Badger cull will kill 140,000 more animals before scheme is halted, ministers warned

Badger cull will kill 140,000 more animals before scheme is halted, ministers warned

Another 140,000 badgers face being culled before the controversial scheme is halted, campaigners have warned the Government. A three-month public consultation paving the way to end the programme closed this week, with ministers and officials now studying responses. The Badger Trust, which has always opposed the cull, fears tens of thousands more of the creatures […]

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Oregon wolf makes history on lengthy journey to California

Oregon wolf makes history on lengthy journey to California

A grey wolf has made the longest tracked journey of any wolf over the last century, venturing hundreds of miles from its home range in Oregon to California’s Sierra Nevada. The wolf, a male called OR-93, has been fitted with a GPS collar, allowing officials at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to monitor […]

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Wisconsin hunters kill 216 wolves in less than 60 hours, sparking uproar

Wisconsin hunters kill 216 wolves in less than 60 hours, sparking uproar

Hunters and trappers in Wisconsin killed 216 gray wolves last week during the state’s 2021 wolf hunting season – more than 82% above the authorities’ stated quota, sparking uproar among animal-lovers and conservationists, according to reports. The kills all took place in less than 60 hours, quickly exceeding Wisconsin’s statewide stated limit of 119 animals. […]

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Trophy hunters have slaughtered nearly 1,400 bobcats in Illinois since 2015. A new bill would stop the carnage

Trophy hunters have slaughtered nearly 1,400 bobcats in Illinois since 2015. A new bill would stop the carnage

Since Illinois reopened its bobcat hunts in 2015, after a 40-year hiatus, trophy hunters and trappers have killed nearly 1,400 bobcats using some of the cruelest methods imaginable, like steel-jawed leghold traps. These devices are so painful that the animals sometimes gnaw through their own limbs to escape. If they aren’t dead after hours of […]

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POLL: Should the use of strychnine for killing wolves be banned?

POLL: Should the use of strychnine for killing wolves be banned?

Health Canada is launching a review this spring on whether strychnine should be used to kill wolves. The Government of Alberta uses the poison to keep dwindling caribou herds alive. Alberta Trappers Association president Bill Abercrombie says strychnine is a horrendous way to kill an animal. “Strychnine initiates convulsions and the animal basically goes into […]

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Petition: Chilling Results Revealed from Investigation into Wildlife Killing Contest in Texas

Petition: Chilling Results Revealed from Investigation into Wildlife Killing Contest in Texas

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) released information about an undercover investigation into a wildlife killing contest in Texas. Wildlife killing contests are horrible events in which people, including children, are incentivized to hunt and kill wild animals for cash and prizes. The results are chilling.   Texas is thought to have the […]

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Short Film from Hollywood Moviemakers Exposes Nike’s Role in Kangaroo Slaughter

Short Film from Hollywood Moviemakers Exposes Nike’s Role in Kangaroo Slaughter

(HOLLYWOOD) – An innovative and disturbing short film by Hollywood producer Gavin Polone and director Derek Ambrosi, released on 4 February 2020, exposed the hidden truth behind Nike soccer shoes made from kangaroo skins, according to the Center for a Humane Economy. The 60-second short film lays bare an element of Nike’s supply chain that […]

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Rich Brits paying £25,000 to kill antelopes, zebras and kangaroos on family holidays in Texas

Rich Brits paying £25,000 to kill antelopes, zebras and kangaroos on family holidays in Texas

Wealthy Brits are paying up to £25,000 to kill zebras, antelopes and even kangaroos on family breaks in the United States. Hunters are flying out to southern Texas to hunt them with rifles, machine guns and even bows and arrows. Staff at 18,000-acre Ox Ranch told the Daily Star Sunday the estate is visited by […]

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