Vinnie Jones targeted by animal rights campaigners over love of ‘cruel’ hunting

Vinnie Jones targeted by animal rights campaigners over love of ‘cruel’ hunting

X Factor: Celebrity semi-finalist Vinnie Jones is under attack from animal rights campaigners over his love of hunting. They are furious the ex-­footballer is on a Saturday night ­entertainment show and stunned that anti-cruelty champ Simon Cowell is calling him “a friend”. Activists have highlighted how the sportsman-turned-actor takes part in hunting which they say […]

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Starving tigers found covered in excrement in tiny cages in lorry during exhausting transfer from Italy to Russian circus are recovering in Polish zoo after dramatic rescue operation

Starving tigers found covered in excrement in tiny cages in lorry during exhausting transfer from Italy to Russian circus are recovering in Polish zoo after dramatic rescue operation

Nine stranded tigers who were found emaciated and dehydrated after they were shipped from Italy are slowly recovering thanks to two Polish zoos. The tigers endured a gruelling journey through Europe last month during which a tenth feline died. The big cats were found starving and covered in their own excrement in cages while being […]

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POLL: Should the keeping of big cats as pets be banned?

When a Florida private school featured a caged tiger at prom this year, animal rights advocates were aghast. The tiger paced nervously as fire dancers juggled torches outside his cage, surrounded by sparklers and hundreds of Christopher Columbus High School students. “This tiger’s not celebrating. This tiger’s not having a party,” Zoo Miami’s Ron Magill […]

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POLL: Should black bears be killed for Royal Guards’ fur caps?

Spending on British soldiers’ bearskin Busby hats has rocketed by nearly 500% since 2008 – despite thousands of troops being axed. Seven years ago a Labour Defence Minister, Baroness Taylor, met with animal rights campaigners to review designs of the controversial headgear. Activists hoped the Ministry of Defence would finally stop buying traditional caps made […]

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