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ACTION ALERT: Ohio ! They're Not Pets! Ban Exotics Now! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: ohio state legalisation, wild animals, ban ownership, animal welfare, tragedies )

Simone
- 1133 days ago - humanesociety.org
Ohio is one of fewer than 10 states that don't regulate private ownership of dangerous wild animals, jeopardizing public safety and animal welfare. But you can help change that.
Dogs Die in Record-Breaking Heat
Animals  (tags: heatwave, tragedies, dogs, dying, record breaking heat, outdoors )

Simone
- 1224 days ago - examiner.com
The massive heat-wave stretching across portions of the Midwest are taking a toll on dogs who have been left outdoors. According to the Chicago Tribune, two Omaha area dogs perished within the past week
ACTION ALERT: End Tiger Farming in USA! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: usa, tigers, captive, breeding, tragedies, congress, ban keeping tigers, wild animals, extinction )

Simone
- 1469 days ago - capwiz.com
If you could do just one thing to save the most tigers, this is it. Tigers are being farmed openly in China for their bones, fur and meat but when CITES tries to pressure them to stop, they point to the U.S. and say, "but you do it too!" It isn't as
ACTION ALERT: End the UK Primate Pet Trade!!
Animals  (tags: primates, wild animals, torn from wild, captive, pet trade, suffering, disaster, tragedies, legalisation, protection )

Simone
- 1844 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Wild Futures, formerly The Monkey Sanctuary Trust, based in Cornwall, is a registered charity, which draws on over 40 years of experience caring for unwanted ex-pet monkeys. The Trust is working hard to raise awareness of and put an end to the cruel
Ivory Poaching on the Rise
Animals  (tags: elephants, disappearing, massacre, ivory poaching rising, ivory trade, tragedies, elephants killed )

Simone
- 2050 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
Investigators have seized $51.5 million worth of illegal ivory in Southeast Asia in the past six weeks, including the third largest haul of elephant tusks on record. Customs officials in Vietnam last month discovered 1200 sections of tusks, from up to
PLZ TAKE ACTION; Exotic Animals Need Your Help (HR80/S462)
Animals  (tags: travis, tragedies, wild animals, killed, humans, protection, exotic pets, trade, banning )

Simone
- 2054 days ago - capwiz.com
Just last month, a 55 year old woman in Connecticut was severely mauled by a 200+ pound chimpanzee that was kept as a pet by her friend. Police were called, and the chimp then attacked an officer. Why do people insist on keeping exotic animals as pets
Turning Kids Into Killers
Animals  (tags: children, tragedies, hunting, killing animals, lack of compassion, humans, upbringing, animal abusers, animal cruelty )

Simone
- 2099 days ago - blog.peta.org
Last Friday, an 11-year-old Wampum, Pennsylvania, boy allegedly picked up his youth-model 22-gauge shotgun and shot his father's pregnant girlfriend as she slept. The boy, Jordan Brown, had received the gun as a Christmas gift from his father, who was
Number of Large Dogs Orphaned Rises Drastically
Animals  (tags: large dogs, big dogs, abnadoned, orphaned, deserted, animal shelters, ecomonic times, tragedies )

Simone
- 2100 days ago - ahscares.org
For animal lovers, this economic indicator is sadder than reading the latest financial news. More and more owners of large dogs, mostly purebreds, are surrendering their pets to the Associated Humane Societies Tinton Falls Animal Care Center because
The Story of Janet -Elephants and the Circus
Animals  (tags: elephants, attacks, humans, cruelty, circus, elephants, tortured, beaten bull hooks, tragedies )

Simone
- 2467 days ago - counterpunch.org
Janet was a female elephant born in 1965. She had been taken from the jungles of Southeastern Asia. Stripped from her mother and extended family, she was ultimately shipped to the United States. After arrival, she was put to work in the circus, and it
Giving Space to Animals
Animals  (tags: animals, humans, tragedies, giving animals space, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2518 days ago - inrich.com
Our yearning to encroach upon the wild and tame it appears to be hard-wired into our DNA. But doing what comes naturally to us too often occurs at nature's expense -- or our own. What's amazing is that such tragedies don't happen more often when humans
Tiger on the Loose: Can It Happen Here?
Animals  (tags: wild animals, tigers, captivity, prisons, tragedies, new york, zoos )

Simone
- 2525 days ago - nytimes.com
Still, in the New York area, plenty of zoogoers seemed unperturbed by the dreadful and extremely unusual episode. At Tiger Mountain in the Bronx Zoo, where seven Siberian tigers are kept, hundreds of visitors Wednesday paraded past huge windows that look
Take Action:Urge the San Francisco Zoo to Permanently Close Its Tiger Exhibit
Animals  (tags: caged wild animals, inhumane, prisons, tigers, closure tiger exhibits, tragedies )

Simone
- 2526 days ago - getactive.peta.org
Scientists at Oxford University have concluded that big cats become neurotic when they are confined. Given that the average tiger enclosure is about 18,000 times smaller than the animals' natural roaming range, it is simply impossible for these animals
   

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