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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Wild animals

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# oh deer
Feeding wildlife like Phoenix Park deer 'could lead to them being more aggressive to get food'
Researchers from UCD studied the deer in order to see what the impact of feeding wild animals is.
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# Animal Welfare
Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses
Earlier this year, the ISPCA launched a nationwide campaign calling for the use of performing animals to be halted.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Ireland ban the use of animals in circuses?
A youth group will hold a protest against these circuses this weekend.
# mauled
Woman dies after being attacked by tiger in New Zealand zoo
The staff member is reported to have been cleaning the enclosure at the time
# poaching
Ten arrested after wild panda bear killed and skinned
Police found two brothers had shot the animal in forest near Zhaotong, a poverty-stricken city in China’s Yunnan province.
# man's best friend
How dogs are being used to save wild animals in Africa
They’re being used to track down poachers.
# sting in the tale
A rogue scorpion had Waterford city on high alert
The creature was spotted on Alphonsus Road.
# Spotted
A leopard escaped in India and went to the cinema
The prowling cat is still on the loose.
# It's curtains for you
This Herald Scotland headline is the best one you'll see today
They won’t weasel their way out of this one easily.
Duffy's Circus brands criticism of their use of sea lions as "misleading and hurtful"
The circus has said that they treat their animals’ welfare as a “top priority”.
# RIP Mairead
Deer calf Mairead found shot in ditch dies
Little Mairead was thought to be well on her way to recovery when she suddenly passed away.
# Cologne Zoo
Tiger escapes and kills keeper at German zoo
Zoo director shot and killed that animal involved in today’s fatal attack.
# wildlife
In photos: big cats enjoying a bath
Siberian tigers take a break from the heat with a cooling dip at Chinese zoo.
# Wild animals
Police shoot dozens of lions and tigers in Ohio
Dozens of wild animals were shot by Ohio police after their owner released them before taking his own life.
# Wild animals
Police hunt dozens of animals escaped from Ohio farm
Close to 30 of the 48 animals were shot and killed yesterday as police chased animals that escaped from a wild-animal preserve in eastern Ohio.