Police are called to a Gold Coast theme park as more than a dozen animal rights activists climb the roof of Dreamworld's front entrance. It's the third popular tourist attraction to be targeted by the group.
In China, a tiny new addition to your family is just a few clicks away — but there's no guarantee they will survive the postal system, or last much longer after you open the box.
As more animals crowd social media the pressure for them to stand out is intensifying, but a growing number of vets and animal welfare groups argue this trend is promoting the adoration of inbred and deformed animals with health problems.
It's been 20 years since the closure of Perth's only open-range zoo, where thousands of people once visited for a suburban safari experience with displaced circus animals.
The chair of Melbourne's Lost Dogs' Home has been unanimously re-elected amidst controversy at the shelter's AGM, with some members left "shocked" and "angry" at their exclusion from the voting process.
Donors to Melbourne's Lost Dogs Home threaten to cut the institution out of their wills, as concerns grow about the management of the charity.
Witnesses took photographs of a live export ship bound for Pakistan and the Middle East rocking from side-to-side before authorities intervened.
The ABC's Malcolm Sutton takes us on a fictional tour through the Adelaide Zoo's dark and turbulent past, a sometimes sickening account of violence and tragedy and a snapshot of redundant practices etched into its history.