Tag: animals

    Tourists in Qatar are increasingly getting enamored with the Bedouin way of life
    08 Jan 2022

    As winter sets in Qatar, wild-camping in the desert is getting popular again, and a newfound desire is driving up its appeal – a slice of the Bedouin lifestyle, Qatar-Tribune states. One of the oldest inhabitants of the Arabian desert, the semi-nomadic Bedouin led a hard but intriguing life. According to some tour operators in […]

    Internet of animals. How digitalization will change the relationship between humans and nature

    The Internet of Animals may follow the Internet of People and the Internet of Things. At least, Knife author thinks so. Let’s read the full story.  People, pets, livestock, wild birds, and mammals will become participants in a common communicative space (just one example: in Bashkiria, agricultural specialists manage the herd via the Internet, controlling […]

    Iranian animal lovers decry plan to ban pets
    28 Dec 2021

    “No, my cat is not dangerous,” says Iranian animal lover Mostafa, outraged by a proposal from ultraconservative lawmakers to ban pets, Rudaw reports. The 25-year-old, who runs a pet supplies shop on busy Eskandari Street in downtown Tehran, is stunned. “Crocodiles can be called dangerous, but how can rabbits, dogs and cats be dangerous?” he […]

    Botox-injected camels barred from Saudi Arabia beauty contest

    Saudi Arabian authorities have conducted their biggest campaign against camel beauty contestants receiving Botox injections and other artificial touch-ups, the state-run Saudi Press Agency reported on December, 8. Cosmetic alterations to make the animals more attractive are strictly prohibited in the country. More than 40 camels have been disqualified from the annual King Abdulaziz Camel […]

    Visitors flocking to rare bird collection in Riyadh’s Salam Park

    Visitors are flocking to Salam Park’s bird garden, part of Riyadh Season’s 14 zones, where colorful exotic parrots have found a new home. The zone, which opened on Nov. 19, has been well received by visitors, with thousands of people marveling at the winged creatures on display. Visitors can find more than 50 different bird […]

    The penguin from Antarctica travelled to New Zealand – scientists explain it by the climate crisis
    04 Dec 2021

    A rare Adélie penguin swam to New Zealand, overcoming three thousand kilometers from its habitat – Antarctica. He was found on one of the beaches. These waterfowl nest exclusively off the coast of Antarctica, so it is almost impossible to see them anywhere else. Colonies of Adélie penguins were discovered in 1840. Scientists are concerned: […]

    The body shape of birds from Amazon forests changes due to global warming
    27 Nov 2021

    Scientists at Louisiana State University said that birds living in the Amazonian forests are changing their body shape in response to climate change. The authors came to this conclusion by researching how the size of the inhabitants of the Amazonian forests has changed over the past 40 years, Phys.org reports. According to scientists, due to […]

    Al Dhafrah Festival’s Razin Camel Beauty Pageant started on November 25
    27 Nov 2021

    The Razin Camel Beauty Pageant of the 15th Al Dhafrah Festival started on November 25 morning in Razin, Al Wathba, Abu Dhabi, BNA reports. The pageant, held under the patronage of HH Shaikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, will run until […]

    Mentally mapping location: cats keep an eye on their owners, even if they can’t be seen

    Scientists from Japan conducted an experiment that showed that cats can know where their owner is, even if they cannot see it. The study involved 23 cats and 27 cats between four and six years old. 27 animals lived in a cat cafe, and the rest were domestic. Scientists used it as a stimulus for […]

    Arabian oryx returns to the wild in Saudi Arabia
    14 Nov 2021

    After decades spent close to extinction, the Arabian oryx has been successfully returned to the wild in Saudi Arabia. Hunting and capturing haves led to a precarious future for the animal, native to the Arabian peninsula. Saudi conservationists have worked hard to preserve oryx numbers in captivity with a view to releasing them into the […]