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Elephants Team Up To Rescue Calf At South Korean Zoo

(ZOOS/ELEPHANTS/ANIMAL VIDEOS) Filmed at the Grand Park Zoo in Seoul, South Korea, this amazing video footage shows a pair of adult elephants running to the rescue of a young calf who had slipped and fell into a large pool of water in her enclosure. Take a look at this incredible display of teamwork! — Global Animal

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5 Summer Activities For You & Your Pet

(DOGS/PETS) With summer in full force, the extra hours of sunlight and warmer weather make it a perfect time to incorporate some new, fun activities into your schedule for you and your dog. From hiking to beach fun, read on for outdoor activities and pet tips to have an active, safe summer! — Global Animal

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Early victim: one of the more than 100 elephants poisoned in Hwange national park in September 2013. Photo Credit: AP

A Common Crime: 10 More Elephants Poisoned By Poachers

(WILDLIFE CONSERVATION/POACHING) In a major loss for the animal kingdom, 10 elephants–including a mother and her young calf–were poisoned by poachers at Zimbabwe’s Hwange national park last week. A bucket of poison (typically a dilute sodium cyanide solution and/or paraquat, an extremely toxic agricultural herbicide) was found near the scene and three arrests were made […]

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Photo Credit: BarkPost

Tips For A Happy Summer: Protecting Your Pet From The Sun

(PET CARE/ANIMAL HEALTH) It’s finally the first day of summer, and though you may remember to protect your own skin with sunblock, don’t forget about protecting your pets, too! Just like humans, pets are also susceptible to skin damage. Although certain animal breeds are more likely to experience skin damage than others, it’s important to stay […]

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'Pug Queen' Saves Abused & Handicapped Pug From Iran

‘Pug Queen’ Saves Abused & Handicapped Pug From Iran

(DOG RESCUE/PETS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS)  Thanks to Izabella St. James, also known as the “pug queen,” an abused and handicapped pug from Iran is now safe and sound in Southern California. The rescued pug, “Puggy,” was left on the side of the road in Iran after being abused and suffering from a broken neck. Fortunately, he […]

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Meat-Free Monday: Coconut Horchata

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week’s Meat-Free Monday, try this dairy-free coconut horchata–it’s creamy, sweet, and loaded with vanilla flavor. But this traditional horchata recipe incorporates one not-so-traditional addition: coconut milk. This will give you a horchata that’s extra rich and creamy, but still totally vegan. Simply soak some rice and a cinnamon stick in water […]

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