Animals

A nose for danger: meet Dagestan’s canine bomb-detectives and the men who train them

A nose for danger: meet Dagestan’s canine bomb-detectives and the men who train them

Adorable rescue pups from Sochi living the sweet life in the USA

Adorable rescue pups from Sochi living the sweet life in the USA

Animals of Chernobyl: welcome to the wildlife paradise in a nuclear exclusion zone

Animals of Chernobyl: welcome to the wildlife paradise in a nuclear exclusion zone

Beasts from the east: think you know your animals? Take our quiz

Beasts from the east: think you know your animals? Take our quiz

Beavers beware: Russian charity accidentally encourages cull with typo

Beavers beware: Russian charity accidentally encourages cull with typo

Channel your inner animal with these Heart of Moscow zoo pins

Channel your inner animal with these Heart of Moscow zoo pins

Check out the UFO coup, the Polish-designed extraterrestrial home for chickens

Check out the UFO coup, the Polish-designed extraterrestrial home for chickens

Cold hands, warm hearts: an artist explores her grandparents’ kindness in the community

Cold hands, warm hearts: an artist explores her grandparents’ kindness in the community

Cuteness overload: meet the Instagram-famous animals of the New East

Cuteness overload: meet the Instagram-famous animals of the New East

Dagestan's unlikely friendship: lion meets sheep

Dagestan’s unlikely friendship: lion meets sheep

Did a bear really officiate a Russian wedding?

Did a bear really officiate a Russian wedding?

Fantastic Mr Fox: science, ideology and cute designer pets

Fantastic Mr Fox: science, ideology and cute designer pets

Follow of the week: blogger dog from the Far East

Follow of the week: blogger dog from the Far East

Meet Lithuania’s goat beauty queen

Meet Lithuania’s goat beauty queen

Meet the dolphins helping to treat PTSD in Ukraine

Meet the dolphins helping to treat PTSD in Ukraine

Moscow Zoo to offer discounts for visitors with insect-related surnames

Moscow Zoo to offer discounts for visitors with insect-related surnames

Point and shoot: animal photography park to open on former hunting grounds in Moscow

Point and shoot: animal photography park to open on former hunting grounds in Moscow

Rare white lions and tigers born in Poland

Rare white lions and tigers born in Poland