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Two arrested in Galicia for killing brown bear
Animals/Pets 23/01/2013
Two arrested in Galicia for killing brown bear

Animal protection officers with the Guardia Civil have arrested two people - 50-year-old J.M.A.A., and 30-year-old N.R.F. - for allegedly killing a brown bear in the town of Porley in Asturias.

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Animals/Pets 10/04/2008
One in five Spanish hotels now take pets

Spain remains at the bottom of the European table when it comes to hotels accepting pets, according to the Travelling With Pets Guide recently published by the Affinity Foundation - only 2,522 of the country's more...

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Animals/Pets 26/09/2007
Mijas police hunt large black panther

The hunt is on for a large black panther spotted by a member of the public in a park near the Los Claveles residential estate in La Cala de Mijas at around 7pm last night.

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Plague of locusts attacks Canary Islands
Animals/Pets 28/11/2004
Plague of locusts attacks Canary Islands

The regional government of the Canary Islands explained yesterday that a plague of at least two million locusts from Africa is attacking crops on Fuerteventura and Lanzarote. The worst affected areas so far are the...

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Very rare white Bengal tiger born in Alicante
Animals/Pets 11/08/2004
Very rare white Bengal tiger born in Alicante

A blue-eyed white Bengal tiger without stripes, one of only twenty in the world, has been born in "El Arca" (The Ark); the only wild animal recovery centre in Spain. Centre director, Sefafín Doménech,...

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Does your cat chew clothes?
Animals/Pets 09/07/2004
Does your cat chew clothes?

Does your cat chew clothes?If he does, you're not alone. Enough animals eat non-food materials that the behaviour has been given a name - pica. While pica generally isn't dangerous, it can cause intestinal...

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