POLL: Should experimental coronavirus vaccine be tested on zoo animals?

POLL: Should experimental coronavirus vaccine be tested on zoo animals?

According to the New York Times, in early July an experimental coronavirus vaccine for animals began making its rounds at the Oakland Zoo in California. During the course of the summer, about 100 zoo animals are going to receive the vaccine, including mountain lions, ferrets, bears, and tigers. The veterinary pharmaceutical company Zoetis is donating […]

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POLL: Elk were hunted to extinction during the late 1800’s. Should elk hunting be banned?

POLL: Elk were hunted to extinction during the late 1800’s. Should elk hunting be banned?

Conservation officials have announced the five Missourians who were drawn for the 2021 elk hunting season slated for this fall and winter. Of the 9,714 permit applications, including one drawn from 84 resident landowners, the five people who will receive a permit to harvest one antlered elk in Missouri include: Michael Duncan, of Lesterville, who […]

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POLL: Zimbabwe Considers Mass Elephant Killing, First Time Since 1988

POLL: Zimbabwe Considers Mass Elephant Killing, First Time Since 1988

Zimbabwe is considering the mass killing of elephants, known as culling, for the first time since 1988 to reduce the 100,000 strong population of the animals. The government of Zimbabwe, which has the world’s second-largest population of elephants after neighboring Botswana, maintains that the large number of the animals is leading to destruction of habitat […]

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