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Brits had a chance to shoot elephants and lions during sick hunters holiday

The British are offered the opportunity to shoot elephants and lions at bargain prices. The “Special Deal” is a desperate attempt to bring big game hunters back to Africa after the pandemic. Covid has hit the industry hard as tourists from the UK and US have been unable to travel to South Africa. One company, […]

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Deer, mink and hyenas have caught COVID-19 – Animal virologists explain coronavirus in animals and why humans should be concerned

White-tailed deer are one of the few wildlife species scientists have found to be infected with the coronavirus – at least so far. Credit: Andrew C/WikimediaCommons, CC BY In April 2020, tigers and lions at the Bronx Zoo made headlines when they caught COVID-19. In the months since these startling diagnoses, researchers and veterinarians have […]

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Lions and tigers driven from Ukraine to safety in Polish zoo

WARSAW, March 3 (Reuters) – A truck carrying six lions, six tigers, two caracals and a wild dog from a sanctuary east of Kiev reached Poland on Thursday after a two-day drive to escape a Russian invasion, said a Polish zoo official. noted. The owner of the sanctuary had requested help from Poznan Zoo in […]

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Deer, mink and hyenas have caught COVID-19 – animal virologists explain how to find the coronavirus in animals and why humans should be concerned

In April 2020, tigers and lions at the Bronx Zoo made headlines when they contracted COVID-19. In the months since those startling diagnoses, researchers and veterinarians have discovered SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in nearly a dozen other species, both in captivity and at home. the wild state. How do so many animals catch […]

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Did Omicron come from mice?

Last Thanksgiving, Rilu, an eleven-year-old snow leopard and father of seven, started sneezing and wheezing. Snow leopards are native to the Himalayas, but Rilu was born in an Oklahoma City zoo and then moved to Miller Park Zoo in Illinois in 2011 to be part of the Species Survival Plan – the effort twinning zoos […]

Animal Conservation

In prioritizing conservation, animal culture should be a factor, study finds

Research has shown that culture exists in a myriad of animal species, enabling the sharing of information between generations, leading to instances of tool use, and potentially affecting the adaptability of animals to changes in their environment. In a new paper, scientists offer a step-by-step process for considering and protecting animal culture in conservation efforts. […]

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Seeking Doctor Doolittle: A private zoo with 450 animals for sale

Breadcrumb Links News Lack of regulation raises questions about a buyer’s ability to operate a facility safely One of the residents hanging out at Greenview. Photo by Facebook/Greenview Content of the article A recent real estate listing offering a small business near the shore of Lake Erie is attracting attention not for the 50-acre property […]

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Covid News: Austrian adult vaccine mandate nears approval

Members of the University of Pretoria veterinary team take samples from a lion that contracted the coronavirus from its handlers at a zoo in Johannesburg.Credit…Marietjie Venter JOHANNESBURG – Lions at a South African zoo who caught the coronavirus from their handlers were sick for more than three weeks and continued to test positive for up […]

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Five Worcestershire Hidden Zoos With Super Cute Animals You Didn’t Know About

We are a nation of animal lovers and love nothing more than taking a trip to see them in zoos or safari parks. In the West Midlands, that means a trip to West Midlands Safari Park or Dudley Zoo. But tucked away in the Worcestershire countryside are five secret places to see animals and birds. […]

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A look inside Lion Keeper Reece Oliver’s new enclosure in the Nottinghamshire village

Strelley’s lion keeper Reece Oliver has completed his new enclosure for his lions – and he’s now caring for a rare animal he calls ‘Mr T’. Nottinghamshire Live agenda editor Joseph Locker and photographer Joe Raynor got an exclusive look inside the newly expanded compound after it was approved at a Broxtowe City Council planning […]

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The lonely puma who became a Hollywood star | Nature | News

FATAL ATTRACTION: P-22 became a Hollywood hero, but cougars are known to kill (Image: STEVE WINTER/National Geographic) Bears and wolves could once again roam remote parts of Britain, if the growing rewilding campaign is successful. It aims to restore ancient natural habitats and reintroduce species that have long been hunted on our coasts. Not everyone […]

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Clever and nocturnal ninja that lashes out in the houses of the city | Print edition

By Kasun Warakapitiya Views) : Some inhabitants of the city and the suburbs are increasingly disturbed by the nocturnal activities of palm civets, which take refuge in their homes. The palm civet is a small mammal with a long, hairy tail and a pointed muzzle. There are times when residents seek help from local authorities, […]

Animal Conservation

Lessons from rehabilitating the world’s smallest wildcat

The rust-spotted cat population thrives outside protected forest areas, in human-dominated spaces such as agricultural landscapes. In this commentary, the author recounts the journey of a rusty cat who was the first to be captive-bred and released to the wild in India. Countless wild animals are found in zoos and rescue centers with limited resources […]

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Colorado wildlife migration passages reduce animal accidents by 90%

Colorado wildlife is popular. Each year, millions of people visit a number of Colorado parks or conservation lands to see elk, mule deer, moose, and bighorn sheep. But the infrastructure created to support human life in Colorado has historically endangered herd animals. Animals in herds have distinct migratory patterns, which means that they move at […]

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State Department has new approach to stop wildlife trafficking

The best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. Subscribe to Federal Drive’s daily audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne. The State Department is in the middle of an annual month-long program to generate ideas on how to stop wildlife trafficking. It sponsors Zoohackathon sessions on three continents. To learn more about what […]

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Rohnert Park Mountain Lion tranquilized, moved after urging high schools to close – CBS San Francisco

[ad_1] ROHNERT PARK (CBS SF) – A wayward mountain lion who caused a lockdown Monday morning at two colleges in Rohnert Park has been reassured and removed from the area, public safety officials have said. The Rohnert Park Public Safety Department said Evergreen and Lawrence Jones Middle Schools were closed after a puma was seen […]

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Australia’s last circus lion trainer Matthew Ezekial puts his six African lions into early retirement | Camden Haven Courier

[ad_1] It’s the end of an era for Australia’s last circus lion trainer Matthew Ezekial as he settles his pride of six African lions into early retirement. It’s a heartbreaking final act for the 20-year-old clown and lion trainer of Stardust Circus, as the much-loved carnivores are permanently transferred to the Central Coast Zoo in […]

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Meet the young woman who takes on the illegal wildlife trade

Trang Nguyen, the 31-year-old Vietnamese founder and executive director of WildAct, travels the world as wildlife conservation scientist. Vietnam has emerged as one of the world’s hotspots for the illegal wildlife trade, with some of the world’s most endangered species, such as the pangolin, tiger, and elephant, being targeted. Vietnam has been at the center […]

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Ex-cricketer Yusuf Pathan visits wildlife care center – SOS tusker

Agra Indian cricketer Yusuf Pathan visited Wildlife SOS Elephant Hospital and Elephant Conservation and Care Center in Mathura on Saturday to raise awareness of the plight of captive elephants. Returning for the third time, the cricketer star and animal enthusiast spent time interacting with Wildlife SOS staff over lunch before moving to the Elephant Hospital […]

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Conserving wildlife in Africa … a conservation success impossible without international hunting

Emmanuel Koro Why should rural African communities coexisting with wildlife and receiving no benefit from it care about the conservation of wildlife that damages their crops, kills their livestock, their loved ones and destroys their property? This is the key wildlife conservation question that all African states had to answer when they took over from […]

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Oh dear! From the United States to India, even animals are infected with COVID

[ad_1] One-third of white-tailed deer in the northeastern United States developed antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, indicating they had been infected in some way, according to a study. White-tailed deer have been exposed to coronavirus | Photo: Wikipedia One-third of white-tailed deer in the northeastern United States developed antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, indicating they had been infected in […]

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What it means to be wild

[ad_1] In 1985, biologist Michael Soulé introduced the burgeoning field of conservation biology, a scientific response to the planet’s many ecological disturbances. Its purpose, he writes, was to support efforts to “conserve biological diversity”. He also stated several core values ​​to guide the emerging discipline; chief among them: Biodiversity has intrinsic value. Soulé also stressed […]

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“Planetary” approach proposed for the prediction of a pandemic

[ad_1] Infectious disease models designed to take into account all ecological and anthropological contexts of pathogen transmission in predicting future pandemics, argue Smithsonian researchers in an article published May 17 in Ecology and evolution of nature. They would probably pale at the description, but consider it “One Health” on steroids. Indeed, the new approach adapts […]

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Underestimated gorilla population gives hope to conservationists

[ad_1] In films like “King Kong” and “Planet of the Apes”, gorillas are formidable monsters who pose a direct threat to human survival. But in real life, humans have played the role of monsters in the human-gorilla relationship. Because humans destroyed their habitat and poached them, gorillas are now among the most endangered apes in […]

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The Valmiki Tiger Reserve and Zoo remain closed for tourist activities in Bihar | Patna News

[ad_1] PATNA: Pursuant to an order issued by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), the state’s Department of Environment, Forestry and Climate Change has decided to maintain the Valimiki tiger reserve in West Champaran and the park Sanjay Gandhi’s biological in Patna closed to visitors and tourist activities until later orders. The state forestry department […]

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Following COVID outbreaks in zoos, Center orders states to close all tiger reserves

[ad_1] The latest in a series of COVID-19 outbreaks in zoos across India, the Indian government has ordered the temporary closure of all tiger reserves to visitors. Following the death of a COVID-positive lioness a few days earlier, the National Tiger Conservation Authority, part of the government’s Environment Department, issued its order on Monday, June […]

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Why the fear of the spread of Covid in animals is a source of concern for the livestock sector in India

[ad_1] In early May, Asian lions at Hyderabad Zoo (Nehru Zoological Park) tested positive for Covid. At the time, the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Climate Change said the infection was not caused by any variant of concern. The ministry said the eight lions that had been infected were isolated. They responded positively to treatment […]

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Lions, tigers and bears: Saskatchewan tightens captive wildlife rules

[ad_1] Breadcrumb Links Saskatchewan Local News Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation executive director Darrell Crabbe is concerned that the import of exotic wildlife poses a threat to native species. Author of the article: Nick pearce • Local journalism initiative Animals like crocodiles are considered “openly dangerous” under Saskatchewan’s Restricted Species Rules. (Saskatoon StarPhoenix). Photo by underworld111 /Getty […]

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After 20 years of manhunt, infamous poacher who killed 70 endangered tigers has been captured

[ad_1] A poacher suspected of killing at least 70 Bengal tigers has reportedly been apprehended by authorities after escaping capture for decades. Habib Talukder, a 50-year-old man known as Tiger Habib, was arrested in Bangladesh on Saturday, Dhaka Tribune reported. Talukder was taken from a border village between Bangladesh and India in the Sundarbans, which […]

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BSP MP calls for arrest of Randeep Hooda after 9-year comment against Mayawati party leader

[ad_1] BSP (Bahujan Samaj) Party leader and provincial deputy Umashankar Singh on Saturday demanded the immediate arrest of Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda for his alleged reprehensible comments against the Mayawati party leader. This latest development comes after a redesign of a music video of Randeep Hooda making the remarks 8 years ago. The BSP MP […]

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From Crisis to Opportunity: China Acts Quickly to Protect Wildlife

[ad_1] The Covid-19 crisis has prompted us to rethink the relationship between man and nature. The protection of biodiversity, including wildlife, and public health issues are receiving increased attention around the world. In response, China has stepped up the pace of wildlife protection over the past year, which has included the Standing Committee of the […]

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Environmental DNA – How a tool used to detect endangered wildlife ended up helping fight the COVID-19 pandemic

[ad_1] Imagine discovering that an animal species that you thought was extinct was still alive – without looking at it. This was the case with the Brazilian frog species. Megaelosia bocainensis, whose complete disappearance in 1968 led scientists to believe it was extinct. But thanks to a new genetic detection technique, it was rediscovered in […]