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Following years of rehabilitation, six lucky orangutans are finally starting their new lives after being returned to their rightful home in the Bornean rainforest. According to International Animal Rescue (IAR), which cared for them at its orangutan rescue center, this release is especially epic because there was a mother in the group who was the […] [...]
Thu, Feb 21, 2019
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Just a regal group of flamingos, out for a walk at a beach resort. [...]
Wed, Feb 20, 2019
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In a story that may make you think twice about doing drugs and/or trespassing, last week a Houston man entered a seemingly vacant garage to smoke marijuana in privacy and found himself face-to-face with a tiger. Sign the petition: End wild animal ownership in Texas! Fortunately – well for the man, anyway – the tiger […] [...]
Wed, Feb 20, 2019
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Rescuers are celebrating another successful operation that will be giving 200 dogs and puppies from South Korea's dog meat trade entirely new lives. The latest mission, which was just carried out by Humane Society International (HSI), marks the 14th dog meat farm the organization has helped close down in the country, where an estimated 2.5 […] [...]
Wed, Feb 20, 2019
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This rescue owl is loving all over his favorite person, and it's the sweetest. [...]
Tue, Feb 19, 2019
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A first-of-its-kind lawsuit filed in Japan will attempt to stop the horrific annual dolphin slaughter that was the subject of the 2009 Academy Award winning documentary “The Cove.” [...]
Tue, Feb 19, 2019
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How cute is this coordinated crawl with a pet corgi? That quick doggy smile in the middle is the best part. [...]
Mon, Feb 18, 2019
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Anyone who has ever had a sick, unsocial or elderly dog is going to love The Yellow Dog Project, a global movement for parents of dogs that need space. The concept behind it is quite simple. If you see a dog with a yellow ribbon or other items tied to its leash, that signifies a dog who needs space and you should not attempt to pet the dog or bring your own dog over for [...]
Mon, Feb 18, 2019
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After a lengthy stay at a wildlife rehabilitation center, rescuers are celebrating the next step for three little howler monkeys who have finally returned home to the forest in Costa Rica. Since being rescued four years ago as infants, Jordanny, Sophie and Lola have been cared for at the Refuge for Wildlife, which is supported […] [...]
Sun, Feb 17, 2019
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In 2004, veterinary student and drug trafficker Andres Lopez Elorez of Colombia surgically implanted liquid heroin in the bellies of several puppies. [...]
Sun, Feb 17, 2019
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In a major victory for animals, Los Angeles just became the largest city yet to ban fur in the U.S. The ban was first proposed last year by Councilmember Bob Blumenfield, along with the support of Councilmembers Paul Koretz and Mitch O'Farrell, in an effort to end the inhumane treatment of furbearing animals who are […] [...]
Sun, Feb 17, 2019
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February is Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month, and many local rabbit rescue groups are hosting adoption showcases. Rabbits are the third-most commonly found animals at shelters, says California's Rabbit Haven. [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
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