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Permit to Hunt An Endangered Black Rhino Is Auctioned Off for $350,000
Offbeat  (tags: Endangered Black Rhino's Killed, Auction to kill Endangered Rhinos, Animal Rights, Animal Cruelty, "An American will pay anything to kill t )

PrimaSICK
- 219 days ago - theverge.com
5,000 African black rhinos are now estimated to live in the wild, but that isn't stopping a Texas-based group from killing one of the endangered animals. the Dallas Safari Club auctioned off a permit to hunt a rhino in Namibia for a whopping $350,000
Eleven Arrested in Crackdown on Congo's Elephant Poachers -YES!!!
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, endangered, animal advocates, animal rights, habitat, killing, protection )

Julie
- 248 days ago - ens-newswire.com
"The growing list of arrests is a testimony to the fact that our combined tactics are delivering results in the fight against elephant poaching in the region," said African Parks CEO Peter Fearnhead.
First-Ever Lawsuit Filed for Chimpanzee Seeking Legal Personhood - BRAVO!
Offbeat  (tags: chimpanzees, Nonhuman Rights Project, legal defense, animals, speak4voiceless, elephants, animal welfare, animal rights )

Julie
- 256 days ago - earthintransition.org
"Our goal is to breach the legal wall that separates all humans from all nonhuman animals."
A Wolf Called Storm - ANOTHER Nature Documentary on Wolves
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, wolf packs, animal rights, animal welfare, animal advocates )

Julie
- 261 days ago - youtube.com
Storm is an extraordinary wolf - the head of a pack in Canada's frozen north that hunts the giant buffalo herds. This pack came to fame in Frozen Planet and now cameraman Jeff Turner spends a year with Storm and his wolf family, learning how they survive
My Doctor Wants Me to Take Premarin, But I Understand It's Made From Horse Urine. Is This True?
Offbeat  (tags: medication, hrt, hormones, women, menopause, estrogen, horses, cruelty, abuse, animal welfare, animal rights, animal advocates, peta )

Judy
- 301 days ago - peta.org
The estrogen-replacement drug Premarin, prescribed to menopausal women, is made from horse urine; in fact, the drug's name is short for PREgnant MARes' urINe. About 750,000 mares are impregnated each year [to collect] their estrogen-rich urine.
VICTORY!!! - Animal Advocates Declare Victory in Federal Foie Gras False Advertising Suit
Offbeat  (tags: Victory!, foie gras, BAN, suffer, delicacy, liver, WRONG, animal rights, animal cruelty, animal welfare, animal advocates, animals, sadness, cruelty )

Julie
- 368 days ago - aldf.org
ALDFs lawsuit contended that Hudson Valley Foie Gras was violating the federal Lanham Act and California's False Advertising and Unfair Competition Laws by claiming to be "the Humane Choice" while force-feeding massive amounts of grain to ducks
How One Moment With a Bear Inspired My Work to End Bear Bile Farming
Offbeat  (tags: Bears, bile, Asia, suffer, caged, animal rights, animal advocates, protection, wildlife )

Julie
- 398 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Bile is extracted using various painful, invasive techniques, all of which cause massive infection to the bears. This cruel practice continues despite the availability of a large number of effective and affordable herbal and synthetic alternatives.
Two-Thirds of Africa's Forest Elephants Were Killed in the Last Decade
Offbeat  (tags: Elephant, poaching, ivory, decline, wildlife, protection, animals, sadness, wildlife, suffering, animal cruelty, animal advocates, animal rights )

Julie
- 409 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
The survey consists of work from 60 scientists who, along with conservation staff, spent 91,600 person-days from 2002-2011 tracking elephants in Cameroon, Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon and the Republic of Congo.
Liz Marshall Documents Animal Suffering In Our Ghosts In The Machine -Raising Awareness To Animal Suffering-Movie Released Soon
Offbeat  (tags: animal rights, Movie, awareness, abuse, animal welfare, animal advocates, animals, slaughter, cruelty, abuse, beat to death, kill, inhumane, protection )

Julie
- 415 days ago - samaritanmag.com
Liz Marshall knows the topic of animal rights is a tough subject. She knows most people would rather look away. That's why she calls them "the ghosts": animals used by humans for food, fur, research, and entertainment. The BC-born, Toronto-based filmmaker
Must-See Video: Father Frank Mann's Conversion to Veganism
Offbeat  (tags: personal awakening, plight of animals, farm animals, factory farms, animal cruelty, veganism, spiritual life, animal rights, peaceful world )

Julia
- 507 days ago - planetoftheanimals.blogspot.com
Father Mann recently had a deep personal awakening to the plight of animals, and has since incorporated the values of veganism and animal rights into his spiritual life and vision of a more just and peaceful world.
Monkey Business: Animal Rights and Human Responsibilities
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, animal rights, humans )

Cher Away
- 692 days ago - aldf.org
Did you know we are all 50% banana? That's right. We are all a little B-A-N-A-N-A-S. We share 50% of our genetic material with a banana tree. But we also share almost 99% of our DNA with chimpanzees.
Coming Out Against Betty White
Offbeat  (tags: controversy, betty white, zoo animals, promotions, animal rights, animal lover )

Simone
- 990 days ago - all-creatures.org
How could anyone be against Betty White? Isn't that like being against motherhood and apple pie? And isn't she one of the world's great animal lovers?
PETA to Launch Porn Site in the Name of Animal Rights
Offbeat  (tags: peta, porn, animal rights, suffering, animals, bizarre, business, culture, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pets, pictures, society, unusual )

Lindsey
- 1065 days ago - news.yahoo.com
I have always had issues with PETA...I stopped donating to them about 3 or 4 years ago. Now check out their latest bombshell. In my opinion, it is ridiculous.
Proposal to Hunt Sandhill Cranes Upsets Bird Lovers
Offbeat  (tags: animals, humans, hunting, hunting season, animal rights, society )

Yrna
- 1313 days ago - wbir.com
Crowds of people will watch long-legged sandhill cranes preening and dancing at the Hiwassee Refuge this weekend.Just days after the state's largest bird viewing event, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will consider whether to open a hunting season
Living Property: A New Status for Animals Within the Legal System
Offbeat  (tags: animal rights, animal laws, legalisation, legal standing, protection )

Simone
- 1376 days ago - all-creatures.org
This Article develops the proposition that non-human animals can possess and exercise legal rights. This proposal is supported by the fact that our legal system already accommodates a number of animal interests within the criminal anti-cruelty laws and
 

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