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Emergency Tiger Rescue - UPDATE -Good News!
Animals  (tags: Tiger rescue, tigers, Arkansas, sanctuary, endangered, IFAW )

- 1007 days ago -
I'm thrilled to tell you that, with your help, we raised our goal of $40,000 to help move 9 tigers and one cougar from a failing sanctuary to the spacious and safe Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. IFAW rescuer Kelly Donithan has the details in this vid
Emergency Tiger Rescue - Can You Help ?
Animals  (tags: Tiger rescue, tigers, Arkansas, sanctuary, endangered )

- 1020 days ago -
A sanctuary in Arkansas can no longer care for the 9 tigers and one cougar that call it home. Please help by making an emergency donation ! 10 animal loving members $1 each = $10 !
Put An End to Arkansas Turkey Drop ACTION
Animals  (tags: animal cruelty, turkeys, arkansas, protection )

- 1515 days ago -
Goal: To end the barbaric annual Yellville Turkey Trot Festival activity of dropping live turkeys from aircraft. It is a given as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches that many turkey themed activities will take place. One such act is Yellville Arkansas
ACTION ALERT: Increase Animal Abuse/Neglect Penalties in Arkansas ! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: animals, abused, mistreated, laws, animal protection, charges, jail penalties, animal abusers, arkansas )

- 1576 days ago -
Though animal cruelty is a class A felony now in Arkansas we are not getting the care we need for the voiceless. In Arkansas the maximum penalty is one year in prison and a $1,000 fine. There is also counseling that is required for convicted animal abuser
Swedish Birds 'Scared to Death': Veterinarian
Animals  (tags: birds, fish, mass deaths, U.S., Sweden, Arkansas, Louisiana, Kentucky, Chesapeake Bay )

- 1789 days ago -
A county veterinarian has speculated that the birds that fell from the sky in central Sweden on Tuesday may have been frightened by fireworks, then run over by a car after landing on the road in the dark.
La. Has Mass Bird Kill Just Days After Ark.
Animals  (tags: birds, flocks, mass, death, died, mystery, louisiana, arkansas )

- 1790 days ago -
In Louisiana, the birds died sometime late Sunday or early Monday in the rural Pointe Coupee Parish community of Labarre, about 30 miles northwest of Baton Rouge.
Fireworks Blamed in US Bird Deaths
Animals  (tags: birds, death, fallen from sky, frightened, fireworks, frenzy, arkansas )

- 1790 days ago -
Scientists said Monday that fireworks appeared to have frightened the birds into such a frenzy that they crashed into homes, cars and eath other. Some may have flown straight into the ground.
Animal Cruelty Now a Felony in Arkansas!!!
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, felony, Arkansas, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets, wildlife )

- 2310 days ago -
As of July 29th, 2009 (last Friday), animal cruelty became a felony in Arkansas. Act 33 makes torturing a dog, cat or horse a felony on first offense, punishable by up to 6 years in prison and a $10k fine. There's a 5 year sentencing enhancement if
Bears Thriving in Arkansas Once Again
Animals  (tags: animals, bears, thriving, Arkansas, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2405 days ago -
The bear cub remained unseen among the barren trees and dried leaves blanketing the forest floor, but she could be heard. Heavy wheezes like those of a child with asthma grew louder as a pair of state wildlife officials drew closer to the small bluff.
Arkansas Reclaims Its Status as the Bear State
Animals  (tags: animals, bears, Arkansas, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 2410 days ago -
The bear cub could be heard but remained unseen among the barren trees and dried leaves blanketing the forest floor. The wheezing sounds of her suckling grew louder as a pair of state wildlife officials drew closer to a rock outcropping sheltering the
Black Bear Den Surveys in Arkansas
Animals  (tags: bears, dens, surveys, arkansas, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2449 days ago -
Deep in the heart of Arkansas' Ouachita National Forest, the search was on for 6-year-old Stephanie. Anxious crews carefully listened for a soothing, engine-like hum, a sign they were getting closer.
Trumpeter Swans Reintroduced Into Arkansas
Animals  (tags: trumpeter swans, reintroduced, Arkansas, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2475 days ago -
Twenty trumpeter swans will be released at Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge near Dardenelle.
Animal Cruelty Law Moves Closer to Reality
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, animals, AnimalWelfare, laws, Arkansas, protection )

- 2504 days ago -
It took a year of meetings and about 50 drafts of a bill, but Arkansas will soon become the 46th state to make aggravated animal cruelty a felony.
Male Gorilla Dies at Little Rock Zoo
Animals  (tags: arkansas, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, great apes, gorilla, death, heart condition, endangered, extinction, sadness, protection )

- 2582 days ago -
JJ, a male silverback western lowland gorilla at the Little Rock Zoo, has died at the age of 21 of a suspected heart condition. The zoo says JJ, short for Jungle Jack, died Sunday morning in his exhibit. Earlier this year, an echocardiogram revealed th
$2500 Reward for Info/Break-in at Arkansas Animal Shelter-11 Kittens Dead-10 Missing
Animals  (tags: animal shelter theft, kittens, Arkansas )

- 2627 days ago -
The Humane Society of the United States is offering a $ 2, 500 reward for information in connection with the break-in at Springdale Animal Services that left 11 kittens dead and 10 more missing.

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