An orangutan held in an Argentine zoo can be freed and transferred to a sanctuary after a court recognised the ape as a "non-human person" unlawfully deprived of its freedom, lawyers say.
Raising children on a vegan diet has been criticised as misguided and even dangerous, but advocates argue it's both a compassionate and healthy lifestyle choice. Maria Tickle meets some vegan-by-choice children to ask how they feel about the decision.
For the next half year this image from one of our pig rescues will be reaching thousands of film-goers each week, as it appears on the giant screen before every movie at the Astor Theatre.
The number of female dogs kept by by commercial breeders in Victoria will be restricted to 10 if Labor wins the November state election, in a further clampdown on puppy farms.
WHEN icy cold fronts, sheeting rain, hail and even sleet whistle across the flats plains of southern Australia's sheep farms, it strikes a chill into the heart of every grazier.