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10 Turkey Facts You Don’t Know

Do you think you can talk turkey? Here are 10 fun facts to know about these interesting birds: 1. Gobbles the sounds that turkeys make can be heard more than a mile away. 2. Adult wild male …

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Don’t Think Tigers Are Pets? Support Legal Action Protecting Them

It's hard enough to raise a cat or a dog. But a tiger? These big beautiful animals can weigh hundreds of pounds. Their powerful jaws and deadly claws make them formidable in the jungle, which is exact…

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America’s Little-Known Role in Killing Elephants

African elephants need your help. Every 15 minutes, on average, a poacher kills one of these exquisite animals, and for what? Their ivory tusks, tusks that get turned into products that are imported r…

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Celebrity Lemur Dies at Age 20

Jovian, a Coquerel's sifaka, was the star of the PBS kids' show "Zoboomafoo," which aired from 1999 to 2001 and was hosted by brothers Martin and Chris Kratt. The lead character, Zoboomafoo, was most …

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Warning: #BearSelfies Are A Dumb Idea

Just because someone owns a smart phone doesn't make them "smart." Could this be any more apparent than in Lake Tahoe, California, where a disturbingly stupid trend to rush toward wild bears in an eff…

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African Lions Are One Step Closer to Being Protected From Trophy Hunters

African lions came a step closer to being protected from trophy hunting yesterday when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) proposed listing them as threatened under the U.S. Endangered Species …

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One Way We Can Help Stop Animal Abuse at the Circus

A lot of the petitions featured on Care2 address animal issues. Recently, we witnessed the power that a small, but targeted local petition can have over helping save animals lives in a Swiss Zoo. Care…

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The 7 Most Important Reasons to Avoid GMOs

"GMO" stands for genetically modified organisms. Some people also call them genetically engineered organisms. Either way, GMOs are foods whose genetic make-up has been re-engineered, altered or modifi…

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Animals We Love: The Fox

The Fox: Resourceful, intelligent and super cute---what more could you ask for? If you live in a semi-rural area, or really anywhere with a few trees, you've probably seen a fox at least once. M…

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Mobile Home Residents Ordered to Kill Feral Cats with Anti-Freeze

A large population of feral cats have been a problem in a Missouri mobile home park. Some residents feed the cats. Others want them dead. Residents of the park received a letter stating that any re…

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