Tag: Culling

Controversial Hippo Culling In Zambia To Commence In May

A controversial hippo culling is scheduled to happen in Zalbie this May. Activists and animal rights groups are protesting the plan, asking the government to immediately stop it.

Animals February 24, 2019

Colorado Wildlife Officials Plan To Kill Bears And Mountain Lions To Boost Mule Deer Numbers

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission has voted to have some black bears and mountain lions in the state killed. This is to allow mule deer populations to recover from their dwindling numbers.

Animals December 16, 2016

Legal Hunting May Not Reduce Poaching: Study

Legalized hunting or culling of carnivores may not help lower poaching activities, a new study found. New findings reveal repetitive slowdowns in the growth rate of wolves during the periods when culling was allowed.

Animals May 11, 2016

Koalas Need To Be Culled To Save Marsupials From Chlamydia Epidemic, Scientists Say

A recent study conducted by animal experts in Australia suggests that a systematic killing of koalas infected with chlamydia can help stop the spread of the disease to other healthy marsupials. The scientists predict that the animals will be able to recover their numbers in four years.

Life October 16, 2015

USDA Wildlife Services killed 4 million animals in 2013. Justified or just too much?

In 2013, the federal government culled more than 4 million wild animals. The state-sanctioned culling included black bears, prairie dogs, coyotes, bobcats and even a bald eagle and golden eagles.

Earth/Environment June 9, 2014

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