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2013 Was A Shockingly Tough Year For Elephants
Animals  (tags: african elephants, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, endangered, killed, killing, suffering, ''shoot to kill'' policy, 10 million elephants, 20th century, 2014 500, 000, elephants, poaching, poachers )

- 693 days ago -
2013 was, it's an understatement to say, a tough year for elephants. Conservationists warned that Africa could lose one-fifth of its elephants unless something is done to halt poachers and that elephants could disappear in the wild in Africa by 2025.
Stunning 10,000-Fish Vortex Caught on Video
Animals  (tags: fish, vortex, 10, 000, video, Bahamas, beautiful )

- 714 days ago -
A tornado of fish 10,000 strong spins in shallow water in the Bahamas. Occasionally, flashes of silver break from the pack as fish shoot to the surface, gulping air and slicing back through the water.
Man Fined $15,000 in Dog-Fighting Case
Animals  (tags: dog fighting, animal abuser, fined $15, 000, animal cruelty, 17 dogs euthanized, dog suffering, crime, charged )

- 2822 days ago -
An Ypsilanti Township man suspected of links to an illegal dogfighting ring was sentenced Thursday to serve five years of probation and $15,000 in fines. Ricky Lee Lynch Jr. had been arrested in June after investigators, acting on a tip, found on his
Bob Barker Says Price Is Right to Move Maggie
Animals  (tags: bob barker, animal activist, godsend, maggie, zoo elephant, $750, 000, elephant welfare )

- 3015 days ago -
Here's the deal: If the Alaska Zoo sends Maggie the elephant to a sanctuary in Northern California, retired game show host Bob Barker says he'll kick in $750,000 to help take care of her. The zoo would also get $100,000 from an anonymous donor.
NFL Commended for Keeping Vick Away From Training Camp
Animals  (tags: NFL, Vick ban, dog fighting, animal cruelty, suffering, online campaign, 263, 000 )

- 3050 days ago -
More than 263,000 individuals contacted the NFL through The HSUS' online advocacy campaign, which began last week after a federal grand jury charged Vick and three co-defendants with allegedly operating a multi-state dogfighting ring. The HSUS urged the

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