Update on The Three Tigers Cubs Rescued by Animals Lebanon

Update : 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 out as special cargo on a passenger plane and arrived at the Tonga Terre D'accueil sanctuary near Lyon on Tuesday night. Many thanks to Animals Lebanon & PM Hariri and everyone involved for saving these beautiful creatures! Three endangered Siberian tiger cubs…

Colored Easter Chicks Banned But Everyone’s Selling Them

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 policemen or municipality police members go after few Syrians selling colored chicks on the street, post pictures on Facebook and ignore most of the pet shops also selling these chicks. To make things even worse, some pet shops are selling…
Animals & Wildlife

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

11 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 ...
Animals & Wildlife

Help Identify The Guy Who’s been Kicking Cats

11 months ago
ALERT: The videos are graphic so consider yourself warned. Few days ago, a video of a man kicking a cat went viral but he wasn’t showing his face and could not be identified. Two days ...
Animals & Wildlife

Injured & Pregnant Hyena Saved by Environmentalist in Akkar

11 months ago
This is probably the first time that a hyena-related story doesn’t end up with the animal getting killed by ruthless and ignorant hunters or local villagers. ISF member and environmentalist Wajid Semaan was able to ...
Animals & Wildlife

1-Ton Mola Mola Fish Caught by Tripoli Fishermen

1 year ago
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 ...
Animals & Wildlife

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

1 year ago
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 ...
Animals & Wildlife

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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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 ...
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