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 Snake on your property: what to do Don't try to tangle with a snake on your property - call in one of the experts. Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Shark feeding frenzy caught on camera The recycling headache list Snake bites: what to do South Africa has several venomous snakes. Here's how to prevent snake bites and what to do if someone gets bitten. Vultures' guts destroy toxins in rotting meat Vultures' guts have evolved, allowing them to consume toxic bacteria. Road kill: don't look away Next time you see an animal carcass on the road, don't avert your eyes; stop and take a photo for conservation science. Should sky lanterns be banned? They’re gorgeous to watch as they float glowing into the night, but emergency service managers are urging us not to use sky lanterns this Guy Fawkes. KZN Park's elephants to be vaccinated against pregnancy KwaZulu-Natal's Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park has received its first contraceptive vaccine to prevent elephant overpopulation, the Humane Society International (HSI) and Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife said on Monday. Rhino Ambulances to the rescue A Rhino Ambulance sounds like a whimsical notion from a children's storybook, but in fact it's the latest innovation from the front lines of the poaching crisis. “ Latest comment on Health24 Denise Coates says... Just by going to a Government hospital, you life span goes DOWN! Life expectancy in SA drops by 4.3 years ” Google follows in Jane Goodall's footsteps Fans of Google Street View can now follow the same trails that Dr Jane Goodall famously walked when studying the chimpanzees in Tanzania. Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation grants $2 million for ocean conservation Actor Leonardo DiCaprio's conservation foundation has granted $2 million to prevent overfishing and set up marine reserves. Rabies worse scourge than Ebola Now claiming around 74 000 lives a year globally, rabies is the top infection transmitted to humans from animals and has been called "the deadliest disease on earth". load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Uncontrolled periodontal disease and diabetes – a collective health risk? Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Eduloan offers affordable education finance Live healthier Medical bills » GP and money Cut medical bills Medical savings account Medical scheme: what is a self-payment gap? Have you exhausted your day-to-day benefits and moved into your self-payment gap? Here's what it means. Allergy alert » Allergy myths Cold or allergy? Children and allergies Allergy facts vs. fiction Some of the greatest allergy myths and misconceptions can actually be damaging to your health.