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Law protecting animals and humans

In December of last year federal law "On Responsible Handling of Animals and on Amending Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation" was adopted, in which an important provision appeared that was not previously reflected in …

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Police rescue chained bear cub in Russia's Rostov

Police officers have rescued a bear cub that was chained without food in a private house in the Rostov region, Russian Interior Ministry spokesperson Irina Volk said. "It was reported to the Azovsky Department …

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Hungry dogs attack people in Yerevan - media

The problem of stray animals, particularly dogs, requires solution in Yerevan, local media reported. There are legions of stray dogs in Yerevan, and they are frequently attacking and even biting people in nighttime, the Aravot newspaper …

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Abu Dhabi police launch camel patrol

Abu Dhabi police have integrated camels in the department of its special patrols unit in the criminal security section. Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, Maj Gen Mohammed Khalfan Al Romaithi confirmed the …

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Sea lion gives birth to cub in Batumi (VIDEO)

A South American sea lion has given birth to a cub in the Batumi Dolphinarium, the institution has announced. A female sea lion named Mari (12 years old) and male sea lion Pedro (13 years old) are the new parents of a five kg male …

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 Cat gets Besiktas in trouble with UEFA

Turkish soccer club Besiktas ended up in trouble with European soccer’s governing body, UEFA, after a cat sneaked on to the pitch during their Champions League match against Bayern Munich. Besiktas have been charged by Uefa after …

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North Ossetia to set up photo traps to track leopards

In North Ossetia, more than 20 photo-traps will be installed to track down the Asiatic leopards, the coordinator of the project on the implementation of the program for the restoration of the leopard population in the Republic, Arthur Alibekov, …

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Cat village to open in Turkey

A historic city in Turkey is set to play home to a special Cat Village where hundreds of felines will live and be taken care of, and be available for adoption. The city of Canakkale in northwestern Turkey -- near famed World War I …

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‘Pet’ campaign kicks off in Makhachkala

The authorities of the Dagestani capital decided to vaccinate homeless dogs before the beginning of the cold weather, the press service of the administration of the capital reported. A representative of the Pet Unitary …

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Israeli army to replace llamas with robots

The Israeli army is set to replace llamas with military robots to carry heavy equipment for soldiers in tough terrains.  Llamas have been gradually phased out by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) since the end of the Second Lebanon …

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