#AnimalProtection

.Bucharest, Romania
Romanian footballers help stray dogs find homes. (Photo Credits: Twitter/@eliistender10)

  • Footballers in Romania have come up with an innovative way to ensure more people adopt dogs.
  • With their new campaign, “Fill the void in your life,” Romanian Football League players are promoting adoption of rescue dogs.
  • This initiative will be a year long project.

Olavur Sjurdarberg, the chairman of the Faroese Whalers Association admitted that the slaughter was excessive in an interview with the BBC. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/@Unsplash)

  • Killing brought dolphin hunting in the region under scrutiny
  • Sea Shepherd group described it as largest single killing
  • International conservation organisations rounded on the hunters

.Zürich, Switzerland
Pandas were recently put into the 'vulnerable' category from being 'endangered'. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Currently, 38,543 out of 138,374 are threatened with extinction
  • With green status, conservators can assess impact of conservation programmes and level of recovery of a species
  • The new status was announced back in July

.Sydney NSW, Australia
Echos have an exceptional memory according to authorities. (Photo Credit: Screengrab/Twitter/@tarongazoo)

  • Taronga zoo, located in Sydney shared a video of Echo, the resident lyrebird bird
  • In the video, the lyrebird can be heard imitating a crying baby
  • Echo began practicing bits of the weeping a year ago

.New York, NY, USA
Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said the cougar's case is currently under investigation. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • 80-pound cougar was removed from a New York City apartment
  • Owner of female cougar surrendered the animal
  • She cougar spent the weekend at the Bronx Zoo receiving veterinary care

.Kabul, Afghanistan
Kabul Small Animal Rescue says this dog is among the hundreds of animals it is trying to get to safety( Photo Credit: Twitter/ @KSAnimalRescue)

  • 'Operation Hercules' seeks to rescue 250 animals and 40 shelter workers from Kabul
  • It comes after a similar campaign spearheaded by a former UK marine rescued 200 animals
  • Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is backing the latest animal rescue mission

.Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Mother Dog was reunited with her puppies (Photo Credits: Youtube/Animal Warriors Conservation Society)

  • Mother dog was reunited with her puppies 10 hours after they fell into a high drain
  • Video of the rescue has been trending on the web 
  • Members of the Animal Warriors Conservation Society (AWCS) were called in to help rescue the puppies

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Rhea Chakraborty was last seen in Jalebi. (Photo credit: Instagram/Rhea Chakraborty)

  • Rhea posted a video of herself on Instagram spending time in an animal shelter
  • She can be seen distributing animal food to the shelter home
  • The 'Jalebi' actor urged people to adopt pets

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A herd of wandering elephants cross a river using a highway near Yuxi city, Yuanjiang county in southwestern China's Yunnan Province. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Campaign conceived in 2011 and launched on August 12, 2012 
  • Aims to draw attention towards issues such as poaching, habitat loss, and the mistreatment of elephants in human captivity
  • Nearly 100 elephant conservation organisations have lent their support

.Paris, France
The cubs were born on Monday morning. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The twin cubs weigh just 149g and 129g, respectively
  • The zoo officials said the cubs were very lively, pink and plump
  • According to experts, the reproduction process of pandas, both in captivity and in the wild, is very difficult