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Eye On The Opposition
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, CCF, HSUS, attacks, pets, Peta, business )

Cher
- 886 days ago - humanesociety.org
Our opponents rightfully see The HSUS as a threat to their reliance on animal cruelty as a standard practice. They attack The HSUS not because we don't do enough--but because, from their perspective, we do too much.
Horse Leaves Her Tormentor Bloody and Bruised!- VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: abusive owner, cruelty, young filly, revenge, attacks, awesome )

Simone
- 974 days ago - negotiationisover.net
The victim is a mare, who just has enough of her abusive owner, You Go Girl!
Where Translocation Triggered Leopard-Human Conflict
Offbeat  (tags: humans invading wild animals homes, leopards, relocated, stressed, attacks, studies )

Simone
- 1461 days ago - thehindu.com
A new research paper, published in the latest edition of Conservation Biology, links this exponential increase in attacks to a large-scale translocation project. In 2001, 86 leopards were captured in the area and many relocated in a forest 39 km away
Solitude of Leopards
Offbeat  (tags: leopards, homes, attacks, humans, human invasion, protection, soltude )

Simone
- 1555 days ago - hindu.com
The leopards have struck again, scream the headlines of the national newspapers. Week after week, there have been updates, of pilgrims being attacked and the wild animal being caught. What's happening you wonder, why are these animals attacking humans
American Widows Aid Afghan Widows to Start Small Businesses
Offbeat  (tags: widows, america, afghan, business, 9/11, bomb, attacks )

Merissa
- 1557 days ago - womensrights.change.org
Susan Retik and Patti Quigley were both pregnant when they lost their husbands in the 9/11 attacks. But instead of solely focusing on their own tragic loss, the two American women thought about the existence of other widows in Afghanistan.
Walrus Attacks on Spectacled Eider Ducks Caught on Film! Video!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, walrus, attacks, birds )

Cher
- 1680 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Walruses have been filmed attacking spectacled eider ducks in the Bering Sea, behaviour never seen before.
Payback: When Prisoners Revolt
Offbeat  (tags: animals, zoos, attacks, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1721 days ago - blog.peta.org
Two separate attacks on people by angry, frustrated, imprisoned animals over the weekend has this gal wondering: Are zoo prisoners launching a sort of global Attica-style revolt? Let's consider the evidence.
Killer Chrisdian Johnson Convicted Using DNA From Dog
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, attacks, gangs )

Stephanie
- 1733 days ago - independent.co.uk
A gang member who used a dangerous bull terrier to attack a rival before stabbing him to death yesterday became the first person be be convicted using DNA evidence taken from the crime scene and matched to his dog.
There's Little Point in a National Database of All Dog Owners. It's Gangs That Are the Problem
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, pet insurance, government proposal, dog owners, database, dog bites, attacks, gangs, humans )

Simone
- 1744 days ago - blogs.telegraph.co.uk
The first of the suggestions in the DEFRA discussion document that was leaked last week has been formally submitted as a government proposal today. The suggestion is that dog owners will be forced to take out insurance to cover compensation payments if so
Bad Press for Pressured Species - Leopard Attacks Villiagers and Tiger Mauls Woman
Offbeat  (tags: man wild animals conlficts, humans, invasions, tigers, leopard, attacks, hungry, habitat destroyed )

Simone
- 1758 days ago - treehugger.com
What do we expect when we take away and animal's habitat and they have neither a large enough home nor enough food? Two incidents of a clash between humans and big cats occured this week as a leopard and a tiger both left their "sanctuaries" in search of
Ex-Gratia to Kin of Those Killed in Tiger, Leopard Attacks
Offbeat  (tags: animals, attacks, ex-gratia, environment, humans, protection )

Cher
- 1823 days ago - indianexpress.com
The state Forest department has decided to provide up to Rs 10,000 as ex-gratia to the next of the kin of those killed in a tiger or leopard attack. The Tiger Conservation Society took the decision on Thursday at a meeting presided over by the principal
When Bees Go Buzz-Erk! As British Tourists Are Attacked By An Angry Swarm, What Turns a Humble Honey Bee Into a Killer?
Offbeat  (tags: british tourists, bees, survival, attacks, human attacks, honey bee )

Simone
- 2032 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
We don't get attacked by animals much these days. Plenty of people are scared of sharks, but the reality is that being eaten while taking a dip in some tropical lagoon is rather less likely than crashing in your taxi on the way to the airport.
Beware the Birds! They ARE Bright Enough to Choose Who to Attack
Offbeat  (tags: birds, intelligence, dislikes, likes, humans, attacks, films )

Simone
- 2034 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The skies of his apocalyptic film were filled with dive-bombing, murdering birds. But although Alfred Hitchcock's airborne killers were nothing more than fiction, scientists say they aren't as different from normal birds as we'd like to believe.
Raw Video: Bobcat in Arizona Bar, Rabid Attack Injures Three in Cottonwood
Offbeat  (tags: arizona bar, rabid bobcat, euthanized, attacks, 3 people )

Simone
- 2090 days ago - nationalledger.com
Several Cottonwood, Arizona bar patrons have quite the story to tell and some have the injuries to prove it. Authorities say that three people were attacked by a wild bobcat that just happen to walk in the bar in the Northern, Arizona city. Two of
Surfer's Arm Shredded in the First Shark Attack Off Bondi Beach Since 1929
Offbeat  (tags: sharks, attacks, humans, bondi beach, dusk, sharks homes, habitat, survival )

Simone
- 2131 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A surfer's arm was shredded by a shark off Australia's Bondi Beach - the first attack at the popular tourist spot for 80 years. The 33-year-old man, whose name was not released, suffered severe arm injuries, police said. Other surfers helped him to
 

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