Hong Kong snares record haul of rhino horns from South Africa

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong customs seized a record 40 kg (88 pounds) of rhino horns worth around HK$8 million ($1 million) from Johannesburg en route to Vietnam,... Read more »

Who owns that ‘delightful’ tiger, Houston officials ask

(Reuters) – Houston animal control officials would like to know who owns a “perfectly delightful” tiger that turned up unexpectedly in a little used house in a residential part... Read more »

Wire fox terrier wins top prize at Westminster dog show in New York

A dog gets ready to compete in the Sporting group at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City, New York, U.S., February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo... Read more »

Dachshund, schipperke among breeds to advance to final at Westminster Dog Show

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A longhaired dachshund, a Havanese, a schipperke and a bouvier des Flandres triumphed at Monday’s group competitions at the 143nd annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in the lead-up... Read more »

Thousands of dogs vie for Best in Show at New York’s Westminster contest

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show opens in New York on Monday, with nearly 3,000 competitors vying for an array of trophies, including Best... Read more »

At Berlin Film Festival, a Norwegian forest as childhood paradise

BERLIN (Reuters) – A Norwegian drama starring film veteran Stellan Skarsgard awakens nostalgia for youth and bygone landscapes, but global warming was not its intended message, according to the... Read more »

Mongolian expanse inspires Berlinale meditation on mortality

Director and screenwriter Wang Quan’an and actors Dulamjav Enkhtaivan and Norovsambuu Batmunkh pose during a photocall to promote the movie Ondog at the 69th Berlinale International Film Festival in... Read more »

U.S. EPA senior official falls short of calling climate change a crisis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s senior air pollution official said on Friday that he and his agency were still exploring the science of climate change and fell short... Read more »

Donations keep Death Valley National Park partly open during shutdown

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. (Reuters) – California’s Death Valley National Park, famed for its record-breaking heat, is keeping its visitor center and some restrooms open during the partial U.S. government... Read more »

Donations keep Death Valley National Park partly open during shutdown

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. (Reuters) – California’s Death Valley National Park, famed for its record-breaking heat, is keeping its visitor center and some restrooms open during the partial U.S. government... Read more »