The founder of a pioneering Australian wildlife charity has caught the attention of one of the world's most recognised broadcasters.
While Sea World on the Gold Coast can continue to operate for now, the popular dolphin park at Coffs Harbour will be banned from importing or breeding captive dolphins.
In an exclusive interview Captain Paul Watson says this is not about saving planet Earth, it's about saving ourselves.
It can be hard to spot, but drivers are urged to look out for an 'unpredictable' danger lurking on this quiet Queensland road.
Video shows the Queensland couple startled by the huge python, but not all approved of the way they dealt with the hitch-hiker.
A Queensland family thought they were doing the right thing when they found a large snake near their home - but they unintentionally injured the animal in the process.
CCTV footage has been handed to police of two vehicles and a quad bike doing donuts in the car park where 30 birds were found dead.
The RSPCA have called it an 'absolutely abhorrent' case of animal cruelty after the dog was found dumped near garbage bins.
Calling someone a "chicken" if they're scared or a "sloth" if they're lazy is degrading to animals, the organisation says.
WARNING - DISTURBING CONTENT: A NSW politician is calling for specific laws to ban animal abuse fetish videos.