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Spains Balearic Islands Move One Step Closer to Banning Bullfighting
Offbeat  (tags: Spain, Balearic Islands, ban, bull fighting, good news )

Scooby
- 82 days ago - eureporter.co
The parliament of the Balearic Islands has voted in favour of a proposal to initiate a ban on bullfighting and animal fiestas in the autonomous community. Following the vote, a legislative proposal needs to be presented to modify the Animal Protection Law
Real Madrid Fires Rafael Benitez, Hires Zinedine Zidane as Coach
Offbeat  (tags: Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane, football /Soccer, Spain, world sports, news, goodnews )

Jess
- 116 days ago - presstv.in
Real Madrid has sacked coach Rafael Benitez after just seven months in charge and replaced the Spaniard with soccer club legend Zinedine Zidane
Bullfighting to Be Taught in Spanish Schools
Offbeat  (tags: spain, eu, bullfighting, torture, bulls, schools, children )

Scooby
- 197 days ago - mirror.co.uk
Protesters say children will effectively be taught "how to torture an animal to death", under the new plans.
Surviving the Bullring for a Comfy Retirement
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Bull Fighting, Bull Retirement, Spain )

Ray
- 211 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Thousands of bulls are sent into the ring in Spain each year. Most are killed but a handful are spared, and although they may not fight again, these animals remain part of the bullfighting industry.
Shocking Moment An Animal Rights Activist Is Beaten Around the Head With a DUCK By a Spanish Woman Defending a Traditional Festi
Offbeat  (tags: Spain, ducks, chased, beaten, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 255 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
This is the shocking moment an animal rights activist was beaten around the head with a duck by a Spanish woman defending one of the country's most controversial traditions.
Brave Woman Jumps Into Bullfighting Ring To Comfort Dying Bull In Malaga, Spain
Offbeat  (tags: Spain, bull, woman, comforts )

Scooby
- 258 days ago - m.huffpost.com
An animal rights activist bravely jumped into a bullfighting ring in Spain to comfort and shield a dying bull from the matador's sword.
Appalling CCTV Footage Catches Cowardly Dog Owner Trying to Throw Unwanted Pet Over 10ft Fence
Offbeat  (tags: Spain, dog, shelter, fence, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 268 days ago - mirror.co.uk
WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT Police are now trying to trace two men in connection with the horrific incident at an animal shelter.
Hunter Becomes Hunted After Africa's Most Famous Lion Found Skinned and Beheaded in Zimbabwe
Offbeat  (tags: Cecil, lion, killed, Zimbabwe, hunter, sad news, Spain )

Scooby
- 280 days ago - mirror.co.uk
The headless body of Cecil, a 13-year-old big cat and star attraction of Hwange national park, was discovered earlier this month.
Spanish Town Gives Pets Equal Rights as Citizens
Offbeat  (tags: Good News, Spain, Renedo Declaration, "non-human residents", Trigueros del Valle, Castilla y León province, Valladolid, off-beat )

Evelyn
- 284 days ago - thelocal.es
"Dogs and cats have been living among us for over a thousand years," said the mayor after the measure was voted in during a plenary session on Monday. "And the mayor must represent not just the human residents but must also be here for the others."
Spanish Town Council Votes Overwhelmingly in Favour of Defining Pets as 'Non-Human Residents'
Offbeat  (tags: Spain, human, rights, cats, dogs, good news )

Scooby
- 284 days ago - independent.co.uk
If the Magna Carta marked the birth of human rights, today we may have reached its apotheosis. In Spain, or at least in one Spanish town, politicians have just voted overwhelmingly in favour of creating what are effectively human rights for dogs and cats.
Spanish Broadcaster Forced to Axe Plans to Turn Pamplona's Iconic Bull Running Festival Into I'M a Celebrity-Style Reality TV Sh
Offbeat  (tags: pamplona, spain, celebrity, bulls, bull run, television, axed )

Scooby
- 371 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Celebrities have eaten kangaroo testicles in the jungle and injured themselves while jumping off ski slopes.
Poachers DECAPITATE 100 Deer and Scatter Their Heads Across Spanish Woodland After the Animals Were Trapped and Hungry Due to Sn
Offbeat  (tags: poachers, scatter, deer, spain, decapitate, police, sad news )

Scooby
- 431 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Police have launched a hunt for poachers who beheaded 100 deer and left the remains scattered across woodland in Spain.
Spain Has Most Endangered Species in Europe
Offbeat  (tags: Spain, Europe, endangered, most, lynx )

Scooby
- 519 days ago - theolivepress.es
SPAIN is home to more endangered species than any other European country.
'Fire Bull' Festival in Spain Disrupted By Animal Rights Protesters
Offbeat  (tags: Fire, bulls, horns, tar, animal cruelty, Spain, animal protesters )

Scooby
- 531 days ago - theguardian.com
More than 50 animal rights protesters are forcibly removed by police after disrupting the Toro de fuego, or 'fire bull festival', in Medinaceli, Spain, on Sunday.
Can Your Pet Get or Spread Ebola?
Offbeat  (tags: Pets, animals, contact, Ebola, USA, Spain )

Scooby
- 565 days ago - theinternetpetvet.com
Recently a nursing assistant in Spain contracted Ebola, and tragically her dog was confiscated and euthanized in spite of the limited risk her dog could have potentially posed. The picture above is of her late dog, Excalibur.
 

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