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Force-fed bird in cage.
19/03/2015 - France

French foie gras producer acquitted in animal cruelty trial

A French foie gras producer has been discharged following a trial over "extreme cruelty to animals" at a court in western France.

Tyger Tyger, burning bright
14/03/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

Tyger Tyger, burning bright

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the question about tigers.
Kenya series part 3/5: Dolphins
25/02/2015 - International report

Kenya series part 3/5: Dolphins

Kenya's coast has in recent months suffered its lowest number of tourist visits in years.
Do they know their legal status has changed?
29/01/2015 - France

France updates laws on animal feelings

France's parliament officially recognised animals as "living, sentient beings" rather than "furniture" on Wednesday, formally updating a status which dated from Napoleonic ...
Sheep farmers protest in front of Eiffel Tower
27/11/2014 - France

Farmers release sheep at Eiffel Tower in anti-wolf protest

Sheep farmers protesting against wolves in France released around 300 sheep at the foot of the Eiffel Tower on Thursday.

13/11/2014 - France

'Tiger' on the loose near Paris, spotted in supermarket carpark

Police and firefighters, backed up by a helicopter, are hunting for an animal that appears to be a tiger on the loose near Paris.
Brigitte Bardot. File 1968.
29/09/2014 - France

Brigitte Bardot celebrates 80th birthday in Saint-Tropez

Cinema icon Brigitte Bardot celebrated her 80th birthday in private on Sunday at her French Riviera house.

Inside a massive dairy farm, rotating giant milking platter where cows are held.
15/09/2014 - France

Protests against giant dairy farm intensify in northern France

Protests over 1,000-cow factory are intensifying in northern France where opponents from diverse background are now rallying. 

French farmers protest at the re introduction of bears and wolves
10/07/2014 - France

France eases law on farmers killing wolves

The French parliament has passed a law relaxing the rules about farmers killing wolves in France.

Preserving wildlife in Zimbabwe
17/06/2014 - International report

Preserving wildlife in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's attempts to preserve wildlife has seen the development of conservancies in various parts of the country including some that made it possible to get wild animals right into the cities.
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