‘Sit! sit!’ How one Australian dealt with a 4m crocodile called ‘Bonecruncher’

‘Sit! sit!’ How one Australian dealt with a 4m crocodile called ‘Bonecruncher’

For most people, the sight of an approaching crocodile, mouth wide open, would provide the fright of a life. And their fear would be rightly placed, as encounters between man and saltwater crocs typically have deathly ends for the former. Not for Matt Wright, the so-called “outback wrangler”. “Stay, sit, sit!” Wright instructed the croc ominously […]

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Raising and Killing Animals for Exotic Skins Could Spark the Next Pandemic

Petition: Raising and Killing Animals for Exotic Skins Could Spark the Next Pandemic

Raising and killing exotic animals for “luxury” fashion items can increase the risk of outbreaks of dangerous illnesses such as COVID-19, and PETA is calling for a complete shutdown of exotic-animal farms. Many alligators and crocodiles who are raised on farms for their skin are kept crowded together in highly unhygienic conditions, one on top […]

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