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Grazing Bull runs wild and kills farmer, shot dead by police

An odd story: Out of the blue a grazing bull run wild and allegedly killed a farmer in a village of Ancient Corinth, North-East Peloponnese. The 72-year-old died immediately after the bull attacked him, “nailing his horns into his belly” local media report. The victim was returning home after visiting …

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Goat kid swept away by rushing waters in Chania rescued by passerby

In the unprecedented difficult moments people experience in the Prefecture of Chania a touch of hope: a little goat swept in a well by rushing stream waters was rescued by a passerby. The goat kid was found in the well under mud and debris swept away by the stream in …

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Turtle, flock of sheep rescue as bad weather strikes Crete (videos)

The bad weather front that stroke the island of Crete in the last two days did not bring only humans in dire situation but also animals. A flock of sheep was trapped in a flooded area, while a sea turtle was spotted to struggle against the sea waves. Turtle Rescue …

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Mavropigi SOS: Puppies and adult dogs at risk as PPC demolishes the village

More than 50 dogs, puppies and adult dogs are in urgent need of help and adoption. Their lives are at risk as Greece’s Public Power Company PPC is forwarding with the  demolition of the abandoned village of Mavropigi by Kozani in Western Macedonia, in order to proceed with the coal …

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Five Wild Horses found shot dead in Evros protected wetland, N. Greece

Fishermen in a channel at the Delta of the Evros river in North-Eastern Greece, made a macabre discovery. The bodies of five wild horses were floating in the river at short distance to each other and near the pumping station area where the fishermen also have their cabins in the …

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Environment Ministry closes down Wildlife Care Center (EKPAZ) on Aegina

The Environment Ministry suspended the  operation of the Greek Wildlife Care Center (EKPAZ) on the island of Aegina on Wednesday. In its decision, the ministry cited “significant deficiencies” in the care of wildlife. Prior to the decision, several complains were submitted by wildlife NGOs about the center and two control …

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The incredible sea rescue of horse “Haido” from a rocky beach (videos)

An incredible story. A huge rescue operation was launched to rescue a horse trapped at a remote rocky beach without access to humans or animals. The horse was missing from the stable for 23 days. The owner had published ads for his missing horse. without success. It was a fisherman …

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Rescue operation for newborn dolphin stranded in South Peloponnese (video)

A newborn dolphin was stranded at the beach of Sarakina in South Peloponnese and it was only because of mobilization of citizens, volunteers and marine mammal experts and that could be rescued and released back to the open sea. The young dolphin stranded in the swallow waters of Sakarina beach …

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Greece bans obese tourists from riding donkeys on Santorini

Greece has banned obese tourists from riding donkeys after animal rights campaigners said the creatures were being left with spinal injuries and open wounds. The Greek Ministry of Rural Development has reportedly published a new set of regulations with regards to donkeys’ well-being, but the situation has still a long …

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