Hunting Crimes in Mount Lebanon Documented by The Committee Against Bird Slaughter

The indiscriminate killing of migratory birds is still ongoing in Lebanon and the Committee Against Bird Slaughter documented one of the many massacres taking place following a visit to Mount Lebanon. I heard a while back that there are stricter regulations on hunters nowadays, but just like everything the Lebanese authorities do, it's "all talk and no action". Hunters should be heavily fined and should be stripped from their licenses for killing these animals. What…

Animal Protection & Welfare Law Finally Approved!

This week marks a major victory for all animal lovers in Lebanon as Lebanon’s Parliament has finally approved the animal protection and welfare law after years of lobbying. The law "protects all animals in all situations, requires the government to take action at the level of the Cabinet of Ministers, Ministries, and municipalities, and has strong penalties for anyone contravening the law". The aim behind this law is to have strong legislation that protects all…
Animals & Wildlife

Say no To the Dolphin Show!

1 month ago
Few months ago, I attended a dolphin show for the first time ever in Sharm el Sheikh and even though I had signed up for the full experience, I ended up not going (with Brian) ...
Animals & Wildlife

Dog Chained on Adloun Highway

2 months ago
Several people apparently reported spotting a dog chained on the Adloun highway so a guy rushed to his help and filmed the whole thing. I’ve never seen something like that and I have no idea ...
Animals & Wildlife

Three Sperm Whales Spotted off the Coast of Tyre

4 months ago
Local fishermen spotted three sperm whales off the coast of Tyre few days ago and shared pictures and videos. The fishermen were in deep waters when they spotted the whales and unlike what this article ...
Animals & Wildlife

Giant Turtle Beaten up For Selfies has Recovered and is Diving Again

4 months ago
This is the original story: “A sea turtle was reportedly pulled out of the water at a Rmeileh beach and people started taking selfies with it and stepping on it. To make things worse, the ...
Animals & Wildlife

Camel Spotted on Dora Highway

5 months ago
My friend was driving towards Jal el Dib an hour ago when he spotted a camel on the highway. He followed him to see where he’s headed before the man holding the camel crossed the ...
Animals & Wildlife

Update on The Three Tigers Cubs Rescued by Animals Lebanon

5 months ago
Update [July 12 2017]: After a four-month long legal battle and with the help of the Lebanese government, a decision was taken to allow the tigers to be resettled in France and they were flown ...
Animals & Wildlife

Colored Easter Chicks Banned But Everyone’s Selling Them

5 months ago
Every year, colored Easter chicks are banned in Beirut and other Lebanese cities, which is obviously great news but the truth is no one is enforcing that ban. What happens is that a couple of ...
Animals & Wildlife

Three Baby Tigers Stuck in a Tiny Box for 1 Week at Beirut’s Airport

6 months ago
Even though keeping exotic pets was finally banned in Lebanon back in September 2016, there are still lions & tigers (and even bears) being smuggled illegally and showing on social media. The latest incident involved ...
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