1-Ton Mola Mola Fish Caught by Tripoli Fishermen

Fishermen caught a massive Mola Mola fish, also known as Sunfish, in Tripoli this morning. The ocean sunfish is one of the heaviest known bony fish in the world and weighs between 250 and 1000 KG. It is also known for feeding on jellyfish and consuming large amounts to maintain their great bulk. The first question that came to my mind is why did they kill that fish? What's the point? Based on what I've…

If They Killed 70,000 Birds in New York To Protect Planes, It Doesn’t Mean It’s Right!

Ever since the government decided to shoot down the seagulls near the airport, a lot of people have been unfortunately justifying this act by claiming that bird-killing programs were also adopted in other countries, mainly in the US where "nearly 70,000 gulls, starling, geese and other birds have been slaughtered in the New York City area, mostly by shooting and trapping, since the 2009 accident". Most of those who read that article apparently didn't bother…
Animals & Wildlife

Rare Sighting: Brown Bear Spotted in Lebanon’s Mountains After Almost 60 Years

1 month ago
I was just finishing this post on the Syrian Brown Bear spotted in Lebanon’s eastern mountain range when I noticed Nadine from Newsroomnomad had posted about it already. I trust Nadine when it comes to ...
Animals & Wildlife

Dolphins Encounter off Tabarja Coast

2 months ago
My friend Christine shared these beautiful pictures of dolphins spotted off Tabarja’s coast. They were the only beat in the water and had at least five dolphins swimming around them for almost 2 hours. Enjoy ...
Animals & Wildlife

Rare Species Spotted off Lebanon coast

2 months ago
Following a month-long expedition that took place between October and November 2016 using an underwater robot, Oceana and Lebanese scientists released a video showing strange species spotted off the Lebanese coast. The video is breath-taking ...
Animals & Wildlife

Killing Stray Dogs is Wrong

3 months ago
This is not the first time Tripoli’s municipality decides to get rid of stray dogs by killing them, and even though North Lebanon’s Governor Ramzi Nohra has banned such acts, they are still taking place. ...
Animals & Wildlife

Who’s Killing Dolphins in Tabarja?

5 months ago
APAF (Animals Pride And Freedom) shared pictures of a dead dolphin earlier today and claimed that fishermen in the Tabarja area are killing dolphins and that this is the fifth victim. I read throughout the ...
Animals & Wildlife

Keeping Lions, Tigers & Other Big Cats as Exotic Pets Finally Banned in Lebanon

5 months ago
Animals Lebanon has been lobbying for years to ban the keeping of big cats such as “lions, tigers, leopards, snow leopards, cheetahs, jaguars, cougars, and any hybrid combination any of these species that results from ...
Animals & Wildlife

Beirut Municipality Drops “Dog Ban” Proposal

6 months ago
Photo Credits: Animals Lebanon Beirut Municipality has dropped its proposal to ban dogs on sidewalks in Beirut and clarified that they will put in place regulations and procedures to improve safety and public hygiene, and ...
Animals & Wildlife

Beaten Sea Turtle is Doing Better

8 months ago
Here’s a quick follow up on the giant marine turtle that was hit on the head and pulled out of the water to be used as a photo prop. The turtle’s skull is damaged but ...
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