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.
He crushes buckets and flexes his famous muscles in plenty of social media posts, but now thousands are mourning the alpha kangaroo and passing their condolences to the keeper who calls him his "son".
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.
As Knickers lit up the internet this week, a Canadian farm broke out the measuring tape for their own large steer. And Dozer could be an even beefier boy than Australia's bovine.
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.
Although Australia has some of the world's most venomous snakes, biggest sharks and dangerous crocodiles, none of these are our deadliest animals.