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Animals/Pets news & information for Badajoz province

Animals/Pets Mon, Jan 7, 2008

Giant pig reared on Badajoz farm

A pig twice its normal weight has been reared by Antonio Tena, a 50 year old farmer from the village of Los Guadalperales, near Badajoz. The giant pig, named 'Colombo', is scheduled for slaughter next Saturday....

Two-faced kitten born in Badajoz
Animals/Pets Fri, Apr 27, 2007

Two-faced kitten born in Badajoz

A female kitten with two sets of eyes, two snouts and four ears in the same head was born yesterday in Badajoz's San Roque district. It was a lengthy and difficult birth for its eight year old mother, Rosa, although...

Job seeker loses arm in circus tiger attack
Animals/Pets Mon, Dec 4, 2006

Job seeker loses arm in circus tiger attack

A 31 year old Polish man (MMZ) is in a grave condition at Zafra Hospital after a circus tiger chewed off his left arm yesterday. It seems that two men had turned up at the 'Coliseo' circus (photo), which is...

Several arrested after tiger killed in illegal hunt
Animals/Pets Wed, Dec 7, 2005

Several arrested after tiger killed in illegal hunt

According to a statement issued yesterday by the regional government of Extremadura, at least seven individuals were arrested on a farm near the village of Monterrubio de la Serena (Badajoz) last weekend for organising...

Animals/Pets Wed, May 11, 2005

Mérida `dog attack´ victim died of natural causes

Mérida town hall have explained that the man reported to have been killed by a pack of savage dogs in Siete Sillas park earlier today, was a tramp with a chronic liver complaint who died of natural causes. The earlier...

Animals/Pets Fri, Sep 3, 2004

Firemen save dogs in animal refuge arson attack

Veronica Rivera, president of Villafranca de los Barros Association for the Defence of Abandoned Aminals (ALDEA), is alleging that the fire last night at the stray dog refuge she manages was started deliberately....