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Walk With Owner on a Downtown Street Became Fight for Survival for Local Dog
Animals  (tags: friday harbor, animals, dogs, pitbulls, attack, dini, fight for survival, humans, leash law )

- 3358 days ago -
This is a letter of thanks to all those who came to our rescue when our two dogs were attacked by three pit bulls on Feb. 9. On that Sunday afternoon, my partner and I went to see "Slumdog Millionaire" at the movie house -- Pam went in to get seats an
Common Drug Can Treat Deadly Bat Viruses
Animals  (tags: australia, wildlife, wild animals, bat borne virus, antimalarial drug, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 3358 days ago -
LONDON: Two deadly bat-borne viruses with no known cure could be treated with a well-known and widely available antimalarial drug, researchers have found. If the success of laboratory tests -- which showed that chloroquine renders the related Nipah and
$50 Million Lawsuit Filed By Chimp-Attack Victim
Animals  (tags: connecticut, animals, wildlife, chimp, travis, attack on woman, lawsuit, endangered, extinction, humans, protection, sadness )

- 3358 days ago -
Nash lost hands, nose, lips and eyelids and may have suffered brain damage STAMFORD, Conn. - The family of a Connecticut woman mauled by a chimpanzee last month has filed preliminary legal papers seeking $50 million in damages against the primate's owner
Hippo Sweat: The Next Big Thing in Sunscreen?
Animals  (tags: ca, wildlife, wild animals, hippos, skin secretion, wards off sunburn, endangered, extinction, environment, habitat, protection )

- 3358 days ago -
Secretion contains light-scattering structures that protect against sunburn. Hippos can stand in the hot sun all day without getting a sunburn, and now researchers know why: a red-colored glandular secretion known as "hippo sweat" contains microscopic str
Fungus Devastates 'Chicken' Frog
Animals  (tags: monserrat, wildlife, wild animals, amphibians, killer fungal disease, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 3358 days ago -
Montserrat's "mountain chicken" frog has become the latest victim of the killer fungal disease that is devastating amphibians worldwide. UK researchers say that only two small pockets of the animals on the tiny Caribbean island remain disease-free.
Baby Girl Steps on Stingray
Animals  (tags: australia, marine wildlife, stingray, toddler steps on stingray barb, stable condition, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 3358 days ago -
baby girl is in hospital after stepping on a stingray barb near Sea World at Main Beach on the Gold Coast. The 12-month-old toddler is believed to have stepped on the animal while playing near the theme park about 8am (AEST) on Tuesday. An emergenc
Whale Sanctuary Names Advisory Panel Members
Animals  (tags: hawaii, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National, marine wildlife, whales, advisory panel, endangered, extinction, protection, habitat, humans, environment )

- 3358 days ago -
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary has selected seven new primary members and eight alternates to serve on its sanctuary advisory council."The sanctuary is extremely excited about
Manila Zoo Animals Suffer From Boredom, Abuse
Animals  (tags: phillipines, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, suffering, abuse, AnimalCruelty, protection, extinction, endangered, humans, habitat, suffering, sadness )

- 3358 days ago -
MANILA, Philippines--Animal rights groups on Tuesday opposed a plan to transfer more animals to Manila Zoo, saying the "tiny, decrepit, and outdated facility" provides substandard care and that its occupants suffer from "boredom and abuse." Led by the P
Scientists Hunt for the Rare Right Whale
Animals  (tags: georgia, marine wildlife, whales, North Atlantic right whales, endangered, extinction, habitat, environment, humans, protection, suffering, sadness )

- 3358 days ago -
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- The biologists had been in the plane for hours, flying back and forth over the calm ocean. They had seen dolphins, leatherback turtles, water birds and even a basking shark -- but not what they were looking for. Then Millie Br
Legal Bid to Stop Killing Orphaned Joeys
Animals  (tags: australia, wildlife, wild animals, kangaroos, joeys, legal bid to stop killing, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 3358 days ago -
A NSW animal welfare group is taking legal action in a bid to stop the ACT Government killing orphaned kangaroos. Queanbeyan's Wildcare group has taken the Government to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal over its decision to revoke the group's licenc
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