Home > Lifestyle > Environmental Health > Animals Animals All sections in Environmental Health » 21st Century Life » FAQs » Animals » Climate and pollution » Hazards and disasters » EnviroHealth News » Green Tips Hunting, harvesting leave big animals at risk of extinction Direct harvest of large wild animals for human consumption is the biggest danger to nearly all of the large species with threat data. Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Blood Lions: Bred for the Bullet movie trailer The amazing mountains on Pluto Where snakebites are deadliest Black mambas, cobras, vine snakes and carpet vipers are just a few of the deadliest snakes in the world. Picture of prophet challenging lions is a hoax This photo of a prophet challenging lions, saying God will protect him, has gone viral. But is it real? 10 consequences of banning trophy hunting in SA A total ban on hunting in South Africa will result in the loss of thousands of jobs and the closing down of hundreds of business, says an academic. Add your voice to the hundreds of comments on this issue. Questions and answers about giraffes in captivity An expert explains why he believes the Copenhagen Zoo was correct in its decision to kill 2-year-old Marius. 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. Researchers track the development of the face All animals have a face, but it wasn't always the case. A team of researchers have presented new fossil evidence for the origin of one of the most important and emotionally significant parts of our anatomy: the face. Chimpanzees: A sense of fairness Chimpanzees have a sense of fairness previously believed to be uniquely human, according to a small new study. Whale strategies revealed Marine biologists are beginning to understand the varied diving and foraging strategies of filter-feeding whales by analysing data from multisensor tags attached to the animals. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors SPONSORED: Don’t just stop smoking, start something amazing Live healthier Fitness » Diet or exercise – or both? Download the maximum mass workout plan to build big muscles in 28 days How to get the most from your cardio workouts How to pick a fitness tracker that's right for you Like a personal coach, a fitness tracker can motivate you to reach goals and strive for new ones. Monitoring blood pressure » Must blood pressure rise with age? Remote tribes hold clues Weight regained after weight-loss op can tell your doc a lot Gum disease may worsen your blood pressure problems Even a slight rise in blood pressure might shrink young brains A new study found that above normal blood pressure can be associated with lower grey matter volume in a number of areas of the brain.