Wildlife

'No predators, plenty to eat': New Zealand struggles with plague of peacocks

31 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Farmers complain feral birds eat pasture their livestock depend on, and their numbers are increasing thanks to hunting of stoats and possums A bird renowned around the world...
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Wildlife groups pledge legal action against Trump move to allow hunting of endangered grey wolves

55 minutes ago   |   The Independent

Species ‘will be shot and killed because Donald Trump is desperate to gin up his voters in the Midwest'
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The week in wildlife - in pictures

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

The pick of the world's best flora and fauna photos, including an ant tug of war and red macaws' return
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Pheasant and partridge classified as species that imperil UK wildlife

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Shooting interests in England will need licence to release non-native birds near nature reserves Pheasants and partridges are to be classified alongside Japanese knotweed and...
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Humans pushing North Atlantic right whale to extinction faster than believed

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

New modelling says just 356 remain - down from 409 last year The 70 breeding females could disappear in 10-20 years Humans are killing the endangered North Atlantic right whale...
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Airport staff find 119 tarantulas stashed inside pair of old trainers

Airport staff find 119 tarantulas stashed inside pair of old trainers

3 hours ago   |   Metro

Caption: 119 tarantulas smuggled through manila airport in pair of old trainers Provider: Airport staff have discovered 119 live tarantulas hidden inside a pair of old...
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Chameleon last seen a century ago rediscovered in Madagascar

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Scientists find several living specimens of Voeltzkow's chameleon during expedition Scientists say they have found an elusive chameleon species that was last spotted in...
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Man paid to ‘play' with caged leopard and rub its belly - then complained when it scalped him

Man paid to ‘play' with caged leopard and rub its belly - then complained when it scalped him

5 hours ago   |   Metro

Dwight Turner, furthest left, paid Michael Poggi, right and right photo, $150 to ‘play' with a leopard - then complained when the animal scalped him An exotic animal admirer...
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New sensor offers a window into the secret lives of Britain's rarest bats

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Device makes it inexpensive to monitor sites previously too hazardous or difficult for volunteers to enter after dark The secret lives of the UK's rarest bats could be revealed...
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Halt the climate and nature-loss crises to prevent more pandemics, scientists tell world leaders

1 day ago   |   The Independent

Experts call for less consumption of wildlife, palm oil and exotic wood and for potential taxes on meat
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Gary Lineker leads tributes to Nobby Stiles after legendary former England...

Gary Lineker leads tributes to Nobby Stiles after legendary former England midfielder dies aged 78

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What channel is Tottenham v Brighton on? Kick off time, live stream and latest team news

Tottenham face Brighton in the next batch of Premier League fixtures as they hope to bounce back from a shock Europa League defeat on Thursday evening. Spurs were toppled 1-0... Read more ...

Lori Loughlin begins two-month prison sentence after college admissions scandal

Lori Loughlin begins two-month prison sentence after college admissions scandal

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Arsenal director of football operations Huss Fahmy leaves the club as...

Arsenal director of football operations Huss Fahmy leaves the club as backroom overhaul continues

Fahmy, second right, had been in charge of contract negotiations with players Arsenal director of football operations Huss Fahmy vacated his role as the club's contract... Read more ...

Stonehaven railway line between Aberdeen and Dundee to reopen after horror crash

Stonehaven railway line between Aberdeen and Dundee to reopen after horror crash

Trains will run again from Tuesday, November 3 after the massive clean up operation. Read more ...

Schoolgirl, 14, Charged With Murdering 24-Year-Old Man In West Sussex

Schoolgirl, 14, Charged With Murdering 24-Year-Old Man In West Sussex

A 14-year-old girl has been charged with murder after a man was stabbed to death in Crawley. The victim has been named by police as 24-year-old Nimroy Hendricks. The teenage... Read more ...

Mandalorian season 2 premiere: This is the way

Mandalorian season 2 premiere: This is the way

Enlarge / They're back! Last year, Disney dropped The Mandalorian , a Disney+ exclusive Star Wars TV series, into one of its most crowded entertainment years of all time... Read more ...

How football's authorities can really pay tribute to England legend Nobby Stiles

How football's authorities can really pay tribute to England legend Nobby Stiles

England World Cup hero Nobby Stiles passed away at the age of 78 on Friday, following a long illness Read more ...

Jodie Turner-Smith lands the role of Queen Anne Boleyn in convention-defying...

Jodie Turner-Smith lands the role of Queen Anne Boleyn in convention-defying Channel 5 drama series

The British actress, 34, described the second wife of English King Henry VIII - whom he infamously had beheaded - as 'formidable and fierce' as she spoke about her decision to... Read more ...

Mourinho claims former struggler is now vital cog; Bale struggles explained

Mourinho claims former struggler is now vital cog; Bale struggles explained

Jose Mourinho has hailed Tanguy Ndombele for his ‘remarkable turnaround' at Tottenham and claims the Frenchman was “missed badly” during the 1-0 Europa League defeat to Royal... Read more ...