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1,215: The Record Number of Rhinos Poached in 2014
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, extinction, ethics, humans, killed, killing, suffering, slaughter, sadness, wildlife, wildani )

- 6 days ago -
South Africa has finally finished compiling its report on the number of rhinos poached in the country last year and, as expected, the news is terrible. All-told, 1,215 rhinos were killed by poachers in South Africa in 2014, the highest number ever...
The Real Paddington Bear: Cute, Unique and Endangered
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, extinction, ethics, wildanimals, wildlife, protection, killed, habitat )

- 13 days ago -
The real Paddington bears don''t eat marmalade, but they are just as cute.
Ask the US Fish and Wildlife Service to Label Wolves as Essential! Sign the Petition Here
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, endangered, petition to sign )

- 20 days ago -
Please urge US Wildlife authority to reconsider and give the wolves a fair chance of survival. Unless they receive protective status, they are poised to slowly disappear. We can't let this happen!
Withdraw Their Advice and Advocacy of the Killing of Foxes to Residents of The Borough of Wandsworth
Animals  (tags: Animal welfare, foxes, Wandsworth, London, boris Johnson, mayor, UK, shooting, petition )

- 66 days ago -
A London council has offered advice to its residents on shooting foxes in a bid to rid themselves of the urban pest.
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, protection, pollution, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, nature )

- 65 days ago -
Tell the Bureau of Land Management to put wilderness protection ahead of oil and gas development.
Giraffes Under Threat: Populations Down 40 Percent in Just 15 Years
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, conservation, crime, cruelty, cats, endangered, environment, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals, slaughter, sadness )

- 66 days ago -
One of the world's most iconic and beloved animals is quickly disappearing. Fifteen years ago about 140,000 giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) roamed the plains and forests of Africa. Today that number has plummeted by more than 40 percent...
Expel Student Who Killed Bobcat to Show School Spirit
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, crime, cruelty, ethics, protection, sadness, wildlife, animalrights, investigation )

- 84 days ago -
How sad that things like this happen. What are we teaching our children? This was done by a High School kid, for crying out loud. That kid for sure needs help too. We need better, harsher laws but also a better education for parents and children alike
Welcome To The Koch Congress: Giving Credit For The Democratic Disaster
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United, gerrymandering, voter id laws, corruption, elections, freedoms, propaganda, republicans )

- 84 days ago -
Let's start giving credit where it's due-- on why the 2014 elections went the way they did-- so very, very badly for the Democrats. The Koch brothers, Adelson, the Waltons-- a handful of other billionaires-- they bought this contemptible election.
Canine Distemper Could Wipe Out Siberian Tigers
Animals  (tags: animals, conservation, dogs, endangered, environment, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals, tigers )

- 84 days ago -
The endangered tigers could lost half their population to the disease.
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