Live exports: government refuses to release video showing heat stress

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Live exports RSPCA criticises agriculture department for redacting information about animal welfare concerns in reports from Australian ships Photographs taken by independent observers on Australian live export ships last year and released under FOI laws show sheep showing symptoms of heat stress. The government Läs mer…

Bear in mind: lost boy's tale of ursine guardian 'likely to be fantasy'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Animals Three-year-old Casey Hathaway said a bear helped him survive two nights in the woods but animal experts say it would be a first One bear researcher said: ‘If the boy felt comfortable under the watch of a wild animal that’s fine. Whatever helped Läs mer…

A Jurassic Park Star Doing Yoga With His Flexible Pig Is Really Onto Something Special

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In stressful times, it’s helpful to know that somewhere, someone is doing yoga alongside his pig. Perhaps it’s not surprising that the someone is Sam Neill, an actor you may have seen in Jurassic Park or The Piano. He does yoga. But it’s important Läs mer…

Trevor, world's loneliest duck, dies on Pacific island of Niue

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Birds Mallard who lived in a roadside puddle is found dead after being attacked by dogs Trevor the duck was named after New Zealand’s parliamentary speaker, Trevor Mallard. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images Trevor the duck, whose tale of loneliness on the tiny Pacific island nation Läs mer…

Build a wall, wild boar will fall: Denmark erects barrier to keep out German pigs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Denmark 42-mile fence on border with Germany aims to protect pig farms from African swine fever Construction on the boar fence will end later this year. Photograph: Frank Cilius/AP The United States isn’t the only country with a border wall controversy these days. However, Läs mer…

Red panda goes missing from Belfast zoo

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Belfast Police asking public not to approach or attempt to capture the animal A red panda in the snow at Bristol zoo. Two panda cubs were born at Belfast zoo last year. Photograph: Mark Eastment/Bristol zoo gardens A red panda has gone missing from Läs mer…

Šediváčkuv long sled dog race 2019 – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Only half of the 100 ‘mushers’ who braved one of Europe’s toughest sled dog races, the Czech long trail, finished the competition, which was hit by severe weather The race is the longest in the Czech Republic and one of the hardest of its Läs mer…

Crimes against nature: how greed fuels illegal trade in animal parts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Metropolitan police Scotland Yard’s small wildlife unit opens its store of raided treasures for the first time DC Sarah Bailey with some of the finds she has seized from illegal traders. Photograph: Linda Nylind/Guardian Row upon row of primate skulls sit in a glass Läs mer…