As Guinea-Bissau records mass vulture deaths, poisoning is main suspect

As Guinea-Bissau records mass vulture deaths, poisoning is main suspect

Around 1,000 vultures have been found dead in Guinea-Bissau in the last two weeks, believed to have been poisoned. The birds, almost all critically endangered hooded vultures (Necrosyrtes monachus) were found in different locations across the country, with the majority near the towns of Bafata and Gabu. Initial details suggest that the birds were poisoned, […]

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Feeding wildlife leads to leghold traps, death for Nova Scotia foxes

Feeding wildlife leads to leghold traps, death for Nova Scotia foxes

A Cape Breton wildlife photographer is questioning the Nova Scotia government’s use of leghold traps to capture and kill nuisance foxes around Englishtown. Since the summer, Department of Lands and Forestry officials have been setting traps after complaints from area residents about foxes lurking in their yards and, in one case, taking food from a […]

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