‘Killing for fun’: Inside the sick world of badger baiting as bloodsport surges across Greater Manchester beauty spots

‘Killing for fun’: Inside the sick world of badger baiting as bloodsport surges across Greater Manchester beauty spots

Badger baiting. A cruel sport where badgers are terrorised, hunted and killed. Increasing cases of badger baiting are causing untold damage to our wildlife, with hundreds of badgers being killed every year. A year ago, on April 28 2021, a volunteer was brutally attacked with spades by a gang of five thugs who were digging […]

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According to a new Scottish government bill, hunters will no longer be permitted to deploy packs of dogs to flush out wild animals unless they have a license

According to a new Scottish government bill, hunters will no longer be permitted to deploy packs of dogs to flush out wild animals unless they have a license

According to a new Scottish government bill, hunters will no longer be permitted to deploy packs of dogs to flush out wild creatures unless they have a license. The Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Act 2002, which made fox hunting illegal, will be replaced by the Hunting with Dogs Bill. Ministers stated that it will […]

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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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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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