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

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 breeding with the exception of registered zoos and rescue centers". They've been urging the authorities to close down zoos that don't meet the minimum standards required to keep such animals and confiscate all the big cats in badly managed zoos…

Beirut Municipality Drops “Dog Ban” Proposal

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 that they will not resort to banning dogs from walking on sidewalks. Animals Lebanon have been following up this issue from the start and a 'Beirut Sit In' was being planned to protest the decision but it's no longer needed.…
Animals & Wildlife

Beaten Sea Turtle is Doing Better

9 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 ...
Animals & Wildlife

Rare Marine Turtle Almost Killed By People Taking Selfies in South Lebanon

9 months ago
via GreenArea 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 turtle was hit ...
Animals & Wildlife

VIDEO: Two Teenagers Torturing A Small Chick

9 months ago
via APAF ( Animals Pride And Freedom ) Young and stupid. The school should reprimand the two teenagers as well as the person filming them. I can’t believe they are scouts. Nevertheless, I am totally ...
Animals & Wildlife

Is This still Acceptable in #Beirut These Days?

10 months ago
PS: I cropped the lower part to make the picture less gruesome. There are so many wrongs in this picture that I don’t even know where to begin, whether with the fact that these poor ...
Animals & Wildlife

Four Female Sea Turtles Killed in Less than A Month in Tyre (Mansouri Beach)

10 months ago
Less than 5% of the Lebanese Coast remains clean and untouched and there are at least two turtle reserves known, both in the South (Mansouri and Kolaila beaches). Both are recognized as being protected natural ...
Animals & Wildlife

Say No To Spring Hunting in Lebanon!

10 months ago
Source Spring hunting is extremely damaging to wild birds as they are flying back to nest and provide the next generation of birds. If we don’t allow these migratory birds to breed during this sensitive ...
Animals & Wildlife

Vulture Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison After Refusing To Admit Any WrongDoing

1 year ago
Locals swooped on the vulture in the southern Lebanese town of Bint Jbeil – via The Guardian I don’t have a problem with apprehending birds that have Israeli identification rings on them but to capture ...
Animals & Wildlife

Hyena Shot 4 Times In The Head In Akkar

1 year ago
Source I cannot believe that their first instinct was to shoot the poor animal in the head instead of calling the cops or an ambulance or NGOs like Animals Lebanon & BETA that take care ...
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