#Animals

.Beijing, China
Pigs are the main source of meat in China. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • China is housing more than 10,000 pigs at a new 13-storey condominium-style complex
  • Nicknamed “hog hotels”, they are built by companies such as Muyuan Foods and New Hope Group
  • These firms are trying to emulate biosecurity measures major suppliers use in other countries

.London, UK
British athlete Lottie Fry is the youngest medal-winning rider at the Tokyo Olympics Team Dressage event. (Photo Credit: Twitter/britishdressage)

  • International dressage rider Lewis Carrier said “it’s not something you can just do”
  • “Training a horse to do that takes years of experience,” he said
  • He said that athletes also need a bit of ‘The Force’ from the Star Wars to control the horses

.London, UK
(Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • The Hove Crown Court sentenced the accused for killing nine cats
  • Investigators discovered a photo of one of the dead kittens on his phone
  • The accused was convicted of criminal damage and knife possession

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
International Tiger Day was first celebrated in 2010. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Out of the eight tiger subspecies, three of them have gone extinct
  • International Tiger Day is celebrated to spread awareness on the conservation of the tigers
  • The day was first celebrated at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit in 2010

.Nome, AK, USA
The bear allegedly dragged the man down to a river. (Representative Image: Unsplash)

  • A miner was harassed by a bear for seven straight nights in Nome
  • A Coast Guard helicopter spotted the SOS on top his cabin
  • They man was taken to a rescue personnel 

.Alaska, USA
US Coast Guard found the man stranded at an encampment. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@USCGLANTAREA)

  • The man is recovering from his injuries
  • An aircrew first spotted an "SOS" sign on top of a shack during a routine helicopter flight
  • The man had been reported missing by his friends

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The find opens up a whole new chapter about the evolution of different animal groups. (Representative Image: Unsplash)

  • A finger-sized fossil from 308 million years ago was discovered in the US
  • According to scientists, the new species is a microsaur
  • It is a small, lizard-like animal that roamed the Earth well before dinosaurs

.Melbourne VIC, Australia
Secret, an Australian Shepherd, is no stranger to the world of art. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ @my_aussie_gal)

Secret, an Australian Shepherd, is the latest internet sensation.

.Delhi, India
An Instagram user shared a video of his dog attaching a phone on a stick in his mouth. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • An Instagram user shared a video of his dog with a phone attached to a stick in his mouth
  • The phone camera recorded the dog's adventures
  • People loved that the video gave them a glimpse of life from a doggo’s eyes

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Macaques, a genus of Old World monkeys are the natural hosts for the virus. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/PTI)

  • China reported its first death from the Monkey B Virus (BV) - a Beijing-based veterinary surgeon 
  • It is also referred to as herpes B, monkey B virus, herpesvirus simiae and herpesvirus B
  • So far, there have been no reports of human-to-human transmission