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Zimbabwe calls for US hunter to be extradited for killing lion
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Zimbabwe calls for US hunter to be extradited for killing lion

Reagan Mashavave | AFP - July 31, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe on Friday called for the extradition of Walter Palmer, as AFP learnt that the trophy hunter from Minnesota had posed for a photograph next…

Costa Rica court convicts owner of illegal puppy mill
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Costa Rica court convicts owner of illegal puppy mill

L. Arias - July 24, 2015

A court in the canton of La Unión in Cartago province sentenced a man this week for illegally breeding dogs in a puppy mill. The case started on April…

After ban, Mexico’s circus animals await new homes
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After ban, Mexico’s circus animals await new homes

Yemeli Ortega | AFP - July 9, 2015

CHIMALHUACÁN, México — “Utter devastation remains,” Armando Cedeño said, on his circus’ stage without lights or fanfare, while the stars of the show, seven Bengal tigers, await in…

PHOTOS: March Against Animal Abuse
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PHOTOS: March Against Animal Abuse

Alberto Font - May 11, 2015

Thousands of people gathered Sunday in San José for the 7th National March Against Animal Abuse to demand an animal welfare reform law that President Luis Guillermo Solís has…

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VIDEO: Disfigured toucan awaits 3-D printed beak

Robert Isenberg - April 27, 2015

https://vimeo.com/125956357 Even today, Grecia the toucan is sociable and energetic. This is shocking, considering a group of assailants beat and mangled the toucan last January, permanently disfiguring…

New traffic signs aim to reduce wildlife deaths on Costa Rica’s roads
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New traffic signs aim to reduce wildlife deaths on Costa Rica’s roads

L. Arias - April 23, 2015

Critters crossing Costa Rica's roads may have a bit more of a chance against cars thanks to new warning signs the government unveiled this week. Asking motorists to slow…

Beaten ocelot successfully recovers from jaw surgery
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Beaten ocelot successfully recovers from jaw surgery

L. Arias - April 21, 2015

Alik, the 8-month-old female ocelot that veterinarians believe was beaten with a metal pipe, is successfully recovering from surgery to repair her broken jaw. Last week a group…

Costa Rica wildlife refuge seeks funds to pay surgery for ocelot with broken jaw
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Costa Rica wildlife refuge seeks funds to pay surgery for ocelot with broken jaw

L. Arias - April 15, 2015

An eight-month-old female ocelot will undergo urgent surgery on Wednesday to repair her broken jaw after being beaten, apparently, with a metal pipe. The case highlights the continuing…

President Solís promises to submit bill in December against animal abuse
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President Solís promises to submit bill in December against animal abuse

L. Arias - November 3, 2014

Following a meeting with animal rights groups, Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís on Sunday evening promised the executive branch would include a bill against animal cruelty…

Drivers: Slow down and help reduce wildlife deaths on highways, says university study
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Drivers: Slow down and help reduce wildlife deaths on highways, says university study

L. Arias - October 21, 2014

Research by the University of Costa Rica’s (UCR) Ecotourism School has found that speeding drivers are the main cause of death of wildlife on roads in Costa…

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