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It's Too Easy to Own a Tiger in America, and the Bar Association Wants to Change That
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, pets, laws, USA )

- 258 days ago -
There are no federal laws regulating the possession of wild animals such as tigers in the U.S.
The Republican Lifeguard
Offbeat  (tags: cartoon, political cartoon, Mike Luckovich, government, republicans, usa )

- 140 days ago -
Mike Luckovich, Pulitzer-Prize-winning political cartoonist for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (and self-proclaimed Daily Kos fan), has once again produced a simple yet profound critique of conservative logic.
US Dentist Walter Palmer 'Regrets' Killing Zimbabwe Lion Cecil
Offbeat  (tags: US Dentist, Hunter, Lion, Regrets, USA )

- 122 days ago -
A US dentist who killed a lion in Zimbabwe says he regrets shooting the well-known animal and insists that he thought he was on a legal hunt.
Yellow Dog Design - Dog Collars Made In USA - Hot Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: yellow dog design, dog collars, usa, on sale )

- 141 days ago -
I'm always on the hunt for items made in the USA so when I came across these dog collars I knew I had to 'start spreadin' the news...' And they're on SALE!!
The Cost of War In Graphics
Offbeat  (tags: cost of war, UN members, Britain, USA, Iraq, Afghanistan, money, tax dollars, waste, pain, horror, perspective, graphics )

- 99 days ago -
United States Britain and the UN-Member nations all went into Afghanistan and Iraq to help save the world. This is how much it cost them to Ensure safety for the World. Feel safer? Your tax dollars at work.
Cecil the Lion: US Dentist Walter Palmer Apologises to Patients
Offbeat  (tags: US dentist, Hunter, Lion, Apologies, USA )

- 122 days ago -
A US dentist who killed a lion in Zimbabwe has apologised to his patients in Minnesota for the disruption caused by the anger directed at him.
$3mn Awarded in Lawsuit to Family of Prisoner Who Died as Guards Watched Laughing
Offbeat  (tags: USA )

- 345 days ago -
The Colorado Department of Corrections will pay $3 million to the family of a mentally ill inmate who died after guards and nurses at the facility for several hours watched his fatal seizures without helping him.
Julian Bond - Rest in Power
Offbeat  (tags: activists, americans, culture, corruption, crime, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, health, humans, interesting, law, media, news, obituary, police, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world, abuse )

- 99 days ago -
His determination and commitment to justice is why we will hold fast to Julian BondâEUR(TM)s memory. His reach extends far beyond his own generationâEUR(TM)s advocacy for civil rights & continues to motivate us to work to give voice to Black people
Tourists Thwart Turtles From Nesting in Costa Rica
Offbeat  (tags: olive ridely sea turtles, turtle-abuse, american tourists, crime, usa, wildlife, animalcruelty )

- 71 days ago -
MEXICO CITY âEUR" The day-trippers swarmed onto the beach to watch one of natureâEUR(TM)s most extraordinary sights, hundreds of thousands of olive ridley sea turtles crawling out of the ocean to lay their eggs in the sand.
Galapagos Tortoise, Aged 150, Put Down in California
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Animal, Galapagos tortoise, California, USA )

- 161 days ago -
A giant Galapagos tortoise more than 150 years old has been put down at a zoo in California.
Earth 'Entering New Extinction Phase' - US Study
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, environment, nature, trees, globalwarming, forests, animals, endangered, extinction phase, Study, USA )

- 162 days ago -
The Earth has entered a new period of extinction, a study by three US universities has concluded, and humans could be among the first casualties.
Yellowstone Park Ships 200+ Bison to Slaughter, More Planned âEUR" Conservation Group
Offbeat  (tags: amimals, bison, yellowstone, slaughter, USA )

- 310 days ago -
Yellowstone National ParkâEUR(TM)s bison population is about to start getting much smaller, as the park has reportedly sent at least 200 bison to slaughter in an effort to cull the winter population by approximately 900 animals.
Florida Holds Hunt to Kill 320 Bears
Offbeat  (tags: florida, bears, hunt, sad news, usa )

- 35 days ago -
Florida is holding its first bear hunt in more than two decades, despite opposition from animal rights campaigners.
The Tiger Who Flew Halfway Across the World for a Better Life
Offbeat  (tags: Greece's economic crisis, Animal, Tiger, Phevos, USA )

- 353 days ago -
He weighs 260kg, has a bone-crushing bite and paws the size of dinner plates, but Phevos the tiger is the latest victim of Greece's economic crisis - and this week he left the country for a new home on other side of the world.

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