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This Hero Octopus Mom Sits on Her Eggs for Four and a Half YEARS
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, GoodNews, wildanimals )

Mike
- 1 hour ago - earthtouchnews.com
A female deep sea octopus spent four and a half years sitting atop her eggs. Without a break. Or a meal. Until she literally drops dead. This octopus species now holds the record for the longest brooding period of any animal on the planet.
Tampa Police Officers Rescue Dog Found Shot 3 Times, Tied to Railroad Tracks
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animals, crime, cruelty, dogs, environment, habitat, humans, pets, protection, society, suffering )

Frank
- 6 hours ago - nydailynews.com
Tampa police stopped an oncoming train moments before it struck a dog that was tied to the tracks and had been shot three times Wednesday.
Ringling Bros. Eliminating Elephant Acts
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, abused, animalwelfare )

Phyllis
- 8 hours ago - apmobile.worldnow.com
The circus' parent company, Feld Entertainment, told The Associated Press exclusively that the acts will be phased out by 2018. Growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision.
Ringling to Phase Out Elephant Acts By 2018, But Should Do It NOW
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, cruelty, protection, sadness, wildanimals )

Mike
- 10 hours ago - peta.org
Many of the elephants with Ringling are painfully arthritic or have tuberculosis, so their retirement day needs to come now. If Ringling is serious about this decision, then it needs to end its use of elephants NOW
Get Yusuf Islam Back on Facebook! Please Sign the Petition!
Animals  (tags: cruelty, animals, animalwelfare )

Francesca
- 12 hours ago - petitionhub.org
Yusuf Islam is one of the greatest ARAs. He was banned from Facebook. Urge him to create another account and help us fight animal abuse!
Magnus- the Lion Cub Who Survived On Yogurt And Bread Is Rescued From Circus
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, lions, cub, wildlife, suffering, AnimalWelfare, rescued )

Dan
- 14 hours ago - goo.gl
The cub, Magnus, was snatched away from his captive mother shortly after birth and sold to a Spanish circus. He was billed as a tourist attraction and forced to pose with visitors for pictures... Feature story on today's Animal News Sentinel.Pics and Vid.
96 Elephants Are Killed Everyday   video
Animals  (tags: wildlife, protection, animalwelfare, animalcruelty )

Vamadeva
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
In this short film narrated by Glenn Close, we learn that elephants are an ancient species that have inhabited our planet for 30 million years. Self-aware, playful and highly intelligent, they form strong social and family bonds.
Utah: Ban - Don't Study - Animal Gas Chambers
Animals  (tags: gas chamber ban, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, ethics, pets, protection, suffering, sadness )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Utah is one of only nine states that still use monoxide gas chambers to dispose of shelter animals. Senate Bill 197 (SB 197) proposes closing down the gas chambers in the state. But the bill received pushback from animal control officers...
   

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