New Jersey bear hunting begins with bow and arrow deaths even for cubs

New Jersey’s annual black bear hunt began on Monday just before sunrise. For the first three days the hunt is restricted to archery, and hunters with bows and arrows shoot at bears, often resulting in … Read More

Two Rockland cops fired after beating porcupines to death with batons

In Rockland, Maine, two police officers have been fired after they were accused of killing porcupines with their batons while on duty. According to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, Addison Cox and … Read More

Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers reward for dead black bear draped over sign

In Walland, Tennessee at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, officials have offered a $5,000 reward for information relating to a dead black bear draped over the Foothills Parkway sign. Especially egregious was a handwritten … Read More

American dentist who killed Cecil the lion slaughters rare sheep in Mongolia

The American dentist from Minnesota is believed to be back to slaughtering animals for his trophy collection. Walter Palmer, 60, returned from another hunting trip in Mongolia  after killing an Altai argali – the largest … Read More

Rare silverback mountain gorilla killed by hunters

In Uganda, a 25-year-old rare silverback mountain gorilla referred to as Rafiki, was killed this week by hunters in Uganda. It is believed there are less than 1,000 mountain gorillas in existence, and the Uganda Read More

Hunters to be allowed to bait and kill hibernating bears and wolves in Alaska

In a final ruling expected to be published on Tuesday, hunters in Alaska will be venturing into national parks to bait hibernating bears with doughnuts and bacon to lure them from their dens to kill … Read More

Brookville teen gets slap on the wrist for brutal torture of injured deer

In Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, a Brookville teen was sentenced to two years of probation on Monday after pleading guilty to animal cruelty as he and another teen were caught on a viral video kicking and … Read More

Trump administration to open national wildlife refuges to hunting and fishing

The Trump administration announced on Wednesday their plans to open 2.3 million acres of national wildlife refuges and fish hatcheries in 100 national parks for hunting and fishing. Several hunting and fishing groups applauded the … Read More

Famous lone wolf of Discovery Island: Takaya shot and killed by hunter

A lone wolf that lived on a tiny island near Victoria was shot and killed by a hunter earlier this week. The B.C. Conservation Officer Service issued the following statement:

“The Discovery Island wolf, that

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Kenya’s only white giraffe and her baby killed by poachers

Kenya’s only white giraffe and her baby calf were killed by poachers. The deaths of the two rare giraffes have been confirmed by members of the community and rangers of Ishaqbini Hirola Community Conservancy.

According … Read More