33,687 badgers slaughtered last year by shooting and trapping despite fury of animal rights campaigners

33,687 badgers slaughtered last year by shooting and trapping despite fury of animal rights campaigners

More than 30,000 badgers were killed in a government-backed cull in 2021, according to new estimates, causing outrage among animal rights activists. According to official statistics released on Wednesday, at least 33,687 badgers were slain in England through shooting and cage trapping in an effort to eradicate bovine tuberculosis. According to animal rights advocates, this […]

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City told to slaughter 300 kangaroos in grim, ‘money-saving’ plan

City told to slaughter 300 kangaroos in grim, ‘money-saving’ plan

Three hundred kangaroos will be shot to make way for a new road and sports facility in Western Australia, if a proposal is accepted. A 99-page draft environmental assessment, prepared for the City of Canning in June recommended against relocating the “land-locked” kangaroo population living at the 67-hectare site. The draft report advised finding a […]

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POLL: Should deer’s impact on crops, woodlands, and marshes be reduced by culling?

POLL: Should deer’s impact on crops, woodlands, and marshes be reduced by culling?

In 2021, the deer population in the United Kingdom has exploded. With the pandemic, deer hunting decreased and the market for venison reduced thanks to pandemic-induced restaurant closures. Now experts are debating a cull of the deer, the New York Times reported. Scientists note that deer are decimating plant life that other species eat. “Heavy browsing […]

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