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Hospital fox caught on camera fuels social media anti-cull campaign Hospital fox caught on camera fuels social media anti-cull campaign
Video footage of a fox frolicking on a skylight at Bristol’s Southmead Hospital has stoked a social media storm that had already led to the suspension of fox control activity at the hospital.
 
Call for new standards for rat, mice and mole traps Call for new standards for rat, mice and mole traps
Oxford University’s Dr Sandra Baker has called for all moles traps and all break-back traps for rats and mice to be approved before they can be sold in the UK. Highlighting the double standards currently in place whereby all other spring traps must be welfare approved, she argued that research completed by her team makes a strong case for all traps to be tested and welfare approved before being marketed.
 
Provocative anti-snare video launched by the League Against Cruel Sports Provocative anti-snare video launched by the League Against Cruel Sports
As part of their 2016 anti-snaring campaign, the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) has commissioned a film that features a human runner portraying the plight of a trapped animal. The result is a powerful and at times hard to watch film, designed to evoke a sense of shock.
 
Badger cull in full swing Badger cull in full swing
Many people said it would never happen but the badger cull in the two pilot areas of west Gloucestershire and west Somerset is finally underway.
 
Urban wildlife professionals group launched Urban wildlife professionals group launched
A new group, the Association of Urban Wildlife Professionals, was officially launched last Friday (12 July) during the 2nd Urban Fox Conference.
 
Two tragedies underline dangers of shooting as a means of pest control Two tragedies underline dangers of shooting as a means of pest control
In two separate accidents, the dangers of undertaking pest control by shooting have been made perfectly clear. It is not known if a professional pest controller was involved in either accident, but the perils remain the same.
 
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