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News - March 2006

IAR teams up with Naturetrek

29th March 2006

International Animal Rescue has entered into an exciting new partnership with Naturetrek, a UK company specialising in natural history holidays and wildlife tours. They are designing a bespoke package to India that will take place in November and include a visit to the rescued bears in Agra, as... read more »

Threat of bird flu hasn't halted shooting in Malta

28th March 2006

It is deeply regrettable that the government in Malta has chosen not to suspend spring shooting in spite of the threat of avian flu. Consequently, shooting of quail and turtle doves began this week. International Animal Rescue is now finalising plans for an anti-shooting campaign in Malta to raise... read more »

UK dental team returns to India to give more rescued bears a pain-free future

27th March 2006

A dentist and a specialist dental vet who carried out pioneering surgery on rescued dancing bears last year have made a second trip to India to ease the pain of more bears. Dentist Paul Cassar is a trustee of IAR. Last November Paul and dental vet Lisa Milella volunteered their time to carry out... read more »

New research shows that relocation of hedgehogs is the humane alternative to killing them

21st March 2006

International Animal Rescue welcomes new scientific research which shows that hedgehogs can be successfully relocated after rehabilitation and that their release onto mainland Britain has no adverse effect on local hedgehog populations. The research, conducted by scientists from Bristol University... read more »

Monkey business in Goa

15th March 2006

by Tanja Larsen, IAR Goa This year a new and very sad phenomenon arrived on the beaches in North Goa: the trade in baby bonnet macaque monkeys. The traders would parade the monkeys around the beach until some one - usually a tourist - would offer to pay to buy the monkey so it could be handed over... read more »

New patrons help IAR prove that dancing bear trade is no laughing matter

1st March 2006

Following his highly successful visit to the Agra bear sanctuary in November, UK comedian and actor Bill Bailey kindly agreed to become a patron of International Animal Rescue and continue to promote our work rescuing and rehabilitating the dancing bears. We can’t thank Bill enough for his... read more »

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