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North Macedonia after two decades still without wild animal shelter

Even though the concept of animal rights is usually tied to the protection and welfare of the domestic animals, the wild animals have equal rights. Their protection is stipulated in the Law on Nature Protection, which regulates the protection of the biodiversity  part of which are also the wild animals; as well as the Law on Hunting and the...

Simba came to Kumanovo… Is there wildlife trafficking in North Macedonia?

Photos and videos of men and women, and even children, posing with a lion cub, have been appearing frequently on the social networks in the past few days. This trend of taking shots with a lion cub, no older than three months, in expensive cars, villas and hotels, was brought to public's attention by the Skopje Zoo's spokesperson, Tina...

Around 500 vultures in the Balkans killed by poisoning in the last two decades

In the last two decades, around 500 vultures in the Balkans have died by poisoning. Yet, the real numbers are much higher, since only 20% of these cases are discovered and documented. According to the Foundation for Protection of the Vultures, at least 115 vultures are dying by poisoning annually in the Balkans, as a consequence of the damaging...