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Cuteness Overload: Adorable Seal Pups Meet for the First Time

Prepare for cuteness overload at the sight of two baby seal pups meeting for the first time at The Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Monk seal’s (MOm) rehabilitation center this past Wednesday. On Monday, November 22nd,...

“Wizard of Paws” Saves More than 20,000 Pets with Prosthetics

Derrick Campana, an animal orthotist who is referred to rightly as the "Wizard of Paws," is on a mission to help as many animals as humanly possible, making their lives fuller and allowing them to romp and play despite...

Five Zebras Still on the Lam in Maryland After Escape

Everyone loves zebras; the beautiful horselike denizens of Africa that have jaunty black and white stripes are a perennial favorite in wildlife parks around the world and of course with those who are fortunate enough to go on an...

The Tragic Story of Greece’s Loutraki Landfill Dogs

Loutraki is the site of a devastating scene, a place that houses more than a hundred landfill dogs who are living in deplorable conditions.

Conservationists Want to Let Elephants Loose in Europe

It sounds like a gigantic plan, but, as some conservationists say, bringing in large species of herbivores like elephants to Europe could help mitigate the collapse of the ecosystem. By Harry Wells, Nora Ward & Ramiro D. Crego. Imagine driving through a...

New Greek Pet Law Meets Toughest Opposition Yet

Pet owners and hunters from all over Crete gathered to wage a protest against the controversial pet law proposed by the Greek government.

Australian Artist Captures Greece in Year-Long Project

Artist Jason Roberts traveled across Greece for over a year in order to capture images of which he believes encapsulate Greek heritage.

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...