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Norway plans to cull 47 of its remaining 68 wolves

Norwegian wildlife department is planning to issue hunting permits to shoot up to 47 of an estimated 68 remaining wolves living in wilderness citing harm done to livestock by the carnivores.

Op-Ed: How I relate to the dolphin and whale killers in Taiji, Japan

I have taken part in the killing of approximately 156,000 pigs. It is not something I am proud of, but it is something in my past I cannot change. To say I can remember each pig's face as they looked at me would be a lie.

Tigers slaughtered and sold for profit in Zhanjiang, China

Over 10 tigers have been slaughtered as entertainment and harvest for wealthy Chinese in the southern province of Guangdong. Police in Zhanjiang discovered a freshly slaughtered tiger during a raid last week.

Op-Ed: Will rhino horn ban be lifted, following increased slaughter?

Bangkok - Rhino poachers have been busy in 2013. It is only early March and already there are reports of 146 animals illegally killed this year. In 2012, 668 Rhinos were illegally killed.

Disturbing video: Extreme cruelty revealed in UK abattoir

Nantwich - The video is part of an undercover investigation which exposes shocking cruelty to horses at a British abattoir. Two slaughter-men have lost their jobs after their abhorrent cruelty was revealed. The RSPCA and Food Standards Agency may prosecute.

Released documents reveal US knowledge of 1940 slaughter

Washington - Newly declassified documents have been released by the U.S. National Archives showing the United States had knowledge of the slaughter of 22,000 Polish officers and prisoners in the Katyn forest on the western edge of Russia in 1940.

Horse meat may soon be available for human consumption in U.S.

After the U.S. Congress lifted a ban on using Federal funds for horse meat inspection, horses could soon be slaughtered in the U.S. for human consumption. However, animal rights groups are protesting the decision.

Animal abuse secretly filmed in UK slaughterhouses

Images of animals suffering abuse at the hands of workers in UK slaughterhouses have resulted in calls for surveillance cameras to be installed.

British Horses on European dinner plates? Special

Horses from across the UK often end up in slaughter houses, where they are killed for human consumption, once they are of no use to their owners. Some horses even end up in these places without their owner's knowledge.

Cow slaughtered to bless key soccer World Cup stadium

Soweto - The Traditional Healers’ Organisation has officially blessed the centrepiece of the World Cup by slaughtering a cow and performing a ceremony at the stadium.

Journey to Death for Unwanted Horses in Canada Special

Many horses, from across North America, are ending up in Canadian slaughterhouses. The journey to the slaughter house, and the final moments at that facility, can be frightening and painful.

Japanese dolphin hunt to slaughter thousands amid world criticism

Amid worldwide criticism, a Japanese fishing town busies itself with the gruesome business of slaughtering dolphins. It is an annual event that attracts big money for dolphin meat and aquarium specimens.

Asian bloodbath in Germany: lab data key to trial

Stade, Germany - Seven Asians were slaughtered at a restaurant in Germany earlier this year to cover the trail of thieves making off with a few cellphones and laptops and a few thousand euros in cash, prosecutors say.

USA Trying To Stop Horse Slaughter

Although congress passed a bill Sept 7 banning the daily slaughter of countless horses, it needs to brought before the Senate for a vote before the Bill is dead. Citizens are rallying efforts to ensure the vote occurs.
 

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Palestinian boys watch the funerals of five militants killed during Israeli air strikes over night  ...
Palestinian boys watch the funerals of five militants killed during Israeli air strikes over night, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on July 7, 2014
Said Khatib, AFP
Herd of bison in Yellowstone National Park.
Herd of bison in Yellowstone National Park.
Debeo Morium
Capped for Victory  who went through a sale and ended up at a slaughter house.
Capped for Victory, who went through a sale and ended up at a slaughter house.
Dene Stansall
Barton Legend was destined to be destroyed because of a back injury  but was rescued by Dene Stansal...
Barton Legend was destined to be destroyed because of a back injury, but was rescued by Dene Stansall and his wife.
Dene Stansall
Photograph from the mid-1870s of a pile of American bison skulls waiting to be ground for fertilizer...
Photograph from the mid-1870s of a pile of American bison skulls waiting to be ground for fertilizer.
Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library
Emaciated sheep brought into slaughterhouse in wheelbarrow.
Emaciated sheep brought into slaughterhouse in wheelbarrow.
acreen capture from Animal Aid footage
An Israeli activist carries a placard during a protest against the war on the Gaza strip  in the Isr...
An Israeli activist carries a placard during a protest against the war on the Gaza strip, in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv on July 9, 2014
Ahmad Gharabli, AFP

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