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Prairie Dogs--A Keystone Species Hunted Brutally for Sport
Offbeat  (tags: prairie dogs maglined, slaughtered, endangered, tragedy )

- 1297 days ago -
The other day I was reading up on passenger pigeons and the 19th-century slaughter that rushed a population of billions of birds into extinction over a matter of decades. It reminded me that the same sort of mindless killing happens in the United States
ACTION ALERT: Say NO to "Humane" Farming Giveaway! PLEASE SIGN !
Offbeat  (tags: no humane farming, farm animals, cruelty, slaughtered, killed, giveaway, care2 )

- 1797 days ago -
There's no such thing as humane farming because there's no such thing as humane killing and humane exploiting.
Buffalo Field Campaign's 15th Season Begins
Offbeat  (tags: buffalo volunteers, buffalo advocates, fighting for bisons, buffalos, threatened, slaughtered, campaign )

- 2046 days ago -
As BFC's 15th field season begins, winter shows her hastening approach in the accumulating snow that gloriously crowns the mountains here in the Northern Rockies.
Sheep in Australia
Offbeat  (tags: sheep, abused, mistreated, delightful companions, pets, history, australia, slaughtered )

- 2068 days ago -
In any given year, 99-120 million sheep are kept for their meat and wool in Australia alone, and 10-15 million will face the slaughterer's knife. Also killed will be around 12 million babies known as "prime lamb."
PETITION ALERT: Steven Tyler: Stop Wearing Rooster Feather Hair Extensions and Publicize Your Decision! PLEASE SIGN !
Offbeat  (tags: american idol show, steve tyler, roosters, killed, slaughtered, horrific cruelty, hair extensions )

- 2135 days ago -
Urge American Idol Host Steven Tyler to Shed Rooster Feathers Roosters are Gassed to Death with CO2 to Produce Hair Ornaments On July 29, United Poultry Concerns posted an alert about roosters being caged and killed to provide feathers
Offbeat  (tags: jakob, boer goats, slaughtered, rescued, sanctuary )

- 2144 days ago -
Jakob came here in the same rescue as Jack and his family [Jack and Family...Finally Off Concrete]. They all came from a slaughterhouse in Brooklyn that was illegally raising goats for meat. Jakob is a Boer goat, which is a breed that is most often used
How American Hunters Abuse U.S. Foreign Aid
Offbeat  (tags: africa, wildife, murdered, slaughtered, hunters, assaults, destruction )

- 2203 days ago -
Hunting, along with dealing in wildlife trophies, has been banned in Kenya since 1977. Trophy hunting was accurately described by the new Kenyan democratic government as 'a barbaric relic of colonialism.' Unfortunately, other assaults on wildlife have
A Tale of the Brumby of Australia
Offbeat  (tags: brumbies, wild horses, australia, surival, bushlands, controversy, slaughtered )

- 2280 days ago -
The Brumby of Australia have been demonised and revered, all in the same time frame, just differently by those holding differing views. As this planet rolled on into the 21st century, so too did holocaustic fires sweep the Snowy Mountains of eastern
Reward Posted in Probe of Horse Slaughter in Utah
Offbeat  (tags: horrific crime, american sadldlebred horse, slaughtered, killed, devastation, grief, investigation, reward to find killer )

- 2386 days ago -
A $10,000 reward is being posted in Utah for information about the slaughter of a woman's horse on a ranch in western Salt Lake City. Jennifer Carrillo tells the Salt Lake Tribune for a Monday report the butchered carcass of her American Saddlebred
Johann Hari: The Religious Excuse for Barbarity
Offbeat  (tags: barbaric, sadistic cruelty, animals massacred, slaughtered, religious, outrage, suffering, tortured animals )

- 2404 days ago -
If you are engaged in an act of cruelty, there is an easy, effective way to silence your critics and snatch some space to carry on. Tell us all that your religion requires you to do it, and you are "offended" by any critical response. Erect an electric wi
Bushkill Man 'Devastated' By Death of Bear He'd Fed for Years
Offbeat  (tags: semi tame bear, bozo, killed, slaughtered, near his home, controvery, disgust )

- 2406 days ago -
Leroy Lewis stood in the doorway of his tiny mobile home in Bushkill on Monday evening and wept as a Pennsylvania Game Commission officer told him his beloved bear, Bozo, had been shot by a hunter. Seventeen years of memories filled Lewis' mind as he
Greyhound Racing: Harmless Fun? Dont Bet on It !
Offbeat  (tags: greyhounds, racing, behind the scenes, cruelty, mistreated, slaughtered, sold for experiments )

- 2441 days ago -
A flutter, a wager, a punt, a bet; a night at the dogs or trip down the bookies is just a bit of harmless fun, right? For the dogs, there's more at stake than your cash. What you don't see trackside or in the betting shops are the thousands of greyhounds
Offbeat  (tags: mystery, deaths, scottish seals, slaughtered, investigation )

- 2505 days ago -
THE horrific deaths of more than 50 seals have sparked an investigation that could have come straight out of the X Files.
In The Leaving
Offbeat  (tags: pigs, slaughtered, their cries, heartbreaking, factory farming )

- 2636 days ago -
When the lull struck, a pig caught our attention -- as we did hers. There wasn't any possible way she could have heard us, but maybe she sensed us there on the wall, maybe she saw a shadow we couldn't see, felt a presence we couldn't know we were emitting.
Hunting Wolves, Saving Wolves- VOTE- Do You Believe Wolves in the Northern Rockies Require Federal Protection?
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, hunted, controvery, wolf advocates, protection, federal laws, slaughtered, wolf haters )

- 2675 days ago -
Is the Obama Administration breaking its promise to protect endangered species? Last year the Obama Administration removed federal protection from some of the wolves that had been restored to the northern Rockies under the Endangered Species Act

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