Millionaire trophy hunter, 68, is caught boasting how he helped to shoot 13,000 doves over four days on trip to Argentina

Millionaire trophy hunter, 68, is caught boasting how he helped to shoot 13,000 doves over four days on trip to Argentina

A millionaire trophy hunter has been caught boasting about helping to kill 13,000 doves and blasting a baboon. In a phone call with an undercover investigator, businessman Rob Weir recounted a £2,800 hunting trip to Argentina, saying: ‘There were five of us – one of them was a lady – and we shot 13,000 doves […]

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Argentina creates two new marine parks to protect penguins, sea lions

Argentina has officially created two large marine protected areas: the Yaganes Marine National Park, lying off of the country’s southern tip, and the Namuncurá-Burdwood Bank II Marine National Park in the South Atlantic. Together, the two parks cover a total area of about 98,000 square kilometers (37,000 square miles). By designating these two marine parks, […]

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Carpintero copete pajizo (Pale-crested Woodpecker) Celeus lugubris

El carpintero lúgubre (Celeus lugubris), también denominado Carpintero copete pajiza (Argentina), Paraguay) Carpintero de cresta blanca, carpintero castaño, picapalo (en portugués pica-pau) viejo o rubio (Brasil) es una especie de ave piciforme perteneciente al género Celeus que integra la familia Picidae de los pájaros carpinteros. Vive en el centro de América del Sur. Mide 27 […]

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