Demand for North American bear parts fuels black market activity in Canada: expert

Demand for North American bear parts fuels black market activity in Canada: expert

Black market demand for bear parts like gallbladders and paws has led to poaching of these animals in Saskatchewan and Canada, according to one man who’s dedicated to cracking down on wildlife trafficking. “Imagine that you have somethingthat has gone extinct just about everywhere else in the world but there’s only one place that it’s […]

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Trump administration authorizes ‘cyanide bombs’ to kill wild animals

Trump administration authorizes ‘cyanide bombs’ to kill wild animals

The Trump administration has reauthorized government officials to use controversial poison devices – dubbed “cyanide bombs” by critics – to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals across the US. The spring-loaded traps, called M-44s, are filled with sodium cyanide and are most frequently deployed by Wildlife Services, a federal agency in the US Department of […]

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Petition: Young Bear Killed After Humans Kept Taking Selfies With Him #NationalSelfieDay

Petition: Young Bear Killed After Humans Kept Taking Selfies With Him #NationalSelfieDay

No one should die for “likes,” but that didn’t stop countless selfish people from subjecting a beautiful young black bear to selfies—ignoring Washington County Sheriff’s Office’s warnings to “stay away”—just so that they could look “cool” on social media. The bear, who was living near Henry Hagg Lake Park in northwestern Oregon and believed to […]

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