Pets & Wildlife

Born Free pleads with Zambian President to spare the lives of 2,000 wild hippos

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Thu, 05/24/2018 - 18:08

Hippo massacre could be bloody reality if government-approved cull goes ahead. In a shocking and secretive move, Zambian authorities have overturned their 2016 decision to suspend the brutal culling of up to 2,000 hippos in the world-famous Luangwa Valley over the next five years.

Justice for stoned dog

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:22

The Sandton Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) welcomes a sentence handed down in the Alexandra Magistrates Court earlier today whereby Mr Fans Bapela was sentenced to a fine of R2000.00 or 4 months direct imprisonment for animal cruelty.