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

- 1356 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
Trouble and Stripes: Why Tigers Could Soon Become Extinct
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, humans, greed money, destruction tigers disappearing, australian zoos, controversy, captive breeding )

- 1361 days ago -
TIGERS are on the way out. Their roar may soon be no more. You can dress it up all you like, but that's the likelihood in a world of ever-shrinking habitat and poachers who just can't be stopped.
The Story That Brings Forth Your Light ACTION
Offbeat  (tags: teleseminar, Luisah Teish, stories, tragedy, life, story telling, empowerment, art )

- 1483 days ago -
A free teleseminar event. Learning the skills of the storyteller helps you to create new guiding myths for your life. It helps you understand how to change the narration - and the destination - of your life path.
Rebounding From Adversity: 7 Cities That Have Survived Tragedy | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Offbeat  (tags: cities, tragedy, survived, humans, earthquakes, terroism, violence, interesting )

- 1586 days ago -
Whether at the hands of Mother Nature, terrorism, or a lone gunman, these cities prove the resilience of the human spirit when faced with disaster.
What Happened to the Egyptian Cat Goddess: How a Sacred Ritual Turned Into a Massacre
Offbeat  (tags: history, worshipping, cats, sacrifriced, tragedy, eqyptian cat goddess )

- 2044 days ago -
Ancient Egypt was, to the best of our knowledge, where cats first became household pets. It began when cats made themselves welcome by keeping the storehouses of grain free from rodents. Soon after that, they just moved - as cats have a way of doing.
My "Wallace Hartley" Song- The Violin Player On the Titanic   video
Offbeat  (tags: Titanic, Wallace Hartley, song, music, singing, tragedy, violin, sinking, interesting, off-beat, performance, photos, pictures )

- 2049 days ago -
This April will be the 100th Anniversary of the tragic sinking of the Titanic. I thought I would share a song I wrote about the violin player because he was a hero in my eyes. Please leave comments on youtube if you can.(Be nice please) Hope you like it
Beam of Light Halos Fallen Soldier's Pup (NOT Photoshopped!)
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, beam of light halo, fallen soldier, adopted pup, grief )

- 2091 days ago -
In this incredible story, a guardian's connection with his pet seems to go deeper then we think, and makes us question life after death. Hero was rescued by Justin Rollin in Iraq, and only one day after he found her, he was killed.
Tigers - Photo Gallery - Steve Winter Photography
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, photographs, tragedy, habitat, disappearing, beauty, spellbounding beauty, photographs )

- 2103 days ago -
Tigers, magnificent, awesome but disappearing before our eyes. Photos of them by Steve Winter.
Leopards Roam Streets, Terrorize Locals in Mumbai
Offbeat  (tags: humans, invasions, leopards homes, conflicts, tragedy, leopards killed )

- 2155 days ago -
The residents of Mumbai's burgeoning slums were being warned Monday about the growing danger from leopards roaming their streets.But wildlife experts maintain the problem lies with man, not nature.
Wolf Hunts Morally Corrupt
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, massacred, humans, coward humans, morally corrupt, tragedy, lacking morals, wolves, maglined )

- 2182 days ago -
The resumption of wolf hunts in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming illustrates why citizens must continue to oppose such unnecessary and senseless slaughters.
Prominent Wildlife Activist Tragically Murdered in India
Offbeat  (tags: tiger environmentalist, tragedy, crime, murdered, shehla masood, memoriam )

- 2196 days ago -
Prominent wildlife and anti-corruption activist, Shehla Masood, was murdered in cold blood today, just outside her home in Bhopal, India.
Dog Survives Crash, Returns A Year Later
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, fatal car accident, grief, surviving dog, beloved dog caesar, returns, home )

- 2201 days ago -
A year after a car crash that tragically killed a father and daughter, the surviving Benson family has finally been given some good news with the return of their beloved dog, Caesar.
A Tiger Tradegy
Offbeat  (tags: humans, tragedy, tigers, disappearing, heartbreaking habitat destroyed )

- 2216 days ago -
There are less than 400 remaining Sumatran tigers in the wild and that number is rapidly declining as their habitat continues to be destroyed to make cheap pulp and paper products. One of APP's biggest customers in Australia is the popular supermarket
Mountain Lion Crosses Half the USA in Epic Journey
Offbeat  (tags: cougar, awesome journey, epic, 2, 000 miles, tragedy, killed road )

- 2217 days ago -
A mountain lion has made the longest-ever recorded journey of a land mammal, scientists say. The cat walked nearly 2,000 miles halfway across the USA, before sadly it was killed by a car on the east coast.
Big Cat Fights Back as Man Moves in
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, leopard killed, forest guards, humans enroachment, wildife )

- 2222 days ago -
A DRAMATIC leopard attack in a village in West Bengal in which three policemen and five villagers were injured has sparked fresh debate over human encroachment on India's dwindling wildlife corridors.

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