Victoria’s wombat killing laws closer to being overhauled after public pressure

Victoria’s wombat killing laws closer to being overhauled after public pressure

A ban on wombat shooting is a step closer after public outrage over a Chinese-run hunting lodge sparked a government probe into why killings were still considered legal in some parts of the state. Wombats are being counted and their movements mapped in Victoria as authorities investigate threats to species survival including targeted shooting. But […]

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Zimbabwe To Send Baby Elephants to China in Defiance of International Resolution

A Chinese ground crew has just arrived to prepare 33 baby elephants for imminent shipment to China, according to sources near Hwang National Park. These elephants have been held in captivity for nearly a year after being forcibly removed from their families. This action constitutes a direct violation of the recent decision taken by the […]

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South Africa selling tiger and lion hunts to Chinese nouveau riche

Critically endangered tigers, considered to be ‘functionally extinct’ in China, are now offered by several South African hunting businesses. Since tigers are primarily defined as an exotic species in South Africa, the captive breeding, trading and hunting of this CITES Appendix I species is unregulated, with an estimated 60 mostly unlicensed tiger breeders, including several […]

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