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Animal News

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:15:14 +1100
Environment, Endangered and Protected Species, Rivers, Human Interest, Animals, Law, Crime and Justice, Animal Welfare

Benny the beluga, curiously far away from his usual home in the Arctic, is unwittingly forcing a major fireworks event to be postponed until he leaves for his winter retreat.

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:38:02 +1100 | Eric Barker
Endangered and Protected Species, Animal Welfare, Law, Crime and Justice, Animals, Human Interest, Environment

For the third time in as many months a crocodile is found decapitated in northern Queensland.

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:57:28 +1100 | Samantha Jonscher And Kath Sullivan
Rural, Harvesting, Animal Welfare, Miscellaneous Animal Production, Trade, Environmentally Sustainable Business, Environmental Policy, Environmental Management, Environmental Impact

A South Australian MP is blaming a film for the kangaroo industry's failure to process its commercial harvest quota.

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:40:35 +1100 | James Dunlevie And Laura Beavis
Animal Welfare, Animals, Law, Crime and Justice

A second round of deaths hits a penguin colony in northern Tasmania, this time involving 58 birds, sparking a call for information from the public as to who is responsible for the suspected dog attack.

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 06:08:00 +1100
Food and Cooking, Lifestyle and Leisure, Food and Beverage, Ethics, Animal Welfare

We often like the idea we'll do the "right" thing, and until we're forced to put our money where our mouth is, it costs nothing to say we would behave honourably, write Amelia Cornish and Paul McGreevy.

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:04:11 +1100 | Liam Cochrane
Conservation, Endangered and Protected Species, Animals, Animal Welfare

A new trade in elephant skin and related products is threatening the existence of Asian elephants, as poachers target the wild population in Myanmar.

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 05:45:40 +1100 | Henry Zwartz
Endangered and Protected Species, Environment, Fishing, Aquaculture, Animal Welfare

Salmon farmers are shooting thousands of beanbag bullets at seals to deter them from raiding pens in a practice animal rights activists say is "unacceptable".

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 06:57:56 +1100 | Matt Brann
Rural, Sea Transport, Sheep Production, Beef Cattle, Animal Welfare, Trade

All live export ships will soon be required to have an independent observer aboard to ensure exporters comply with animal welfare requirements.

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 15:42:13 +1100 | Joseph Dunstan
Animal Attacks, Animal Welfare, Law, Crime and Justice, Animals, Human Interest

A threatening note is attached to a pet cat after its neck, tail and paws were bound tightly with cable ties and covered in an "unknown green substance" in Melbourne's north-eastern suburbs.