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The Spring Thaw in Detroit Reveals the Bodies of 28 Abandoned Dogs in a Park
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, cruelty )

Cher
- 311 days ago - dogster.com
Authorities say most of the bodies are probably the victims of dog fighting operations.
Adorable Tiger Cubs Come Out to Play at National Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, cubs, pictures, photos )

Cher
- 311 days ago - jacksboronewspapers.com
A pair of Sumatran tiger cubs made their public debut at the National Zoo in Washington on Monday. The 3-month-old cubs, named Sukacita and Bandar, played outside with their mother, Dumai, for a little over an hour and a half as visitors looked on.
Endangered Amur Tiger Found Dead in Primorye
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers )

Cher
- 311 days ago - themoscowtimes.com
Residents of Russia's Far East have found the dead body of an endangered Amur tiger thought to have drowned after falling through the ice of a frozen river in the Primorye region.
Sperm Banking Revives Endangered Mexican Wolf
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, Mexican wolves, recovery )

Cher
- 300 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
Earlier this week, the USFWS announced that a pregnant, captive born, female Mexican wolf reared at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo will be released next week into the Blue Range Wolf Recovery Area of Arizona as a part of the Mexican wolf recovery effort
Malayan Tigers Face Bleak Future -- Only 300 Left
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, extinction, wildlife )

Cher
- 137 days ago - therakyatpost.com
Despite Perhilitan's efforts, which include the strengthening of legislation and increased patrolling, tiger conservation across the country's vast tropical forest landscape continues to face challenges.
President Obama Signs Bill Requiring the U.S. Postal Service to Resume Selling Tiger Stamps, Benefits Imperiled Wildlife
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, stamps )

Cher
- 122 days ago - goldrushcam.com
President Obama has signed the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act into law, meaning once again, Americans will be able to purchase the Save Vanishing Species Stamp at post offices and online, with funds going to
Florida's Invasive Burmese Pythons Have Inner GPS
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, wildlife, invasive species )

Cher
- 311 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
Burmese pythons have a remarkable ability--similar to that of the famous homing pigeon--to find their way back home.
Chicago Bans the Sale of Puppy Mill Pups in Pet Stores!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, suffering, puppy mills )

Cher
- 320 days ago - aldf.org
Last week, with ALDF support, Chicago passed a landmark ordinance that will ban Chicago pet stores from selling puppies, cats, or bunnies that originate from "puppy mills" (large-scale breeding facilities).
Japan's Arctic Whaling Not For Scientific Purposes: World Court
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Cher
- 305 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
The International Court of Justice on Monday ordered a temporary halt to Japan's Antarctic whaling program, ruling that it is not for scientific purposes as the Japanese had claimed.
This Photographer Takes Stunning Portraits of Street Cats
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, photos, pictures )

Cher
- 328 days ago - catster.com
People often overlook homeless cats, but Alex Greenshpun of Israel strives to make a connection.
Mercury the Kitten Has No Front Legs But Gets Around Like a Pro
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, kittens )

Cher
- 361 days ago - catster.com
A weed-whacker accident left him a double amputee at four days old, but youth saved him.
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Lynx From Traps in Idaho
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lynx )

Cher
- 298 days ago - enewspf.com
Three conservation groups initiated a lawsuit today against the governor of Idaho and other state officials to halt trapping that illegally kills one of the rarest cats in the United States, the Canada lynx.
Eighth Big Cat Dies From Canine Distemper at Wylie Sanctuary
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, canine distemper, death )

Cher
- 285 days ago - nbcdfw.com
An eighth exotic cat has died after a canine distemper outbreak at a Dallas-area wildlife sanctuary.
Hares in the Cairngorms - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, pictures, photos )

Cher
- 355 days ago - theguardian.com
Snow on the Scottish mountain range provides camouflage for hares whose coats turn white in winter
A Dog Stranded on Ice Is Rescued and Gets to Go Home
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, dogs, rescued )

Cher
- 328 days ago - dogster.com
KC was found by the Coast Guard off the Michigan Coast and will soon see his 14th birthday.
 

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