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Texas Family's 'Chupacabra' Turns Out to Be Imposter
Offbeat  (tags: Imposter, fake, chupacabra, captured, Texas )

Marie
- 145 days ago - mnn.com
Given that the creature is content to munch on corn and cat food instead of the blood of live animals, it's very likely some other, identifiable critter.
Empty The Tanks! Stories of 5 Orcas Still in Captivity
Offbeat  (tags: Orcas, Sea World, captured, free, release, sadness, tanks, tanks )

Marie
- 188 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
As cruel whale and dolphin hunts continue unabated, trying to make the point that orcas, dolphins, and all other marine animals, do not belong in captivity, can sometimes feel like banging our heads against a brick wall.
ACTION ALERT: Release Monkey Captured in Pakistan After Crossing Border! PLEASE SIGN !
Offbeat  (tags: monkey, captured, border lines, arrested, bizarre, captivity, freedom, welfare )

Simone
- 986 days ago - change.org
A monkey was "arrested" in Pakistan after crossing the Indian border. Wildlife officials in Pakistan's Punjab province captured the monkey on the 5th of December following a hectic chase.
Monkey Snared After Biting Rampage Makes 'Lucky' Escape
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Japanese monkey, biting rampage, Shizuoka, captured, escaped, Lucky, stress, warning )

Naoko
- 1312 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A Japanese monkey that was captured in Shizuoka Prefecture after biting over 100 people has escaped from a park, sparking a warning from local authorities.
Pictures of the Day- 5th January 2011
Offbeat  (tags: polar bears, playing, beatutiful photography, animals, captured, wild animalsenvironment )

Simone
- 1331 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A female polar bear plays with a stick on the Brooks Range in Alaska. When photographer Steven Kazlowski saw a polar bear with a broken leg wandering through eastern Alaska last year he thought time was almost up for the animal. Returning a year later he
Monkey Captured After Biting Rampage Named Lucky
Offbeat  (tags: animals, monkey, captured, named, Lucky, attacked, Japan )

Naoko
- 1374 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A wild Japanese monkey that was captured recently and kept at a park in Shizuoka Prefecture after allegedly attacking 118 locals has been named "Lucky."
Ten Lynx to Go Hunting With Transmitter
Offbeat  (tags: lynx, captured, released, hunting, national park, studies, transmitter )

Simone
- 1395 days ago - welt.de
The National Park Service in the resin will provide additional free-living lynx with a transmitter collar. This should be captured temporarily up to ten animals in the next three years, the head of the reintroduction program, Ole Anders said on Monday.
Unbridled Freedom
Offbeat  (tags: wild horses, captured, cruelty, freedom taken, icon of the wild, protection )

Simone
- 1397 days ago - blogcritics.org
His hooves pound the earth. His breath echoes, a deep reverberation in lungs far more powerful than that of a human. His eyes are deep recesses into a soul where secrets have been kept for hundreds, thousands of years. He is proud and full of a fire for
Captured Man Eater Sent to Lucknow Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: man eater tiger, killed 8 people, captured, relocated lucknow zoo )

Simone
- 1412 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
A man eater tiger, captured after killing eight people in the forests of Uttar Pradesh in the last six months, has been sent to the Lucknow Zoo for rehabilitation. The sub-adult male big cat, which had kept wildlife officials and villagers on
Say NO MORE to the Dolphin Slaughter!
Offbeat  (tags: Dolphin, captured, slaughter )

Tarequl
- 1414 days ago - therainforestsite.com
Right now dolphins living in Japan's waters are in grave danger. A mass slaughter is taking place in Taiji, and bottlenose dolphins are the prime target. They're also being captured for aquariums and other animal entertainment shows.
Problems With Exotic Animals as Pets
Offbeat  (tags: exotic pet industry, wild animals, captured, exploitated, imprisoned, cruelty, not pets, protection, legalisation )

Simone
- 1424 days ago - all-creatures.org
The exotic "pet" trade is big business. Selling protected wildlife in stores, auctions, or on the Internet is one of the largest sources of criminal earnings, behind only arms smuggling and drug trafficking. But the animals pay the price. Many don't
U.S. Scientists Find Several Fabled Giant Earthworms
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, environment, earth worms, scientists, researchers, captured )

Veronika
- 1583 days ago - ctv.ca
Two living specimens of the fabled giant Palouse earthworm have been captured for the first time in two decades, University of Idaho scientists revealed on Tuesday. Researchers on March 27 located an adult and a juvenile specimen of the worms, which have
Missing Monkey Captured in Cumbrian Church
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, monkeys, captured )

Cher Away
- 1598 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
A missing South American monkey has been recaptured in a church, five days after escaping from an enclosure at a Cumbrian wild animal park.
THE TRUTH ABOUT KERALA'S ELEPHANTS?
Offbeat  (tags: kerala, elephants, welfare issues, cruelty, captive, captured )

Simone
- 1629 days ago - goallover.org
There is growing concern for the welfare of elephants in Kerala, India, which is home to the largest captive elephant population in the country. At the moment there is limited regulation of the way that the elephants are treated, and the majority of
The Price We Pay for Caging Them
Offbeat  (tags: killer whales, orca whales, price, humans, captured, captivity, broken spirits, suffering )

Simone
- 1645 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Two words describe my first encounter with killer whales in the wild: absolutely terrifying. And yet the strange thing is, until they unexpectedly surfaced right next to our suddenly rather small Zodiac dinghy, I'd been
 

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