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.

Sheepish St Bernard dog rescued from English mountain

Sixteen rescuers were called out to save a St Bernard dog stranded on an English mountain, in an embarrassing episode for the member of a breed more famed for rescuing ...
Source: AFP | 2020/7/29 19:58:40

Zenit lift Russian Cup, accidentally drop it minutes later

Zenit Saint Petersburg defeated Khimki 1-0 to win Saturday's Russian Cup final, but their on-pitch celebrations took an awkward turn when captain Branislav Ivanovic dropped the trophy and shattered its ...
Source: AFP | 2020/7/29 19:53:42

Bulletin board close to school in Central China's Henan criticized for demeaning women

It also listed “the harm for women to wear skimpy dresses,” as well as “the harm of having premarital sex,” and “the harm from having an abortion.”
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 22:51:54

71-year-old farmer passes China's college entrance exams after over 40 years of efforts

A 71-year-old farmer in Huaxian county, Central China's Henan Province, has become the center of a real life inspirational story as he finally passed the national college entrance examinations, or ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 19:16:29

Wushu practitioner says martial arts show was parody of 'fake masters'

A video clip showing a self-proclaimed wushu (martial arts) master knocking down four opponents by waving a writing brush has gone viral online. The "master" later explained that the match ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 18:43:40

Young woman 'comes back from dead' after three-day heart failure

A 23-year-old woman with fulminant myocarditis was rescued at a hospital in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, according to Pear Video on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 18:33:51

All Shook Up: Norwegian Elvis impersonator sets world record

An Elvis Presley impersonator from Norway set a world record on Saturday by singing the legendary entertainer's songs for more than 50 hours straight in an online competition.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/27 18:26:17

'Brazil's most famous cobra' sparks trafficking probe

A cobra that bit a veterinary student in Brazil, putting him in a coma, has turned into a celebrity by sparking an investigation into an alleged exotic animal trafficking ring.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/27 18:23:47

City theater gives special award to country's first

A cinema in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, embraced the day of its grand return after a six-month suspension by awarding its first post-COVID-19 ticket-buyer with a "lucky pack" on ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/22 19:38:35

Woman left luxury villa vacant for five years, shocked to see it used in TV drama

A woman from Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, was shocked to find that her own house was being used as a set in a TV drama. Her luxuriously decorated villa, ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/22 19:32:58

Scientists identify 37 active volcanic structures on Venus

Scientists have identified 37 volcanic structures on Venus that appear to be recently active - and probably still are today - painting the picture of a geologically dynamic planet and ...
Source: Reuters | 2020/7/22 19:26:31

Jumping bail: US cops round up fugitive kangaroo

Hopping mad Florida authorities have charged a local with a string of misdemeanors after his pet kangaroo escaped and bounced around town.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/22 19:23:40

Newborn black-winged stilt

A newborn black-winged stilt chick swims with its mother in a wetland in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province, on Tuesday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2020/7/22 19:15:20

Sandals made out of old tires

A 76-year-old man sells sandals that he makes out of old tires in a bazaar in Rizhao, East China's Shandong Province. Some of his customers buy 40 pairs at a ...
Source: VCG | 2020/7/22 19:12:52

Threatened northern sea lion makes surprising visit to NE China's Liaoning Province

A northern sea lion, also known as a Steller sea lion, a near-threatened species of sea lion that typically lives in the northern Pacific, appeared for the first time near ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/20 17:43:02

Mysterious case: police baffled after woman 'vanishes' from home

A woman from Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, "vanished" mysteriously from her home at dawn earlier in July amid heavy rain, and local police have yet to discover her whereabouts, ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/20 17:40:02

Movie theater manager turns 'goose shepherd' to survive amid pandemic

An owner of a movie theater in Fuyu, Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, made a living as a "goose shepherd" with his employees for almost half a year after the movie ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/20 17:35:03

Scientists unravel secrets of ultra-black fish swimming the deepest depths

For fish inhabiting the immense darkness of the deep sea, being ultra-black offers great camouflage in a fish-eat-fish world. Scientists studying some of these exotic creatures now have unraveled the ...
Source: Reuters | 2020/7/20 17:25:29