An Amur tiger, already a rare presence in Northeastern China's Heilongjiang Province, has been found dead by a local farmer in Mishan County. The farmer found the tiger in a local reservoir, likely the victim of a wildlife snare.<br />
Before rescue, they were condemned to a grim existence that narrowed and narrowed toward a torturous death--their agony, someone's dinner. And then an elation-bringing moment: making it out of the dark continent of the dog meat markets in South Korea :-(
California Fish and Game Commission voted unanimously to delay a decision so they can gather more public comments on protecting the species. There is now an additional public comment period in effect. I'll post it ASAP when I find it.
27-year-old Bradley Robertson from Tilbury, Essex, was caught on CCTV camera while suspending his pet dog - a Yorshire terrier - in the air, by its neck, during an elevator ride. The man was also seen hitting the dog over its head repeatedly.
A 20-year assessment of Nicaragua's legal, artisanal green sea turtle fishery has uncovered a stark reality: greatly reduced overall catch rates of turtles in what may have become an unsustainable take, according to conservation scientists .... continued