Animals

April 07, 2018 - 6:17 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — A court has granted bail to Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who spent the past two days in prison after he was convicted of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago. Judge Ravindra Kumar Joshi on Saturday ordered Khan to sign a surety bond of 50,000 rupees ($770)...
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This image released by the Guardia Civil on Friday April 6, 2018 shows eels. Spain's Civil Guard says it has brought down a criminal network making lucrative profits by smuggling glass eels to Asia, a burgeoning illicit traffic that is worrying both law enforcement agencies and scientists. Four Chinese citizens, three Spaniards and three Moroccans have been arrested in Spain in an operation coordinated by the European Union's police body, Europol, and involving Spanish and Portuguese investigators. (Guardia Civil/via AP)
April 06, 2018 - 2:14 pm
MADRID (AP) — Spanish and Portuguese authorities announced Friday that they have taken down a criminal network that has been making large profits by smuggling glass eels to Asia. Authorities across the continent have been trying to tackle the smugglers, who take European glass eels to Asian...
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This image released by the Guardia Civil on Friday April 6, 2018 shows eels. Spain's Civil Guard says it has brought down a criminal network making lucrative profits by smuggling glass eels to Asia, a burgeoning illicit traffic that is worrying both law enforcement agencies and scientists. Four Chinese citizens, three Spaniards and three Moroccans have been arrested in Spain in an operation coordinated by the European Union's police body, Europol, and involving Spanish and Portuguese investigators. (Guardia Civil/via AP)
April 06, 2018 - 1:09 pm
MADRID (AP) — A joint investigation by Spanish and Portuguese authorities has brought down a criminal network that has been making lucrative profits by smuggling glass eels to Asia. In the latest operation against the traffickers that was concluded in March but only revealed Friday, four Chinese...
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov waits to attend the talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, April 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool)
April 06, 2018 - 8:58 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter in Britain (all times local): 2:55 p.m. British doctors say former spy Sergei Skripal is no longer in critical condition, a month after he was poisoned with a nerve agent. Dr. Christine Blanshard, the medical director at...
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Bollywood star Salman Khan, second left, arrives to appear before a court in Jodhpur, Rajasthan state, India, Thursday, April 5, 2018. Khan was convicted Thursday of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago and sentenced to five years in prison, with the trial judge describing him as a "habitual offender.". (AP Photo/Sunil Verma)
April 05, 2018 - 8:57 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was convicted Thursday of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago and sentenced to five years in prison, with the judge describing him as a "habitual offender." Khan, who was in court for the ruling in the western city of Jodhpur,...
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April 05, 2018 - 1:20 pm
WINSLOW, Maine (AP) — A traveling petting zoo in Maine says its reindeer has unexpectedly given birth to the first baby reindeer in the state in more than 20 years. Pony X-Press co-owner Ed Papsis says the reindeer is a dark brown female calf and it was born at a farm on Easter Sunday. Papsis tells...
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Bollywood star Salman Khan, second left, arrives to appear before a court in Jodhpur, Rajasthan state, India, Thursday, April 5, 2018. Khan was convicted Thursday of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago and sentenced to five years in prison, with the trial judge describing him as a "habitual offender.". (AP Photo/Sunil Verma)
April 05, 2018 - 8:15 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Bollywood star Salman Khan was convicted Thursday of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago and sentenced to five years in prison, with the trial judge describing him as a "habitual offender." The busy actor contends he did not shoot the two blackbuck deer in the...
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Items made from ivory are displayed Nov. 5, 2017, in London. Britain's government said Tuesday April 3, 2018, it will ban the sale of all ivory, the toughest ban in Europe, to help protect the world's elephant population. (AP Photo/Sheila Norman-Culp)
April 03, 2018 - 10:47 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain says it will ban the sale of ivory, no matter how old, to help protect the world's elephant population. The government said Tuesday that the ban is the toughest in Europe and will impose a maximum five-year prison sentence for offenders. Environment Secretary Michael Gove says...
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In this Monday, April 2, 2018 photo, an elephant is lifted up by a crane after a circus truck carrying elephants turned over a long a major motorway in the South Eastern region of Albacete, Spain. Authorities in southern Spain say an elephant has died and four others are recovering from injuries after a circus truck tipped over on a major highway, provoking an outcry among animal rights defenders. (El Digital de Albacete/María Guerrero via AP)
April 03, 2018 - 5:33 am
MADRID (AP) — Authorities in southern Spain say an elephant has died and four others are recovering from injuries after a circus truck tipped over on a major highway, provoking an outcry among animal rights defenders. The truck overturned on Monday on the highway linking Albacete with Murcia after...
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April 03, 2018 - 4:58 am
MADRID (AP) — Authorities in southern Spain say an elephant has died and four others are recovering from injuries after a circus truck tipped over on a major highway, provoking an outcry among animal rights defenders. The truck overturned on Monday on the highway linking Albacete with Murcia after...
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