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Leopard cat escapes from Taipei Zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An endangered leopard cat (石虎) escaped from its enclosure at the Taipei Zoo over the weekend, but zoo officials did not disclose the escape until Wednesday (Nov. 25). K...

Russian artist behind leopard cat designs arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Russian designer whose artwork had been allegedly plagiarized arrived in Taiwan today (Sept. 17) after accepting an official invitation by the government to thank her for d...

Taipei restaurant caught storing endangered animals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A large number of frozen carcasses of endangered Taiwanese wildlife were discovered during a raid on a restaurant in Taipei on Wednesday (Jan. 17), announced the Forestry Burea...

Photo of the Day: Otters snuggle during siesta

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Pictured above are two baby Eurasian otters snuggling as they first arrived at the Taipei Zoo. The two otters, Ta Chin (大金) and Hsiao Chin (小金), are brothers, and along with...

Photo of the Day: Fantastic beasts and where to find them in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American living in Taiwan's Hsinchu City on Dec. 20 posted an illustration on the social media site Reddit he created depicting the amazing animals he has encountered wh...

New crab species with star-shaped projections found

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A new species of orange-colored crab that is covered in numerous tiny, star-shaped projections all over its body, has been discovered in Taiwan. Researchers from the Nationa...