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They Thought They Had Lost Him Forever
Animals  (tags: )

- 1454 days ago -
A couple lost their dog during Sandie finally decided that maybe it was time to get another four - legged buddy. After telling the attendant at the shelter what they were looking for, candidate number one was brought out. .
One Month Sentence for Rape of a 14 Year Old Overturned
Society & Culture  (tags: law, children, rights )

- 1456 days ago -
NBC News reports that The Montana Supreme Court has overturned a one-month prison sentence given to a former high school teacher convicted of raping a 14-year-old student.
Shih Tzu Killed After Thrown Into Traffic Over Parking Dispute
Animals  (tags: crueltydeath, dogs )

- 1457 days ago -
Honey Bey diefended her owners home when it was broken tin to. The burglar grabbed the tiny dog and threw her into traffic where Honey Bey reportedly died. A six -year prison sentence is being sought.
Mickey Avoided the Death Penalty, But Will Spent the Rest of His Life in Jail
Animals  (tags: pit bull )

- 1457 days ago -
Mickey, the pit bull that mauled a 4-year-old Phoenix boy, will spend the rest of his days in the Maricopa County sheriff's no-kill animal shelter
Manta Rays Meet Yoga
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates )

- 1457 days ago -
In an effort to create awareness that manta rays are being overfished a group of people set off to create an education campaign using yoga.
Dogs Saved From Blazing House Fire
Animals  (tags: protection, humans, AnimalWelfare )

- 1480 days ago -
Between classes a student and her friend went home to get some tea. They found a house on fire and knew two dogs were inside, in crates. Fire fighters arrived just in time to free the animals.
Unfortunate Animal Euthanized in Texas
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, killed )

- 1481 days ago -
A couple trapped an animal in a live trap and declared it to be the legendary chupacabra. The animal remained in its small cage until it was euthanized Friday. The couple had been given 48 hours by the game warden to either release or euthanize the animal
Copenhagen Zoo Keeps Defending Its Actions
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, ethics, killing )

- 1480 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.
Woman Loses Dog Gains 200 Sloths
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, rescued )

- 1482 days ago -
Monique Pool first fell in love with sloths when she took in an orphan from a rescue centre. Since then many sloths have spent time in her home on their way back to the forest - but even she found it hard to cope when she had to rescue 200 at once.
Global Warming Worse Than Previously Thought
Environment  (tags: climate-change, nature )

- 1486 days ago -
A new UN report outlines the fact that we haven't seen anything yet when it comes to weather anomalies due to global warming.
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