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Captive Orangutan Has Human Right to Freedom, Argentine Court Rules
Animals  (tags: orangutans, freedom, argentine zoo, court, ruling, samctuary, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, environment, ethics, goodnews, humans, protection, society, wildlife )

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An orangutan held in an Argentine zoo can be freed and transferred to a sanctuary after a court recognized the ape as a "non-human person" unlawfully deprived of its freedom, local media reported on Sunday.
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, animalcruelty, animalrights, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, humans, investigation, killed, killing, law, pets, protection, sadness, slaughter, suffering )

- 1 hour ago -
Stop the inhumane and brutal rounding up and torture of the street dogs by the dog catchers in the streets of Bor. This is done with the most barbaric way possible and many dogs die before they even reach the dogs' aslyum.
SEE IT: Los Angeles Dog Rescuer Reunites With Husky Pulled From Trash Pile Near Death, Finds Thriving, Grateful Pet
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, cruelty, dogs, endangered, environment, ethics, GoodNews, humans, pets, protection, rescued, society, suffering )

- 2 hours ago -
A touching video shows the gratitude one rescued dog shows Eldad Hagar of the non-profit Hope for Paws 10 months after he found 'Miley' near death in November 2013. Hagar nursed 'Miley' back to health and found a good home for the Husky.
Senior Dog Heartbroken After Owner Surrendered Her for Younger Dog....
Animals  (tags: dogs, ethics, humans, pets, sadness, rescued )

- 4 hours ago -
" Sweet LUCKY was just left at the shelter by her dad who who said she was too old and then he walked away from her and went looking for a new, younger dog. She is scared, confused and she deserves....." Feature story on today's Animal News Sentinel.
For Leopards in Iran and Iraq, Land Mines Are a Surprising Refuge
Animals  (tags: leopards, iran, iraq, Land Mines, refuge, persian leopards, animalrights, animals, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, protection, society, wildanimals )

- 19 hours ago -
Land mines keep people out of the Persian leopard's last habitats, creating a conundrum�removing the hazards leaves the cats more vulnerable.
10 Animals That Can Predict Disasters
Animals  (tags: animals, environment, habitat, humans, prediction, disasters, ten )

- 23 hours ago -
Anecdotal evidence has long suggested that certain animals can predict natural disasters, detect disease and more, and now science is proving many of these stories to be correct.
It's Cruel To Give Animals As Surprise Christmas Presents. Here's Why.
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, AnimalWelfare, humans, pets )

- 1 day ago -
We've all seen it in movies and on TV shows: overjoyed children tearing into a perfectly wrapped present, only to discover a smiling puppy jumping out of the box.

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