An investigation has been launched into a video showing a stag being shot and killed in a Highland loch.
Nine out of ten of Scotland’s shooting properties, including some owned by billionaires, are exempt from paying £10.5 million in annual business rates, it is revealed.
Hundreds of seals shot around Scotland’s coasts were pregnant, feeding their young or failed to die instantly, according to a new study.
Farmers and gamekeepers are shooting “as many beavers as possible” on Tayside before they are brought under legal protection, according to emails released by the Scottish Government.
The “naming and shaming” of the 75 salmon farms that have shot 180 seals around the Scottish coast over the last two years has prompted calls for a boycott by consumers and supermarkets.