Monthly Archives: March 2011
Hunting advocate and environmental writer Ted Williams recently wrote a feature story for Audubon magazine, titled “Real Hunters Don’t Shoot Pets,” exploring the so-called “canned hunts” that allow paying customers to shoot tame animals stocked in fenced pens for guaranteed trophies.
On a trip to a Africa, GoDaddy CEO Bob Parsons shot and killed an elephant (grinning photo above). He felt compelled to film the elephant dying and set it to music to share as a video. Here's a way to fire back that this businessman might understand.
It has not yet been a year since the BP oil spill devastated the Gulf of Mexico, and once again, endangered wildlife is forced to suffer at the hands of crude oil. Learn how a broken cargo ship in the South Atlantic covered thousands of endangered Rockhopper penguins with the slippery poison, and how the British government plans to clean up this disaster. — Global Animal
Many plants use bugs and animals to hep them reproduce, but few plants do it the way these fungi do. These four new types of fungus have been found to burrows into an ant's brain, rendering the ant into a zombie-like state in order for the fungus to reproduce. Are we in danger of an ant-zombie army attack? Read on to find out.
TEXAS — Midnight the miniature horse was born without a full hind leg, causing his original caretakers to neglect him. Now, Midnight is living happily with a prosthetic leg, thanks to Ranch Hand Rescue. Watch the video of this incredible story, and the amazing strides this little horse has made toward a normal life. — Global Animal
SENDAI, JAPAN – More stories emerge from Japan of valiant rescues and the ongoing care of the animal survivors from the tsunami. In a struggle against sometimes daunting odds, dedicated volunteers make the difference, rounding up lost pets and making sure they get medical care, food and love as they are attempted to be reunited with their guardians. The latest on the ground in Sendai... – Global Animal
The GlobalAnimal.org community of animal lovers once again demonstrated compassion in action with another donation to help Japan's animals. Today's donation of $9,050 was sent to Japan Earthquake Animal Rescue & Support (JEARS), totaling $27,051 so far that Global Animals have contributed to pet rescue in Japan.
CANADA — After the horrific sled dog slaughter in Whistler, B.C., the investigating task force is looking into revising animal cruelty laws to prevent atrocities like this from happening again. Read on... — Global Animal
In the ever-evolving story of the two "Loyal Dogs," whose video has become an internet sensation, the facts are becoming murkier rather than more clear. But one fact remains, no independent, verifiable 'proof of life' exists for these two dogs.