‘Killing spree’: Wisconsin’s wolf population plunges after protections removed, study finds

‘Killing spree’: Wisconsin’s wolf population plunges after protections removed, study finds

As many as one-third of Wisconsin’s gray wolves probably died at the hands of humans in the months after the federal government announced it was ending legal protections, according to a study released on Monday. Poaching and a February hunt that far exceeded kill quotas were largely responsible for the drop-off, University of Wisconsin scientists […]

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Elk were hunted to extinction during the late 1800’s. Should elk hunting be banned?

Elk were hunted to extinction during the late 1800’s. Should elk hunting be banned?

Conservation officials have announced the five Missourians who were drawn for the 2021 elk hunting season slated for this fall and winter. Of the 9,714 permit applications, including one drawn from 84 resident landowners, the five people who will receive a permit to harvest one antlered elk in Missouri include: Michael Duncan, of Lesterville, who […]

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Gambling-fuelled ‘taxi hunts’ run by rich and powerful are wiping out SA’s most endangered bokkie

Gambling-fuelled ‘taxi hunts’ run by rich and powerful are wiping out SA’s most endangered bokkie

A deadly cocktail of “taxi hunts”, racial conflict and state capture threatens to wipe out SA’s most endangered buck, the diminutive oribi, say farmers. The claims emerged in interviews with 50 KwaZulu-Natal game farmers who told zoologists taxi hunts — in which up to 150 starving, trained dogs compete in gambling-fuelled night-time bloodbaths — are […]

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