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Ground-breaking surgical procedure by South African veterinarians regarded as the first of its kind

In what is regarded as a first of its kind, a group of South African veterinarians, together with a maxillofacial surgeon, succeeded in surgically lengthening the misaligned jaw of an adult male chimpanzee.

Another veterinary painkiller found to be toxic to vultures

In South Asia, the frequent and widespread use of certain drugs to treat cattle and buffalo has led to a catastrophic decline in the populations of vultures that consume livestock carcasses.

Some flies like crowds

Entomologists at the University of Pretoria are assessing which flies are best for recycling organic waste.