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South Africa set to shut down its controversial captive lion breeding industry
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South Africa set to shut down its controversial captive lion breeding industry

There are between 8,000-12,000 lions at some 350 farms, where they are raised for hunting, tourism, academic research and their bones.

Extinction of large animals responsible for human evolution, says new study
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Extinction of large animals responsible for human evolution, says new study

Since larger animals were going extinct, humans had to start hunting smaller, swifter animals which increased the volume of their brains.

Vietnamese deer, thought to be extinct, spotted in the wild for the first time in 30 years
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Vietnamese deer, thought to be extinct, spotted in the wild for the first time in 30 years

Researchers joined hands with villagers and set up 30 cameras to get images of the rare deer.

Chimpanzees are being forced to live in forest 'ghettos' because of human expansion
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Chimpanzees are being forced to live in forest 'ghettos' because of human expansion

The chimps' main threat is habitat loss & Africa's 1.2 billion human population is expected to double by mid-century.

Hunters become the hunted: Riflemen out to poach rhinos in South Africa get mauled by lions
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Hunters become the hunted: Riflemen out to poach rhinos in South Africa get mauled by lions

At least three suspected poachers who were apparently hunting for rhinos have been mauled to death and eaten by lions on a game reserve in South Africa, the owner said on Thursday

Saif Ali Khan reportedly served Interpol notice for owing 10,000 euros to Bulgarian hunting expedition company
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Saif Ali Khan reportedly served Interpol notice for owing 10,000 euros to Bulgarian hunting expedition company

Saif Ali Khan, who was acquitted for his alleged involvement in shooting a blackbuck in 1998, has again been dragged into a hunting related scandal.

The Pangti Story documents how a Nagaland village went from hunting the Amur Falcon to conserving it
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The Pangti Story documents how a Nagaland village went from hunting the Amur Falcon to conserving it

In just one year, the hunters of Pangti become conservationists of these visiting raptors, but they are now struggling to earn a livelihood

Animal cruelty shouldn't be seen with 'us versus them' lens; all life has inherent, equal rights
Life

Animal cruelty shouldn't be seen with 'us versus them' lens; all life has inherent, equal rights

People who would limit moral standards only to humans are guilty of the same prejudice that make racism and sexism objectionable.

Bihar nilgai culling: Controversial shooter Shafat Ali Khan claims 250 kills were ‘free social service’
India

Bihar nilgai culling: Controversial shooter Shafat Ali Khan claims 250 kills were ‘free social service’

Nawab Shafat Ali Khan, who has previously been arrested for dealing arms to Maoists, is now the go-to person for governments when they want an animal culled

Men due in court for killing Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion
World

Men due in court for killing Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion

Two men were due to appear in a Zimbabwean court on poaching charges on Wednesday after a wealthy American dentist killed a beloved lion at a national park, sparking waves of criticism around the world.

Maneka miffed with MP govt's move to simplify hunting rules
India

Maneka miffed with MP govt's move to simplify hunting rules

BJP MP Maneka Gandhi has flayed Madhya Pradesh Forest Minister Sartaj Singh's proposed move to simplify rules for hunting of wild boars and blue bulls.

India's hunting problem: You can't ban a way of life
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India's hunting problem: You can't ban a way of life

It's feasible to move people away from hunting as a pastime as seen in most cases in Nagaland. But what when, there's little else to do?