Home > Lifestyle > EnviroHealth > Animals Animals All sections in Environmental Health » 21st Century Life » FAQs » Animals » Climate and pollution » Hazards and disasters » EnviroHealth News » Green Tips Tourist dies in shark attack in Eastern Cape According to the National Sea Rescue Institute, an Austrian tourist was killed by a shark while swimming in Port St Johns. Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Ecoroofs and Living Walls Us and Them Japanese appetite for ivory fuels poaching epidemic Poorly controlled ivory sales in Japan are encouraging illegal trade in elephant tusks and large amounts of ivory are entering the domestic market. SeaWorld vs Blackfish "Blackfish", the controversial documentary about keeping killer whales captive for our amusement, premieres in South Africa. Global roar against SA canned lion hunting Ban canned hunting and cub petting too say wildlife activists: SA’s captive lion industry has come under fire as thousands of protesters worldwide March for Lions. Smaller, more frequent meals help cats lose weight New research suggests that feeding obese cats more frequent, smaller meals throughout the day could increase their level of physical activity and help them lose weight. Jessica the orphaned hippo likes Rooibos Jessica the hippopotamus weighs 1 400kg, considers herself human and has dogs as her best friends. 'Invasion' of snowy owls hits US and Canada Large numbers of snowy owls from the Arctic have moved south, presumably because of a population boom and a scarcity of lemmings, their preferred food. “ Latest comment on Health24 FUZZY says... Milk is the best thing for chillies burn Hottest chilli peppers on earth ” Coconut cake for Jessica the hippo's 14th birthday Jessica the tame hippopotamus who sleeps on a bed and loves rooibos tea recently celebrated her 14th birthday. Time to phase out pedigree pets It’s not their fault, but pedigree pets are a luxury the planet can’t afford. By Olivia Rose-Innes Bumblebees dying all over the world Wild populations of bumblebees provide a significant chunk of the world's pollination of flowers and food, but numbers appear to be in significant decline. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Momentum Health OatWell Dual Cross Is being overweight or obese dangerous? Tips to keep your immunity strong this winter Smile your way to better health Live healthier Strenghten your immunity » Keep your immunity strong Immune system boosters Boost your family's immunity 5 immune boosters in your kitchen You don’t need a handful of vitamins and supplements to keep your body healthy, check out these five immune boosting foods you probably already have in your kitchen. Laugh a little » Eat yourself happy Laugh more and live longer Laughing yoga the best medicine The healing power of laughter A good chuckle doesn't only make you feel happy for a moment, it's beneficial to your health too.