Read more about the article COO! THAT’S GONNA HURT: Pigeons Get Vasectomies In Pest Crackdown
A veterinarian performs a sterilization surgery on a pigeon, in Bogota, Colombia, in November, 2022. The minimally invasive laparoscopy procedures were developed by the District Institute for Animal Protection and Welfare (IDPYBA) and the Antonio Narino University, as part of the framework for the care for free-roaming pigeons. (Secretaria Distrital de Ambiente/Newsflash)

COO! THAT’S GONNA HURT: Pigeons Get Vasectomies In Pest Crackdown

Animal welfare officials in Colombia have begun giving pigeons vasectomies as a humane way to keep numbers down in the capital Bogota. A veterinarian performs a sterilization surgery on a pigeon, in Bogota, Colombia, in November, 2022. The minimally invasive laparoscopy procedures were developed by the District Institute for Animal…

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Read more about the article PAW THING: Two-Headed Mutant Moggy’s Struggle For Life
Picture shows a kitten with two heads, two mouths and three eyes was born in Puerto Berrio, Colombia, undated. It died an hour after his birth, despite efforts by owners to keep it alive, after a veterinarian recommended they should euthanize. (Newsflash)

PAW THING: Two-Headed Mutant Moggy’s Struggle For Life

An eerie, mutant kitten with two heads, two mouths and three eyes has been born in Colombia. Its owner told media in Puerto Berrio, Antioquia Department: "We found the kitten at around five in the morning. "We found out late because our cat had hidden to give birth. Picture shows…

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Read more about the article Narcotraffickers Massacre Two Adults And Two Kids, 4 And 9, In Colombia
The victims Briangis Yelina Prada, 4, and Delvis Arbey, 9, killed in the Arauca region, Colombia, on the evening of 17th April, 2022. (Newsflash)

Narcotraffickers Massacre Two Adults And Two Kids, 4 And 9, In Colombia

Four people including these two kids aged 4 and 9 were murdered by a faction of narcotraffickers on Easter Sunday. According to the Colombian army, nine people were travelling through Santo Domingo to Puerto Rondon in the Arauca region on the evening of 17th April, near the border with Venezuela.…

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Read more about the article Colombia To Declare Escobars Cocaine Hippos As Invasive Species To Cull Numbers
The injuries of Jhon Aristides Saldarriaga Marquez, 31, who was attacked by a hippo while fishing in a lake near Hacienda Napoles, Colombia, 31st October. (Newsflash)

Colombia To Declare Escobars Cocaine Hippos As Invasive Species To Cull Numbers

The Colombian authorities have announced they will declare deceased drug lord Pablo Escobar's herd of 'cocaine hippos' an invasive species as a way of tackling their growing numbers. Escobar, who was shot dead in December 1993, bought four hippos for his Hacienda Napoles estate in the town of Puerto Triunfo…

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Read more about the article Over 300 Wildfires Batter Colombia As Criminal Groups Deforest Land For Illicit Crops
The forest fires that affect the south of Colombia have already destroyed more than 86,000 hectares of forest. (Newsflash)

Over 300 Wildfires Batter Colombia As Criminal Groups Deforest Land For Illicit Crops

Over 300 wildfires - mostly started by criminal groups to clear land for illicit crops – have devastated over 86,000 hectares of forestland in Colombia. The Colombian government has declared a national emergency after 142 municipalities, mainly in the southern department of Amazonas, have been affected by the blazes. Following…

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