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Giant anteaters kill two hunters in Brazil
Giant anteaters kill two hunters in Brazil

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.

Giant anteaters kill two hunters in Brazil
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Japan kills 30 whales in first post-ICJ hunt

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.

Japan kills 30 whales in first post-ICJ hunt
Japan kicks off first whale hunt since UN court ruling
Japan kicks off first whale hunt since UN court ruling

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.

Japan kicks off first whale hunt since UN court ruling
©Reuters/Mohamed Al Hwaity
Saudi prince killed endangered birds

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.

Saudi prince killed endangered birds
Japan cancels next Antarctic whaling hunt after ICJ ruling
Japan cancels next Antarctic whaling hunt after ICJ ruling

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.

Japan cancels next Antarctic whaling hunt after ICJ ruling
Mexico hunts for no.2 after netting cartel boss
Mexico hunts for no.2 after netting cartel boss

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.

Mexico hunts for no.2 after netting cartel boss
Wolf hunt stand-off in Sweden heightens rural tensions
Wolf hunt stand-off in Sweden heightens rural tensions

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.

Wolf hunt stand-off in Sweden heightens rural tensions
Ivory Coast elephants get new home as habitat shrinks
Ivory Coast elephants get new home as habitat shrinks

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.

Ivory Coast elephants get new home as habitat shrinks
©Reuters/Jim Young
Fugitive campaigner hails Japan anti-dolphin hunt messages

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.

Fugitive campaigner hails Japan anti-dolphin hunt messages
Photo ©  Asel Satayeva
When traditions meet innovations: Kazakhstan to show falconry at EXPO 2017

Visitors to the 2017 EXPO will be shown falconry, traditional hunting with trained Golden Eagles.

When traditions meet innovations: Kazakhstan to show falconry at EXPO 2017
©RIA Novosti
Hunting season kicks off in Kazakhstan

The autumn season of waterfowl, hoofed mammals and predators hunting starts in Kazakhstan on September 7.

Hunting season kicks off in Kazakhstan
India hunts bombers after Hyderabad carnage
India hunts bombers after Hyderabad carnage

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.

India hunts bombers after Hyderabad carnage
Gabon bans large-calibre arms to stem elephant poaching
Gabon bans large-calibre arms to stem elephant poaching

Gabon is banning large-calibre arms after experiencing a surge in elephant poaching in its national parks.

Gabon bans large-calibre arms to stem elephant poaching

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