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Animal Rights Groups Slam ‘Inhumane’ Bear Stunt at Russian Soccer Match

Animal Rights Groups Slam ‘Inhumane’ Bear Stunt at Russian Soccer Match

Animal rights organizations expressed outrage after footage emerged of a trained bear named Tima performing ahead of a soccer match on Saturday between third-tier Russian teams Mashuk-KMV and Angusht. The clip shows a muzzled bear led to the stadium by a handler. It lifts its arms up and down, gets on its hind legs and […]

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    Animal Rights Groups Slam ‘Inhumane’ Bear Stunt at Russian Soccer Match

    Animal Rights Groups Slam ‘Inhumane’ Bear Stunt at Russian Soccer Match

    Animal rights organizations expressed outrage after footage emerged of a trained bear named Tima performing ahead of a soccer match on Saturday between third-tier Russian teams Mashuk-KMV and Angusht. The clip shows a muzzled bear led to the stadium by a handler. It lifts its arms up and down, gets on its hind legs and […]

    Resolving a Real-Life Rivalry Between Bears and Honeybees

    Resolving a Real-Life Rivalry Between Bears and Honeybees

    By Corey Binns Dressed in a white beekeeping suit, Zack Strong tried to ignore the honeybees buzzing around his hood as he pounded fence posts into late summer’s rock-hard ground about 20 miles southwest of Columbus, Montana. The native Montanan and advocate for the Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) Land and Wildlife program had made […]

    Senate Approves Legislation to Kill Wolves, Bears in Alaska Wildlife Refuges

    Senate Approves Legislation to Kill Wolves, Bears in Alaska Wildlife Refuges

    The U.S. Senate used the Congressional Review Act Tuesday to strip away regulatory safeguards implemented by the Obama administration in 2016 to protect wolves, bears and other predators on national wildlife refuges in Alaska. In a strict, party-line vote, Senate Republicans approved today’s measure, which will allow the unsportsmanlike killing of wolves and their pups […]

    Wildlife Advocates Celebrate: Romania Bans Trophy Hunting

    Wildlife Advocates Celebrate: Romania Bans Trophy Hunting

    By Alicia Graef In a surprise move that has wildlife advocates cheering, Romania’s government has taken action to protect its large carnivores from trophy hunters. Last week, the Environment Ministry announced a total ban on trophy hunting of brown bears, wolves, lynx and and other wild cats, which is expected to save thousands of animals […]