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A Zoo Is Struggling So Much That It May Have to Feed Some Animals to Other Animals

(CNN)- Faced with disrupted supply chains and steep revenue declines due to the coronavirus pandemic, one zoo is considering a drastic measure: turning some of its residents into food. The longer that the coronavirus lockdowns continue and the more dire financial … Continue reading

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Urgent Call to Action! Help in Defense of Animals Stop Canada’s Horrific Seal Hunt!

Despite the coronavirus pandemic worldwide, the notoriously brutal Canadian seal hunt is still happening, and the bloodiest months are coming. Hundreds of thousands of harp seals and their babies will be beaten with barbed clubs, shot, and many will be skinned alive for their … Continue reading

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State MPs Dismayed at NSW Forestry Logging Unburnt Habitat After Bushfires

The New South Wales Forestry Corporation has continued to log unburnt forest that is habitat for some of the most imperilled species in the aftermath of the state’s bushfire crisis. Logging operations have continued in the Styx River state forest on the … Continue reading

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Rare White Giraffes Killed by Poachers in Kenya

Two extremely rare white giraffes have been killed by poachers in north-eastern Kenya, conservationists say. Rangers had found the carcasses of the female and her calf in a village in north-eastern Kenya’s Garissa County. A third white giraffe is still … Continue reading

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70 Elephants Will Soon Be ‘Legally’ Killed in Botswana And No One Can Do Anything About It

Last year, Botswana legalized hunting of elephants as ‘there are too many of them’. The government officially lifted the hunting suspension. More than half a year later, the country is going to auction licences to hunt a total of 70 … Continue reading

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Kenya Bans Commercial Slaughter of Donkeys

The East African nation legalised trade in donkey meat and hide in 2012 to meet growing demand in China. Minister Peter Munya said the decision had been a mistake as it had caused the donkey population to fall. Many people … Continue reading

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The World Wants to Eat More Octopus. Is Farming Them Ethical?

SISAL, YUCATÁN, MEXICO—In a damp, darkened shoreside laboratory near the Yucatán hamlet of Sisal, Carlos Rosas Vázquez lifts one of the scores of small conch shells littering a black plastic tank. He coaxes its wary occupant out onto his hand. … Continue reading

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