Hunting advocate and environmental writer Ted Williams recently wrote a feature story for Audubon magazine, titled “Real Hunters Don’t Shoot Pets,” exploring the so-called “canned hunts” that allow paying customers to shoot tame animals stocked in fenced pens for guaranteed trophies.
Archive | March, 2011
On a trip to a Africa, GoDaddy CEO Bob Parsons shot and killed an elephant (grinning photo above). He felt compelled to film the elephant dying and set it to music to share as a video. Here’s a way to fire back that this businessman might understand.
It has not yet been a year since the BP oil spill devastated the Gulf of Mexico, and once again, endangered wildlife is forced to suffer at the hands of crude oil. Learn how a broken cargo ship in the South Atlantic covered thousands of endangered Rockhopper penguins with the slippery poison, and how the British government plans to clean up this disaster. — Global Animal
(VIDEO) – March certainly was in like a lion and out like a lamb at Global Animal! We hope everybody experiences a warming thaw now that spring has sprung!
Many plants use bugs and animals to hep them reproduce, but few plants do it the way these fungi do. These four new types of fungus have been found to burrows into an ant’s brain, rendering the ant into a zombie-like state in order for the fungus to reproduce. Are we in danger of an ant-zombie army attack? Read on to find out.
TEXAS — Midnight the miniature horse was born without a full hind leg, causing his original caretakers to neglect him. Now, Midnight is living happily with a prosthetic leg, thanks to Ranch Hand Rescue. Watch the video of this incredible story, and the amazing strides this little horse has made toward a normal life. — Global Animal
(VIDEO) Watch how this ibex becomes unhinged when a reporter asks for verification of his claims. It’s not personal, Ibex – journalists are supposed to fact-check single witness accounts. Don’t let it get your goat!
WASHINGTON — Dog trainer Ron Pace brought 4-year-old boxer Sugar back to life using a version of CPR for animals. Watch the dramatic video of Pace’s heroic rescue. A happy ending, thanks to skill and quick thinking.— Global Animal