The whale was a 20-tonne young male found on the sandbanks of a Hebridean island in Scotland. An autopsy revealed plastic cups, bags and gloves among other things had become stuck in its stomach.
The orangutan is said to be in a stable condition after undergoing surgery to have three bullets removed.
The rapid speeds of the Saharan silver ant enables it to travel across the dessert to forage for food in the height of the midday sun.
Officials found the mysterious remains during a routine aircraft inspection.
"The USDA's decision to slaughter kittens after they are used in research is an archaic practice and horrific treatment."
The stabbing deaths of at least seven cats are being investigated by U.K. police as potentially being the work of one serial cat killer.
The sheriff's office used a helicopter and 40 deputies to detain protesters.
Discovery puts to bed 75-year debate over the nature of these 558-million-year-old fossils.
The park in Corsica has warned thieves to return the tortoises, whether they are traffickers or activists planning to release the animals.
"I was immediately excited, it was just perfect, and I knew it was an important find that needed to be shared with people."
Public health officials said the flu variant can be treated the same way as typical flu season strains.
After animal welfare groups protested the donkeys' maltreatment, the government agreed to impose limits on the duration of a donkey's shift and the weight of its load.
The bear has ripped up the inside of the car so thoroughly its doors weren't working.
Koko signed words "eat," "bad" and even "butterfly."
The cat "looked really scared, like, 'What the heck is going on?'," an eyewitness said.
Animal rights groups have expressed increasing concern about the amendment.