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 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. Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Poaching's other casualty: the orphan The world's great aerial walkways 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. 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. 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. “ Latest comment on Health24 Peter Schoemanski says... Hahahaaaa! We rest our case!!! SA men have less sex than global average ” 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many. Live healthier Yoga » Exercise time? Yoga mats matter Yoga and sleep What yoga can do for you Yoga is a stress-buster, but it also helps with anxiety, depression, insomnia, back pain and other ills. 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.