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Massive Rhino Horn Racket Revealed In US, A Kingpins Indicted
Animals  (tags: rhino horns, animalcruelty, extinction, investigation )

- 46 minutes ago -
A pair of wildlife trafficking kingpins is facing the wrath of the U.S. government for reportedly tricking hunters into killing rhinos illegally.
How The Dairy Industry Strong-Armed A State Into Silencing Whistleblowers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ag-Gag Law, government, dishonesty, crime )

- 42 minutes ago -
Pennsylvania's legislature closed out its fall session this week by killing the state's proposed ag-gag bill, meant to ban activists and journalists from exposing animal cruelty at factory farms.
The Week in Pictures: 24 October 2014
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, world, news, photos )

- 41 minutes ago -
Various pictures from around the world.
Heartbreaking Photos Show Dogs Waiting For Fallen Canadian Guard To Come Home
Animals  (tags: Dog. Killed owner, sad, grieving )

- 35 minutes ago -
As people across Canada continue to mourn the tragic death of Nathan Cirillo, the guard who was shot and killed at his post in front of Canada's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ottawa, it's clear that they are not alone in their grief.
Salamander Shindig Appears On Front Doorstep, Shocks Homeowner
Offbeat  (tags: Salamander, shock, unusual, humor )

- 26 minutes ago -
When ringed salamanders throw a party, they invite everyone. This was especially true on a doorstep in Missouri this week, when a big pile of the amphibians showed up all at once.
7 Animals Who Are Pumped About Pumpkins - Cute Videos/Pics
Animals  (tags: Animals, Enjoying pumpkins! )

- 19 minutes ago -
It turns out that pumpkins can be a fun source of enrichment for many animals, acting as both a treat and a toy. While the jack-o-lantern sitting on your porch should not be fed to your beloved pet (after a few days outdoors, the carved pumpkin starts
Secret Service Dogs Bravely Stop White House Fence-Jumper
Offbeat  (tags: Security Dogs, protection, government )

- 15 minutes ago -
Shortly after Dominic Adesanya, a 23-year-old man from Maryland, leapt over security fences and began to dash toward the White House on Wednesday evening, he was met by two of the Secret Service's furriest colleagues (more)
TAKE ACTION NOW - Stop Killing Stray Dogs in UK ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: Stray Dogs, UK government, killing, animalrights )

- 11 minutes ago -
Last year an estimated 8,985 homeless dogs were killed by local authorities. To allow the continued breeding of dogs whilst there are not enough homes for all is completely irresponsible and to allow the death of 'surplus' dogs is morally reprehensible.
Energy Pipeline Gets Paused For Belugas
Animals  (tags: White Whales, protection, animalrights, AnimalWelfare )

- 11 minutes ago -
The TransCanada Corporation has been forced to put the brakes on an $11 billion pipeline project in an effort to protect beluga whales in the St. Lawrence River.
Organizers of a Recent Panel Discussion at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick Hope to Design Action Steps
World  (tags: world, humanrights, usa, Human Trafficking Awareness )

- 10 hours ago -
NEW BRUNSWICK - They sat beneath the projected image of a line from "The Lorax" by Dr. Seuss: "Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."
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