The birdmen of Istanbul

Tours, Status Symbols, Animals

300 men carrying boxes and cages meet every summer weekend in cafes across Istanbul. Inside each is a bird.

Frog Juice

Drugs, Going to the Market, Food

For your morning jolt or a bit of help in the sack, there is a new, all-natural compound on the market: frog juice.

FALLOUT: Penguin Population Explosion

Animals, War

What is war good for? Not much, unless you’re a penguin.

FALLOUT: LIVESTOCK AND LANDMINES

Animals, War

A letter published in The Cambodia Daily in 1996 proposed: “"The English have 11 million mad cows and Cambodia has roughly the same number of equally mad land mines. Surely the solution to Cambodia's mine problem is here."

FALLOUT: THE FOUR LEGGED SQUAD

Animals, War

The U.S officially classifies Military Working Dogs as ‘equipment’ which means that when it’s time to retire, they may not make it home.

FALLOUT: ZOOS ON THE GAZA STRIP

Victims, Animals

Smuggled tigers, amateur taxidermy, and donkeys painted to look like zebras: just some of the features of a zoo on the Gaza Strip.