In honour of the late but great frog in the pepper, here are some other extraordinary animals killed by bureaucrats or just plain old human ineptitude.
He allegedly did not like that his coworker called him fat, comparing him to a sumo wrestler in front of other people.
Those found guilty of such violence may be punishable with a prison term of seven years to life, and a fine.
Authorities have responded to a recent rabies outbreak by performing a widespread killing of stray dogs – an operation tagged by activists as the ‘stray holocaust’.
Many were found on the south and west sides of Chicago, and almost all were black.
The story of the 13-year-old's violent abduction keeps getting weirder.
It has been reported that the playboy fraudster Eddie Davenport organised the Mayfair event, but his lawyers deny any involvement.
She allegedly admitted to squirting the over-the-counter medicine in his food.
A 1988 murder looks like it's finally been solved after two kids said their mom made them cover her (and her boyfriend's) bloody tracks.
A 20-year-old was arrested after showing up at their house saying he was looking for the person who killed the rapper.
"Where were all these supporters when my friends were getting shot and killed?”
As Canadian conservatives move to publicize the registries, we looked back at the criminals who have used the tool to commit killings.