The scheme involved thousands of flying squirrels that were captured in less than three years and were exported to Asia, the officials said.
Mr. Antle’s daughters and a former roadside zoo owner in Virginia also face charges of animal cruelty.
Two men pleaded guilty to tampering to influence a contest, a third-degree felony, almost two years after the state started investigating where they caught their fish.
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Law enforcement agents documented the harvest of more than six tons of shark fins, officials said.
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The country has suspended the use of glue traps, which conservationists say are cruel to animals and harm the environment.
After decades in captivity and a 1,700-mile road trip from Argentina into Brazil, an Asian elephant named Mara finally gained a chance to roam.
Myanmar’s conservation ministry is considering captive breeding of as many as 175 threatened species, including tigers, Irrawaddy dolphins and rare birds that exist only in the wild.
Dr. Daniel R. Lucey wants answers to pointed questions that bear on how the coronavirus leapt from bats to humans.
The state’s lobster industry, already struggling before the virus, could be crippled as tourism dries up, leaving boatloads of crustaceans and no one to eat them.
A fast-growing network of activists sees the pandemic as an opportunity to push legislation that bans the consumption of dog and cat meats.
DNA tests show an increase in the number of animals with positive tests for some coronaviruses from the time they are trapped until they arrive on someone’s dinner plate.
What do Covid-19, Ebola, Lyme and AIDS have in common? They jumped to humans from animals after we started destroying habitats and ruining ecosystems.