A day after four stingrays were freed subsequent to getting entangled in old fishing nets off the coast of Ramlet al-Baida, further south from Beirut, and particularly in al-Naameh one man decided to kill a shark and pull it out of the water all the while posing for photos. The man,
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When we think of promoting animal welfare and wildlife awareness at schools, documentaries and textbooks come to mind. Field trips to local reserves even. What we don’t expect to see is live animals, endangered Syrian brown bear cubs to be specific, grabbed by children on campus. This is what went
We all read the story of the Syrian brown bear sighting that happened last week. The news was so happily received that it went viral, casting a shadow over others in a matter of minutes. But, while the bear we reported on was spotted in the wild, this one is not.
A lone whale was spotted swimming off the coast of Halat, north of Beirut, according to a video posted by MTV on Thursday. In the video, filmed by a group of sailors, the whale breaches the water’s surface before swimming away from the boat. It appears to be alone; a trait