It is illegal to own a pig in New York City.
Government figures estimate that UK creative industries contribute £9.5 million an hour to the economy.
Sleeping sickness in Kenyan cattle can be reduced by 80% by giving them antelope-scented cow-collars: tsetse flies are repelled by the smell of antelopes.
A bear in Myanmar has had its tongue removed after it became so swollen from an unknown disease that it weighed half a stone and dragged along the ground.
People who have taken psychedelic drugs are statistically less likely to commit serious crimes like theft or assault, but more likely to sell or use illegal drugs.
A letter from a doomed passenger on the Titanic, written the day before sailing, has sold for a record £126,000. His wife survived the disaster.