In Medieval times, Europeans put animals that had committed crimes on trial, often providing them with all the same rights as people, including the right to a lawyer and a fair trial. While the punishments seem harsh to us today, keep in mind that humans were given the exact same treatment. Read all the way to the bottom to see a list of weird court cases against animals. — Global Animal
Archive | February 14, 2011
Cockfighting frequently goes unpunished. However, this week in Lamont, California, a fighting rooster dealt a fatal blow… to a human with a penchant for this bloodsport. Read on for the details of this wild accident, tragic for humans and animals alike. — Global Animal
NEW ORLEANS – When Bobbi the dog and Bob Cat were found four months after Hurricane Katrina struck, rescuers noticed the two wouldn’t leave each other’s sides. Little did they know how important this kind dog was to the little cat. Now, their touching story is a children’s book called, Two Bobbies.