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mayor could lick your mayor any day of the week.
Art imitates life when art students join
together to campaign to free
the Philippines' only captive elephant.
Alright, North Americans, it's time for
us to step up. Our birds
are ingesting plastic waste at rates that are among the highest in the world.
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Well, well, look who's advocating a
plant-based diet now: Bill
Gates! (We did not add him to our payroll, we swear.)
No surprise, it's happened again.
Another frustrated captive
killer whale attacked a trainer.
And now for a bit of trivia. Who said it? "I had a lot of quirks as a child. One was that I didn't like to eat meat;
didn't like to chew it, didn't like the taste or smell of it, and just wasn't
having any of it."
NEW ACTION ALERTS
year, horses are killed during the Calgary Stampede. Urge Alberta Premier Alison Redford to help get at least the most deadly event—the chuckwagon races—canceled.
Tell Sarasota County, Florida,
officials that letting feral pigs be mauled by dogs and stabbed is cruel, and ask them to
use humane methods if they insist on killing hogs.
you for saving dogs from
being poisoned in San Pedro! After hearing from you, the mayor of San Pedro, Belize, agreed to cancel the
city's plan to poison homeless dogs and will now let the local animal shelter
take them in instead.
Monkeys aren't laboratory equipment, and
they aren't luggage either. Tell
United Airlines to stop transporting monkeys to their deaths in laboratories.
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If you plan to spend part of the weekend
knocking around the house, did you know that you can help animals every time you take out the trash?
Been jamming to some One Direction? Guess what really makes you beautiful.
Soccer moms aren't the only ones who can
regale you with stories of their children's first words. Goats recall the sound of their
kids' bleats even after they've been
separated for a long time.
I can't top this headline, so I won't
try: "Single Parent
Beaver Dad Gives a Dam."
After a truck hauling 600 turkeys for
Circle S farm overturned, workers left turkeys to suffer for hours and
allegedly abused others. Help
us put pressure on Circle S to develop a humane accident-response plan.
Officials with Florida's Suwannee River
Water Management District are considering allowing bowhunting on district
lands. Urge the board not
to allow bowhunting, which often causes deer
to die slowly and painfully when they are shot but not killed.
you for helping to free birds
trapped at an Illinois mall! After hearing from all
of you, officials freed the birds, veterinarians treated those with injuries,
and the mall is making its roof safe for birds.
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There's one thing that both Team
Twilight and Team Hunger Games can agree on: Everyone should be on Team Tilly.
rats smarter than your search engine? The answer may make you want to Google the "Hidden Lives of Rats."
New Jersey is serious about protecting animals in vehicles. Drivers who let their Benjis ride without a seatbelt could find themselves shelling
out a few Benjis.
Blood, flesh, veins, muscles, tendons,
cow secretions, hen periods, and bee vomit? Bon appétit!
Sarasota County, Fla., officials
postponed their decision on feral hog hunting—in which dogs are allowed to
chase and maul feral hogs—in order to consider other wildlife control options. Send the county your thanks and ask it to choose humane methods.
Urban Decay is
letting its values decay—urge
the company to halt its new animal tests and remain
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an animal, please click
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animal and if the abuse is taking place right now, please call your local
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Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.