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All Aboard! Amtrak Now Allowing Pets on Some Trains
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, airlines, trains, trips, pets, dog, cat )

Giana
- 125 days ago - today.com
Pets have long been permitted to fly with their owners on many airlines, either in a secure carrier under a passenger's seat or as cargo. Now Amtrak wants to allow passengers to bring their dog or cat on train trips.
ACTION ALERT: Don't Let Negligent Train Drivers Kill Elephants in India! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: elephants, deaths, trains, train driveres, training, negligence, elephant protection, laws )

Simone
- 925 days ago - forcechange.com
A total of 150 elephants have been killed by trains in India because of negligent drivers. Many of these deaths could have been avoided if the drivers had simply followed the speed limit and kept watch for elephants in the areas they are know to cross.
Vets Horrified to See Tusker Injuries
Animals  (tags: tragedy, elephant killed, elephant horrifically injured, trains, killing elephants, elephant fighting for his life )

Simone
- 1384 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
The 10-foot-tall tusker that survived being hit by a goods train in the Dooars on Monday is still clinging to life. Forest officials finally managed to approach him on Tuesday and treated some of his wounds.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Trains From Killing Elephant Families ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: elephant families, protecting their young, killed, trains, protection, authorities )

Simone
- 1436 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Every year dozens of entire elephant families are killed by trains. The location might be different but the story is the same. Elephant babies and juveniles get stuck on railroad tracks, their mothers, their aunties, their sisters and their brothers come
Trains, Electric Wires Slay Jharkhand Jumbos
Animals  (tags: tragedy, indian elephants, jharkhand elephants, killed, trains, electrocution )

Simone
- 1605 days ago - sify.com
As many as 103 elephants have died in Jharkhand since 2001. Many of the unsuspecting jumbos were run over by fast trains or struck down by high voltage wires even as poachers and villagers also posed a threat.
Moscow's Stray Dogs
Animals  (tags: moscow, stray dogs, homeless dogs, trains, survival )

Simone
- 1682 days ago - ft.com
Russians can go nutty when it comes to dogs. Consider the incident a few years ago that involved Yulia Romanova, a 22-year-old model. On a winter evening, Romanova was returning with her beloved Staffordshire terrier from a visit to a designer who
Parks Canada, Canadian Pacific Railway Work on Ideas to Cut Grizzly Bear Deaths
Animals  (tags: wildife, railway officals, trains, grizzly bears, deaths, winter, welfare, rocky mountain national parks )

Simone
- 1710 days ago - google.com
Wildlife and railway experts will be thinking outside the boxcar this winter to come up with ways to reduce the number of grizzly bears that are killed by trains that rumble through the Rocky Mountain national parks.
Elephant Deaths: Viswom Writes to Mamata
Animals  (tags: animals, elephants, trains, killed, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1869 days ago - hindu.com
Forest Minister Benoy Viswom wrote to Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee and Minister of State for Railways E. Ahamed again on Friday seeking their intervention to end the recurring deaths of elephants in accidents along the railway track between
State Forest Minister Likely to Meet Mamata
Animals  (tags: animals, trains, death, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1911 days ago - thestatesman.net
"Around 10 wild animals on an average - including bison, elephants, leopards, and tigers are killed every year, mowed down by the speeding trains in the Dooars. It is imperative for the rail authority to rise to the occasion to save the lives of
Woman Walking Pit Bull Dog Dragged Onto Train Tracks, Both Killed
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, trains, killed, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

Cher
- 1913 days ago - examiner.com
In a tragic accident, a woman walking a friend's pit bull terrier was dragged in front of an Amtrak train in Hayward, California. Both woman and dog were instantly killed when they were struck by the train traveling at about 70 miles per hour.
Train Runs Into Cattle on Tracks
Animals  (tags: cattle, trains, collision, death, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 2013 days ago - wdtimes.com
A freight train ran into about two dozen cattle that had strayed onto railroad tracks in southwestern Dodge County Wednesday afternoon, leaving remains of the animals scattered for over about a mile and a half.
Cranes Return to Hokkaido. Video!   video
Animals  (tags: red crowned cranes, feeding, Japan, swamp, trains, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2034 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Red crowned cranes return to feed at the same spot in Japan every year.
PLZ TAKE ACTION; No More Blood on the Tracks: Urge Ministry to Change Trains for Tuskers
Animals  (tags: reserve forests, trains, killing elephants, ministry, protection, injured elephants, change trains )

Simone
- 2051 days ago - getactive.peta.org
On 20 April, a speeding train hit an adult elephant as she was crossing the tracks in Assam's Dhansiri reserve forest. Thrown off a ridge into a mud pit 30 feet below, the severely injured elephant cried out in agony for four days before forest
Project Reduces Elephant Deaths on Indian Railway Line to Zero
Animals  (tags: elephants, trains, deaths reduced, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2259 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Following a study carried out by the Wildlife Trust of India and the International Fund for Animal Welfare, no elephants have been killed for 5 years by trains on a railway track that crosses the forests of the Rajaji National Park in the northern
Train Hits No Longer Take Toll on Elephants
Animals  (tags: elephants, trains, India, National Parks, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2274 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Here is some good news for wildlife lovers. In the last six years, no case of elephant deaths due to train-hit has been reported from Rajaji National Park in Uttarakhand, thanks to joint effort by the state Forest Department and the Railways.
 

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