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The World's Fastest Land Animal (And Prettiest Babies)
Animals  (tags: Cheetahs, mammals, big cats, Africa )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - animals.nationalgeographic.com
The cheetah is the world's fastest land mammal. With acceleration that would leave most automobiles in the dust, a cheetah can go from 0 to 60 miles (96 kilometers) an hour in only three seconds. SLIDESHOW
America's Iconic Monarch Butterfly
Animals  (tags: Monarch, butterfly, North America )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - animals.nationalgeographic.com
Monarch butterflies begin life as eggs and hatch as larvae that eat their eggshells and, subsequently, the milkweed plants on which they were placed. SLIDESHOW
Change MGM Mirage Prize! Mirage Has Infected Dolphins in Capitivity!
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates )

Elaine
- 19 hours ago - change.org
please ask MGM to change its prize to one that does not promote dolphin captivity!
Throw West Coast Fishers a Lifeline
Animals  (tags: Fishers, animalrights, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, killed, killing, protection, sadness, society, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

Sara
- 1 day ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Take action -- urge the Service to protect all fishers and their habitat on the West Coast and instate a trapping rule to end preventable deaths.
Ireland's Gay Bull, Rescued By 'The Simpsons' Co-Creator Sam Simon, May Have Found a Mate
Animals  (tags: bull, saved, animalrights, gay, gay bull, Benjy saved from slaughterhouse )

Angela
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
Benjy, a Charlerois bull scheduled to be sent to the slaughterhouse because of his disinterest in impregnating female cows, was saved by a global campaign launched by the television producer. He quickly befriended a handsome bullock.
Petition: Save the Lear's Macaw
Animals  (tags: Lear's Macaw )

Slava
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Lear's Macaw is a large all-blue Brazilian parrot, a member of a large group of Neotropical parrots known as macaws. This macaw is rare with a highly restricted range and it is endangered species. Population of this species in 2010 was estimated as be
Save Baby Elephants Stolen From Their Families -PETITION-
Animals  (tags: animals, baby elephants, crime, cruelty, suffering )

Jean
- 1 day ago - secure.peta.org
Helicopters swarmed elephant herds in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park, firing guns over the heads of the elephants and causing them to scatter.
Stop Foie Gras, It Is Cruel and Illegal
Animals  (tags: foie gras, abuse, animalcruelty, animals, crime, cruelty, death, ethics, humans, investigation, law, protection, sadness, society, suffering )

Sara
- 1 day ago - actie.ciwf.nl
Under EU law, animals must not be conducted in a manner that causes unnecessary suffering or injury. Force feeding does.The European Commission must not and can not ignore this terrible suffering. Stop this now!
Help Needed to Stop Liberty County From Returning Seized Dogs to Dogfighter
Animals  (tags: dogs, animalcruelty, abuse, dogfighting, death )

Angela
- 1 day ago - examiner.com
According to a December 17 post on My Panhandle, the dogs seized from a dogfighting ring may be returned to their owner unless a rescue steps up to save them. Please call if you can!
Another Northern White Rhino Died at the San Diego Zoo, Which Means There Are Only 5 Left -- and All Are in Captivity.
Animals  (tags: death, extinction, sadness, rhinowildlife, suffering, wildanimals )

Angela
- 1 day ago - msn.com
Video - Another northern white rhino died at the San Diego Zoo, which means there are only 5 left -- and all are in captivity.
Stop Rhino Horn Trafficking
Animals  (tags: wildlife, animalcruelty, death, killing, endangered, extinction, crime )

Ainga
- 21 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
There are only about 30,000 rhinos left in the world due to poachers killing them for their horns, which are sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars each. Many of these horns are hacked off of a rhino while it is still alive.
Stop Militaries' World War on Animals! -PETITION -
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, humans, killing, suffering )

Jean
- 1 day ago - secure.peta.org
Nearly 80 percent of NATO nations have confirmed to PETA that they do not use any animals for military medical training exercises--including Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy
Young Dog Dwarfed By Living in Small Enclosure
Animals  (tags: dogs, animalcruelty, abuse, suffering, sadness )

Angela
- 1 day ago - examiner.com
He is emaciated, his legs are basically, folded in half and his spine is curved. To look at him, you would guess he'd been forced to grow up in & live in a small cage. Well, guess what, you'd be right.
Cow Jumps Fence to Escape Slaughter, But Is Killed By Cops
Animals  (tags: cow, slaughter, killed, freedom, death )

Angela
- 1 day ago - examiner.com
For a brief moment in Pocatello, Idaho, a 1,000-pound cow was free and had escaped the clutches of death at the hands of a slaughterhouse. Unfortunately, the cow's freedom didn't last long as on Friday afternoon, as it was shot and killed by police.
Livestock Auction Workers Convicted of Animal Cruelty
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animaladvocates, crime, ethics, GoodNews, protection, slaughter )

Dan
- 20 hours ago - goo.gl
"This case graphically illustrates the cruel, inhumane, and illegal abuses that farmed animals are all too often subjected to at livestock markets across the country," says ..... Feature story on today's Animal News Sentinel..
Bachelor Button Flower and The Hoverfly
Animals  (tags: "Bachelor Button", flower, flowers, garden, hoverfly, insects, oregon, photo, photography, "plant care", pollinator, wildlife )

Coralie
- 1 day ago - mrsroadrunner.com
Meet the Hoverfly. This is one of the species of Hoverflys we have here at home. The flower in which the Hoverfly is working on is the Bachelor Button Flower or the Cornflower I notice in Europe (or my European friends call them the Cornflower).
If You're a Dog Lover, This One Is For You
Animals  (tags: Unconditional love, dogs, pets, animals, humans )

Angela
- 1 day ago - ba-bamail.com
Those of us who have had dogs in our lives, know that there is much to say about this wonderful animal, and so we bring you a few touching and oh-so-true quotes on the matter.
Stop Deer Mismanagement at Tyler State Park in Pennsylvania
Animals  (tags: deers, hunters, abuse, animalcruelty, animalrights, crime, cruelty, death, environment, humans, killed, killing, law, protection, slaughter, society, wildanimals, wildlife )

Sara
- 15 hours ago - secure2.convio.net
Every year in December and January, they turn the tranquil and historic Tyler State Park into a bloody killing field when hunters line up to kill deer in this urban setting.
New York State Bans Pet Tattooing, Piercing
Animals  (tags: tatooing, piercing, pets, dogs, cruelty, suffering, cats, crime )

Angela
- 1 day ago - msn.com
New York is banning pet tattoos and piercing under a state law aimed at curbing the trendy practice of inking or even maiming animals to make fashion statements.
Pufferfish 'Crop Circles' [ Video 1:13 ]
Animals  (tags: Japanese pufferfish grand sand sculpture )

Ellyn
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
A tiny Japanese pufferfish creates a grand sand sculpture on the featureless seabed by using his fins to dig furrows. He uses this to attract the attention of passing females. [from documentary by Sir David Attenborough, titled "Courtship"]
60 Seconds That Will Change Your Life | Features | PETA
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty )

Lidija
- 1 day ago - peta.org
ARRETER LA MACHINE DE L'ENFER
God Used a Special Paintbrush to Make These Animals
Animals  (tags: nature, animals, colors, beauty )

Barbara
- 11 hours ago - ba-bamail.com
Wow, these animals are a testament to the beauty nature creates, with their many beautiful colors that somehow always go together, these are just stunning creatures.
Protect Diverse Bengal Tiger Habitat
Animals  (tags: Bengal Tigers, abuse, animalrights, animalwelfare, conservation, death, endangered, environment, extinction, habitat, habitat destruciton, humans, killed, killing, protection, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, tigers, wildanimals, wildlife )

Sara
- 14 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
Sign the petition to demand that this route be unapproved for future travel and help protect the lives of rare and endangered species.
Zimbabwe Abducts Baby Elephants We Can Still Help Them
Animals  (tags: baby elephants, wildanimals, wildlife, animalcruelty, animalrights, abused, crime, cruelty, death, ethics, humans, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, society, suffering )

Sara
- 15 hours ago - secure2.convio.net
Thirty-four terrified baby elephants, seven lion cubs, and 10 rare sable antelope were rounded-up by Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority for possible sale to China.
VOTE FOR A PROHIBITION of Fur Farms in Norway ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: norway fur farms, suffering, killing, foxes )

Angela
- 8 hours ago - change.org
Still live about 800 000 foxes in cramped wire cages,only to die to become an unnecessary fur product.Let the politicians a clear message with your signature: No more empty words - we require empty cage and a ban against the organized mistreatment for fur
Dolphin Calf Clings To Mother As Pod Awaits Fate In Taiji Cove -PETITION -
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, dolphins, whales, slaughter, killing, sadness )

Jean
- 14 hours ago - thedodo.com
Please see link to Petition at bottom of page. Thanks. Even though the world has taken notice of the dolphin drive hunt in Japan's infamous Taiji Cove, the capture and slaughter of dolphin pods continues regardless.
The Amazing World of Birds of Prey
Animals  (tags: nature, avians, birds of prey )

Barbara
- 12 hours ago - ba-bamail.com
Many of us know the bald eagle, the condor and the hawk, but now we're going to take a bigger look at this royal family of predatory birds, in all its sizes, shapes and colors!
Create Sanctuary for Endangered Ringed Seals
Animals  (tags: ringed seals, animalrights, animalwelfare, death, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, society, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

Sara
- 14 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
The ringed seals are the smallest and most common seal found in the Arctic. Unfortunately this species is endangered, thanks to habitat destruction and overfishing.
End Dolphin Abuse at Hotel
Animals  (tags: dolphins, abuse, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, cruelty, ethics, habitat, humans, investigation, law, protection, sadness, society, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

Sara
- 14 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
If the dolphins are not being taken care of, the exhibit needs to be shut down; there is no excuse for treating any animals this way, let alone animals as intelligent and unique as dolphins.
 

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