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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Russians say that Britons have to rely on eating squirrel because of a food shortage!

Grey squirrel in Regents Park

NEWS AND OPINION: The host of the Russian talk show 60 Minutes, Olga Skabeyeva, said: “In the once Great Britain it was revealed today that some restaurants will be serving squirrels in view of the fact that there are plenty of animals in the park, …

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Australia’s coalmining is probably more damaging to their native species than feral cats

Open coal mine emitting methane is huge quantities

Australians are famous for blaming the approximate 2 million feral cats on their continent for the loss of millions of animals of native species primarily marsupials and mammals. A lot of effort has gone into eradicating the ‘pest’ of feral cats from the continent in …

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