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09 January 2019 8:30 PM Trump's son appears to liken migrants to animals

President Donald Trump's eldest son appeared to liken migrants to dangerous animals, his latest controversial remarks on desperate people seeking to enter the US. "You know why you can enjoy a day at the zoo? Because walls work," Donald Trump Jr wrote in a post on Instagram. Trump's father has doubled down on his pledge to build a wall on the border 109

08 January 2019 8:38 AM SA's foot and mouth disease-free status temporarily suspended following outbreak

An outbreak of foot and mouth disease has led to the temporary suspension of South Africa's FMD-free status, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced on Tuesday. "The matter has been reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on Monday (January 7, 2019)," said spokesperson Khaye Nkwanyana. "As a result of this development 68

05 January 2019 8:25 PM Foreign national arrested for possession of wild animals

A 23-year-old man has been arrested after being found in illegal possession of wild animals, police said on Saturday. The foreign national was approached after Beaufort West Stock Theft Unit received a tip-off, Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said. They searched his room and found 21 scorpions, two spiders and other insects valued 56

23 December 2018 6:05 PM Roaming goats and smuggled sheep: Eastern Cape stock theft unit has a busy Christmas

The Eastern Cape's Stock Theft Unit has been busy this December with smuggled sheep, stolen goats and at least one horse recovered as officers work to put the illegal stock traders behind bars and return animals to their rightful owners. "Eastern Cape is the food basket of the whole country in agriculture, mostly livestock and wool production," said Eastern 70

21 December 2018 11:58 AM 5 cute pics of the Bachelor SA with puppies

Cape Town – The Bachelor SA has teamed up with pet insurance, dotsure.co.za for a fun unconditional love campaign. The campaign aims to educate the public on the importance of adopting shelter animals. And what we get out of the deal is five cute pictures of Lee Thompson with puppies! Posing with Lee is Labrador puppy Storm and 6-month-old Jack Russel 188

14 December 2018 9:22 AM Fire rips through Monkey Town in Somerset West

Staff at the Monkey Town Primate Centre in Somerset West are picking up the pieces after a late-night fire destroyed some infrastructure, one of the managers said on Friday. "The most important thing is that the animals are fine," said Yvette Botha. She said their restaurant had burnt down completely and that some animal enclosures had been destroyed 34

26 November 2018 3:24 PM Tears Animal Rescue calls on Cape Town cat lovers to assist in possible fire evacuation

Tears Animal Rescue said it may have to evacuate its cats from their cattery as a fire in Sunnydale, Cape Town, edged closer to their premises on Monday. The rescue centre is located in the False Bay area to serve the communities of Ocean View, Masiphumelele, Red Hill and Capricorn. "We are on standby to evacuate, but the fire is contained. Fire and Rescue 59

14 November 2018 6:00 PM WATCH: Museum staff have their hands full stopping cats from visiting exhibition

Cape Town – Back in 2016 the Hiroshima Onomichi City Museum of Art in Japan debuted a show all about cats and it was hit with real life felines. The show, which is exhibited on a regular basis, is called Cats — Mitsuaki Iwago Photography Exhibition and it has attracted the attention of two very big fans, who happen to be one little black cat and one bigger 75

10 October 2018 12:35 PM Lion attacks owner in Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez

A female lion attacked a man who apparently kept her along with another lion and a tiger as pets at his home in the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Juarez, authorities said on Tuesday. A Juarez police official who was not authorised to be quoted by name said police were called to the house in the upscale Rincones de San Marcos neighbourhood on Sunday 39

02 October 2018 4:00 AM Tourist 'lucky to be alive' after second elephant attack in Zimbabwe

There’s been another attack by an elephant on a tourist in Zimbabwe, this time in the resort town of Victoria Falls, a wildlife official said on Monday. The unnamed German tourist was seriously injured by the elephant on Saturday afternoon, and is “lucky to be alive,” said state parks and wildlife management authority spokesperson, Tinashe Farawo 41