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Report: US Prison Rates An 'Injustice'
Offbeat  (tags: prisons, injustice, rates, USA )

Ray
- 88 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Since the 1970s the rate of incarceration in the United States has quadrupled, after having been relatively flat over the prior half-century. In 1973 the number of Americans in prison was around 200,000. By 2009 that number had grown to 1.5 million.
Tiger Trouble at Universoul Circus .
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, cramped caged, prisons, injured foot, cage, investigation, universoul circus )

Simone
- 1114 days ago - peta.org
Video footage of a tiger traveling with the UniverSoul Circus showing his foot trapped beneath the sliding door to his cage has prompted PETA to fire off a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Indianapolis Animal Care & Control asking
Europes Forgotten Animals
Offbeat  (tags: wild animals, forgotten, suffering, loneleiness, prisons, zoo animals )

Simone
- 1326 days ago - endcaptivity.org
The image of wild animals kept in barren zoo enclosures with concrete floors and no enrichment; elephants shackled to the floor before and after their 'performance' in the circus ring; a dolphin trained to balance a ball; a monkey dressed as superman
Some of the Worst Puppy Mills in America
Offbeat  (tags: HSUS, report, misssouri dirty dozen, worst puppy mills, america, suffering neglect, prisons, cruelty )

Simone
- 1396 days ago - humanesociety.org
The HSUS released "Missouri's Dirty Dozen," a report on some of the most deplorable puppy mills in Missouri. These puppy mills were singled out for repeatedly depriving dogs of the basics of humane care like food, shelter, and basic veterinary
Bangalore Biological Park Packs Tigers in Like Sardines
Offbeat  (tags: bacteria, diseases, deaths, wild cats, bannerghatta park, sardines, prisons )

Simone
- 1410 days ago - dnaindia.com
Besides contaminated and low quality food, the wild cats at Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) face another risk related to their enclosure. Experts say it is not according to the prescribed norms of the Central Zoo Authority of India (CZA).
Elephant Life in U.S. - Zoos Vs. Sanctuaries
Offbeat  (tags: sanctuaries, zoos, prisons, wild animals, elephant welfare )

Simone
- 1693 days ago - savezooelephants.com
A study of the difference of the effects that both have on elephants.
   

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