By Miguel Llanos, NBC News
In the underground world of trafficking in endangered animals, undercover agents are accustomed to shady characters and even gun-toting thugs. But an antiques dealer who pretends to be helping protect wildlife when in fact he’s double crossing you?
That’s what happened when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service went after . . . → Read More: Antiques dealer double-crossed investigators to get valuable rhino horns
Animal Welfare, Petitions — By Diana Denza June 1 2012
Imagine being locked in a cramped cell for several months as cigarette smoke is pumped directly through your nostrils for hours at a time. Sadly, PETA claims that this is the fate of the tobacco industry’s lab rats before they’re killed and dissected in the . . . → Read More: Tobacco Industry Testing New “Light” Formula on Animals
By Jennifer Welsh LiveScience Staff Writer updated 5/1/2012 7:40:12 PM ET
A visitor might stumble upon a strange sight in Laguna, Brazil, if they went down to the shore. Here, the local fishermen rely on dolphins to help them with their yearly fish catch.
New research has found that just one local group of about . . . → Read More: Dolphins help fishermen to catch fish
By Miguel Llanos, msnbc.com
Wildlife experts are studying whether fur loss and open sores detected in nine polar bears in recent weeks is widespread and related to similar incidents among seals and walruses.
The bears were among 33 spotted near Barrow, Alaska, during routine survey work along the Arctic coastline. Tests showed they had “alopecia, . . . → Read More: Fur loss and open sores seen in polar bears
It is the general psychological characteristics, feelings, and behavioral traits of humankind, regarded as shared by all humans.
If we share the very same behavioural traits and believe that the clubbing of seals is cruel and inhumane why is it still open to debate? If The massacre is in violation of the Animal Protection Act,why . . . → Read More: What is Human nature?
I don’t know how it is possible for anybody to wear a fur coat without thinking of the harm they are causing. I believe some never blink an eye when purchasing such products, but please, take a moment and just think about it. Think about what you are wearing. You can wear a fake fur . . . → Read More: Beauty without cruelty!
Five suspected rhino poachers appeared in the Brit’s Magistrate’s Court in North West last Wednesday. “They were arrested last Tuesday, as part of on-going investigations” said provincial police spokesman, Brigadier Thulani Ngubane. He said police are on a drive to curb this great concern facing the country. Apparently a syndicate had been operating near Assen . . . → Read More: Rhino poachers arrested near Brits.
Surely when we take care of ourselves, we take care of the environment which include all living things. Animals are often on the receiving end of men’s ignorance and cruelty. Every year on the 24th February, a donkey gets beaten to death in Spain. At least ten thousand but up to 20 thousand or more . . . → Read More: Blood Fiestas in Spain