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Outpouring of disgust as trophy hunter shoots sleeping lion

There has been an outpouring of disgust as the video of a trophy hunter has surfaced, showing a man sneaking up on a sleeping lion and then shooting it. Where the video was taken nor … Read More “Outpouring of disgust as trophy hunter shoots sleeping lion”

Baby giraffe! April gives birth to a bouncing spotted calf

April the Giraffe, the world’s most famous long-necked new mom, gave birth to another bouncing baby spotted calf on Saturday afternoon.

According to the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, 17-year-old April gave birth … Read More “Baby giraffe! April gives birth to a bouncing spotted calf”

Moose trapped in window well hauled to safety

In Keystone, Colorado, one never knows what critter might be in need of rescue. Just ask the Summit Fire & EMS as they added “moose rescue” to their list of emergency responses they successfully performed … Read More “Moose trapped in window well hauled to safety”

Lost zebra foal desperately searching for his mother

At the Kruger National Park in South Africa, a lost zebra foal is desperately searching for his mother. For the past four days, he has been spotted near Olifants.

“Update on the lonely zebra foal

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Hong Kong traveler tried to smuggle in 1500 turtles into Philippines

A Hong Kong traveler tried to smuggle in more than 1,500 exotic live turtles into the Philippines on Saturday.

“1,529 live exotic turtles were apprehended and turned over by Bureau of Customs NAIA to DENR

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Mountain lion Colorado runner killed was only 3-month-old kitten

In Fort Collins, Colorado, a necropsy of the mountain lion killed by a Colorado runner with his bare hands, was only a three to four-months-old male kitten.

According to Newsweek, Travis Kauffman had been … Read More “Mountain lion Colorado runner killed was only 3-month-old kitten”

Boat captain in cruel shark dragging video sentenced to 10 days in jail

A Florida boat captain pleaded guilty to animal cruelty in a disturbing shark dragging video and has been sentenced to 10 days in jail after a plea deal on Thursday. Michael Wenzel will begin his … Read More “Boat captain in cruel shark dragging video sentenced to 10 days in jail”

Colorado hunter posing with bloody hands after shooting mountain lion condemned

A Colorado hunter who proudly posed with bloodied hands after shooting a mountain lion has been condemned by wildlife groups as a “sadistic killer.” Franchesca Esplin killed the animal in December and wrote how the … Read More “Colorado hunter posing with bloody hands after shooting mountain lion condemned”

Ohio officials launch investigation after opossum tortured with a blowtorch

In Athens, Ohio, the prosecutor’s office announced a joint investigation on Monday with Athens Police and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources after an opossum was found tortured with a blowtorch and left to suffer … Read More “Ohio officials launch investigation after opossum tortured with a blowtorch”

Here kitty kitty: Fire department saves mountain lion trapped in tree

In the City of Hesperia, California, the San Bernardino County Fire Department  assisted San Bernardino County Sheriff and California Fish & Wildlife on Saturday with a mountain lion in a tree outside of a private … Read More “Here kitty kitty: Fire department saves mountain lion trapped in tree”