A Shelter for Stray Dogs in The Chouf Area

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 professional help. Barbara municipality was among the first to set an example for others to follow by rescuing and adopting the dogs, and now Chouf municipalities have opted to handle this matter in a civilized by setting up a big…

Boar Weighing 300Kg Killed in #Lebanon

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 in the Chouf area. I know for a fact that boar hunting is quite dangerous and that these monstrous boars can damage fields but I don't know if killing them is the only way to keep them away. Just look…
Animals & Wildlife

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

7 months 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

7 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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

9 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

9 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

11 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 ...
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