Canton Jura says lack of humans in forest a problem

Canton Jura says lack of humans in forest a problem

June 3, 2020, 9:34 a.m.
While there have been many stories on how the lockdown has favoured wildlife, canton Jura says the lack of human acti...
Basel police rescue deer trapped in underground car park

Basel police rescue deer trapped in underground car park

May 5, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
Basel police had to track down a deer which had wandered into the middle of the city and then was trapped in an under...
Experts puzzled by starlings dropping dead from sky

Experts puzzled by starlings dropping dead from sky

March 11, 2020, 9:40 a.m.
Wildlife experts are puzzled why over 100 starlings seemingly dropped dead from the sky in canton Thurgau.
Swiss company defends offering chance to hunt big game

Swiss company defends offering chance to hunt big game

Jan. 31, 2020, 6:23 a.m.
A Swiss company which offers the chance to kill big game – such as lions and elephants - is defending its busin...
Charging cows kill dog and injure walker

Charging cows kill dog and injure walker

July 26, 2019, 10:24 a.m.
A herd of cows in canton Nidwalden was spooked and injured a walker and killed a dog.
Fox bites woman in her sleep

Fox bites woman in her sleep

July 23, 2019, 11:23 a.m.
A patient at Zurich University Hospital was bitten by a fox during the night. The woman was asleep at the time.
12 bee colonies destroyed at Austrian border

12 bee colonies destroyed at Austrian border

June 13, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Twelve bee colonies have been destroyed by cantonal vets after they were brought into the country illegally on Sunday.
Duckling family hold up Geneva bus

Duckling family hold up Geneva bus

June 11, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
A Geneva bus was delayed for 40 minutes after a family of ducklings decided to take a break under the vehicle.
Police investigate wolf killed by shotgun

Police investigate wolf killed by shotgun

April 15, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
Valais police are investigating after a wolf was found dead, killed by a shotgun.
Driver hits deer fleeing wolf

Driver hits deer fleeing wolf

March 12, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
A driver in canton Valais hit a deer while it was running from a wolf.
Collusion allegations lead to WWF Swiss branch exodus

Collusion allegations lead to WWF Swiss branch exodus

March 11, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
The Swiss branch of the World Wildlife Fund says dozens have left the organization after allegations the charity coll...
Wolves venture down into Sankt Gallen village

Wolves venture down into Sankt Gallen village

Nov. 9, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Locals in a village in Sankt Gallen were surprised to find wolves wandering the streets on Wednesday evening.
Beavers are causing havoc in canton Aargau

Beavers are causing havoc in canton Aargau

July 31, 2018, 9:14 a.m.
Beavers are causing havoc in a car park in Rottenschwil in canton Aargau. They’re nibbling through trees and on...
Graub√ľnden to help deer and wild goats with food

Graub√ľnden 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.
Rare bear sighting in the canton of Bern

Rare bear sighting in the canton of Bern

July 5, 2017, 6:41 a.m.
A bear has been spotted in a remote part of the canton of Bern.
Zurich customs officer surprised by mysterious crate

Zurich customs officer surprised by mysterious crate

April 26, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Zurich customs officers had a surprise when they opened two large wooden crates coming through the airport.
Lynx resettlement programme suffers setback

Lynx resettlement programme suffers setback

March 21, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
A European programme to resettle Lynxes has suffered a setback after two of the big cats were found to be carrying th...
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