Riaan Naude, who often posted images of himself with lion, elephant, and giraffe corpses, was killed by unknown perpetrators near Kruger National Park. A trophy hunter from South Africa who frequently posted images of himself with the remains of giraffes, lions, and elephants has been slain. Riaan Naude was killed near his automobile in the eastern South African province … [Read more...] about A Well-Known Trophy Hunter Was Assassinated in South Africa
The bleeding skull and limbs of at least two poachers who broke in to hunt rhinos were discovered by staff at a South African reserve. Poachers drawn to the Sibuya Game Reserve’s wide variety of animals, particularly its rhinos, have committed multiple intrusions there over the past several years. The reserve is located in southeast South Africa, close to the town of … [Read more...] about In a South African Game Reserve, a Pride of Lions Consumes Rhino Poachers Alive
When he heard the girls scream he knew exactly what to do. When Morocho was confronted by a puma, the Dogo Argentino chose to sacrifice his life to save two tiny girls. The Dogo Argentino is a giant white, muscular dog that was bred in Argentina for big game hunting, according to Wikipedia. They were known to go on wild boar hunts. Dogo Argentinos are also developed to … [Read more...] about A Brave Dog Risked His Life to Fight Off a Puma and Save Two Young Kids
So sad to see the king in his final days “I sat with him only feet away, locking eyes and starting at one another as I watched for an hour as the life leave his body. I wanted him to know he would not die alone.” These tragic pictures document the last moments of a lion that previously ruled his territory. He was formerly protected and fed by his family, but now … [Read more...] about An Elderly Lion in His Final Hours. Photograph by Larry Pannell.
The wolf is one of the most revered creatures in the world because of its might, extraordinary instincts, keen intelligence, and social skills. The magnificent animal has long been celebrated in myths, literature, film, art, and other cultural works, gently teaching us to value them even more. It makes sense that people would want to bring a piece of the wilderness home. People … [Read more...] about When The Owner Could No Longer Handle Him, The Wolfdog Was Abandoned at a Kill Shelter; Fortunately, Our Sanctuary Saved Him