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Feature stories about animals – the funny, the fabulous, the touching.

A family-owned business operated many of the horse-drawn carriages in San Juan. Photo credit: Jeff Greenberg

San Juan Makes Horse Sense With New Ban

(HORSES/ANIMAL WELFARE) PUERTO RICO — Horse-drawn carriages are an outdated practice facing much controversy as of late. Last year, Israel and New York City banned the use of horse-drawn carriages, and this year, Puerto Rico’s capital city San Juan is following suit. — Global Animal

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Best Ever Quotes About Animals & Activism

(ANIMAL ACTIVISM/ANIMAL QUOTES) In celebration of Earth Day, check out our favorite quotes about animals throughout the ages. Read all the wisdom, compassion and humor to put yourself in the spirit of gratitude – and in tune to some of the world’s greatest thinkers and humanitarians – true Global Animals!

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Try this lemon garlic hummus as a party snack. (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN)

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Lemon Garlic Hummus

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Hummus is the perfect protein-filled snack due to its main ingredient, chickpeas. It’s delicious and convenient to bring to work or school for lunch or a snack. This recipe is heavy on the garlic and lemon, giving it a robust flavor. Try it today with pita bread or chips, raw vegetables, or with falafel! — Global Animal

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Wild Cat & Fox Are Best Friends (GALLERY)

(ANIMAL FRIENDS/WILDLIFE PICTURES) First spotted by local fishermen in Lake Van, Turkey, this wild cat and fox appear to be best friends. The odd couple have been seen together for over a few years now. Check them out as they play, cuddle, and generally have a good time together in the photo gallery below. — […]

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<p>The overwhelming power of companionship, Jonny and Xena remain the strongest of friends. Photo Credit: Facebook </p>

Dog’s Tear-Jerking Tale Transforms Autistic Boy

(LIFE WITH PETS/DOG PICTURES) Relationships between pets and companions are some of the strongest ones we can have. In the case of Xena, a Staffordshire terrier/pit bull mix, and Jonny Hickey, the bond between pet and human also serves as an effective therapy. Jonny, an 8-year-old boy diagnosed with autism, would seldom speak, and often […]

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If Animals Could Talk (GALLERY)

(FUNNY ANIMAL PICTURES) What if animals could talk? What do you think they’d say? Take a look at this hilarious photo gallery of what animals would say as they go about their daily routine, and see what it’s like to be Dr. Dolittle for a few minutes! — Global Animal

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The Beauty In Growing Old (GALLERY)

(PETS/FARM ANIMALS/ANIMAL PICTURES) After spending a year caring for her mother who suffers from dementia, photographer Isa Leshko decided to confront her own mortality and fears of old age by photographing elderly animals. Leshko’s pictures are reminders of the dignity and beauty that accompany growing old. The humbling photographs inspire empathy towards farm animals who, […]

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(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) Serve this basmati rice side dish with your favorite Indian dish.

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Indian Basmati Rice

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Indian cuisine is full of vegan and vegetarian options and this basmati rice recipe makes for an excellent side dish. This rice is flavorful and the spices give it a robust aroma. Turmeric gives the rice a rich, yellow color. Cashews add protein and a nice crunch while the raisins make the rice sweet […]

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