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Animals/Pets news & information for Huelva province

First Iberian lynx cub born in Doñana National Park controlled breeding programme
Animals/Pets Fri, Mar 17, 2017

First Iberian lynx cub born in Doñana National Park...

AN IBERIAN lynx cub has been born for the first time in the Doñana National Park through a controlled breeding programme attempting to revive the population of this near-extinct wild cat. Adelfa, the oldest female lynx...

Policeman charges dog-owner with animal cruelty – and adopts his pet for his own
Animals/Pets Thu, Sep 25, 2014

Policeman charges dog-owner with animal cruelty – and...

A GUARDIA Civil officer who formally charged a man for animal abuse and neglect has decided to keep his dog. The female mastiff was in an extremely poor condition, emaciated with a massive open wound on her right ear...

Beached whale dies in Huelva
Animals/Pets Sat, Aug 28, 2010

Beached whale dies in Huelva

A ten-metre-long whale that got stranded on a beach in Mazagón (Huelva) this morning, has died before rescue workers could get it back into the sea. The animal died after becoming trapped in waters too shallow to allow...

Little tern flourishes on artificial beaches
Animals/Pets Mon, Jun 14, 2010

Little tern flourishes on artificial beaches

Spain's largest colony of little terns has been nesting for less than a decade on artificial beaches created by dredging the Odiel estuary near Huelva. These artificial beaches have been created over the past five...

Sickly lynx rescued from roadside verge
Animals/Pets Thu, Dec 4, 2008

Sickly lynx rescued from roadside verge

Encina, an 8-month-old Iberian lynx that was one of only twenty cubs born in Doñana this year, has been rescued from the side of the El Rocío-Matalascañas road, where several lynxes have been run over by motorists in...

Beached Doñana whale returned to sea
Animals/Pets Sat, Nov 29, 2008

Beached Doñana whale returned to sea

A 6.3m long humpback whale found washed up on Torre Carbonero beach in Doñana natural park this morning has been released back into the Atlantic Ocean. Park director, Juan Carlos Rubio, explained that the whale's...

'Stowaway' Gibraltar ape seized in Huelva
Animals/Pets Mon, Sep 29, 2008

'Stowaway' Gibraltar ape seized in Huelva

Guardia Civil environmental officers were called in to deal with a Gibraltar ape (Babary Macaque) which, it is claimed, hid itself in the back of a car belonging to a man from El Campillo (Huelva) at whose home it was...

Iberian lynx loses leg in hunter's snare
Animals/Pets Fri, Oct 13, 2006

Iberian lynx loses leg in hunter's snare

A male Iberian lynx like the one shown in the photo is in intensive care after being found by a group of cyclists between the towns of Moguer and Almonte (Huelva) with one of his legs missing. It seems that it lost its...

Animals/Pets Tue, Jun 13, 2006

Lynx cub dies at Doñana national park

'Corcho' (Cork), one of the Iberian lynx cubs born at the El Acebuche Breeding Centre in Doñana national park last April, died suddenly last Sunday, according to a statement released yesterday by the...

Dead lynx bitch was hit by car
Animals/Pets Tue, Dec 13, 2005

Dead lynx bitch was hit by car

The body of a lynx bitch was found by Doñana nature park staff yesterday morning on the A-49 Sevilla-Huelva freeway (km 57). She had been knocked over by a car. Eleven of the extremely rare and endangered species have...

Lynx cub dies after fight with brother
Animals/Pets Thu, May 12, 2005

Lynx cub dies after fight with brother

Brezona (photo, right), one of the three rare lynx cubs born on the 28th March at Doñana National Park, died shortly after midnight yesterday after a fight with Brezo (photo, centre), who was also injured. An...

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