Graubünden to help deer and wild goats with food

Graubünden to help deer and wild goats with food

Jan. 26, 2018, 7:05 a.m.
Wildlife authorities in Graubünden are to help the resident herds of deer and wild goats.
Parliament rejects measures to limit primate experiments

Parliament rejects measures to limit primate experiments

Dec. 12, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Parliament has rejected a motion to stop animal experiments on primates.
Man jailed for 2 years on animal cruelty offences

Man jailed for 2 years on animal cruelty offences

Sept. 20, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
A 24 year old man has been sent to prison for 2 years on various charges, including animal cruelty.
Two headed tortoise celebrates 20th birthday

Two headed tortoise celebrates 20th birthday

Sept. 4, 2017, 6:48 a.m.
A two headed tortoise adopted by the Geneva Natural History Museum is celebrating his 20th birthday.
Abandoned kittens found in Basel

Abandoned kittens found in Basel

Aug. 23, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Six abandoned newborn kittens were found wrapped in a cardboard box and separated from their mother in Basel.
Mistreated farm animals being re-homed

Mistreated farm animals being re-homed

Aug. 9, 2017, 10:51 a.m.
Authorities in canton Thurgau say they are working hard to find new homes for the mistreated animals on a farm in the...
Pair of young vultures prepare to spread their wings at Zurich Zoo

Pair of young vultures prepare to spread their wings at Zurich Zoo

July 20, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
Two young Egyptian vultures have been introduced to Zurich Zoo where they’re now getting to know their new room...
Time change killing wild animals

Time change killing wild animals

March 29, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
The time change last week is leading to a surge in deaths of wild animals.
Basel Zoo’s new elephant enclosure opens to the public

Basel Zoo’s new elephant enclosure opens to the public

March 16, 2017, 5:21 a.m.
A new elephant enclosure at Basel Zoo is to be opened to the public for the first time today.
Swiss authorities act to prevent spread of bird flu.

Swiss authorities act to prevent spread of bird flu.

Nov. 22, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
Zoos and parks in Switzerland are arming themselves against bird flu, following instructions from the authorities.
More travel chaos after train hits cow in Valais

More travel chaos after train hits cow in Valais

Nov. 1, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
There was more travel chaos this morning after another train hit animals on the tracks, this time trains between Mart...
Possible new animal welfare laws in Switzerland

Possible new animal welfare laws in Switzerland

Oct. 24, 2016, 1:17 p.m.
The Swiss government is to consult on new measures to protect the welfare of animals used in medical research and the...
Sick lynx shot in Obwalden

Sick lynx shot in Obwalden

Oct. 5, 2016, 11:20 a.m.
A young lynx, which was ill, has been captured and shot by gamekeepers in the canton of Obwalden. The emaciated wild...
Swiss parliament drops dog training courses for humans

Swiss parliament drops dog training courses for humans

Sept. 20, 2016, 8:10 a.m.
Dog owners in Switzerland will no longer have to attend classes to obtain a certificate of competence. Since 2008 if...
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