Beached Pilot Whales in Snæfellsnes: Video

News Tagged with “Animals”

Crazy Bína Gives Birth to Quadruplets

14 May It is rare for ewes to give birth to three lambs, and four are surely the exception.


Four Tarantulas Coming to Iceland

9 Apr The Environment Agency of Iceland recently granted permission for the importation of four tarantulas from Germany and four southern white-faced owls (Ptilopsis granti) from the UK.

Pets’ Quarantine Time to Be Shortened

4 Jan Quarantine time for imported pets in Iceland will be reduced from four weeks to two.

Violent Storm Kills Dozens of Icelandic Horses

18 Dec The violent storm that hit Iceland last week killed dozens of horses.

From a sightseeing tour, organized by the Seal Center.

Seal Center Receives European Award

6 Nov The Icelandic Seal Center in Hvammstangi, Northwest Iceland, received first price in the category Intangible Heritage at the Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Awards.

Enjoying the sunshine.

Sunbathing Seals on Löngufjörur Beach

23 Jul 2019 A number of harbor seals were sunbathing on Löngufjörur beach on the Snæfellsnes peninsula, West Iceland, on Saturday.

Police Look for Ducks and Sheep

25 Jun 2019 The Suðurnes Police Department, Southwest Iceland, is looking for a missing couple from Garður, the Reykjanes peninsula.

Just arrived in Keflavík.

Beluga Sisters Have Arrived

20 Jun 2019 The beluga sisters Litla Grá and Litla Hvít (Little Gray and Little White) safely arrived in Vestmannaeyjar islands last night, after a long journey from China.

Little Gray and Little White.

Belugas Fly in Tomorrow

18 Jun 2019 Two beluga whales from Shanghai, China, will arrive at Keflavík International Airport tomorrow morning.

Little Raxi receives a kiss from his mother.

Foal's First Kiss from Mom

31 May 2019 Morgunblaðið photographer Ragnar Axelsson, more commonly known as RAX or Raxi, arrived at the farm Árbæjarhjáleiga on Wednesday just in time to witness the mare Aldís foal a colt.

Kría and Jóhanna, holding the lambs Blíða and Blær.

Lambing Season in Full Swing

24 May 2019 “They’re very funny, and their different personalities are amazing.”

From the Reykjavík Zoo.

Seals to Be Protected in Reykjavík

10 May 2019 The environment and public health board of Reykjavík City has voted to approve a proposal, making the hunting of seals along the Reykjavík coastline and by river mouths within the city limits illegal.

Day of Icelandic Horse Tomorrow

30 Apr 2019 Tomorrow, May 1, Icelandic horse owners will be celebrating the International Day of the Icelandic Horse all around Iceland.

Mariusz Kopieccy, in good company in his backyard in Konin, Poland.

Breeds Icelandic Sheepdog in Poland

17 Apr 2019 Mariusz Kopieccy is the first person to breed the Icelandic Sheepdog in Poland.

The organization Villikettir aims to improve the lives of feral and stray cats.

Cat tortured in Hafnarfjörður

30 Aug 2018 “This is terrifying. You don’t understand how anyone can do this sort of thing.”


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