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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
- 45 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 Away
- 129 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.
Wild Animal Eaters Might Face Jail Time
Offbeat  (tags: Wild animals, eating, endangered, china, illegal, jailed )

Marie
- 130 days ago - shanghaidaily.com
A draft interpretation of China's Criminal Law, tabled for reading on Monday, aims to clear up ambiguities by clearly defining eating endangered wild animals, or buying them for this or other purposes, as illegal.
Costa Rica Shuts Down Its Zoos
Offbeat  (tags: lions, wild animals, sanctuaries, new homes costa rica closes zoos, freedom )

Simone
- 274 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
- 276 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
- 376 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
- 574 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 Away
- 620 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 )

BarbCat
- 680 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
- 812 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.
Horse Escapes Prompt Concerns About Zanesville Exotic Animal Farm
Offbeat  (tags: ohio wild animal, wild animals, gunned down, murdered, horses, loose, concern, sheriff )

Simone
- 829 days ago - 10tv.com
Law enforcement officials on Monday said that they were concerned about the recent escape of horses from an exotic animal farm. Horses escaped three days in a row at the farm, owned by Marian Thompson. Nearly 50 exotic animals were shot and killed
On Mother's Day: Caring for All Creatures
Offbeat  (tags: mothers day, wild animals, mothers, compassion, respect )

Simone
- 842 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
This Mother's Day, as we celebrate our own mothers, we can also celebrate the many people who adopt other species, wild and domestic, and love them as their own. Sometimes it takes a village to practice this interspecies adoption.
My Video of Wild Key Deer in Key West Florida (Video)   video
Offbeat  (tags: key deer, key west, florida, deer, wild animals, video, cute, interesting, off-beat, odd, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 856 days ago - youtube.com
Here is a video that I actually took! I saw these 3 beautiful deer in a parking lot in Key West. Key Deer are a different, smaller breed of deer that live only in the Florida Keys. Sorry the video is so shaky, but it is rare to get so close!
Big Cats Should Be Running Wild, Not Running Through Your Living Room
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, freedom, wild animals, laws, ban exotic pets trade, suffering )

Simone
- 856 days ago - ifaw.org
On a recent episode of "Grey's Anatomy," the storyline involved a couple was that was brought into the hospital after being severely mauled by a pet lion.
 

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