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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