Young crocodile, 2 pythons stolen from Australian zoo

A crocodile and two pythons have been stolen from a reptile zoo in Australia's capital city.

Thai baby elephant hit by motorcycle survives after receiving CPR

Thailand's Mana Srivate has performed dozens of resuscitation attempts in his 26 years as a rescue worker, but never before on an elephant.
Source: Reuters | 2020/12/23 19:08:40

Woman extorted by hackers she hired to help friend who was conned out of $26,000

Police in Foshan, South China's Guangdong Province, recently received a report from a woman who said she was swindled out of 600,000 yuan ($91,560) by hackers who she had employed ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/23 19:08:40

Two men say no to brawling after being defeated in street fight in merely five seconds

Two men from Xianyang, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, recently amused netizens with a humble apology in which they admitted total defeat after being knocked out by another man in less ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/23 18:58:40

Teacher risks life to save boy who slipped from balcony

A teacher at a local school in Huai'an, East China's Jiangsu Province, won widespread admiration on the internet after a video circulated of him putting his own life at risk ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/23 18:43:40

Weather forecast of Florida: chilly with a chance of iguanas

Known for its warm, balmy winters, Florida is expecting an unusually chilly Christmas, and with that comes a phenomenon peculiar to the Sunshine State: falling iguanas.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/23 18:38:39

Young crfatsmen stun netizens with Transformers built out of used car parts

A group of post-80's young men in Baoding, North China's Hebei Province, recently amazed Chinese netizens with their craftsmanship by making replicas of Transformers out of used car parts. Their ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/16 20:40:15

Stray cat being neutered at Shanghai's first TNR mobile van

A stray cat undergoes sterilization surgery at Shanghai's animal protection TNR (Trap Neuter Return) mobile van, the first in the country, which aims to effectively bring stray cat numbers under ...
Source: IC | 2020/12/16 18:47:17

Man walks by a window display with sign od "Better Together 2021"

A man walks by a window display with the sign “Better Together 2021” in the center of Shanghai. As 2020 draws to a close, citizens are welcoming the new year ...
Source: IC | 2020/12/16 18:47:16

Kangaroos can learn to communicate with humans, researchers say

Kangaroos can learn to communicate with humans similar to how domesticated dogs do, by using their gaze to “point” and ask for help, researchers said in a study published on ...
Source: Reuters | 2020/12/16 18:43:40

Cold weather prompts shirtless thief to surrender to police

The cold weather in Central China's Hubei Province came to the aid of local policemen and firemen on Monday, as they tried to apprehend a thief in the city of ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/16 18:38:40

Snail rice noodle store forced to close due to pungent smell

A snail rice noodle store owner in East China's Zhejiang Province was recently forced to close shop after surrounding stores complained about the foul odor it often emitted. Snail rice noodles ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/16 18:08:41

Woman groped, left with huge bill after blind date flees

A 26-year-old girl from Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang Province, has paid a heavy price for a meal she ordered with a blind date - not only was she groped, but ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/9 19:28:41

Boys line up for a chance to feel girls' period pain

After trying out a special machine that simulates a girl's period pain, it is safe to say that male students at a local college in Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan Province, ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/9 19:28:40

French doctor leaves legacy to Russia's Hermitage cats

A French doctor has bequeathed $3,639 to cats living in the basement of the Hermitage museum, a world-renowned gallery in Russia's Saint Petersburg.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/9 19:13:40

Women's college football team in E China loses because player's hair 'not black enough'

Before a college women's football league match in Fujian on Saturday, multiple players from Fuzhou University and Jimei University teams were rejected from the match for violating a rule which ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/7 16:13:40

UK govt wary over debate on pub snacks COVID-19 policy

It's a hard-boiled issue that has hinted at cracks in UK government policy: Does a boiled egg wrapped in sausage meat and battered with bread crumbs constitute a "substantial meal?"
Source: AFP | 2020/12/2 18:58:41

Paris 'magnet fishers' snag 51 bikes in canal haul

A pair of anglers armed with powerful magnets pulled out 51 rental bikes from a stretch of canal on the edge of Paris, a surprising haul even for the veteran ...
Source: AFP | 2020/12/2 18:58:40

'Potato cook-off' keeps Shanghai residents busy during community lockdown

Residents at a community in Shanghai have recently taken part in a frantic "potato cook-off," Xinhua reported.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 18:43:40