Giant anteaters in Brazil have killed two hunters in separate incidents, raising concerns about the animals' loss of habitat and the growing risk of dangerous encounters with people, researchers said.
Japan has slaughtered 30 minke whales off its northeast coast, in the first hunt since the UN's top court ordered Tokyo to stop killing the animals in the Antarctic, the government said.
A Japanese whaling fleet is set to leave port Saturday in the first hunt since the UN's top court last month ordered Tokyo to stop killing whales in the Antarctic.
A Saudi prince with a taste for the traditional sport of falconry illegally hunted 2,100 endangered birds while on holiday in Pakistan, officials said.
Japan said Thursday it was cancelling its annual Antarctic whaling hunt for the first time in more than a quarter of a century in line with a UN court ruling that the programme was a commercial activity disguised as science.
Mexican authorities are hunting for the number two leader of the country's most powerful drug cartel after capturing the gang's kingpin this weekend.
Farmers and hunters in Sweden are crying foul over a wolf hunt ban which they say threatens their way of life and may lead to civil disobedience.
As the spooked elephant starts to run, the vet pulls the trigger. Just a few minutes later the huge beast slumps to the floor unconscious, ready for Ivory Coast's first elephant relocation.
Fugitive eco-activist Paul Watson said Monday he hoped anti-dolphin hunting comments like those by US ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy, would put pressure on Tokyo to halt the practice.
Visitors to the 2017 EXPO will be shown falconry, traditional hunting with trained Golden Eagles.
The autumn season of waterfowl, hoofed mammals and predators hunting starts in Kazakhstan on September 7.
India hunted Friday for perpetrators of twin bomb attacks that killed 14 people and wounded dozens more near a cinema and a bus stand in a busy neighbourhood in the city of Hyderabad.
Gabon is banning large-calibre arms after experiencing a surge in elephant poaching in its national parks.
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