Animals
Animals

Animals

25 July 2013

Yo, Flipper, how’s it going?

New research suggests dolphin use unique ‘names’ for each other, but the real moral of the story is to belittle humanity.

20 March 2013

Adopt a polar bear? Have you seen what they do?

How did the polar bear, a vicious killing machine that is thriving, become the poster boy of climate-change alarmism?

11 February 2013

Fearful Fantasies over Mr Fox

So-called urban foxes are not the frightening menace they’re made out to be – but neither are they fantastic

5 December 2012

Hounding out
blue-collar hunters

A proposal in California to ban hunting with dogs has turned into a celeb-led bashing of the type of people who hunt.

2 August 2012

Farms shouldn’t
be sacred cows

Supermarkets aren’t to blame for UK dairy farmers failing to turn a profit; government special treatment is.

17 April 2012

Hands off the Grand National

The row over the death of two racehorses blends contempt for the masses, risk-aversion and the irrationalism of animal rights.

6 December 2011

Time for an injection of common sense

Groups opposed to modern agriculture are using scare stories to try to have antibiotics banned on farms.

22 June 2011

In defence of animal experimentation

It’s time that medical researchers were unequivocal in putting human need ahead of animal-welfare concerns.

21 June 2011

Telling porkies about big pig farms

Dubious arguments about large-scale agriculture are threatening a proposed megafarm in Derbyshire.

17 February 2011

Why does the EU prefer predators to people?

A Swedish hunter tells spiked that Brussels bureaucrats don’t understand why it’s good to cull wolves and foxes.