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Italian province culls Alpine brown bear deemed dangerous, drawing ire and scrutiny

Feb. 06, 2024 17:37 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Forestry corps personnel in northern Italy on Tuesday killed a brown bear deemed dangerous to humans by local authorities, sparking protests from animal rights activists and the scrutiny of Italy’s environment minister. M90, the brown bear, was killed by members of...

South Korea’s parliament passes landmark ban on production and sales of dog meat

Jan. 09, 2024 07:35 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s parliament on Tuesday passed a landmark ban on production and sales of dog meat, as public calls for a prohibition have grown sharply over concerns about animal rights and the country’s international image. Some angry dog farmers said...