Animals

Animal Planet to Air ‘Saving Africa’s Giants With Yao Ming’

by Brianne Hogan

Former basketball player Yao Ming‘s new goal in life is ending China’s ivory trade, which is highlighted in Animal Planet’s upcoming special, “Saving Africa’s Giants with Yao Ming.” The doc

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WATCH: Prince William Teams Up With Angry Birds to Protect Wildlife

by Brianne Hogan

Prince William has teamed up with the makers of Angry Birds to host a new game on the addictive app to raise awareness about illegal poaching. The new tournament, which

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Jane Lynch and Hilary Swank to Co-Host First-Ever Rescue Dog Telethon

by Brianne Hogan

The latest project from actors and animal lovers Jane Lynch and Hilary Swank is going to the dogs — literally. The pair is set to host the “Fox’s Cause for Paws: An

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LUSH Cosmetics Donates $5K to Michigan Animal Sanctuary SASHA Farm

by Nell Alk

Remember back in September when we announced LUSH Cosmetics’ call for small nonprofit nominations, with a winner to receive $5,000? Well, between submissions via comments on the original article, on

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Disneyland Houses Hundreds of Feral Cats

by Brianne Hogan

Southern California feral cats have been making their home in Anaheim’s Disneyland since the theme park opened in 1955. No one knows how the cats got there. Disneyland has always

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Mariah Carey and Other Stars Donate Fur Coats to PETA

by Brianne Hogan

A dawn of a new era? Mariah Carey, a known fur-lover, has donated some of her fur coats to PETA for a winter coat drive to benefit the homeless. Blondie

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Gorilla Dies in ‘Tragic Accident’ at San Francisco Zoo

by Natalia Lima

The San Francisco Zoo is mourning the loss of a young gorilla in what they’ve called a ‘tragic accident.” According to a spokesman for the zoo, the staff was finishing

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