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Boris Johnson joins new ‘urban fox hunt’

With the number of fox attacks in our town and cities this year rising to one, the government has reversed the ban on fox hunting to allow the use of ‘urban hunts’. Hunting with horses, guns and hounds will still be illegal, however the use of mopeds, baseball bats and rottweilers will be permitted.

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Posted: Feb 13th, 2013
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‘Urban donkeys’ invading towns from natural beach habitats

can be tempted right out of the city with a couple of carrotsLocal authorities from across the British Isles have reported a tenfold increase in donkey-related incidents in the nation’s towns and cities this summer, as the long-eared animals flock from their traditional seaside habitats and into the suburbs.

Soaring seaside donkey populations are proving a serious headache for council pest control officers in many urban areas, with residents complaining of noise, mess, and the intimidating presence of herds of shaggy equines wandering the country’s streets.

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Posted: Sep 22nd, 2009
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