Endangered Turtle Dies at China Zoo

A female turtle considered to be one of the world’s rarest species died on Saturday at a zoo in southern China, the Suzhou city government announced on Sunday. The animal was one of the four remaining Yangtze giant softshell turtles in the world, thus prompting researchers to keep the turtle's ovarian tissue for future studies.

Lunar New Year: 11 Things to Know

It's that time again: Lunar New Year. Red packets of money will change hands and dragon dances will roar through the streets as people around the world, predominately of Chinese descent, usher in the Year of the Pig.