The ABC searches for Australia’s favourite animal sound this National Science Week

This National Science Week (August 12-20), the ABC is asking audiences to listen to the world around us as we explore the science of sound and search for Australia’s favourite animal noise. Audiences can now vote for their favourite animal sound on the ABC Science website. During National Science Week we’ll be finding out more […]

Cow won’t be declared as national animal: Govt tells Parliament

The central government on Monday made a definitive statement in Parliament regarding the status of the cow as a national animal. Union Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy clarified that the central government has no intention of declaring the cow as the national animal of India.  This announcement came in response to a question raised by […]

Feral Animal Control Targets Deer in Werakata National Park

A recent aerial deer control program in Werakata National Park has removed 26 of the feral animals from areas of the park earlier this month. The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) operations are designed to reduce feral deer impacts by supplementing long-term ground-based efforts. NPWS Lower Hunter Area Manager Mitchell Carter said that aerial […]

National farming policy: Resume live animal exports, cut red tape, scrap migrant worker median wage

National leader Christopher Luxon has released the party’s policy for the farming sector, taking aim at what it calls “red tape” around an increase in regulations such as for water quality and emissions, while also proposing to restart live exports of cattle with strict animal welfare rules around it. The Government has hit back, with […]

Grand National: Trainer of horse that suffered fatal fall blames ‘ignorant’ Animal Rising protesters for death | UK News

Hill Sixteen – trained by Sandy Thomson – suffered a fatal fall at the first fence, but the Scottish handler blames animal rights activists for causing the “hyper” horse to die. By Megan Baynes, news reporter Sunday 16 April 2023 23:29, UK The man who trained the horse that suffered a fatal fall at Saturday’s […]

Grand National: Animal Rising protesters say they’ll try to stop race from going ahead | UK News

Merseyside Police said they have a “robust policing plan in place” and are working with Aintree’s owners The Jockey Club in preparation for any incidents. By Connor Sephton, News reporter @ConnorSephton Saturday 15 April 2023 10:36, UK A woman has been arrested after an animal rights group said it would try to prevent the Grand […]

Victory! Cruel hunting methods in Kenai National Wildlife Refuge were just defeated

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a massive victory for wildlife in Alaska, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife announced last week that it was withdrawing its 2020 proposed rule that would have allowed trophy hunters on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge to lure brown bears to their deaths with rotting piles of pastries and […]

Declare Cow As ‘Protected National Animal’, Allahabad HC Urges Union Government

New Delhi: Refusing to quash a criminal case filed against a man for alleged cow slaughtering and transportation for sale, the Allahabad high court urged the Union government to ban cow slaughter and declare it as a “protected national animal”. According to Bar and Bench, the single-judge bench of Justice Shamim Ahmed made the observation while […]

Anyone who kills cow deemed to rot in hell; ban cow slaughter, declare cow as national animal: Allahabad High Court

Allahabad High Court, Cow ) The Allahabad High Court recently urged the Central government to ban cow slaughter in country and declare cow as “national protected animal”, since cow is the representative of divine in Hinduism [Mohd. Abdul Khaliq v State]. In an order passed on February 14, single-judge Justice Shamim Ahmed observed that as […]

National Weather Service shares animal winter safety tips

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The U.S. National Weather Service of Goodland, Kan., has shared some tips on animal winter safety. Gallery: Kansas motor home explodes, property owner flown to Wichita for burn treatment Keep Pets Warm The NWS says your pets want to be warm too! “Bring them inside when temperatures drop,” the NWS says. […]

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