A large python has swallowed a pet dog that was chained up inside its kennel in a backyard in northern NSW.
It appears the cries of a baby are too much to bear, even for a rampaging elephant.
The Body Shop's long-standing commitment to cruelty-free products is under question after an investigation by consumer group Choice found the beauty brand's products are being sold in mainland China where animal testing routinely occurs.
The humble carpet python is considered harmless when compared to other reptiles in Queensland suburbia.
After a summer unusually unaffected by bluebottles, Sydney's least favourite sea organisms are making for shore after being blown in on the vagaries of the currents and prevailing north-easterly winds.
Cane toads have started to abandon their nocturnal habits as they adapt to hotter conditions, new research has found.
The ACT Government has banned sow stalls and battery cages, in what it says is the most far-reaching legislation in the country.
Fauna experts have recommended the conservation status of the koala in Queensland be downgraded and broadened to "vulnerable" throughout the state.
An endangered tiger quoll has been filmed in the Grampians National Park in Victoria just weeks after bushfires devastated a third of the park.
A look through social media at what's being posted in and around Wagga this week.
The best shots from DA snappers.