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Animals/Pets news & information for Spain

'Cow crossing' replaces zebras in Galicia city
Animals/Pets Fri, Aug 31, 2018

'Cow crossing' replaces zebras in Galicia city

A GALICIA city has argued that the north-western region has no zebras, but plenty of cows – and this should be reflected in their pedestrian crossings. Stripes have been swapped for random patches on a street in the...

Birthday party for Terra Natura's favourite elephant Petita, 46
Animals/Pets Wed, Aug 22, 2018

Birthday party for Terra Natura's favourite elephant...

BENIDORM theme park Terra Natura's most iconic and popular resident celebrated her birthday in true Bollywood style this week as a nod to her Indian roots and invited all members of the public to join her. Petita,...

Blue whale caught on drone camera off Cíes Isles
Animals/Pets Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Blue whale caught on drone camera off Cíes Isles

DRONE footage off the coast of Galicia shows a blue whale – the largest mammal on earth - swimming close to the Cíes Isles. Captured on Wednesday but only just aired, the video shows a whale of an estimated 26 metres...

Bengal tiger born at Cabárceno Park
Animals/Pets Fri, Aug 10, 2018

Bengal tiger born at Cabárceno Park

A BENGAL tiger cub has been born at Cantabria's famous Cabárceno Park – the first in 18 years. Her mother, one of nine of her species at the huge open-air safari complex along with her daughter, three males,...

Manta ray rescued in Torrevieja
Animals/Pets Mon, Jul 30, 2018

Manta ray rescued in Torrevieja

Lifeguards and police officers joined forces yesterday (Sunday) to rescue a manta ray which had got caught in a net near the shore at Playa de la Mata in Torrevieja. The ray, measuring almost two metres across, was...

AENA to fund airport feral cat care
Animals/Pets Fri, Jul 27, 2018

AENA to fund airport feral cat care

AIRPORT governing body AENA has announced an investment of €180,000 for the 'ethical control' of feral cat colonies in terminals across Spain. The public-sector company caused a flood of outrage when it levied...

AENA to sterilise and rehome airport feral cats
Animals/Pets Wed, Apr 4, 2018

AENA to sterilise and rehome airport feral cats

AIRPORT governing body AENA has agreed to take care of feral cats living in various terminals in response to a complaint by Valencian regional party Compromís about a feeding ban. MP Carles Mulet demanded the PP...

Elephants loose on Albacete motorway after lorry crash
Animals/Pets Mon, Apr 2, 2018

Elephants loose on Albacete motorway after lorry crash

A LORRYLOAD of elephants has overturned on the A-30 motorway in the province of Albacete (Castilla-La Mancha) and the animals are now wandering loose on the highway, traffic authorities confirmed at 16.30 this afternoon...

Police dogs get music therapy to ease on-the-job stress
Animals/Pets Fri, Mar 30, 2018

Police dogs get music therapy to ease on-the-job stress

STRESS-RELIEVING music therapy in spa-like conditions is being given to Madrid's police dogs to help their mental health and enable them to do a better job, according to the city council. Despite unanimous...

Demonstrators call for Iberian wolf protection
Animals/Pets Sun, Mar 18, 2018

Demonstrators call for Iberian wolf protection

THOUSANDS of demonstrators gathered in Madrid today (Sunday) calling for laws to protect the Iberian wolf, an endangered species unique to Spain and Portugal. Ecologists in Action, the WWF, European Alliance for Wolf...

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