Posts tagged as animal

St. Petersburg animal activists want Estonia to send bears back to Russia

Thursday, July 25, 2019

In a letter to Estonian Minister of the Environment Rene Kokk, Russian animal activists are asking to leave the two bears that have caused a lot of commotion in Estonia’s Valga county alive and guide them back to Russia if possible, Postimees reported. Jelena Bobrova, president of the St. Petersburg-based animal welfare organization “Baltiskaya zabota o zhivotnyh,” says in the letter to the Estonian minister that her concerns are caused by…

Lithuanian agency bans Czech circus’ elephant shows

Monday, June 24, 2019

Lithuania’s Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawn its permit for the Francesko Jung circus from the Czech Republic to publicly exhibit its elephant. “Upon discovery of violations related to the animal’s welfare, the animal’s improper care and failure to comply with the animal exhibition conditions stated in the permit, the agency has made the decision to withdraw the issued permit,” the agency told BNS Lithuania. The document in BNS Lithuania’s possession…

This stuffed toy costs £129 and has an unusual feature that may need explaining to your children

Friday, June 29, 2018

The adorable stuffed animal is thought to be the first of its kind with an unusual feature. An adorable teddy sheep has now gone on sale – with a feature that you wouldn’t usually find on a toy. It is thought that Herwick the Sheep, which are being sold by Herdy, is the UK’s “first teddy with testicles.” The item has been released to celebrate Herdy’s 10th anniversary, and went…