Vetlivery – A Mobile Veterinary Clinic in Lebanon

Having passionately developed her skills with pets after pursuing her studies at l'École nationale vétérinaire de Lyon and the Lebanese University's Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Maria Mouallem has come up with a genius idea to help care for domestic pets in Lebanon. With a branded van fit to receive and nurse little animals, the Lebanese vet travels the country, facilitating the lives of those who are unable to or are too lazy to…

Tachtouch the Monkey Returns to #Lebanon

After almost a two-week chase, the monkey that escaped from a farm South of Lebanon into Israel was finally captured and sent back to Nun Béatrice Mauger via the UN. The vervet monkey, named Tachtouch, was spotted in various locations before getting caught. Over the last two weeks, the mischievous primate was filmed monkeying around in the villages of Zar’it and Shtula and the Arab towns of Hurfeish, Deir al-Assad and Majd al-Krum, just west…
Animals & Wildlife

Swarms of Butterflies Invade #Lebanon in Numbers Unseen For 100 Years

5 months ago
I’m not sure how many butterflies have survived the storm this weekend but few days ago, Lebanon witnessed a migration of butterflies in numbers unseen since 1917, according to Magda Bou Dagher Kharrat, a professor ...
Animals & Wildlife

A Shelter for Stray Dogs in The Chouf Area

6 months ago
Killing stray dogs is unfortunately quite common in Lebanon, despite being barbaric and ineffective. There are several ways to handle stray dogs, one of them being building local shelters or contacting animal services to some ...
Animals & Wildlife

Boar Weighing 300Kg Killed in #Lebanon

10 months ago
I’ve read on three different media sources that a wild boar weighing over 300 kilos was killed somewhere in Lebanon. One source said in Hasbaya, the other in Marj el Zouhour and another said somewhere ...
Animals & Wildlife

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

1 year ago
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 ...
Animals & Wildlife

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

1 year ago
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 ...
Animals & Wildlife

A First in #Lebanon: Man Jailed for Killing Dog

1 year 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 year 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 year 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 ...
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