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Uganda: Poachers Kill Mountain Gorilla in Bwindi Park
Animals  (tags: wildlife, poached, suffering, gorillas, cruelty )

Jill
- 2918 days ago - allafrica.com
Poachers have killed a mountain gorilla at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The area conservation manager, Mr Pontius Ezuma, said the 12-year-old black-back gorilla died last week of injuries it sustained after it was speared on the chest
Live Crocodiles and Turtles Seized in Airport Baggage
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, poached, smuggling )

Jill
- 2937 days ago - traffic.org
Customs officials at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport have seized close to 500 live protected animals stuffed into four bags, among them hundreds of turtles, tortoises and seven Gharial crocodiles.
South Africa: Two More Rhino Poaching Victims
Animals  (tags: Rhino, poached, South Africa, wildlife, killing, slaughter )

Jill
- 3223 days ago - eyewitnessnews.co.za
Poachers have killed two more rhino, with the total killed in South Africa this year already beyond 150.
Nine Orang Asli to Be Charged Over Killing of Tiger
Animals  (tags: tiger, poached, tiger savagly killed, beaten, charges, arrests, orang asli )

Simone
- 3399 days ago - thestar.com.my
The Wildlife Protection and National Parks Department has confirmed that nine orang asli are soon to be charged for allegedly poaching and killing a tiger in the Bukit Tapah Forest Reserve in Sungkai near Bidor.
Amur Tigers May Be Again on the Decline in Russia
Animals  (tags: studies, amur tigers, poached, declining, populations, hunting, extinction )

Simone
- 3493 days ago - nytimes.com
Amid the torrent of bad environmental news in recent years, the story of Amur tigers in Russia offered a flicker of optimism. Nearly extinct half a century ago, the tigers rebounded when the government imposed protections, and their numbers remained more
Hey Hunters, Come to Montana and Kill a Wolf
Animals  (tags: montana, hunters, wolves, poached, killed, massacred, no punishment, cruelty, wildlife )

Simone
- 3496 days ago - opposingviews.com
$1,135 and no revocation of hunting privileges; that was the punishment imposed upon a wolf hunter in northwest Montana that illegally killed two wolves near Glacier National Park last month. The State of Montana also failed to include those two wolves
Environmentalists Raise Alarm Over Russia's Siberian Tiger
Animals  (tags: russias, siberian tigers, hunted, poached, endangered, reporrts, environmentalists, tragedy, disappearing )

Simone
- 3509 days ago - speroforum.com
In October, the carcass of a young Siberian tiger was found in Russia's Far East with two bullet holes in its skull. Experts say the animal was most probably shot by hunters in pursuit of illegal prey. The finding came ahead of the release of a
DFO Defends Poachers, Says They Did Want to Trap Jackal
Animals  (tags: poachers defended, leopard beaten to death, big cats, disappearing, poached, killed, tragedy, tiger reserve )

Simone
- 3521 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Drop in temperature could well mean a dip in numbers of big cats. If past incidents are any indication, winter is fast proving to be a killer season for tigers and leopards in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve. The brutal battering of a leopard in Motipur village
Save the Black Rhinoceros!- Please Sign PETITION
Animals  (tags: black ehinos, endangered, extinction, wildlife, trade, poached, hunted )

Simone
- 3698 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
black rhinoceros are critically endangered less then 3,000 are left in the wild. in my opinion black rhinos are great animals which need to be saved. well some people in Kenya and Tanzania mainly where black rhinos live are cutting of they're horns so
Officers Look Into Gray Wolf Killing in Eastern WA
Animals  (tags: wildlife officers, investigation, poached, wolf, grey wolf killed, endangered )

Simone
- 3734 days ago - examiner.com
Washington state and federal wildlife officials are investigating the illegal killing of a gray wolf in Okanogan County. A shipper in Omak, Wash. called police after someone tried to ship a "bleeding package" to Canada. Police found what was believed
29 Tigers Gone in 3 Months, Govt Sits Up
Animals  (tags: 29 tigers, disappeared, poached, killed, government, kaziranga sanctuary )

Simone
- 3740 days ago - hindustantimes.com
Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar's support to the campaign to save tigers could not have come at a better time with the country losing 29 tigers in less than three months this year. Ten tigers have died in Kaziranga sanctuary in Assam and seven in Kan
Protecting God's Cats in Nepal
Animals  (tags: snow leopard, gods cats, nepal, endangered, poached, survival, villagers, farmers, conflicts, extinction, conservation )

Simone
- 3741 days ago - english.ohmynews.com
One of the world's most beautiful and elusive cats, the snow leopards (Uncia uncia), considered God's pets by the local communities in the Himalayas, are in grave danger. They inhabit the high, rugged, harsh and barren environs and are distributed in the
Rhino-Tiger's Losing Battle in Kaziranga Reserve
Animals  (tags: rhinos, tigers, wildlife, poached, killed, kaziranga reserve, survival battle )

Simone
- 3752 days ago - lankaweb.com
India's wildlife reserve with international fame is presently in the media headline, but again for wrong reasons. Kaziranga National Park, in the State of Assam, which is more popularly known as a safe heaven for the endangered one horn rhinos and also
The Other Cat
Animals  (tags: imperiled big cat, disappearing, leopard, poached, killed, destroyed, villagers, conflicts, wild animals )

Simone
- 4098 days ago - sanctuaryasia.com
Imperilled cat I have always held that the leopard has not received its due respect from its arch predator - Homo sapiens. My favourite of all the big cats has always been persecuted. In some places, it is even considered a 'pest' to be eradicated. My
In Last Seven Months 29 Lions Died
Animals  (tags: lions, wildlife parks, sanctuaries, wild animals, lions killed, poached, destroyed )

Simone
- 4225 days ago - newindpress.com
At least 29 lions have died in various wildlife sanctuaries in the country in last seven months, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. S Raghupathy, State Minister of Environment and Forests said in a written reply, "during April to October, a
 

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