Did the Ship With “Infected Cows” Dock at Beirut’s Port or Not?

I've been following this story for the last couple of days and I can't really tell who's lying and who's telling the truth. The Ministry of Agriculture has been denying since day the story but Jezzine MP Ziad Aswad is insisting the ship was granted permission to go in and that it has turned off its broadcasting position since last night. The carrier has apparently left the Turkish port of Bandirma and has infected cattle…

#SavingLoris: Animals Lebanon’s First Rescue Under the Animal Protection & Welfare Law

Lorises are a group of several species of nocturnal strepsirrhine primates. They are highly endangered species that somehow made their way to a Lebanese pet shop, where they obviously don't belong. The pet shop was sharing pictures of the lorises on their instagram account and one of the pet shop staff informed Animals Lebanon that Loris teeth were to be removed, which prompted them to alert the Minister of Agriculture. If this had happened over…
Animals & Wildlife

A First in #Lebanon: Man Jailed for Killing Dog

1 month ago
We keep seeing viral videos documenting animal abuse in Lebanon but we’ve never heard of anyone getting arrested for these crimes. BETA took it upon themselves to investigate one of these cases and managed after ...
Animals & Wildlife

Ten Old Army Tanks Sunk in Sidon’s Sea To Create new Habitat for Marine Life

1 month ago
Ten old army tanks were dumped off the coast of Sidon in an attempt to create a new haven for wildlife in the Mediterranean Sea, as well as attract tourists and divers to the area. ...
Animals & Wildlife

A Hen House Inside EDL’s Building

1 month ago
This is hilarious. According to this MTV report, they are raising chicken inside EDL’s headquarters on the second floor and they’re provided with 24/7 electricity while the rest of us are paying outrageous generator bills ...
Animals & Wildlife

Hunting Season To be Extended – No Official Statement From Environment Minister Denying it

2 months ago
Despite efforts to enforce a new hunting law and force hunters to get new licenses, hunting crimes are still numerous in Lebanon and overhunting is undermining efforts of local NGOs. To make things worse, the ...
Animals & Wildlife

Over 90 Dogs Poisoned, 40 Already Dead, at Tripoli Dog Shelter

2 months ago
The owner (3ammo Mahmoud) of a dog shelter in Tripoli woke up today to find over 90 dogs poisoned and tens dead. The ones still alive are struggling and need medical assistance. The owner has ...
Animals & Wildlife

The Epitome of Ignorance: Abusing Animals To Show Political Support

4 months ago
I have no words to describe what’s happening in these pictures. They’re dyeing a freaking camel in blue to show support to their political leader and dragging the helpless animal on the street. I don’t ...
Animals & Wildlife

Zouk Mosbeh is Fining Dog Owners Who Don’t Pick Up Poop

5 months ago
Zouk Mosbeh Municipalitiy is going after people who do not pick up after their dogs and will be fining them LL50,000. As stated by Beta, this is definitely a much better initiative than banning dogs ...
Animals & Wildlife

Brutally Beaten Horse in Tripoli Rescued by Animals Lebanon

5 months ago
Following the horrible video that emerged online showing a horse being brutally beaten in a farm in Tripoli, Animals Lebanon notified the officials, went to the crime scene with the ISF and confiscated the horse. ...
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