Poison used to kill lions and hyenas is indirectly killing Kenya’s vultures and other raptors

Poison used to kill lions and hyenas is indirectly killing Kenya’s vultures and other raptors

Darcy Ogada rarely spots raptors​ from her home in central Kenya any more. ​The birds were once ​a ​common​ ​​sight in the industrial town of Thika, 25 miles (40km) north of Nairobi, but the ​region’s ​forests are rapidly declining, and the few remaining raptor populations face the added threats of poison and persecution. “It is […]

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Why are people poisoning Britain’s sea eagles when they are such a wonderful sight?

Why are people poisoning Britain’s sea eagles when they are such a wonderful sight?

A beautiful white-tailed eagle has once again been a familiar sight for those fortunate enough to live in the flight path of eagles recently introduced to the Isle of Wight. Thousands of Britons have witnessed and heard the gigantic two-metre wings beating overhead, as well as the cruel-beaked birds diving for fish in spectacular fashion. […]

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Police launch investigation after hunt saboteurs film fox ‘being ripped apart’ by pack of hounds

Police launch investigation after hunt saboteurs film fox ‘being ripped apart’ by pack of hounds

Police have launched an investigation after shocking footage emerged appearing to show a fox being savaged to death by a pack of crazed hunt hounds. Members of the Warwickshire Hunt were recorded by saboteurs allegedly using their dogs to kill the animal during a meet at Arlescote, Warwickshire, last Wednesday. A pack of around 15 […]

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