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How Spain Saved the Lynx
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lynx, Spain )

Cher
- 606 days ago - theguardian.com
Spain's impressive effort to save the lynx is an example to follow, but the UK needs to act swiftly
Rampaging Bull Charges Cars in Spain -VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: bull, Spain, charges, cars, video )

Giana
- 637 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
An escaped bull causes panic as it charges cars on a busy motorway in central Spain. I know exactly how he feels!!
Thousands Turn Out for Great Bull Run
Offbeat  (tags: Great Bull Run, Manassas, Virginia Motorsport Park, US, thousands, runners, bulls, festival of San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain )

Brian
- 641 days ago - timesdispatch.com
Thousands ran with the bulls at the Great Bull Run in Dinwiddie County today, and thousands more watched them sprint and jostle along with the big animals. "Everybody's happy," said chief operating officer Rob Dickens. "It'll be back next year."
Ready, Set, Snore ! Spain Holds Siesta Contest
Offbeat  (tags: Spain, Spanish custom, siesta, contest, snore, sleep, ZZZ, pillow, odd, culture )

Naoko
- 1683 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Some clutched pillows or stuffed animals, others fought back giggles as they sought to take a siesta in public - all in the name of plugging a quintessential Spanish custom endangered by the demands of modern life.
Ban on Bullfighting- PLEASE TAKE POLL
Offbeat  (tags: bullfighting, spain, activists, protests, worldwide, banning, sadistic cruelty )

Simone
- 1706 days ago - www2.scholastic.com
Thousands of people protest against bullfighting in Spain. Many people think bullfighting is cruel and that the whole country should outlaw it. Spaniards also aren't as interested in bullfighting as they used to be. Since 2007, the number of bullfights
Spanish Region of Catalonia Endorses Other Bull-Related Events After Banning Bullfighting
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bulls, Spain, suffering )

Cher
- 1708 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Lawmakers who banned bullfighting in Spain's Catalonia region this summer voted Wednesday to endorse other traditions that have been criticized as cruel to bulls, such as attaching burning sticks to their horns as they chase human thrill seekers.
Animal Welfare Activists to Protest Bullfighting in Spain
Offbeat  (tags: protest, international, animal activists, spain, against bull murdering, bullfighting )

Simone
- 1741 days ago - nytimes.com
The Guggenheim museum in Bilbao is set to be the scene of a vivid protest on Saturday as about 150 semi-naked animal welfare activists, some smeared in red paint to simulate the blood of a dying bull, plan to lie on the museum grounds to demand an end to
Raging Bull Rams Spectators in Spain! Video!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bulls, bullfighting, Spain )

Cher
- 1743 days ago - cnews.canoe.ca
Three people, including a 10-year-old boy, remained in hospital Thursday with injuries suffered when a bull charged into a crowd of terrified spectators at a bullring in Spain, local authorities said.
'Pink Panther' Fugitive in Tokyo Jail for Ginza Heist
Offbeat  (tags: crime, Pink Panther, ring of theives, Tokyo, jail, Montenegrin, Spain, jewelry, Ginza, robbery )

Naoko
- 1746 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
A Montenegrin member of the "Pink Panther" ring of theives is now in custody in Tokyo in connection with a 2007 robbery at a Ginza jewelry shop, after being extradited from Spain, sources at the Metropolitan Police Department said.
Catalonia Becomes Second Spanish Region to Ban Bullfighting
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bullfighting, Spain )

Cher
- 1764 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Animal advocates in the Spanish region of Catalonia and around the world celebrated a decision Wednesday by the regional assembly to outlaw bullfighting there.
Paul Picks Spain But Mani's on Holland for World Cup
Offbeat  (tags: parakeet, Singapore, World Cup soccer, Netherlands, Spain, Paul, octopus, Mani )

Naoko
- 1782 days ago - thestar.com.my
A crowd of football fans lean forward as Mani, Singapore's World Cup-forecasting parakeet, creeps out of his small wooden cage and chooses between two white cards - one hiding the flag of the Netherlands, the other Spain.
Octopus Paul Predicts Spain Cup Win
Offbeat  (tags: Paul, octopus, World Cup, predict, Spain, Germany, protection, threat )

Naoko
- 1783 days ago - nation.co.ke
Let the fiesta begin. Spain will win the World Cup for the first time in their history on Sunday, according to Paul, the "psychic" octopus with a perfect prediction record.
The Plight of the Galgo - Spain Must Act to Stop This!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, galgos, Spain, suffering )

Cher
- 1785 days ago - galgonews.com
This galga (who has been named Linda) gave birth to 10 puppies a couple of days ago, and all of them have been taken to Mairena. What sick person can do this. Look at the conditions in which she lies exhausted.
European Bison Imported Into Spain
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bison, Europe, Spain, released )

Cher
- 1808 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Seven wild European bison (bisonte in Spanish) have been released into a 20 hectare enclosure in Palencia as part of a long-term plan to reintroduce the animal to the Iberian Peninsula after an absence of 900 years. Bison were once common in the
Kinder Form of Bullfighting Proposed to Avoid Ban in Catalonia (Spain)
Offbeat  (tags: bullfighting, ban, "dignified bullfighting", catalonia, Spain, animals, cruelty, ban )

Marta
- 1841 days ago - independent.co.uk
The Socialists of Catalonia have come up with an odd proposal to save the controversial tradition: bullfighting that incorporates the "dignified treatment of animals".
 

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