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Tiger Caged in a Louisiana Gas Station … Seriously?

Care2 petitions have helped ban the use of tigers and other wildlife in circuses. But they haven't stopped a truck stop in Louisiana from having Tony, "The Truckstop Tiger" ... yet. The 13-year old Si…

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6 Dogs Die in Dog Walker’s Hot SUV

Animal rights activists in Canada are outraged. A British Columbian dog walker left six of dogs in her parked truck for 45 minutes on a hot day - and needless to say they all perished from heatstroke.…

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7 Most Bizarre Feral Animal Populations

Escaped zoo animals. Frustrated pet parents. Pet store fires. Whatever the reason, the world is full of animals in places that they never were before. From primates in the United States to tropical bi…

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Top 10 Endangered Species

Every year, new animals populate the endangered species list. In honor of Endangered Species Day on May 16th, we recognize this year's list and hope for a future for each of them. While some animal…

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What is Animal-Free Gardening?

In the northern hemisphere a new gardening season is upon us! Right now thoughts of seeds, soil and the potential for fresh fruit and veggies may be dancing through your head. But as you prepare y…

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Leonardo DiCaprio Gives $1M to Protect Elephants

Following up on a $3 million grant he made to protect ocean habitats earlier this year, Leonardo DiCaprio has flexed the financial power of his environmental foundation yet again with a $1 million gif…

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Are Your Condoms Vegan?

Wait, what? Yes, you may be surprised to learn that the majority of condoms available on the market are produced using the animal product casein. Casein, a highly profitable byproduct of dairy farm…

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Taiwan Opens First Vegan Supermarket!

If you happen to find yourself in Taipei, make sure to stop by iVegan, Taiwan's first all vegan supermarket! iVegan opened in Taipei this August.  According to Vegan Taiwan, the supermarket is complet…

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10 Warning Signs of Pet Hoarding – And How To Help

Pet hoarding is now considered a bonafide mental illness. The newest edition of the DSM Manual (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders), the bible for psychiatrists, indeed lists hoardi…

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7 Surprising Facts About Penguins

Every April 25th, penguin-lovers across the globe celebrate World Penguin Day. And, with their quirky personalities, unimaginable habitats and dapper good looks, it's no wonder these adorable birds ha…

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Though I don't have a garden right now, I am enjoying these posts that are harvest-inspired.

tks for sharing

Most gardeners here had to plant nearly everything much later than normal because of the extra hard …

However common, it's just stupid.