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# poachers - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

From The42 Beirne braced for breakdown battle in Paris with Barnes not ruled out as ref Poachers

Beirne braced for breakdown battle in Paris with Barnes not ruled out as ref

Ireland and France both have strong jackal threats in their teams.

# poachers - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Kitchen Secrets: What's your tip for making perfect poached eggs?

Swirling the water? Using clingfilm? We asked Irish home cooks for their breakfast advice.

# poachers - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

Scientists have gathered his genetic material and are working on techniques to preserve the subspecies.

# poachers - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Dublin Zoo confident in its security as European zoos take extra steps to protect rhinos

A rhino was shot dead and had its horns hacked off in a grisly poacher attack earlier this month.

# poachers - Saturday 11 March, 2017

European zoos the latest target for poachers seeking rhino horn

Vince the rhino was brutally killed by poachers earlier this week.

# poachers - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Animal underworld: Exotic pets seized from mobsters are being given a second chance

Around 400 exotic animals are rescued every year by Italy’s police and forest guard.

# poachers - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Confusion over whether Cecil the lion's brother has been shot dead

He was originally said to have been killed at 4pm today, but there are conflicting reports.

# poachers - Saturday 29 November, 2014

How dogs are being used to save wild animals in Africa

They’re being used to track down poachers.

# poachers - Monday 8 September, 2014

Two endangered elephants found dead with their tusks removed

There are fewer than 3,000 Sumatran elephants remaining in the wild.

# poachers - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Kenya's largest elephant has been killed by poachers

Distressing images. Satao was one last surviving of the ‘great tuskers’.

# poachers - Monday 21 October, 2013

More than 300 elephants deliberately poisoned in Zimbabwe park

Other animals including lions, vultures, painted dogs and hyenas have also been killed by poachers at Zimbabwe’s largest game park.

# poachers - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Rhino killings for horns rise rapidly in South Africa

Horns are smuggled into Asia – where buyers are willing to pay the US street value of cocaine for a material they believe cures diseases.