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The prognosis was grim for a shire horse named Beatrice after she collapsed due to severe colic. Her owners, Donald MacIntyre and Jane Lipington, contacted their veterinarian to euthanize her after attempting to get her back on her feet for over six hours. But one family member was not ready to say goodbye. Watch as Beatrice’s companion Beau urges her to keep fighting! Beatrice is 16-years-old and weighs close to 1,000 pounds. After collapsing from intense abdominal pain, her heart rate and blood pressure rose to near-fatal levels. Her organs were at risk of shutting down the longer she remained lateral. MacIntyre...

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Dolly the sheep was the world’s first successful attempt at cloning mammals, and now scientists have turned their attention toward another type of farm animal. Researchers from Korea and Russia are “confident of success” in extracting cells from a 42,000-year-old extinct foal and using those cells to bring the Lenskaya horse breed back to life. This “Jurassic Park” attempt to clone an animal that hasn’t existed for thousands of years is garnering a lot of international attention. South Korean and Russian scientists have been working together for months on the joint project. They hope to finish up their work–with an...

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