Trade in Lion bones for Chinese ‘medicines’ could spark new pandemic

The sickening trade in the bones of butchered lions for use in Chinese ‘medicines’, wines and jewellery could spark another catastrophic health crisis, experts have warned.  An astonishing 333 farms in South Africa are breeding thousands of lions either to be shot by hunters in fenced enclosures or slaughtered for their bones, according to a … Read more

Beachgoers are stunned to find a 14-foot-long giant squid washed up on the shore in South Africa

Monster of the deep! Beachgoers are stunned to find a 14-foot-long giant squid washed up on the shore in South Africa The 14ft long giant squid weighing and 440lb was found dead and washed up on the shore in South Africa  These elusive marine species are rarely seen and weren’t photographed alive for the first … Read more

Woman recreates glamour holiday pictures from home during lockdown and the results are hilarious 

The ultimate staycation! Travel blogger recreates holiday snaps at home in rather less glamorous fashion during lockdown Sharon Waugh, from South Africa, recreated glamour holidays snaps at home  Travel influencer has visited 57 countries but had stay home due to Covid-19 With household items and dose of humour, reproduced common holiday poses By Claire Toureille … Read more

Spooky images show abandoned industrial places in desolate locations throughout the world

The world has left an awful lot behind – as these haunting images of decaying industry from all four corners of the globe reveal.  They feature in new book Abandoned Industrial Places, by David Ross, which contains more than 200 photos of empty factories, laboratories, mills and mines. And while spooky, they are also irresistibly … Read more

Bindi Irwin throws her support behind an all-women anti-poaching initiative

‘They are true Wildlife Warriors!’ Bindi Irwin uses her star power to bring attention to an anti-poaching organisation run by women By Alisha Buaya For Daily Mail Australia Published: 06:54 BST, 4 June 2020 | Updated: 06:54 BST, 4 June 2020 Bindi Irwin is using her star power to bring attention to an anti-poaching organisation in … Read more

Motorola may release another foldable Razr despite predecessor being plagued issues with its screen

Motorola ‘to release second version of foldable Razr in September’ despite predecessor being plagued by durability issues with its screen Motorola may be planning a second iteration of its revamped foldable Razr The device may be released later this year in September It will reportedly come with upgrades to its processor, battery, and more  By … Read more

Hands of an ancient human ancestor species were adapted for climbing and ‘some precision movements’

Two million-year-old hominin with human-like thumb knuckles is the earliest ancient human ancestor to use its hands to grasp objects as well as climb trees, study shows Australopithecus sediba is a distant relative that lived two million years ago  Study claims its fingers were suited to climbing and grabbing branches  But its thumb was well-suited … Read more

The new hotel formed from train carriages positioned on a BRIDGE in Africa’s Kruger National Park

It’s a stopping service like no other. Behold what is undoubtedly going to be one of the most sensational hotel openings of 2020 – a set of 13 restored train carriages that will house 31 luxury rooms positioned on an epic bridge inside South Africa’s Kruger National Park. Views of the local wildlife will be … Read more