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Dolphin Project Goes To Press: Free Angel Or Watch Her Die

(ANIMAL WELFARE/DOLPHINS) The Dolphin Project recently ran an ad in the New York Times to save Angel, a rare albino dolphin being held captive at Japan’s Taiji Whale Museum. Angel faces certain death in captivity if she’s not released to a more fitting home. Because her return to the wild is no longer possible since […]

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New Species Of River Dolphin

New Dolphin Discovery Could Keep Species Afloat

(DOLPHINS/ANIMAL DISCOVERY) BRAZIL — A new species of river dolphin was recently found in the Araguaia River Basin in central Brazil. River dolphins, also known as botos, are the most endangered dolphins in the world. Three of the four different river dolphin species are categorized as threatened, and could soon be on the verge of extinction. […]

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Playful dolphin surprises swimmers in Sydney

Playful Dolphin Surprises Swimmers

(DOLPHINS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) A female bottlenose dolphin, who was separated from her pod off the coast of Australia two years ago, is now a regular sighting for beachgoers near Sydney. The dolphin was abandoned after she became trapped in the Sussex Inlet in September 2012. Wildlife officials stepped in to help, but she never returned […]

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Stay Classy, Anchorman: Ditch The Dolphins

(PETA/ANIMAL WELFARE) Will Ferrell’s long-awaited sequel Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues isn’t giving PETA anything to laugh about. The activist group wants all the scenes featuring dolphins at San Diego’s Sea World stripped from the movie. Pixar Studios recently left scenes from their upcoming animated movie Finding Dory on the cutting-room floor after reportedly viewing Blackfish, a […]

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Blue-whales are the world's largest known animals. Photo Credit: Erik Olson, New York Times

Sea Shepherd Cracks Down On Cruel Sport

(ANIMAL ACTIVISM/OCEAN CONSERVATION) Since 1983, the anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd has been fighting to stop whale and dolphin Grind hunting in the Faroe Islands—also referred to as the Taiji of the North—and now they’re ready for their next battle with their summer launch of “Operation GrindStop 2014.” For those unfamiliar with the term, a Grind is […]

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Florida Manatee Swims Happily

Rats, Maggots, & Manatees: Our Secret Heroes

(WORKING ANIMALS) While you may be busy complaining about being back in the office after the long Labor Day weekend, some animals are busy putting in free work hours to help their cities flourish. From ferret electricians, to explosive-sniffing rats and life-saving maggots, check out these wonderful animal workers. — Global Animal  

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