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Modern-Day Dr. Dolittle: Scientist Claims He Can ‘Talk’ To Animals?

(ANIMAL WELFARE/ANIMAL SCIENCE) Scottish scientist Dr. Ian Duncan claims he is actually able to talk to animals by using a “strictly scientific method” which he plans to reveal in a Washington conference on animal welfare and sentience in the coming week. Dr. Duncan, whose work led to changes in in the regulations of battery farms for pigs and hens, believes by being able to communicate with animals about their care, we may be able to improve their lives. Read on to learn more about this modern-day Dr. Dolittle. — Global Animal

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Sheepherding Bunny

(SHEEP/BUNNY RABBITS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Champis, the Swedish sheepherding bunny rabbit, must have learned his skills from his dog pals! It looks like someone is up for a promotion! — Global Animal

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The Cows Come Home: Neglected Cows Finally Find Sanctuary

(FARM ANIMAL SANCTUARY/COWS) Cleveland Armory Black Beauty Ranch recently welcomed five cows to its facility in Murchison, Texas. Before arriving at the sanctuary, the cows were confiscated by animal control and a law enforcement agency in their hometown of Palm Beach County, Florida. Operated by The Fund for Animals, an affiliate of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), Cleveland Armory Black Beauty Ranch is the largest animal sanctuary for formerly abused, neglected, and abandoned animals. — Global Animal

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Mercy For Animals Releases Horrific Cow Abuse Video

(ANIMAL ABUSE/FACTORY FARMING) Mercy for Animals (MFA) released additional footage shot at Dry Creek Dairy southwest of Murtaugh, Idaho on Tuesday. The sickening video shows a deranged dairy worker sexually abusing a cow in an attempt to get the public riled up before Idaho passes an ag-gag bill that would outlaw photographing or filming on farms without the owner’s consent. “If enacted, this legislation could harm consumers nationwide. As leaders of the third-largest dairy state in the nation, Idaho’s lawmakers should be fostering greater transparency in food production, not pushing for legislation that would punish whistleblowers who dare to expose animal cruelty, food safety hazards, environmental pollution, and worker safety violations,” according to MFA Executive Director Nathan Runkle. Sign the petition to speak out against Idaho’s dangerous ag-gag bill and read the LA Times article below for more information about the history of MFA’s fight against Idaho legislation. — Global Animal

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Movie Review: How “Turlock” Rescue Chickens Flew The Coop

(MOVIE REVIEW/FARM) A powerful new film, Turlock: The Documentary covers the large-scale rescue of chickens at a factory farm in Turlock, California. When the factory farm shut down, 50,000 chickens were left without food or water. After being starved and neglected for over two weeks, the chickens were rescued by Animal Place, a nearby farm sanctuary. The film details the efforts of the workers and volunteers of Animal Place in their attempt to save as many lives as they could from the farm. Thanks to their hard work, they were able to save 4,500 birds. — Global Animal

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“The Vampire Diaries” Star Stands Up For Pregnant Pigs

(CELEBRITIES/ANIMAL WELFARE) The fangs come out for The Vampire Diaries star Paul Wesley in response to pig gestation crates. Wesley joins other animal loving celebrities like Ryan Gosling, Martha Stewart, and Kristen Bell in speaking up against the cruel and torturous treatment of pregnant pigs. — Global Animal

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Can You Imagine A World Without Meat? (VIDEO)

(VEGETARIAN/MEATLESS) What would the world look like if the sale and consumption of meat was completely outlawed? As part of its What If? series, BBC explores a hypothetical newscast from the year 2050, when meat products are banned. Visit the link below to see the video for yourself. — Global Animal

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