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South Africa: Thandi, Rhino Poaching Survivor, Is Pregnant
Animals  (tags: wildlife, protection, goodnews, rhinos )

- 557 days ago -
Thandi, as the rhino is named, survived an attack at the reserve just outside Port Elizabeth in March last year. Poachers tranquillised three rhino with darts, and hacked off their horns, leaving them to bleed to death.
Please Help Greenlandic Sled Dogs
Animals  (tags: dogs, cruelty, animalrights, protection, humans, sadness, suffering )

- 562 days ago -
The number of Greenlandic sled dogs is falling, and, because of the ice melts, there is not so much more sledding. Now the sled dog association has gotten the crazy idea that the only way for the breed not go extinct is to breed and use them for foo
India: Please! Take Action and Speak Up for Mumbai Carriage Horses
Animals  (tags: horses, sadness, suffering, humans, ethics, cruelty, animals, animalrights )

- 564 days ago -
Horse collapses are an all-too-common occurrence among horses who are used for "joy rides" in the city. And since horses and cars don't mix, they are often involved in traffic accidents.
Zimbabwe: Clampdown On Elephant Poaching Threatens San
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, slaughter, killing, cruelty, ethics )

- 572 days ago -
Last September, Zimbabwe suffered from the biggest elephant poaching spree ever. San people engaged in poaching poisoned water sources, leaving 100 elephants dead, a number that is still on the rise
Zambia: Baby Elie Takes a Nap in Mfuwe Lodge Reception
Animals  (tags: wildlife, GoodNews, happy, baby elephant, humans, protection )

- 576 days ago -
After a refreshing 40 winks in the reception of Zambia's Mfuwe Lodge, Wellington the baby elephant decides it is time to rejoin his family and head back to the bush - a memorable encounter for all involved.
Mountain Lions Have No Legal Wildlife Status in Iowa
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, sadness, habitat, humans, ethics, animalrights )

- 585 days ago -
According to IDNR's mountain lion brochure, "Mountain lions have no legal wildlife status in Iowa. That means that they can be taken and possessed by anyone at anytime as long as legal methods and means are used to take the animal.
Orphan Elephants Lack Social Knowledge Key for Survival
Animals  (tags: wildlife, eliephants )

- 595 days ago -
Elephants develop complex social relationships over long life spans. Long-term learning and knowledge transfer in the Pilanesberg population was deeply affected by the culling, the study found.
Tanzania:Anti-Poaching Operations May Be Halted Over Outcry About Harsh Measures
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, humans, ethics, cruelty, animals )

- 596 days ago -
Allegations were flying high and low as members of parliament whose areas were affected by such operations told apparently some gruesome stories of abuse, confiscation and killing of livestock and even killing of pastoralists trying to defend their herds
Please Sign! Stop the Shame Farms That Provide Foie Gras to Parisian Palaces
Animals  (tags: suffering, slaughter, humans, ethics, cruelty )

- 597 days ago -
As you can see from the video survey, the foie gras is produced in appalling for animals conditions:. locked in tiny cages, wounded, dying, mechanically gavage chain ducks
Zimbabwe: Border Jumpers Disrupt Trophy Hunting Season
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, endangered, environment, conservation, cruelty, animals, wildlife )

- 604 days ago -
Affected tour operators from the area, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the flow of border jumpers was scaring away the animals, which no longer cross to the Zimbabwean side in large numbers,
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