Is Sport Hunting on its Way Out in Israel?

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Wild Boars are hunted illegally as well. Photo:Haaretz/Nir Kafri Wildlife in Israel have always been under threat from economic over-development and hunting, including poaching by migrant farm workers. Illegal poaching in the country has now reached levels that could soon result in some animal species becoming extinct or unable to naturally sustain themselves in the wild. […]

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Gulf Men and Women Ridicule World’s First Female Falconry Association

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 Join the debate: is the world’s first all-women falconry association in Qatar a bad idea?  Falconry is a time-honored tradition in the Gulf, but like more recent sports such as race-car driving and rugby, it is a male-dominated sport. So when the Katara cultural village in Qatar recently announced the launch of the world’s first female […]

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Jessica the Hippo Doesn’t Know She is Africa’s Most Dangerous Animal

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Experiencing the incredible bond between game warden Tonie Joubert and Jessica the Hippo, it’s easy to forget that this is Africa’s most fearsome animal. Having grown up to fear hippos more than any other creature on the African continent, it was with great hesitation that I approached Jessica’s giant canine teeth and powerful gaping jaw. […]

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