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Animals/Pets news & information for Lleida province

Aran valley attack bear 'may be pregnant'
Animals/Pets Wed, Oct 29, 2008

Aran valley attack bear 'may be pregnant'

The first pictures of 'Hvala', a Slovenian brown bear that has been on the run since attacking a hunter in the Aran valley last Thursday, suggest that she may be pregnant. The images, which were taken from above...

Animals/Pets Tue, Sep 23, 2008

Vultures devour pregnant cow and newborn calf

A colony of around two hundred vultures killed and ate a pregnant cow and her newborn calf last Saturday on a farm in Lessui, near Sort (Lleida), according to the animals' owner, who said that he witnessed, but was...

Three cockfight organisers arrested in Soses
Animals/Pets Wed, Jun 8, 2005

Three cockfight organisers arrested in Soses

Three men were arrested and charged with extreme cruelty to animals at the weekend in Soses (Lleída) although they were later released without bail, pending trial. The three men are accused of organising regular...

Animals/Pets Thu, Oct 14, 2004

Man shocked to find large snake on terrace

Cataluña regional police were called in to remove a large snake, measuring nearly 2m long and 5cm in diameter, from the terrace of the occupant of nº7, calle Almirall Folch, Lleida, who got quite a shock yesterday....

Animals/Pets Thu, Aug 26, 2004

Help the Vall d'Aràn bear

The Environment department of the Vall d’Aràn will send bear hair and excrement samples to France in order to ascertain the species’ DNI. The aim of this project is to help the French scientists with their job of...

Local government steps up protection of bearded vulture
Animals/Pets Thu, Feb 5, 2004

Local government steps up protection of bearded vulture

The Environment Service of the Arán local government will create three new artificial nests in March to aid the survival and reproduction of the bearded vulture. This bird is typical to the area, and is currently in...

Animals/Pets Thu, Nov 27, 2003

New case of BSE in Lleida

The department of Agriculture has confirmed the seventh case of ‘mad cow’ disease detected in the provinces of Lleida since this disease began, in this case the animal belongs to the Musser farm in the municipal...