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Anguish of the Mothers Forced to Hand Over Their Children
Offbeat  (tags: China, abandoned, children, babies, baby hatches, sadness )

Marie
- 15 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
These heartbreaking photos reveal the anguish of parents as they abandon their children in China's so-called 'baby hatches.'
Powerful Photographs Expose the Devastating Effects of the Illegal Wildlife Trade
Offbeat  (tags: Illegal wildlife trade, sadness, rhino, tigers, elephants, monkeys, birds, killed, photos )

Marie
- 52 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Each year, it is estimated that up to 30,000 primates, five million birds, 10 million reptile skins and 500 million tropical fish are traded.
Very Sad News: Killed Arabian Leopard in Saudi Found Skinned
Offbeat  (tags: Saudi Arabia, sadness, rare Arabian leopard, killed, poisoned )

Marie
- 52 days ago - emirates247.com
Arabian Leopard was killed by poison fed to a camel which it devoured.
Empty The Tanks! Stories of 5 Orcas Still in Captivity
Offbeat  (tags: Orcas, Sea World, captured, free, release, sadness, tanks, tanks )

Marie
- 55 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.
Update on Angel InTaiji Whale Museum
Offbeat  (tags: Angel, taiji whale museum, cruelty, update, Japan, sadness )

Marie
- 55 days ago - dolphinproject.org
On Feb. 17th, I managed to get into the Taiji Whale Museum; it was no problems at all. Angel has been moved into an indoor tank, which will help with her sunburn problem.
Tiger, Zebra and Snake Die in English Circuses
Offbeat  (tags: circus animals, sadness, tiger, snake, zebra, investigation, abuse, illness, risks, safety )

Borg
- 56 days ago - us6.campaign-archive1.com
Neeka the tiger was one of the big cats used by Tom Duffy's circus in Ireland. Photos of her performing in the big top were highlighted as part of CAPS' "Ring of Cruelty II" investigation into Irish circuses, carried out in 2012. In August 2013
Taronga Zoo Puts Down World's Only Captive Leopard Seal
Offbeat  (tags: Leopard seal, casey, euthanised, sadness, taronga zoo, austria )

Marie
- 56 days ago - theguardian.com
Zoo's 'heartbreaking' decision to euthanase seven-year-old Antarctic seal named Casey followed a prolonged illness.
Community Areas of Dogster and Catster to Close March 3
Offbeat  (tags: catster, dogster, Internet magazine, 10 years, closing, sadness, pets, cats, dogs )

BarbKnigh
- 66 days ago - catster.com
It is with a heavy heart that we announce that we will be closing the Community areas of Catster and Dogster in March.
Video:We Can't All Be Extroverts. Just Ask This Once Painfully Shy, Famous, Talented Introvert.
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, children, child, education, ethics, humans, media, society, sadness, performance, interesting, unusual, safety, arts )

JL
- 82 days ago - upworthy.com
Adam Mordecai Introverted "Glee" cast member and dancing machine Harry Shum Jr. was bullied as a kid for being different.
Hillside Christmas Rescues...
Offbeat  (tags: rescued, foal, horses, deer, wildlife, protection, abused, sadness, healthconditions, safety )

Borg
- 105 days ago - us2.campaign-archive2.com
Our second rescued Chinese water deer this Christmas, Horse Rescue Update... Only yesterday, in a separate case, the staff at Hillside Shire Horse Sanctuary, at West Runton, went out to collect another abandoned foal - the third one they've taken in,
A Sad Ending...RIP Lloyd and Leila, We All Tried So Hard to Save You.
Offbeat  (tags: Lloyd and Leila, Stepney City Farm, Hillside, cows, sadness, slaughter, pets, killed, law, death )

Borg
- 121 days ago - us2.campaign-archive1.com
We've just heard that Stepney City Farm have now killed Lloyd and Leila, the two friendly pet cows that we had offered a home to here at Hillside Animal Sanctuary. Very Sad News
Visit Jimmy Jones Photography and His Gallery of 832F Photos.
Offbeat  (tags: animalcruelty, AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, extinction, ethics, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, sadness, investigation, killing, killed, unusual, pictures, photos )

JL
- 126 days ago - jimmyjonesphotography.com
The photographer Jimmy Jones has generously shared this photo of 832f with us and has a gallery of pictures of her that he took prior to her killing.
Please Help Bears Forced To Perform! TAKE ACTION!
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animals, cruelty, ethics, sadness, society, wildlife )

Sara
- 127 days ago - ad-international.org
James and Tepa Hall force bears to perform degrading tricks while dressed and muzzled. When they aren't "performing" they live in tiny cells that get as hot as 96 degrees. The USDA has cited them, but done nothing. Please email venues to not book them!
Video:Jackie Evancho -To Believe
Offbeat  (tags: children, americans, arts, child, culture, family, ethics, GoodNews, interesting, humans, sadness, safety, society, religion, usa, diet, risks, nutrition, war, propaganda, ethics, abuse, unusual, arts, interesting, performance )

JL
- 130 days ago - staged.com
A talented young lady with a song that expresses what faith should mean.
Video: Fancy Chef Cooks Up Yummy Meals For Less Than A Dollar, And His Life Lessons Are Delish
Offbeat  (tags: americans, children, celebrity, culture, ethics, health, GoodNews, interesting, religion, sadness, safety, society, usa, diet, safety, protection, nutrition, health, food, family, off-beat, unusual )

JL
- 137 days ago - upworthy.com
Ray Flores I'm not a deeply religious man, but I can respect someone willing to shun a six-figure career to just serve.
 

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