News tagged with hunting

26 more elephants killed with cyanide in Zimbabwe

Rangers in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park have discovered the carcasses of 26 elephants at two locations, dead of cyanide poisoning along with 14 other elephants who were found last week, officials said Wednesday.

dateOct 14, 2015 in Ecology
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Japanese town's controversial dolphin hunt begins

A small Japanese town began its controversial dolphin hunt on Thursday after bad weather delayed the start, according to a local fisheries official, while a separate whaling hunt was due to start at the weekend.

dateSep 03, 2015 in Ecology
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Almost 80 species scavenge hunting remains worldwide

Human activities such as livestock farming, fishing or hunting yearly waste tons of food into natural ecosystems. A large part of this anthropogenic food is provided as carrion and subsidizes a wide range of vertebrate species. ...

dateAug 04, 2015 in Ecology
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