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Why It's So Hard to Stop Zimbabwe's Export of Baby Elephants
Animals  (tags: baby elephants, zimbabwe, legal, global treaty, endangered, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, environment, habitat, humans, protection, society, wildanimals )

- 13 hours ago -
The export of dozens of elephants is legal under the global treaty that governs the endangered species trade.
Sea Otter Pup Conceived in Wild Is First to Be Born in Captivity
Animals  (tags: environment, habitat, humans, endangered, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, animalrights, conservation, ethics )

- 13 hours ago -
Planned release into wild is this summer. People maynot be aware that although ESA helped sea otters, that certain areas of CA are not repopulated at all,w/ no releases planned there. So much for FWS ethics - ESA says no economic issue trumps restoration
Mass Death of Seabirds in Western U.S. Is 'Unprecedented'
Animals  (tags: seabirds, auklets, death, california, canada, AnimalWelfare, animals, endangered, environment, protection, wildanimals )

- 13 hours ago -
Why are so many auklets, from California to Canada, starving?
The Dolphins Stick Up for Orcas
Animals  (tags: orcas, SeaWorld, NFL team, peta, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, environment, habitat, humans, society, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
They may not be going to the Super Bowl, but the Miami Dolphins are still champs in our book. The NFL team is the latest corporate entity to sever its ties with SeaWorld after hearing from PETA.
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 )

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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...

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