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U.S. dentist who killed Cecil the lion returns to work

Bloomington - The US dentist who sparked international outrage when he killed Cecil the lion during a hunting trip to Zimbabwe returned to work Tuesday after six weeks in hiding.

S.Africa animal rights group tries to stop big game hunt

Johanesburg - South African animal rights group the NSPCA on Monday said it has obtained a warrant in its attempt to stop a week-long large game hunt that could see hundreds of animals die.

Interview: Hank Jr. lets us know what he's been up to Special

Love him or hate him, Hank Williams Jr. is a national institution, as well known for his political views and extra-curricular activities as he is for his music. He tells us about his upcoming new album and what he likes most about performing live.

Zimbabwe lifts hunting restrictions imposed after Cecil kill

Harare - Zimbabwean wildlife authorities on Monday partially lifted restrictions on big game hunting imposed earlier this month following the outcry over the killing by a US trophy hunter of Cecil the lion.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe rages against killing of Cecil the lion

Harare - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on Monday criticised the killing of Cecil the Lion, saying the animal was a key part of the country's heritage. "Our wildlife, all our animals, belong to us.

Hunters fight back after Cecil the lion killing

Johanesburg - Bucking against international outrage over the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, professional hunters argue that their industry follows strict rules aimed at preserving wildlife and supporting local people.

After a clean kill, African game-hunters defend the right to shoot

- Adri Kitshoff aims her gun at the antelope and pulls the trigger. Killed in an instant, the animal collapses to the ground.The hunter rests her chin on the gun and closes her eyes in a silent prayer of thanks that the animal did not suffer.

Japanese aquariums rely on controversial dolphin hunt: Report

Toukyo - Nearly half the dolphins in Japan's aquariums are caught using a controversial fishing method that sees dozens more slaughtered every year, a newspaper reported Saturday.

Swedish court stops hotly contested wolf hunt

Stockholm - A Swedish court has pulled the plug on a wolf hunt due to start Friday, favouring animal rights activists in one of the country's most hotly disputed environmental issues.

Tanzania threat to 'evict' 40,000 for hunting park: campaigners

Dar Es Salaam - Tanzania will evict thousands of members of the Maasai community from their traditional lands if it goes ahead with plans to create a hunting park, campaigners claimed Tuesday.

Bear Grylls and the hunting knife row

Television adventurer Bear Grylls has asked a knife manufacturer to change the name of its range of knives because they feature the word "bear."

Canadian indie band The Darcys release CGI music video Special

Toronto - Canadian music is finally on the board for music video innovation with the recent release of “Hunting,” — a fully CGI-animated music video.

Native trappers defend Canada forests from logging

Waswanipi - Beyond a clear-cut in Quebec's far north -- marked by a sign that reads "the road of destruction ends here" -- aboriginal Canadians are fighting for an ancient forest and their traditional hunting rights.

Canada and Norway appeal WTO ruling backing EU seal ban

Geneva - Norway and Canada have appealed a ruling by the WTO that backs a European Union ban on the import and sale of seal products, the Geneva-based body announced Monday.

Whale hunt is on as Japanese whaling ships set sail for Antarctic

Using a clause in the International Whaling Commission (IWC) moratorium rules, Japan continues to engage in whaling in the Antarctic Ocean, under the guise of the Institute of Cetacean Research. The meat from this research is then sold in Japanese shops.

Review: 'Duck Dynasty — Battle of the Beards' don't make you a 'redneck'

If being “redneck” is simple, the development of the app for the iPhone and iPad, Duck Dynasty: Battle of the Beards, is quite the antithesis.

Yellowstone wolves possibly among those killed in Wyoming

Recent kills by hunters in an area bordering Yellowstone National Park have biologists and wolf-watchers worried that the Lamar Canyon Pack has again been hit by wolf hunters in the area just outside the park.

New 'redneck' video game is no shot in the dark

West Monroe - Who would have ever thought that a show built around the lives of a bunch of bearded duck hunters who deem themselves “rednecks” would have become the most popular reality series?

Tragic hunting accidents in France demand tougher measures

After a 61-year-old French hunter accidentally killed his own son, mistaking him for a wild boar, and a six-year-old boy was also killed in a separate incident this week, there will be increased pressure for safety measures in hunting.

‘No Hunting in National Parks’ march and rally in Sydney Special

Sydney - About 3,000 people attended a ‘No Hunting in National Parks’ rally outside NSW Parliament House, Macquarie St in Sydney.

Petition against hunting delivered to NSW State Parliament Special

Sydney - Campaigners against hunting in national parks handed in a petition at the NSW parliament today with over 10,000 signatures.

Constitutional amendment protecting 'right to hunt' proposed

Frankfort - Who becomes President and which party controls Congress are not the only questions that will be answered Tuesday, in fact, there are many state and local initiatives on ballots, including an initiative in Kentucky making hunting a constitutional right.

95-year-old woman bags moose with single shot

Grand Falls - Look out Bullwinkle, 95-year-old Laura Wood has already taken down one moose with a single shot during a hunting trip in Newfoundland and she is busy preparing for her next conquest.

Atlanta jewelry store offers rifle with purchase of diamond

Atlanta - An Atlanta jeweler's new promotion allows diamond purchasers to get more bang for their buck, offering a voucher for a free hunting rifle to anyone that buys a diamond valued at $2,499 or more.

Inside the Outdoor World at the Original Bass Pro Shops Store Special

Springfield - More than 112 million people will visit America's most popular outdoor store this year, and a look inside the original store shows you why Bass Pro Shops are so popular.

Ted Nugent to plead guilty for illegal black bear kill in Alaska

Anchorage - Rocker and gun advocate Ted Nugent reached a plea agreement Friday after being charged with one count of transporting an illegally hunted bear.

King apologizes to Spanish people for going hunting during crisis

Madrid - The Spanish King's trip to Botswana was widely criticised as the story emerged when he was flown home for treatment for a fractured hip.

Zimbabwe group investigates legality of Trump's son hunting spree

The Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force has launched an investigation into the legality of Donald Trump's sons recent hunting spree, after photographs of their trip were posted online.

Hunter exposed to rabies after field dressing a deer

Harrisburg - Pennsylvania Game Commission officials announced yesterday that a Lancaster County man has been forced to undergo post-exposure rabies shots, after field dressing an infected deer.

Hunters pay $15,000 to shoot giraffes

Tourists from North America and Europe are paying thousands of dollars to go to countries in Africa and shoot giraffes with high-powered guns and bows.
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