Animals

Covering the latest news about our friends the animals. Because we care about all animals we report on them from pets to wildlife without forgetting the farmed animals.

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Banks joining United For Wildlife to fight the illegal Wildlife Trade

Banks and Financial institutions have committed to tackling the multibillion-dollar illegal wildlife trade such as rhino horn and elephant tusks. The Duke of Cambridge, President...
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Nepal says its tiger population has almost doubled from 2009

The number of tigers roaming the jungles of Nepal has nearly doubled because of initiatives from the government, conservationists and local authorities who have...
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Outrage After Hippo Fed a Plastic Bag of Popcorn at Zoo in China

A man is being condemned on chinese social media after feeding a hippo with popcorn and ultimately the plastic bag that contained it. Have...
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Earthivist Investigation – Boxing Moonbears and Abuse in Chinese Circus

Following the news on China lifting the ban on rhino horns and tiger parts and then the postponing of that lift, as a side...
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South Africa – 8 arrested for illegal possession of Lion Bones and Tiger Skin

Eight suspects aged between 22 and 60 yesterday for the alleged illegal possession of game products. An intelligence driven operation intercepted two vehicles driving in...
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1000s of Songbirds being smuggled to Italy for luxury dishes

Slovenian customs officers have discovered an astonishing 1,349 dead songbirds on a bus heading for Italy, where they were to be eaten in restaurants. The illegally killed birds...