US Trophy Hunter Pays $181,000 To Kill An Astore Markhor In Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.
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3w ago
According to Gilgit Baltistan wildlife officials, Brian Douglas Williams from the US successfully hunted an Astore Markhor (Capra falconeri) in Doyan, with a ‘trophy size’ of 40-inch horns. US trophy hunter Brian Douglas Williams with the endangered Astore Markhor. The hunter paid a $181,000 trophy hunting permit fee to the GB Wildlife Department (GBWD) for the hunt. The trophy hunting programme starts in October and ends in April the following year. The Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) government’s wildlife department on auctioned trophy hunting permits for 104 endangered animals, with the highest permi ..read more
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Asian Elephants Seen Mourning And Burying Their Dead For The First Time
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by Protect All Wildlife Blog
3w ago
Five Elephant calves have been found buried in drainage ditches on tea-growing estates in India in a rare example of burial behaviour in non-human animals. An Elephant pulling a dead calf on a tea estate in North Bengal, India Credit: Parveen Kaswan and Akashdeep Roy. Asian Elephant herd members in north Bengal have been documented burying premature calves in irrigation trenches inside tea gardens. The behavior is unique to this species and has been observed in cases in Debpara, Chunabhati, Bharnabari, Majherdabri, and the New Dooars tea gardens near Gorumara and Buxa. In five case studies in ..read more
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Istanbul Police Bust Wildlife Trafficking Ring As Raid On Illicit Wildlife Museum Reveals Stuffed Endangered Animals Worth $2.3m
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3w ago
Some of the animals illegally killed by Ali Haydar Ustay. Credit: Istanbul Police Department’s Anti-Smuggling and Organized Crime Branch In an operation conducted in the districts of Sarıyer and Arnavutköy in Istanbul, over 400 taxidermied specimens of protected wild animals were confiscated. The suspect, 85-year-old Ali Haydar Ustay, who established a private museum by hunting animals domestically and internationally, has been apprehended. Upon receiving a tip-off about an individual who decorates with the stuffed remains of killed wild animals as ornamental items and engages in their trade ..read more
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Please Don’t Turn Away, Please Don’t Pass Me By.
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by Protect All Wildlife Blog
1M ago
Lara was rescued from her nightmare ‘life’ in Egypt along with five other dogs. “I may not be easy on the eyes right now, but I beg of you, please don’t pass me by. I know my appearance may be unsettling, but beneath these scars lies a resilient spirit, yearning for a life filled with warmth and compassion. Together, we can defy the odds and create a future where my past no longer defines me.” Lara now thanks to Miracle’s Mission Your donation today is more than just a financial contribution—it is an act of empathy, an expression of love, and a beacon of hope. Your kindness will forever be etc ..read more
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They Spent Years Locked In A Train Carriage In Argentina. Now The Four Tigers, Known As The ‘Train Tigers’, Can Feel The Grass Beneath Their Feet.
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1M ago
The train carriage that was ‘home’ to four Bengal Tigers. Credit: Four Paws/Nicolas Cabona. The four Bengal Tigers, who lived 15 years in a train carriage in Argentina, have now been at their new home in South Africa for two years. FAMILY OF FOUR In 2007, a travelling circus abandoned the 18-year-old male and 15-year-old female Tiger in a train carriage in San Luis province in the west of Argentina. The circus asked a local farmer to temporarily take care of them, but never returned. The animals remained in the train carriage and had two babies. The farmer didn’t inform the authorities of the ..read more
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When A Three-Year-Old Toddler Fell Into A Zoo Enclosure In 1996 He Was Rescued – By A Gorilla.
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by Protect All Wildlife Blog
1M ago
Days after a young boy fell into the gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati zoo — prompting the zoo’s decision to shoot and kill Harambe, a 17-year-old Gorilla — an archived video emerged showing a similar incident 20 years earlier, with a very different outcome. Binti Jua gently cradles the young boy In summer 1996, a 3-year-old boy slipped away from his mother and squeezed through a barrier at Brookfield Zoo in Illinois, plummeting more than 15 feet into the enclosure holding  seven Gorillas. Gorillas are known to be fierc ..read more
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Mike Towler Rescued Cropper The Fox And Found His New Best Friend
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1M ago
When Mike Towler first met Cropper the Fox he had been in a tangle with a dog and came off worse. Cropper had been rescued by The Fox Project in Tunbridge Wells. Not only was he badly injured, he was also suffering from toxoplasmosis, a dangerous parasitic infection. He was in no shape to be returned to the wild. There were only two choices: euthanise Cropper or find him a home. That is where Mike came in. Mike Trowler with Cropper, the rescued Red Fox in his garden. Mike Towler gave Cropper a home. A retired engineer, has been described as a man on a mission. Mike is fascinated by Fox behavio ..read more
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Charity Auction Of Art To Help Disabled Animals
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by Protect All Wildlife Blog
1M ago
This is your chance to bid on beautiful original artworks in our ‘Charity Auction To Help Disabled Animals’. This is a sealed bid auction, so all you need to do is decide which item you would like to bid for – noting the reserve price for each – and send us your bid with the lot number and name by email to protectallwildlife@btinternet.com by 21:00 on the 15th of March 2024. We will email you to let you know if your bid is the highest. Postage costs will be calculated when the auction ends. Good luck! All funds raised help support the Miracle’s Mission Centre for Disabled Animals and their wor ..read more
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From Long-Covid To Stage 4 Stomach Cancer: An Appointment That Turned My Life Upside Down.
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by Protect All Wildlife Blog
2M ago
The False Beginning It all started in October 2022 (although it almost certainly started long before then) when I caught Covid. I woke up one morning to feel my face all swollen up and feeling terrible. As a nurse, I took the obligatory LFT test which immediately went positive ~ I had Covid! Because I worked with vulnerable patients I had to have at least 10 days off and only return to work after having negative LFTs on two consecutive days. I felt okay after two days but returned later as per instructed. However, in late January 2023 I started to feel really lethargic all the time. I put it ..read more
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Theme Park History: The Dark Story Of Thomas Edison And The Electrocution Of Topsy The Elephant For Murder
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3M ago
Topsy The Elephant Much has been written about the controversial movie Blackfish, the 2013 film that vilified SeaWorld for use of captive orcas. Many in the theme park community have attacked the movie as a hit piece, while others in the anti-animal captivity community used it as a call to arms. But for all the discussion and passion that the movie generated, history tells us that this issue is as old as the industry itself. If told completely, this story shines a different kind of light on the culture of the times, and also on an iconic figure in American history. Once upon a time, a 110 year ..read more
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