Low Temperatures Send Bears at Arcturus Sanctuary of Nymfaio into Hibernation

The bears in the Arcturus Sanctuary of Nymfaio, Florina, have started  hibernating because the very low temperatures and the snow alerted their biological clock. "The oldest...

Veterinarians Detect Brucellosis in Cattle Herd in Northern Greece

Sixty cattle at a free range cattle farm in the area of Skiti, near Kozani, will be slaughtered after blood tests revealed more than...

Meet ‘Bill’ the Orphaned Seal Pup at Attica’s Zoo

Bill is a resident of the rehabilitation unit for orphaned seals at the Attica Zoological Park outside of Athens. The young Mediterranean monk seal, also known...

Baby Monk Seal Enjoys Sunbathing on the Beaches of Sithonia Halkidiki

A baby seal has chosen to rest on the beaches of Sithonia Halkidiki. Scientists of MOm/Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Mediterranean...

More Than One in Four Stores in Athens Has Closed Down During Crisis

Retail stores in Athens continue to shut down due to the prolonged recession, with the percentages of closed shops in some areas exceeding 40%. According...

Wanted: Huge Manhunt for Argyro, the Mediterranean Monk Seal [video]

Never has an endangered creature been so approachable. Argyro, the Mediterranean monk seal, first came to attention when posing for tourists off the shores...

Municipality of Volos Installs Innovative Device to Offer Food and Drink to Stray Animals

  A modern and innovative device that offers food and drink to stray cats and dogs while at the same time recycles plastic bottles and...

Exhibition on the Elephant of Tilos at Athens University

A unique exhibition, titled "Elephas tiliensis. Dwarf and three-dimensional," was inaugurated at the Museum of Geology and Paleontology of the National University of Athens...

Two Wild Goats Fight for Corn Seeds on Crete [video]

It seems that the economic crisis in Greece has affected animals as well. There is no other explanation why these two ibex battle it...

Baby Sea Turtle Hatchlings Waddle their Way into the Sea on Crete

Last month youth from all over Europe who have come together to volunteer at Greece's Archelon Sea Turtle Protection Society on the island of...

Man in Athens Throws Dog From Third Floor, will Face Prosecutor Monday

A man from Athens who allegedly threw a dog off of a third-floor balcony of an apartment that he owns in Amerikis Square will...

Sea Turtle Nests at Record Heights in Zakynthos This Summer

A study conducted with the collaboration of ARCHELON, the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, reports that the number of carretta caretta loggerhead turtle...

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