European Commissioner orders inquiry on Malta’s ‘Far West’ spring hunting

European Commissioner for the Environment, Janez Poto?nik, has ordered an inquiry to be held on Malta’s spring hunting derogation. The Commissioner was replying to a question by ALDE MEP Zanoni, Vice-President of the inter-group for the Protection of Animals in the European Parliament.

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Peregrine & Down Hill Mountain Biker Video

Although this video has no association with raptor persecution, because it shows the speed and dexterity of a trained peregrine giving chase to a man speeding down hill on a mountain bike, we feel the short clip is well worth a look. The falcon was released from the top of the mountain and is following […]