Horror images show reality of brutal badger cull unfolding in the countryside

Horror images show reality of brutal badger cull unfolding in the countryside

Gruesome images have revealed the horror of the badger cull as marksmen aim to kill nearly 65,000 of the animals this autumn. Lying bloodied and lifeless, the creatures have been shot as part of the Government’s controversial programme to curb the spread of tuberculosis in cows. Another is bagged up ready for incineration. This year’s […]

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Badger cull extended in England with more than 60,000 in line of fire

Badger cull extended in England with more than 60,000 in line of fire

The government’s badger cull is being expanded to 11 new areas of England including parts of Oxfordshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire so that more than 60,000 badgers can be killed. Conservation groups said the expansion was a betrayal of trust after the government this year pledged to phase out the badger cull, intended to reduce […]

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Wildlife authorities kill over 100 geese at Sloan’s Lake as culling enters its second year in Denver

Wildlife authorities kill over 100 Canada Geese at Sloan’s Lake as culling enters its second year in Denver

Federal authorities won’t kill as many geese this year as they did last year because, well, the geese population has waned at Denver parks since the city started its “culling” program to cut down on poop and clean the water. Denver Parks & Recreation Deputy Manager Scott Gilmore said biologists with the United States Department […]

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Killing nearly 500 wolves in a year failed to protect endangered caribou – study

Killing nearly 500 wolves in a year failed to protect endangered caribou – study

With their ability to glide silently through snow drifts and vanish into forests, mountain caribou have been called the grey ghosts of western Canada’s alpine region. But in recent years, a steep drop in their population has raised fears the knobby-kneed ungulates may disappear forever. The rapid decline of mountain caribou has alarmed both biologists […]

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Petition: Australia is Slaughtering Thousands of Wild Horses, Goats, Deer, and Pigs Starting This Month

Petition: Australia is Slaughtering Thousands of Wild Horses, Goats, Deer, and Pigs Starting This Month

It was announced just three weeks ago that the Bureau of Land Management in the United States will remove 30,000 wild horses and burros from federal lands via cruel mass roundups. They’ll also perform dangerous and inhumane sterilization procedures on mares.Mountain goats in national parks have also been culled recently. Unfortunately, it turns out that […]

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Campaigners condemn ‘sickening’ killing of beavers in Scotland

Campaigners condemn ‘sickening’ killing of beavers in Scotland

ARMERS and landowners have legally killed around one hundred wild beavers in Tayside, The Ferret can reveal. Campaigners have condemned the killings as “shameful” and “sickening” and are demanding that beavers be moved rather than shot. Scottish ministers are now likely to face questions about the deaths. The official number killed under licence in 2019 […]

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