Poison Possible Culprit in Death of Brown Bear Found Near Florina

A brown bear was discovered dead in the outskirts of Florina, in northern Greece on Tuesday. A veterinarian is examining how the brown bear, a protected...

Horse Injured After Carriage Collides With Taxi in Athens

A horse was injured after its carriage collided with a taxi in central Athens on Sunday afternoon, Hellenic Police says. The incident took place on...

The Start of Spring Weather Wakes up ‘Arcturus Bears’

The fifteen bears in the wildlife shelter of Arcturus in Nympheo, northern Greece, woke up from hibernation in the past few days as March...

Young Male Bear Takes a Stroll Around Kastoria Lake

A male bear cub was caught taking a stroll on the southern side of Kastoria Lake on Monday, a day after it wandered out...

Enjoy the Flamingos of Lefkimmi Wetlands

 Flamingos refuse to migrate and remain at the wetland of Alyki Lefkimmi, Corfu, throughout the year. Two hundred hectares, including a small lagoon and an...

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...

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