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Rhino Auctions to Be Held in S. Africa as Poachers Plague Park
Offbeat  (tags: Rhinos, South Africa, china, Vietnam, rhino horn, poachers, auction )

Scooby
- 84 days ago - mobile.bloomberg.com
South African National Parks plans to auction rhinos this year as part of a plan to create protected populations of the endangered animals away from the Kruger National Park, an area the size of Israel where they are being poached.
Animals Rip and Shred Denim to Fabricate Zoo Jeans
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, zoos, tigers, jeans, lions, clothing, auction )

Cher
- 174 days ago - designboom.com
a japanese fashion label has partnered with the kamine zoo in hitachi city for the creation of a denim collection, whose 'worn-out' style is actually created by the tigers, lions and bears which live at the zoo.
Rare British Guiana Stamp Sets Record at New York Auction
Offbeat  (tags: Auction, Sotheby's, Stamp, British Guiana, New York, USA )

Ray
- 190 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A very rare 19th Century postage stamp from a former British colony in South America has sold for a record $9.5m (£5.6m) at auction in New York. It took only two minutes for the British Guiana one-cent magenta stamp to be sold to an anonymous bidder,
John Lennon Letter Auctioned to Save Foals From Slaughter
Offbeat  (tags: john lennon letter, auction, funds, rescuing foals, slaughter )

Simone
- 1163 days ago - connecticutplus.com
In celebration of John Lennon's birthday on Oct. 9, a letter written by John Lennon 40 years ago, has been anonymously donated to the Equine Angels Rescue Sanctuary (EARS) to help save baby horses from slaughter.
Dress Worn By Diana During Dance With Travolta Sells for $800K at Toronto Auction
Offbeat  (tags: Diana Princess of Wales, John Travolta, dancing, Ronald Reagan, White House state dinner, society, Waddington's, auction, collections sold, charities, championed, humanitarian, HIV-AIDS, afflicted, leprosy, landmines, The People's Princess Charitable Foundat )

Rosemary
- 1279 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
TORONTO - The famed dress worn by Diana, Princess of Wales while dancing with John Travolta brought in the top bid at a Toronto auction Thursday night that featured some of the late style icon's well-known designer gowns. The midnight-blue silk velvet
Wild Horse Advocates Team With California Winery Owner to Purchase 172 Horses at Auction
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, horses, auction, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1626 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
With the financial backing of a California winery owner, activists on Saturday purchased almost all of the 174 horses up for sale at a state-sanctioned auction in Nevada to keep the horses from going to the slaughterhouse.
Plug Could Be Pulled on 1,000 Canadian Lighthouses
Offbeat  (tags: 1000 lighthouses, auction, unusual, interesting )

Lone
- 1660 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Close to 1,000 Canadian lighthouses have been declared surplus and could be up on the auction block under a new law. The list, including 480 active lighthouses, was released in the middle of a Senate review launched last fall in response to a fierce ba
Wild Horse Advocates Scramble to Save 15 Mustangs Slated for Auction in Florida
Offbeat  (tags: mustangs, auction, horse slaughter, wild horse advocates, rescuing, finances )

Simone
- 1708 days ago - examiner.com
Fifteen horses--including a BLM-branded mustang--who were running loose north of Lake Okeechobee since last September are now slated to be auctioned off at the Okeechobee Livestock Market on Thursday, April 22nd at 12 noon. The ill-fated horses are
Scooby Carpe Canem Auction Now Running Till 14th April - Bid Now
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, auction )

Cher
- 1719 days ago - galgonews.com
This year, we are raising funds to build brick shelters in the paddocks for the dogs. These brick shelters will replace the current wooden shelters that minimally protect the dogs from the elements and also require constant repair due to their weaker
Stanley, An Easter Lamb
Offbeat  (tags: lamb, stanleyu, teaching, children, auction, rescued sanctuary )

Simone
- 1727 days ago - all-creatures.org
At the place where "Stanley" the lamb was born, he was a teaching tool used to show students how to work with animals. By the time he was two months old, he had his tail docked, he was neutered, he was tagged through his ear and his horns were removed.
Galgo News E-Bay Auction - 2nd Week - All New Items - Start Bidding!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, auction, protection )

Cher
- 1746 days ago - galgonews.com
The second week of the Galgo News E-bay auction has now started, all new items, so get bidding. All funds go to the galgos and refuges in Spain damaged
RSPCA Criticise Stuffed Animal Auction
Offbeat  (tags: rspca, australia, wild animals, stuffed, horrendous, outrage, auction )

Simone
- 1746 days ago - bigpondnews.com
Over 200 stuffed and mounted animals have gone under the hammer in southeast Queensland. Critics have spoken out against the auction, saying it is not a sale of fine art, but a glorified display of animal cruelty.
Seized Items Auctioned To Support Global Wildlife
Offbeat  (tags: animals, seized wildlife parts, auction, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1755 days ago - thedenverchannel.com
Officials from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have sent 300,000 items to auction, in order to raise funds and make room in an overcrowded warehouse
Donate Items for An Auction - the Spanish Galgos Need Your Help
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, donations, auction, galgos, protection, suffering, environment, dogs )

Cher
- 1763 days ago - galgonews.com
Berta, an American friend of Galgo News and supporter of the plight of the galgos, is organising an auction on eBay to raise funds to help pay for medicals supplies and repair and building work at a couple of shelters in Spain
Virgin Auctions Herself for Tuition Money
Offbeat  (tags: virgin teen, auction, herself, tutiion money, internet )

Lone
- 1785 days ago - komonews.com
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - A New Zealand teenager who says she auctioned her virginity online for $32,000 to raise tuition money did not break any laws but
 

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