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6,000 People Sign RSPCA Petition Calling for a Ban on the Use of Wild Animals in Circuses in Wales
Offbeat  (tags: Wales, wild animals, petition, circus, RSPCA )

Scooby
- 232 days ago - m.southwales-eveningpost.co.uk
RSPCA Cymru is calling on the people of Bridgend to follow other communities across Wales and give a travelling show using wild animals a miss.
Daily Cute: Baby Elephant Chases Birds
Offbeat  (tags: birds, elephants, Kruger National Park, South Africa, wild animals, animals, arts, environment, funny, interesting, humor, world )

Lone
- 298 days ago - care2.com
Thanks to the YouTube channel of the Kruger National Park in South Africa, we can see all sorts of wild animals that we may otherwise not get a glimpse of. Here, an adorable baby elephant chases birds and was captured on film
Model's Wild Photoshoot Highlights Problems With Big Cats as Pets
Offbeat  (tags: photo shoot, wildlife, abandoned animals, awareness, wild animals )

Cher
- 383 days ago - thenational.ae
A model took part in a photo shoot to raise awareness of the dangers of keeping wild animals as house pets.
Young Girl's Letter Pleas for Highway Barriers After Fatal Lillooet Crash! Petition, Please Help!
Offbeat  (tags: children, deaths, safety, sadness, suffering, died, accident, protection, news, government, health, humans, animals, environment, animalwelfare, wellness, wildanimals, wildlife, wild animals, women, media, man, humans )

Miriam Si
- 464 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Reassess the need for further CRB along Hwy 99/Hwy 12/Road 40 to prevent unnecessary deaths (Whistler - Lillooet- Lytton). Please see Petition for further details, along with a letter written by a 7 year old girl, Riley Donahue.
Scotland 'a Magnet for Circuses Using Wild Animals'
Offbeat  (tags: Scotland, UK, magnate, wild animals, travelling circuses )

Scooby
- 586 days ago - m.scotsman.com
ANIMAL rights campaigners have warned that Scotland could become a "destination" for travelling circuses using wild animals in their act as government plans to outlaw the practice are delayed until next year.
This Remarkable Woman Was Mauled By a Chimp, and Now Fights to End the Pet Primate Trade (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: wild animals, chimpanzees, victims of industry, protection, rights )

Simone
- 680 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
During my visit to Capitol Hill , I was able to sit down to speak with Charla Nash, the courageous woman who five years ago suffered an unthinkable mauling by a pet chimp. She came to Washington, D.C. at my request to lobby
Big Cats Are Beautiful But This Is Why They Should NEVER Be Pets
Offbeat  (tags: animals, big cats, pets, protection, suffering, wild animals )

Cher
- 764 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Don't be deceived by a tiger's or lion's good looks. These big cats (and others) may be beautiful and seem cuddly at first but they are NOT pets.
Costa Rica Shuts Down Its Zoos
Offbeat  (tags: lions, wild animals, sanctuaries, new homes costa rica closes zoos, freedom )

Simone
- 909 days ago - all-creatures.org
Between now and next May, 400 animals like Kivu will be looking for new homes at rescue centers and sanctuaries - in some cases so they can be released back to the wild; in others for a permanent sanctuary homes
Trainer Bitten By Tiger at Australia Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: australia zoo, tiger trainer, bitten, stable condtion, tigers, wild animals )

Simone
- 911 days ago - au.news.yahoo.com
A 30-year-old man has been bitten on the neck by a tiger at Australia Zoo. It is believed the trainer sustained serious injuries, and was said to be bleeding profusely from the neck.
Best 'Bear' in Wedding Inspires Wild Animal Show
Offbeat  (tags: bear, human, wild animals, show, pets, wonderful )

Giana
- 1012 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Taking one's work home may not always be advisable. But for animal tracker and naturalist Casey Anderson, it's one of the best things that ever happened to him. After saving a grizzly bear cub named Brutus from euthanasia, he raised it.
Do Lions Belong in a Circus?
Offbeat  (tags: protest, gold coast australia, circus, wild animals, activists, animal protection )

Simone
- 1209 days ago - unleashed.org.au
You know what they say about the Gold Coast - beautiful one day, forcing lions to perform circus tricks the next. Read on for the full story and what you can do to help. Traditionally, you can find clowns INSIDE the circus. But on the Gold Coast
Next-Generation Siberian Tigers to Breed in Wild
Offbeat  (tags: animals, tigers, breeding, wild animals, protection, environment )

Cher
- 1255 days ago - china.org.cn
China is planning to let artificially-bred next-generation Siberian tigers to breed in the wild, a leading breeding center for the endangered species announced Tuesday.
Feral Children: 10 Kids Raised By Animals - Mandatory
Offbeat  (tags: pictures, feral children, wildlife, wild animals, unusual, society )

Barb
- 1315 days ago - mandatory.com
Wild animals have raised plenty of fictional characters like Mowgli, Tarzan, Romulus and Remus. But behind every made-up story lay some truth: there have been around 100 documented cases of real feral children who survived in the wild thanks to...
Ohio, Haunted By Slaughter, Restricts Exotic Animals
Offbeat  (tags: wild animals, massacre, ohio legalisation, restrictions )

Simone
- 1447 days ago - all-creatures.org
Ohio Governor John Kasich signed into law on Tuesday new state restrictions on the ownership of exotic animals following the slaughter last year of dozens of wild animals freed by a man before he committed suicide.
 

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