How to Protect Big Cats in Your Travels and Help Stop the ‘Cuddle of Death’

How to Protect Big Cats in Your Travels and Help Stop the ‘Cuddle of Death’

Animal activists and wildlife conservationists have long since sounded the alarms of the detrimental effects of close encounter with wildlife attractions. Now there is proof that human-animal contact is not the best thing for wild animals and, worse, can cause irrevocable harm. New research on the popular wildlife tourist attraction known as “cub-petting” reveals the […]

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Hunting takes its toll on Himalaya’s blue sheep, favored prey of snow leopards

Hunting takes its toll on Himalaya’s blue sheep, favored prey of snow leopards

KATHMANDU — The Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve in western Nepal is known for its pristine high-altitude grasslands, and buzzes with helicopter traffic every October and November, at the onset of winter. The choppers carry more than half a dozen foreigners, mostly from the U.S., Russia, Canada, Norway and Germany, typically clad in camouflage and wielding hunting […]

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Breaking: Brutal trophy hunt returns in shocking ‘emergency’ reversal of policy

Breaking: Brutal trophy hunt returns in shocking ‘emergency’ reversal of policy

In a stunningly shortsighted and ill-advised decision, New Jersey officials voted Tuesday to bring back the state’s trophy hunt of black bears. The disappointing move was approved Tuesday by a unanimous vote of the state’s Fish and Game Council and supported by a finding of “imminent peril” to public safety by New Jersey Gov. Phil […]

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Trophy hunting ‘like serial killer taking home victim’s underwear’, says animal charity

Trophy hunting ‘like serial killer taking home victim’s underwear’, says animal charity

Animal charity PETA have likened the act of trophy hunting to a serial killer prizing a woman’s underwear as a keepsake after murdering her. The non-profit animal rights organisation, which stands for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, made the statement on their UK Facebook page, which boasts 658,000 followers. In a post, that […]

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