Cruel culling of Australia’s wild horses, brumbies

A fictional Brumble, an Australian wild horse created by AI

NEWS AND OPINION: This morning, I am shocked at Australia’s further animal abuses but I am unsurprised because they’ve been shooting feral cats and foxes for ages while completely disregarding the cruelty of the practice. And this morning, The Times reports on the shocking cruelty …

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American mink, an invasive species in the UK, successfully culled from two counties to protect water voles

Thanks to a novel trapping system, the eradication of the American mink from Suffolk and Norfolk in the UK has been successful in protecting the water vole. The American mink is a non-native species and the water vole is a protected native species that was gradually becoming extinct due to predation by the American mink.

In the UK, the American mink is an invasive species. They were brought to the UK for fur farms in the last century. Thousands of them escaped and are now established in the countryside. They threaten some of UK’s native species including the water vole …

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Record-breaking, mammoth cane toad put down by park rangers as it’s an invasive species

Giant cane toad 'Toadzilla' weighing a record 5.9 lbs (2.7 kg)

The cane toad is an invasive species in Australia. Australians don’t like invasive species because they often attack native species. Australians love their native species and will do anything to protect them. Australia’s native species are threatened primarily by human activity and population growth which …

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