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The Western Black Rhinoceros Is Extinct
Animals  (tags: extinct, western black rhino, sad news )

- 2080 days ago -
It's a sad day for nature lovers and really the entire planet. The western black rhinoceros is officially extinct according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
Wolf Pups on Their Own After NM Pack Separates
Animals  (tags: Wolves, NM pups, Sad news, Slim chance of survival, suffering, crime, cruelty, AnimalWelfare, conservation, protection, endangered )

- 2429 days ago -
Two six-month-old Mexican gray wolf pups are navigating southwestern New Mexico's Gila forest on their own now that their troubled pack has splintered, worrying environmentalists who think the animals' chances of survival are slim.
Remembering Friendly: Beautiful Burro Rescued By Black Beauty Ranch Passes This Week / The Humane Society of the United States
Animals  (tags: Animals, Sad News, Memorials, Goodbyes )

- 3006 days ago -
A sad goodbye to an old friend: a burro named "Friendly" whose long life is inextricably entwined with that of Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch. She arrived at the ranch's beginning and we remember her good nature at her end. God Bless Our Friendly!
Puppies Beaten and Dumped in the Garbage - National Dogs | Examiner.Com
Animals  (tags: Animals, Dogs, Sad News, Good News, Animal Cruelty, Humans )

- 3128 days ago -
The act itself was deplorable - cruelty to the extreme against the most vulnerable of creatures....4 newborn puppies were discovered just a few short days ago alongside a road.
Taking Aim: First Wolf Hunt in 45 Years Expected In Sweden
Animals  (tags: sad news, wolf hunt, sweden, wolves slaughtered, 45 years span, hunting permits, tragedy )

- 3515 days ago -
For the first time in 45 years, a wolf hunt is expected to take place in Sweden. In October, the Swedish parliament made the decision to limit the wolf population to 210 animals and will issue hunting permits in areas where the wolves have reproduced in
Sad News for Alaska's Wolves - Take Action - Sign
Animals  (tags: WOLVES, SAD NEWS, wildlife, sadness, cruelty, death, extinction, protection, killing, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates )

- 3978 days ago -
I have some sad news. Unfortunately, Alaska voters defeated a ballot initiative yesterday that would have ended the state's brutal aerial hunting program. Thousands of Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund supporters gave invaluable support to this import
Hobbled Fawn Dies
Animals  (tags: Update on fawn, with sprinkler cap stuck on foot, sad news, died )

- 3991 days ago -
Marin's famed fawn, crippled for months after stepping on a plastic sprinkler cap, died Tuesday, a day after being rescued by wildlife workers.
Ban On Prairie Dog Shoots In Colorado Rejected
Animals  (tags: sad news, prairie dog shoots, ban rejected, wildlife guardians, wild animals killed )

- 4094 days ago -
The Colorado Wildlife Commission Thursday rejected a petition to ban prairie dog shoots, prompting a conservation group to say its only options now are the "courthouse or ballot box." The commission, meeting in Grand Junction, voted unanimously again
Terri Irwin 'to Sell Australia Zoo'
Animals  (tags: sad news, terri irwin, selling australia zoo, family conflicts )

- 4142 days ago -
THE decision by the late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin's father Bob to leave the famed Australia Zoo is believed to be linked to plans by Terri Irwin to sell the property. Mrs Irwin is believed to be planning to sell the Queensland zoo and relocate to
Honey, Star of Big Cat Diary, Killed By Vet's Blunder - Africa
Animals  (tags: africa, cheetah, honey, vet, big cat diary, sad news, death )

- 4184 days ago -
One of the animal stars of the BBC's Big Cat Diary has been killed after a tragic blunder. Honey, a seven-year-old cheetah, died last February after a vet shot her in the wrong place with a tranquilising dart. Yet nearly a year later, fans of the popular
Badly Burned Dear Maximus Has Died.
Animals  (tags: Sad news, Maximus died, animal torture, animal cruelty, crime, scums, scums )

- 4385 days ago -
"Maximus," a mixed breed that suffered severe burns after someone chained him to a tree, doused him with gasoline, and set him on fire in Brentwood, has died. The badly burned animal was found by a resident and taken immediately to the Veterinary
Minn. Family's Cat Beheaded, Another Gone
Animals  (tags: cats, cruelty, death, crime, so, sad news )

- 4395 days ago -
Authorities in Minnesota are looking for whoever beheaded a Carver family's cat and tossed the head back into their yard. second of her family's five cats is missing and she fears it has met the same fate,
Efforts to Save 250 Horses From Slaughter Fail.
Animals  (tags: horses, horse welfare, sad news )

- 4501 days ago -
A woman working to save about 250 horses from slaughter could only watch from a feedlot near Filley on Wednesday afternoon as most of them were packed onto double-decker trucks and taken away. Beaune, director of Epona Horse Rescue in Kearney,

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