Runaway Lynx found killed by a train

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A wild lynx that escaped in spring after a small landslide from a hill around its enclosure demolished a wall has been discovered run over by a train. Keepers have spent months setting up traps around the Mautern adventure Park near Salzburg in Austria without any sign of the eight-year-old female wildcat named “Hera”. Officials […]

Vienna Oktoberfest under new management


The Vienna Oktoberfest which was last year hailed as a resounding success is set to take place again this year – and under new management. Claudia Wiesner, 43, is taking over the “Wiener Wiesn Fest” at the Prater which attracted 150,000 visitors from both Austria and abroad last year. The Wiesn is the name for […]