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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
- 181 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
- 180 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
- 181 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.
Reward Offered in Burning and Decapitation of Centralia, Washington Dog
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, dogs, killed, reward )

Cher
- 349 days ago - pasadosafehaven.org
A beloved family dog was brutally killed this month in Washington. Now Pasado's Safe Haven offers a $2500 cash reward for any information leading to the arrest, prosecution and conviction of the person(s) responsible for his death.
Sperm Banking Revives Endangered Mexican Wolf
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, Mexican wolves, recovery )

Cher
- 169 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
- 6 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.
Chicago Bans the Sale of Puppy Mill Pups in Pet Stores!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, suffering, puppy mills )

Cher
- 189 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).
Amazing Animals You Never Knew Existed
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bizzare )

Cher
- 309 days ago - slate.com
It's just one of the hundreds of amazing, bizarre, and often-overlooked animals in Ross Piper's new book, Animal Earth, that he'd like to see get some more attention. They may be tiny or faceless and not too easy on the eyes, but Piper said they deserve
Japan's Arctic Whaling Not For Scientific Purposes: World Court
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, whales )

Cher
- 174 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.
Deputies Stop a Dog Fight, and a Suspect Is Bitten in the Melee
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, dogs )

Cher
- 337 days ago - dogster.com
Eight men are arrested in a South Carolina field -- including one "brought down" by one of the dogs.
This Photographer Takes Stunning Portraits of Street Cats
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, photos, pictures )

Cher
- 197 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
- 230 days ago - catster.com
A weed-whacker accident left him a double amputee at four days old, but youth saved him.
Wildlife-Friendly Farming Will Keep British Birds Singing
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Cher
- 286 days ago - theguardian.com
Divert funds from direct subsidies to encourage wildlife-friendly farming - or the countryside will fall silent
Tigers Might Be Extinct in 10 Years
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, extinction )

Cher
- 312 days ago - gulfnews.com
Immediate action is needed to increase and strengthen their habitat and protect the species from major threats, especially poaching. India being the home for half the population, 1,400 wild tigers
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Lynx From Traps in Idaho
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lynx )

Cher
- 167 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.
 

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