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Cheetah menu: wildlife instead of cattle IZW – 28.08.2014:

Cheetah menu: wildlife instead of cattle

Scientists from the German Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW) can give the all-clear: in a recent study they showed that cheetahs primarily prefer wildlife on their menu. More…

It does not always need to be antibiotics: healthy pig breeding IZW – 22.08.2014:

It does not always need to be antibiotics: healthy pig breeding

Scientists found a way to reduce the application of antibiotics in pig breeding by using antimicrobial peptides. The results of the study have just been published in the scientific online-journal PLOS ONE. More…

Lead in hunting bullets is dispensable IZW – 21.07.2014:

Lead in hunting bullets is dispensable

A new study concerning terminal ballistics of lead-containing and lead-free bullets shows that both materials are equally suitable for hunting in accordance with animal welfare. Lead-free bullets even leave smaller fragment clouds than leaded ones. More…

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