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This Is Why You Should Never Pat a Dog on the Head
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, head, pat, threatened )

- 28 days ago -
When you greet your dog, you may naturally give them a friendly pat on the head as a sign of your affection.
Please Enjoy These 20 Perfectly Pink Photos Of Kitty Toe Beans
Offbeat  (tags: cat's pads, paws, pink, soft, tastes-like-pepper, adorable kitty pics! )

- 28 days ago -
We love the little pads on a cat's paws, aka toe beans. They're soft and pink and squishy, right up until the claws come out. Then they're still soft and pink and squishy, but must be admired from afar.
Why Do Cats Like to Sleep on Top of You?
Offbeat  (tags: cats, sleeping habits, interesting )

- 18 days ago -
If you have a cat, chances are your furry little friend likes to fall asleep wherever it pleases âEUR" including on top of you. This is pretty common behavior for felines, but why do so many cats like to lay upon your lap or chest and purr themselves
Alan Rabinowitz, Wild Cats' Champion and Protector, Dies
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, animaladvocates, conservation )

- 9 days ago -
Conservationist and biologist Alan Rabinowitz first learned to talk by speaking to jaguars. He dedicated his life to studying and protecting these animals, and other big cats.
Cute Kittens Chasing Butterflies Compilation 2014 [NEW HD]   video
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- 28 days ago -
I found this adorable video of cute kittens chasing butterflies and thought of YOU!
Lion-Hunting By Trump Donors Is Awful, But the Trade in Lion Bones Is Worse
Offbeat  (tags: lions, bone trade, wildlife, protection, environment )

- 11 days ago -
Just a few days before news of the Trump-era lion imports became public, a leaked letter from the South Africa Department of Environmental Affairs revealed that it had nearly doubled the amount of lion bones and skeletons it would allow to be exported
Dog Saves Family Farm
Offbeat  (tags: Springer Spaniel, Farm Animals, fire, hero dog )

- 30 days ago -
Fire is terrifying for any family, but especially for a farming family who must worry about all of their farm animals. The family at Challans PartnersâEUR(TM) Longcroft Farm is grateful that a fire only wrecked machinery and a barn rec
Conflict Threatens Myanmar's Dwindling Tiger Population
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers )

- 17 days ago -
Ethnic conflict in MyanmarâEUR(TM)s forested regions threatens wild tigers, and ending conflict is key to protecting them, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced last week, ahead of International Tiger Day.
Capturing a Legend
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, photos )

- 19 days ago -
Photojournalist Emmanuel Rondeau set out to do the impossible: capture the endangered Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) on camera.
Camera Trap Footage Shows Endangered Tigers Thrive in Natural Habitat
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, wildlife, protection, environment, video )

- 5 days ago -
A camera trap footage that captured sightings of a female Sumatran tiger mating and roaming with her four cubs in a remote forest in Riau province highlighted the need to conserve forests so that rare and endangered species can live and breed naturally.
Bone Trade Huge Threat to Wild Lions
Offbeat  (tags: lions, big cats, bone trade )

- 26 days ago -
the senior director of the lion programme at Panthera, the global wild cat conservation organisation, believes South AfricaâEUR(TM)s contentious lion bone trade is now imperilling the continent's dwindling wild lion populations.
Tourists to South Africa Warned Orphan Lion Cub Farms Are a Scam Driving Big Cats to Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, protection, extinction, wildlife )

- 4 days ago -
Visitors who take selfies with big cats, bottle-feed or take them for walks are duped into supporting lucrative trophy-hunting and bones trade
Do Cats Sweat When They're Hot?
Offbeat  (tags: cat welfare, summer, sweat, cars, tips, safety )

- 17 days ago -
When it's summer and temperatures are soaring, the heat has people wondering how their cats keep cool. Do cats sweat, or do they regular their temperatures by other means?

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