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Elephant Rides To Freedom After 53 Years Of Abuse In The Circus
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, freedom )

Angie
- 96 days ago - thedodo.com
Rheas years of neglect left her body broken. Her nails had cracked, her feet were swollen and she was in constant pain. She limps. Her frame is gaunt. She has spent her life not only starved of nutrition, but of love. Now the time has come for a much bett
Circus Cat Chained To Truck For 20 Years Takes First Steps To Freedom
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, freedom )

Jeri
- 247 days ago - thedodo.com
An elderly mountain lion who spent his life chained to the back of a truck has finally gotten a taste of freedom.
BELIEF Florida Principal Tries to Quietly Ban Book to Appease Christians, Sets Off Sh*Tstorm Instead
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, culture, interesting, society, unusual, children, ethics, freedom, freedoms, books, learning )

Beryl
- 340 days ago - alternet.org
A high school principal in Tallahassee, Florida is in hot water over his unilateral decision to drop a controversial book from a summer reading list for students.
I-Wonder: Passover: Why Do Jewish People Give Up Bread for a Week?
Offbeat  (tags: slavery and freedom, biblical epic, freedom, The Seder, Next year in Jerusalem, freedom celebrated )

Ray
- 476 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Passover (or, in Hebrew, Pesach) is one of the most important religious festivals in the Jewish calendar. It commemorates the liberation of the Jews from slavery in Egypt at the time of the pharaohs.
Baby Turkeys Rescued By Farm Sanctuary Take First Steps Outside! (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: turkey babies, farm sanctuary, rescued, firrst steps, freedom )

Simone
- 771 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
After discovering a box of 24 baby poults at their doorstep, Farm Sanctuary volunteers stepped into action, taking the birds to receive immediate medical attention. Saved from some form of commercial facility
Rescued Elephants Billie and Frieda Share Some Zen Moments! (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: rescued elephants, playfu, safe, sanctuary, freedom )

Simone
- 775 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The pachyderm residents of The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee certainly are a lively bunch! At the end of last month, we were treated to the sight of BFFs Shirley and Misty sharing some quality time together. And now, two of their fellow residents
Finally!!! Freedom for Sunder the Elephant as Indian Supreme Court Upholds His Release
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, elephants, freedom )

CherAWAY
- 786 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
This amazing victory can be seen as the direct result of all the hard work of activists and organizations alike and shows that real change can happen if you don't give up.
Watching These Beagles Feel Grass On Their Paws For The First Time Will Warm Your Heart
Offbeat  (tags: beagles, ex labartory dogs, rescued, beagle freedom, freedom, safe, joy )

Simone
- 800 days ago - buzzfeed.com
These nine beagles had spent their whole lives locked in cages and subjected to laboratory and product testing, until Beagle Freedom Project came along.
Celebrate World Lab Animal Day With Heartwarming Videos of Animals That Are Finally Free!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, freedom )

CherAWAY
- 822 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Because today is World Lab Animal Day, let's remember the little guys who can't speak for themselves. But, let's not also forget the rescues that have come out from laboratories as well
Victory !!! Petition Update !!! Ryan Ferguson Freed
Offbeat  (tags: Petition, Update, Ryan fersuson, freedom, Innocent, Victory )

Krish
- 967 days ago - change.org
Ryan's Father says: "When I started my petition, I had no idea that 250,000 people 'would sign! In early November 2013, Ryan's conviction was overturned and on November 12, the state announced that they would not retry him!"
Toka, Thika and Iringa In Their New Home
Offbeat  (tags: ex zoo elephants, toka, thika, iringa, new home, sanctuary, freedom )

Simone
- 968 days ago - all-creatures.org
It has been just over four weeks since elephants Toka, Thika, and Iringa arrived at ARK 2000 from Toronto, Canada, joining long-time resident elephants Mara, Maggie, and Lulu in PAWS' spacious African elephant refuge. Our dedicated staff is excited to
Costa Rica Shuts Down Its Zoos
Offbeat  (tags: lions, wild animals, sanctuaries, new homes costa rica closes zoos, freedom )

Simone
- 969 days ago - all-creatures.org
Between now and next May, 400 animals like Kivu will be looking for new homes at rescue centers and sanctuaries - in some cases so they can be released back to the wild; in others for a permanent sanctuary homes
It's A Liberty Walk   video
Offbeat  (tags: It's A Liberty Walk, Miley Cyrus, demonstrations, rallies, protestors, take a stand, liberty, rights, freedom, injustice for one is injustice for all )

Dandelion
- 991 days ago - youtube.com
This is Dedicated to the thousands or millions of people who are standing up for what they believe in.
Great Escape for Getaway Goat
Offbeat  (tags: goat, donkey, escape, freedom, cute, video )

Giana
- 999 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A goat finds an unwitting partner in crime in a nearby donkey as it makes a leap for freedom.
 

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