Vet clinics inundated with cases of cats and dogs suffering health problems and rashes in 'Dirty 30' Siberian city.
A man is facing prosecution after posting gruesome images posing with his trophy animals on the Internet.
Scientists say numbers in Lake Baikal reaching critical levels and say new commercial businesses could safeguard their future.
Giant Great Grey Owl hitches a lift on epic 5,700 mile journey to Moscow after injuring itself hunting.
Hope for millions around world with preparations under way for clinical trials on people starting next year.