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16 Animal Band Names That Rock! (GALLERY)

(ANIMAL KINGDOM/CULTURE) Global Animal picks the top 16 rock band names inspired by animals. From The Beatles to Fleet Foxes, to bands named after animals like whales, birds, monkeys, these animal bands rock (sorry, Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus). The first step for any band on the path to world domination involves choosing a great […]

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Hedgehogs Hard At Work (GALLERY)

(CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES/PETS) These Hedgehogs, while providing love and joy to their companions, are also moonlighting in secret jobs that their companions thankfully documented. Some hedgehogs enjoy sailing while others enjoy playing piano and ruling kingdoms. Scroll through the gallery to learn more about these cute, working critters. — Global Animal

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10 Years Later: Animals Rescued From Hurricane Katrina

(ANIMAL RESCUE/PETS/ANIMAL VIDEO) Hurricane Katrina was the costliest natural disaster and the fifth deadliest hurricane in U.S. history, causing hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes and leave behind their beloved animals. Animal rescue organizations like PETA traveled from all over to help the hurricane’s animal victims. Now, as the world marks the […]

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Go Ape For International Primate Day!

(PRIMATES/WILDLIFE CONSERVATION) Today, September 1 marks the 10th annual International Primate Day, a day dedicated to preserving and protecting primates of all species including chimpanzees, monkeys, orangutans, gorillas, and many more. Animal Defenders International (ADI) founded Primate Day in 2005 with a specific focus on putting an end to experimenting on monkeys for disease research. […]

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Raccoon Bandit Steals Kitty’s Food

(WILDLIFE/PETS/FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEO) We’ve heard raccoons are masked bandits, but this little guy takes the cake – as in, the cat food! He doesn’t leave until he hears a dog protesting in the background. Good thing kitty has reinforcements, because this was a losing battle! — Global Animal

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Baby Elephant Meets Dog For Very First Time

(ANIMAL FRIENDS VIDEO/ELEPHANTS/DOGS) Thailand’s Elephant Nature Park has rescued a number of elephants and is home to dozens of other animals including dogs, cats, and buffalo. Yindee, one of the park’s rescued baby elephants, was recently introduced to his very first dog. Although he was wary of the pooch at first, they soon began playing […]

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(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Enjoy this green pizza full of vegetables.

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Green Pizza

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) This cheeseless pizza is topped with green veggies and a delicious vegan pesto.You can make the dough from scratch using the recipe here, or to save time, buy a pre-made pizza crust. Serve a slice with a side of marinara for dipping! — Global Animal

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