New Zealand

Dozens of pilot whales die in latest New Zealand stranding

It is fifth stranding in New Zealand within a week, involving 145 pilot whales which all died after they beached.

Dozens of pilot whales die in latest New Zealand stranding

Wild Animals

145 pilot whales die in mass stranding in New Zealand

Half the animals were already dead when found by conservation officers who decided to put the rest of the whales down.

145 pilot whales die in mass stranding in New Zealand

Africa

Hundreds of buffaloes drown into river after stampede

Officials say the animals were running away from lions when they entered the river between Botswana and Namibia.

Hundreds of buffaloes drown into river after stampede

Australia

Man wields surfboard to fight off shark in Australia

Spate of attacks has left authorities struggling to explain an apparent escalation in danger in the water.

Man wields surfboard to fight off shark in Australia

Australia

Man dies in 3rd shark attack in Australian harbour

The attack occurred when the 33-year-old was swimming in Whitsundays' Cid harbour on the Great Barrier Reef.

Man dies in 3rd shark attack off Australia's Whitsundays Islands

India

Indian villagers crush tiger to death with tractor

Tigress run over with tractor in revenge for man's death two days after another tigress was shot by forest officials.

India: Villagers crush man-eating tiger to death with tractor

Asia

China defends move to ease rhino, tiger parts ban

Beijing's decision prompts outcry from global conservation groups amid fears over endangered species future in the wild.

China defends move to ease tiger bones, rhino horns 25-year ban

Australia

Kangaroo attack in Australia nearly turns deadly

Couple attacked by young kangaroo as son saves their lives by hitting the animal with a piece of wood.

Kangaroo attack in Australia nearly turns deadly

Wild Animals

India's endangered lions falling sick and dying

The spike in deaths has alarmed authorities at the country's only home for Asiatic lions.

Concern as endangered lions get sick and die in India

Nepal

Nepal set to double tiger population under WWF global plan

Nepal's efforts to increase its tigers are part of a 13-country plan to double the number of tigers worldwide.

Nepal set to double tiger population under WWF global plan

101 East

China: Caging the Ocean's Wild

We investigate the devastating cost of China's expanding ocean theme parks on the world's largest marine mammals.

China: Caging the Ocean's Wild