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Copenhagen Zoo Keeps Defending Its Actions
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, ethics, killing )

- 1481 days ago -
Copenhagen zoo official says as many as 5,000 animals are killed in zoos world wide on an annual basis, except Italy where it is illegal. He added the Copenhagen Zoo wants to be transparent. The official said the zoo is a "no - spin" area.
Jack Hanna Horrified at Killing of Marius the Giraffe
Animals  (tags: )

- 1530 days ago -
Hanna, celebrity zookeeper, raised $100 K to save Marius and worked to keep a second giraffe from being killed. He calls the slaughter an "abomination." Please sign my petition: 2/in-honor-of-marius/
Slaughter Trumps Sedation For Marius
Animals  (tags: animalrights, cruelty, slaughter )

- 1535 days ago -
Kopenhagen zoo officials as well as officials of zoo organizations try to explain why it was better to slaughter the juvenile giraffe and feed its meat to the lions. Sedation to neuter him would have called for sedation, not a good thing. Murder is.
How to Adopt a Dog From Sochi
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animalrights )

- 1536 days ago -
The story of Sochi's stray dogs has drawn international interest, protesting the inhumane destruction of dogs around the Olympic venues. Now, Humane Society International has prepared a document to give you instructions of how to adopt 1 of the dogs.
Giraffe Killed in Zoo Fed to Lions
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, killing, slaughter )

- 1537 days ago -
Saying it does not want inbreeding a Danish zoo slaughters baby giraffe feeds meat to lions. It seems that there is no safe place for animals, not even a zoo. The zoo should be forced to surrender all its animals to zoos that respect stewardship.
Feel the Pain of 700 Dogs
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, killing, suffering )

- 1540 days ago -
According to an NBC article hackers shut down Sochi Olympic sites saying "Now you will feel the pain of 700 dogs." It was announced earlier that all stray dogs at the Olympic location will be killed.
Caroline Kennedy Tweeds About Dolphin Killing
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, death, slaughter )

- 1556 days ago -
"Tokyo (AFP) - US ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy has tweeted her concern at the "inhumaneness" of a Japanese village's traditional dolphin hunt."
Dolphin's Plight At The Hands of Japanese Trending
Animals  (tags: abused, slaughter, sensless killing )

- 1556 days ago -
U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy sent one tweet and the Internet erupted in support for putting a stop to Japanese killing whales, dolphins and other precious aquatic life. Some are outright slaughtered, some sold for huge profit.
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animalrights, endangered, slaughter )

- 1564 days ago -
The raffle to kill an old, slow non breeding rhino male at a Dallas, Texas safari club has raised plenty of hackles. The raffle, brought in $350,000 which is supposed to be given to rhino conservation.
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, abused, suffering )

- 1684 days ago -
When Eldad Hagar from Los Angeles-based Hope for Paws came across Cadence in a dark alley, she was covered with bloody wounds. Her injuries and their various stages of healing, veterinarians believed the pit bull had been used as bait in dog fights.
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