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Animals/Pets news & information for Aragon

No kidding: Extinct mountain goat could be 'cloned' back to life
Animals/Pets Sun, Nov 24, 2013

No kidding: Extinct mountain goat could be 'cloned'...

SCIENTISTS in Aragón are hoping to clone a breed of mountain goat which is currently extinct using frozen cells from the last-known survivor of the species. Named Celia, the only or Pyrénéen Ibex thought to be left,...

Unknown species of dinosaur found in Teruel area
Animals/Pets Mon, Dec 3, 2012

Unknown species of dinosaur found in Teruel area

A 'NEW' dinosaur has been found in the Teruel area, say archaeologists from the Dinópolis theme park. They have discovered over 5,000 bones of six different examples of a breed of the prehistoric creature that...

Snake scares the locals in Zaragoza
Animals/Pets Thu, Jun 16, 2011

Snake scares the locals in Zaragoza

A snake measuring some 150 cm in length was seen slithering along the pavement in calle Lucero del Alba de Zaragoza in the early hours of this morning, causing alarma amongst the locals who thought it could be poisonous...

Daytrippers buried alive in ice in Huesca park
Animals/Pets Sun, Jul 11, 2010

Daytrippers buried alive in ice in Huesca park

Two people have died and a further three have been injured in the Valle de Pineta in the Ordesa National Park in Huesca today after becoming trapped by ice in a hollow created by an earlier avalanche. The two dead...

Madrid poachers seized in Pyrenees
Animals/Pets Wed, Nov 29, 2006

Madrid poachers seized in Pyrenees

Two men from Madrid, aged 44 and 47 and with previous poaching convictions, were arrested in the Posets-Maladeta natural park in the Aragonese Pyrenees by Guardia Civil officers this morning after the heads of a male...

Police investigate poaching deaths
Animals/Pets Thu, Oct 13, 2005

Police investigate poaching deaths

Guardia Civil officerfs in Huesca are investigating the deaths of two men, aged 25 and 23, who were hunting illegally near the village of Linás de Marcuello last night. They received a call shortly after 4am from Jorge...

Huesca `lion´ is a mastiff bitch
Animals/Pets Tue, Jun 7, 2005

Huesca `lion´ is a mastiff bitch

Huesca Guardia Civil Environmental department (SEPRONA) officers have spotted the animal thought to be a large predatory feline by a number of local residents, and identified it as a mastiff bitch. The two and a half...

Huesca police hunt large predator
Animals/Pets Fri, Jun 3, 2005

Huesca police hunt large predator

Three locals from the village of Banastás (Huesca) have reported that they saw a large feline "like a lion" two weeks ago on a bridge over the dired up river bed of the La Bala river near the village of Lierta....

Animals/Pets Thu, May 26, 2005

Last Pyrenean orphan bear cub survives winter

The last surviving Pyrenean bear cub is reported to have survived the harsh winter without his mother, Canelle, who was shot by hunters last November. A team of French conservationists had serious doubts that the cub...

Aragón, a safe haven for the bearded vulture
Animals/Pets Wed, Apr 28, 2004

Aragón, a safe haven for the bearded vulture

Aragón is the European Union’s only hope to avoid the complete disappearance of the bearded vulture population that used to occupy the whole of Europe. This situation was revealed recently by the president of the...

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