Shocking pictures of dead animals killed in badger cull waiting to be burned

BEWARE DISTRESSING IMAGES 22nd October 2019 Bags of dead badgers are lined up ready to be burnt - victims of the latest Government-backed cull. Nearly 63,000 of the animals are being slaughtered in this year’s killing programme. The bloody, lifeless creatures in these shocking images were blasted to death in the South West last month. …

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Police raid shooting estate over probe in to cruelty

17th October 2019 SCOTLAND’s most prestigious shooting estate has been raided as part of a major animal cruelty investigation. The Scottish SPCA, backed by police, last week swooped on two properties on the £17.5 million Millden Estate in the Angus Glens, widely regarded as the “holy grail” of grouse moors. Investigators were looking into allegations …

Gruesome gamekeeper kept ‘kill list’ and dumped ‘1000 animals into stink pit’

A gamekeeper suspected of running up one of the biggest kill lists of endangered animals in Scottish history has escaped a jail sentence. Alan Wilson, 61, was convicted of illegally killing dozens of animals on Longformacus Estate near Duns in the Scottish Borders . But investigators believe animals including goshawks, badgers, buzzards and an otter represented only the tip …

Britain’s countryside is dominated by bullies – as Chris Packham has found

15th August 2019 George Monbiot People who challenge shooting, hunting and the destruction of wildlife are too often treated like vermin. I’ve often thought, watching the felling of ancient trees, the slaughter of wildlife and the stripping of topsoil: “I love this land more than the owner does.” While there are plenty of careful landowners, …

Game birds subject to ‘cruel’ conditions, undercover footage shows

Game birds subject to 'cruel' conditions, undercover footage shows As England’s pheasant egg imports double in three years, campaigners condemn lack of laws regulating rearing and breeding for shooting industry Wed 14 Aug 2019  A farm in central Poland where pheasants have their septums pierced to attach plastic masks over their beaks so they cannot …