Animal welfare groups are calling on tourists to stop buying turtle products as it encourages poachers to kill more of the animals. Too Rare To Wear organization has seen Hawkbill turtles as one of the most exploited species of their kind in the world and found 90 percent of their population has been dwindling down through the years.
When boarding a flight, aircrafts don't allow passengers to have their pets with them in the main cabin - they stay at the compartment section in their little cages. However, Japan is set to break that rule with its first "wan wan jet" charter service that allows dogs to be with their owners in flight, hotel, cars and other tourism destinations.
Twelve global leaders from snow leopard countries met in Kathmandu, Nepal to discuss the atrocities made against the big cats and lamented that only 4,000 of them are left in the wild. Last week, the Steering Committee of the Global Snow Leopard Ecosystem Protection program (GSLEP) tackled poaching and illegal trades in the northern borders of Asian mountains.
Perhaps one can blame televisions or that one tourist destination who says it's alright for visitors to ride elephants. In reality, there's nothing worth more ignorant than a person wanting to ride the gentle animals that end up getting a good beat when the day ends.
One of the best tricks that San Francisco International Airport has finally introduced is the presence of their therapy pig named Lilou. This newest member of the therapy animals is finally around to relieve the stress and anxiety of every passengers while waiting for their upcoming flights.
The country’s animals have become one of the tourist attractions for many visitors. Koalas and kangaroos are known to many, but this continent offers more, learn about its crown jewels and catch them all with a good photo souvenir.
According to the Chinese Horoscope, 2016 is the year of the Monkey, which makes it a perfect time to rank the top 5 best monkeys.