epicenters of human activity. Increasing numbers of animals which...

Cyprus Transports Stranded, Fatigued Pelicans to Greece by Airplane

An extraordinary and beautiful story of humans helping animals took place recently in the air between Cyprus and Greece. Two young rosy pelicans which had failed to complete their migration and became "stranded" on the island nation of Cyprus were...

Usko, Greece's First Bear to Use Wheelchair, Dies from Kidney Failure

Usko, the first bear in Greece to use a wheelchair and the only bear in the world to use mechanical assistance to walk for more than four years, died recently at his home at the  ''Arcturos'' bear facility in...

Wild Boars Spotted Roaming Around the Streets of Rafina, Attica (video)

A bizarre, and unnerving, spectacle has been appearing in front of people who live in Rafina, Attica for the last several days. A herd of wild boars has often been spotted wandering around the streets of the town, especially during...

Greece Bans Imported Pork From Bulgaria Amid African Swine Fever Outbreak

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva said on Friday that Greece has decided to ban imported pork from her country, due to an outbreak of African Swine Fever disease that has been detected in thousands of animals in Bulgaria over the...

Santorini Authorities Deny Accusations of Animal Mistreatment

Authorities on Greece's Santorini Island clarified in a letter sent exclusively to the Greek Reporter on Wednesday that ''no written application from a foreign organization (PETA) has been submitted to the Municipality of Thera (Santorini) in relation an ad...