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Pollution suspected in deaths of 10,000 endangered frogs in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 18, 2016 1 comment

Pollution suspected in deaths of 10,000 endangered frogs in Peru

Peru is investigating the deaths of at least 10,000 Titicaca water frogs in a river north of Lake Titicaca in the southern state of Puno. Environmental activists brought 100 of  Full Article »

Peru: lion cub born at Lima zoo for first time in 20 years
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jul 21, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru: lion cub born at Lima zoo for first time in 20 years

A lion cub was born at the Park of Legends zoo in Lima on June 29 for the first time in over 20 years. The zoo located in San Miguel  Full Article »

Peru: 8 million seahorses seized in Lima port
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 20, 2016 1 comment

Peru: 8 million seahorses seized in Lima port

Authorities in Peru have seized more than 8 million specimens of dried seahorses destined for China from a container in Lima’s port of Callao. The seizure on June 7 of  Full Article »

Abused circus lions removed from Peru and Colombia
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 30, 2016 1 comment

Abused circus lions removed from Peru and Colombia

An animal rights group has flown 33 lions rescued from circuses throughout Peru and Colombia to spend the rest of their lives on a reserve in Africa. Animal Defenders International  Full Article »

Rabid bats kill 12 in Peru’s Amazon
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 11, 2016 Leave a comment

Rabid bats kill 12 in Peru’s Amazon

Peru’s health ministry has declared a health emergency in two isolated provinces of the Amazon jungle after reporting that rabid bats have killed 12 people since October. Most of the  Full Article »

Hundreds of fish poisoned in upscale Lima park
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 2, 2016 Leave a comment

Hundreds of fish poisoned in upscale Lima park

Over 200 fish were found dead in the pond of El Olivar park in Lima’s San Isidro district this morning. Joggers and walkers in San Isidro’s Parque El Olivar were  Full Article »

Peru enacts law to protect manta ray population
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 8, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru enacts law to protect manta ray population

Peru has enacted a law prohibiting fishing and extraction of manta rays in its coastal waters. The new prohibition comes less than one year after a group of fishermen in  Full Article »

Peru bullfighting rests hopes on young matador
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 30, 2015 1 comment

Peru bullfighting rests hopes on young matador

Peru’s bullfighting fans watched Andres Roca Rey win the Escapulario de Oro award for the 2015 season yesterday in Lima’s Plaza de Acho. The 19-year-old cut four ears from two  Full Article »

Peru to jail offenders under new animal cruelty law
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 21, 2015 6 comments

Peru to jail offenders under new animal cruelty law

Peru’s Congress passed a new animal cruelty law on Thursday which mandates criminal penalties ranging from fines to prison sentences. Congress passed the law unanimously with no votes against and  Full Article »

Skateboarding dog sets record in Lima, Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 12, 2015 Leave a comment

Skateboarding dog sets record in Lima, Peru

A bulldog broke the Guinness World Record for the “longest human tunnel traveled through by a skateboarding dog” today in Lima. Otto, the bulldog owned by Lima residents Robert Rickards  Full Article »