POLL: Should Death Valley’s iconic burros be rounded up and slaughtered?

Burros have been a familiar sight in Death Valley going back to the California Gold Rush in the mid-1800s, when prospectors used them as transportation and then left them behind. Over the next century, the burros multiplied, ate up much of the vegetation and otherwise damaged the ecosystem in the Death Valley area, which was […]

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Live donkey fed to tigers in shareholder protest at Chinese zoo

Disgruntled shareholders at a zoo in China have fed a live donkey to tigers in a protest against the management. They also planned to feed a sheep to the tigers, before security at the zoo in Changzhou, just outside Shanghai, stopped them. The donkey’s ordeal was filmed by a member of the public and the […]

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