Following numerous reports of animal abuse and illegal hunting throughout Kosovo, wildlife photographers and managers of designated hunting areas are pushing for change.
Kosovo police have arrested a man from Ferizaj on Thursday after posting on social media that he killed a Balkan lynx, an endangered species protected by law in Kosovo.
The mayor of Rahovec, Smajl Latifi, has taken action to enforce dog fighting bans in the municipality following an onslaught of reports of animal mistreatment throughout the country.
As the cold winter sets in, shops and restaurants in Kosovo have set up charitable donations and feeding stations to help starving stray dogs in the streets of Prishtina.
With less than 50 left in the wild and this number dwindling, more needs to be done to preserve this critically endangered species, say experts of the Balkan Lynx Recovery Program.