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Animal News

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:33:21 +1000
Human Interest, Animals, Law, Crime and Justice, Animal Welfare, Crime

One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves marks a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts label an extraordinary development in an area larger than Switzerland where thousands of the animals have been slaughtered in recent years.

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 14:59:22 +1000
Animals, Human Interest, Animal Welfare, Animal Nutrition, Animal Behaviour, Animal Science, Animals and Nature

A dugong calf that developed an attachment to humans after being separated from its mother and found off southern Thailand is being nurtured by marine experts in hopes that it can one day fend for itself.

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 09:58:59 +1000
Beef Cattle, Animal Welfare, Agriculture
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 09:10:43 +1000
Courts and Trials, Animal Welfare, Food Processing, Food and Beverage

After their sex is determined, billions of male baby birds are killed worldwide shortly after birth — usually by grinding or gassing.

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 05:42:58 +1000 | Shelley Lloyd
Animals, Environmental Impact, Activism and Lobbying, Government and Politics, Environment, Endangered and Protected Species, Animal Welfare

The ranks of overstressed and underfunded wildlife carers are dwindling while animal hospitals struggle to care for a rising tide of sick and injured animals.

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 18:25:50 +1000 | Lucy Thackray
Animal Welfare, Animals, Law, Crime and Justice

A teenager is charged with animal cruelty over a social media video, which allegedly shows a distressed emu being plucked as onlookers laugh.

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 18:25:50 +1000
Animals, Animal Welfare, Law, Crime and Justice, Rural, Animals and Nature
Teen charged with animal cruelty over social media video of an emu
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:06:11 +1000 | Jodie Hamilton
Animals, Animal Welfare, Animal Behaviour, Animals and Nature, Natives, Native Species, National Parks, Human Interest

Allowing people to have native animals as pets could be the key to saving Australia's fauna and guard against reptile smuggling, academic says.

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 06:17:13 +1000
Rural, Health, Lifestyle and Leisure, Mental Health, Miscellaneous Animal Production, Animal Welfare