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Offbeat  (tags: small town, authorities, greenliving, banning greenliving, pedestrians, bikers )

Simone
- 1135 days ago - forcechange.com
With a modest population of about 5,500 residents, the town of Hull, Wisconsin may seem like your average small town. But recently, a safety committee proposed a new law: a ban on pedestrians and bicyclists on the town's streets
Bengaluru to Be South Hub for Tiger Protection
Offbeat  (tags: bengaluru, south hub, wild tigers, protection, authorities, conservation efforts )

Simone
- 1270 days ago - deccanchronicle.com
The tiger population may have gone up in Karnataka and elsewhere as a result of conservation efforts, but fortunately, the authorities have not become smug and are continuing to do more to save the big cat.
'Stupid' Namibian Sealing Industry 'Out of Control'
Offbeat  (tags: authorities, outrage, stup nambian sealing industry, cruelty, seals, massacred )

Simone
- 1325 days ago - all-creatures.org
On Thursday Namibia's annual seal pup cull at Cape Cross and Wolf/Atlas Bay will begin again, whilst South Africa hosts the FIFA world soccer event. All CITES listed endangered surviving seal pups in the colony will be clubbed to death.
Cynthia Keith: Louisiana Truck Stop Exploiting Tony the Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: outrage, tony, bengal tiger, enclosed, captived, impriosoned, tiger truck stop, authorities )

Simone
- 1500 days ago - shreveporttimes.com
Again the welfare of a caged tiger in Tiger Truck Stop's parking lot on Interstate 10 in Grosse Tete has surfaced. The permit to do so is up for renewal in December.Tony the tiger has lived his whole life behind bars, with fumes and the noise of traffic,
Lucky Break in Rhino Poaching Case
Offbeat  (tags: forensic investigations, rhino poachers, rhinos, killed, authorities )

Simone
- 1523 days ago - ourcompass.wordpress.com
On a farm close to Musina, forensic investigators are examining and looking for the carcasses of white rhinos. Authorities are trying to find how many dead white rhinos are on the 4 000-hectare farm named Pragtig, owned by Dawie Groenewald.
Justice Round-Up 8/25/10
Offbeat  (tags: sadistic animal killers, abusers, court hearing, authorities, justice no justice )

Simone
- 1552 days ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
In the realm of justice, we seem to have some we never hear about again, and some that just keep cycling through. To some of those in the area of administering justice, common sense prevails. And to some, giving second and third chances don't do
Negligence Kills Trapped Leopard
Offbeat  (tags: humans, authorities, leopard death, controvery, neglect )

Simone
- 1558 days ago - expressbuzz.com
Gross negligence by the authorities, who are supposed to protect wildlife, has resulted in the death of a wild animal. A leopard, which fell into a trap meant for other animals at the Chenduvara Estate in Munnar on Thursday, died, after it remained
Woman Claims She Tossed Her Three Kids Off Philly Bridge
Offbeat  (tags: philly, deleware river, mother, ben franklin bridge, children, authorities )

Mary
- 1567 days ago - thereporteronline.com
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Coast Guard official says crews are searching the Delaware River after a woman called a drug counselor at a Philadelphia hospital to report that she had thrown her baby and two young children from the Ben Franklin Bridge.
DIRTY DEALINGS: THE TRUTH BEHIND THE VOTE ON THE TOPEKA ZOO'S ELEPHANTS
Offbeat  (tags: topeka zoo, zoo elephants, kept, captvity, suffering, sickness, dirty dealings, authorities )

Simone
- 1733 days ago - idablog.org
On Tuesday, the Topeka City Council voted to continue keeping ailing elephants Sunda and Tembo in their inadequate exhibit at the Topeka Zoo. A special work session to discuss retiring the elephants to a sanctuary had been scheduled to follow the meeting
By-Law Means Dublin Horses Will Wear 'Nappies'
Offbeat  (tags: dublin, bylaw, bizarre, carriage horses, wear nappies, city, authorities )

Simone
- 1734 days ago - belfasttelegraph.co.uk
Dublin carriage operators will soon have to provide 'nappies' for their horses as part of new by-laws for the city.
PICTURES: Dogs Living in 'Pure Filth' on Beremboke Puppy Farm
Offbeat  (tags: australia, rspca, animall liberation, raided puppy farm, authorities, horrendous cruelty, suffering )

Simone
- 1734 days ago - moorabool-leader.whereilive.com.au
A SUSPECTED puppy farm in Beremboke is probably one of many operating in Victoria, say animal welfare advocates. Moorabool Council will ask VCAT to force the closure of an alleged puppy farm in Beremboke.
Police Seize Wolf, Say It Might Be A Dog
Offbeat  (tags: authorities, seized dog, not wolf, police )

Simone
- 1859 days ago - postchronicle.com
Authorities in Minnesota said a seized animal that was sold as a wolf, but may actually be a dog, will be given a new home. Austin Police said a city man purchased the animal, named Dakota, through Craigslist
Tiger ID Card Could Turn Predator Into Prey
Offbeat  (tags: debate, tracking tigers, predators, prey, disputes, authorities )

Simone
- 1862 days ago - dnaindia.com
You might not be able to bell this cat. But you could collar it. That's perhaps what the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) proposes to do under a new plan to have ID cards for all the big cats across the country. The unique card would have
Tigers in Sanctuaries to Get ID Cards
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, sanctuaries, ID cards, authorities, unusual )

Simone
- 1874 days ago - ptinews.com
Big cats housed in various sanctuaries across the country will soon have their own 'identity cards' specifying their profile, a step that will enable authorities keep track of their movement and help in tiger conservation. "We have issued an advisory
   

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