As demand for crocodile skin handbags increase, luxury goods companies such as Louis Vuitton and Gucci are making acquisitions to secure croc supply.
Producers of "The Hobbit" movies have rejected allegations that animals died due to mistreatment during the making of the highly anticipated trilogy.
Cape Town has South Africa's toughest rules to deal with animal behaviour, including noise limits and pooh. But do they work?
An SPCA inspector says 3000 broiler chickens have had to be euthanased after being found to have resorted to cannabilism after being left to starve.
New research shows that animal abuse puts children at risk of being affected by disabling disorders, writes Louise van der Merwe.