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A coalition of leading wildlife protection organizations is applauding MassWildlife staff and the Massachusetts Fisheries and Wildlife Board for their vote today to ban wildlife killing contests in the Commonwealth. The vote will bring an end to events like the ones recently held on Cape Cod and in...

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Named for their stubby tails, bobcats are so elusive that you’d be lucky to catch a glimpse of one in your lifetime.

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WASHINGTON - The Trump Administration is set to allow an American trophy hunter to import a black rhino trophy that he killed in Namibia last year. The Humane Society of the United States received notice from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last week about its decision to issue an import permit...

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Mom and baby elephant walking together in the wild

Seven years ago, Minnesota attorney Jack Fay went to Kenya to meet the orphaned baby elephant he had been “fostering” through online donations. The HSUS state council member waited at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, on the edge of Nairobi, as Naipoki’s keepers brought her back from a day in the forest...

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by Karen E. Lange

To save wildlife from being killed just for a trophy.

Big Fight

What are wildlife killing contests? While blood sports such as dogfighting and cockfighting have been condemned in the U.S. as barbaric and cruel, the little-known blood sport of the wildlife killing contest still happens regularly in almost all of the 45 U.S. states that have not yet banned them...

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