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Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses
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Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses

Jul 24th 2016, 7:15 AM 9,799 Views 50 Comments

Earlier this year, the ISPCA launched a nationwide campaign calling for the use of performing animals to be halted.

Poll: Should Ireland ban the use of animals in circuses?
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Poll: Should Ireland ban the use of animals in circuses?

Mar 15th 2016, 8:43 AM 35,395 Views 97 Comments

A youth group will hold a protest against these circuses this weekend.

Woman dies after being attacked by tiger in New Zealand zoo
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Woman dies after being attacked by tiger in New Zealand zoo

Sep 20th 2015, 9:13 AM 23,204 Views 26 Comments

The staff member is reported to have been cleaning the enclosure at the time

Ten arrested after wild panda bear killed and skinned
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Ten arrested after wild panda bear killed and skinned

May 14th 2015, 6:02 PM 14,063 Views 14 Comments

Police found two brothers had shot the animal in forest near Zhaotong, a poverty-stricken city in China’s Yunnan province.

How dogs are being used to save wild animals in Africa
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How dogs are being used to save wild animals in Africa

Nov 29th 2014, 4:00 PM 10,850 Views 6 Comments

They’re being used to track down poachers.

A rogue scorpion had Waterford city on high alert
# Sting In The Tale
# Sting In The Tale

A rogue scorpion had Waterford city on high alert

Mar 28th 2014, 7:30 AM 18,468 Views 17 Comments

The creature was spotted on Alphonsus Road.

A leopard escaped in India and went to the cinema
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# Spotted

A leopard escaped in India and went to the cinema

Feb 25th 2014, 8:30 PM 2,410 Views 2 Comments

The prowling cat is still on the loose.

This Herald Scotland headline is the best one you'll see today
# It's Curtains For You
# It's Curtains For You

This Herald Scotland headline is the best one you'll see today

Feb 21st 2014, 5:35 PM 4,678 Views 0 Comments

They won’t weasel their way out of this one easily.

Duffy's Circus brands criticism of their use of sea lions as "misleading and hurtful"
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Duffy's Circus brands criticism of their use of sea lions as "misleading and hurtful"

Feb 8th 2014, 10:15 AM 13,199 Views 101 Comments

The circus has said that they treat their animals’ welfare as a “top priority”.

Deer calf Mairead found shot in ditch dies
# RIP Mairead
# RIP Mairead

Deer calf Mairead found shot in ditch dies

Feb 5th 2014, 6:50 PM 2,382 Views 0 Comments

Little Mairead was thought to be well on her way to recovery when she suddenly passed away.

Tiger escapes and kills keeper at German zoo
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Tiger escapes and kills keeper at German zoo

Aug 25th 2012, 3:13 PM 8,807 Views 38 Comments

Zoo director shot and killed that animal involved in today’s fatal attack.

In photos: big cats enjoying a bath
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# Wildlife

In photos: big cats enjoying a bath

Jun 15th 2012, 7:31 PM 4,881 Views 7 Comments

Siberian tigers take a break from the heat with a cooling dip at Chinese zoo.

Police shoot dozens of lions and tigers in Ohio
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Police shoot dozens of lions and tigers in Ohio

Oct 20th 2011, 12:42 PM 883 Views 7 Comments

Dozens of wild animals were shot by Ohio police after their owner released them before taking his own life.

Police hunt dozens of animals escaped from Ohio farm
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Police hunt dozens of animals escaped from Ohio farm

Oct 19th 2011, 12:04 PM 439 Views 3 Comments

Close to 30 of the 48 animals were shot and killed yesterday as police chased animals that escaped from a wild-animal preserve in eastern Ohio.