Danish Zoos Ask For Unwanted Pets To Feed To Lions

Two Danish zoos are reportedly giving their carnivores a “more varied diet” by offering them pets for food. Video Protesters across Bolivia rally against government health policies Animal rights activists are said to be outraged at the new initiative reportedly involving Copenhagen Zoo and Givskud Zoo, 20km from the city…

Scotland Bans Use Of Wild Animals In Travelling Circuses

Scotland has become the first country in the UK to ban anyone using wild animals in travelling circuses. The legilsation, which has just been passed, will ban the use of non-domesticated animals for either performance or exhibition in travelling shows in Scotland.  Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) unanimously signed off on the ban, with Environment Secretary…

Sea Turtle Tangles With $53 Million of Drifting Cocaine

During a recent deployment in the eastern Pacific, Unites States Coast Guard officials managed to free an entangled sea turtle. It’s a familiar-sounding rescue story … except for one glaring difference: the unfortunate reptile wasn’t mired in the expected mess of discarded fishing gear – instead, it had become trapped by 1,800 pounds of drifting cocaine. The extraordinary rescue…