Brown bears have been successfully reintroduced to the Pyrenees, with 70 individuals identified in 2021, the highest number in a century

Brown bears have been successfully reintroduced to the Pyrenees, with 70 individuals identified in 2021, the highest number in a century

A scheme to reintroduce brown bears to the Pyrenees is showing signs of success, with 70 individuals identified in 2021, the highest number for a century. The population has increased from 52 in 2018, according to figures produced by the cross-border group that monitors the bears in France and Spain, with half the creatures living […]

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Meet the fishing jaguars that have made this patch of the Pantanal their own

Meet the fishing jaguars that have made this patch of the Pantanal their own

The Taiamã Ecological Station, a small conservation unit that protects a virtually untouched stretch of the Pantanal wetland in Brazil’s Mato Grosso state, is home to a peculiar treasure: fishing jaguars (Panthera onca). In a newly published study, a group of international researchers documents that the basic diet of the jaguar population living in this […]

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Austrian prince is investigated over claims he ‘illegally’ shot dead the ‘largest’ brown bear in Romania after paying £6,000 during a trophy hunt in the Carpathian Mountains

Austrian prince is investigated over claims he ‘illegally’ shot dead the ‘largest’ brown bear in Romania after paying £6,000 during a trophy hunt in the Carpathian Mountains

An Austrian prince will be investigated over allegations he illegally shot and killed what is believed to be Romania’s largest brown bear during a trophy hunt in the country’s Carpathian Mountains in March, Romanian authorities said Wednesday. Prince Emanuel von und zu Liechtenstein was granted a four-day hunting permit in March in Romania’s Covasna County […]

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