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PETA’s Shocking Video Exposes The Truth Behind “Origin Assured” Fur

I, like many animal rights advocates, can be a little dismissive when it comes to PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). It’s not that I don’t completely disagree with them, it’s just that...
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Seattle Zoo Elephants Need Sanctuary: You Can Help

After the tragic death of one of Woodland Park Zoo’s three elephants in August, the zoo has announced it will close its elephant exhibit.This comes in the wake of an investigation by the U.S....

The FBI Finally Takes Animal Cruelty Seriously By Making it a Top-Tier Felony

It’s a well-known “fact” that young people who abuse, torture and kill animals are more prone to violence against people later in life if left unchecked. In fact, animal cruelty is one of the...
Paul Rosolie and snake

Is the Discovery Channel’s Anaconda Stunt Actually Animal Cruelty?

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to get eaten by a snake?No? Me neither.However, one man did: Naturalist and filmmaker Paul Rosolie.For a Discovery Channel Special, Rosolie and a Discovery Channel team...
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One Small Step for Dog’s Rights as Puppy Farm Shut Down in Australia

Do you remember that song, “How much is that doggy in the window?” and the funny little “woof woof” in response?Cute, wasn’t it?But then do you remember when you got a little older and you started...
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This aquarium is making history with plans to free its dolphins from captivity

Ever since the ground-breaking documentary Blackfish revealed some disturbing truths about orcas in Seaworld, the debate about keeping cetaceans in captivity has notably intensified. No longer can we claim ignorance, as research and education...
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“My Bionic Pet” celebrates new breed of animal heroes blind to all prejudices

"Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”  John Wooden Animals are the most untapped source of inspiration on our little blue planet.And although PBS’s “Nature” series often provides us...
little mermaid in oil spill

‘Unhappily Ever After’ Shows the Dark Realities of Disney Fairytales

The Little Mermaid caught in an oil spill? Dumbo being abused in a circus? Mulan living in the unbreathable Beijing?These are all scenes from a new art installation called Unhappily Ever After that shows...
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Mercy for Animals Exposes Cruelty in Canadian Factory Farms

WARNING: The links below may lead to graphic photos and videos of animal abuse in factory farms.U.S. animal rights organization Mercy for Animals started moving their efforts into Canada just a couple years ago,...
Sunder India Elephant Abuse

Sunder the Elephant Still in Chains

Remember Sunder, the abused Indian elephant who Paul McCartney and Pamela Anderson rallied to save back in 2012? Sunder's story seemed to be a success – after much media attention and viral petitioning, India's...