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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Sea Turtle’s Lucky Rescue

(OCEAN CONSERVATION/SEA TURTLES/ANIMAL VIDEO) Last month, a baby sea turtle in the Maldives had a lucky break when a group of divers spotted him. The poor young turtle was entangled in a plastic bag, which had twisted around his flipper and was cutting into his skin. Fortunately, they were able to lend him a helping hand. -- Global Animal

Baby Dwarf Goat Is Just Too Cute!

(BABY ANIMALS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO/GOATS) How big is Maddy the baby Nigerian dwarf goat? About two pounds and small enough for the cats to take a swipe at. Little, but big in cuteness! -- Global Animal
Visitors watch a dolphin perform at the Taiji Whale Museum. Photo credit: Yuzuru Yoshikawa/Bloomberg

Japan Zoos Ditch Captured Dolphins, But Will Taiji Hunts Continue?

(CAPTIVE DOLPHINS/TAIJI DOLPHIN HUNT) JAPAN — Japanese aquariums recently announced they would no longer acquire dolphins brutally captured during the annual Taiji dolphin hunt. -- Global Animal

Slinky Cat

(CUTE PETS/CATS/FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEO) Sometimes, walking down the stairs is just too boring. Luckily, this cat has found a new way down the stairs--the slinky method! — Global Animal
This barley and broccoli casserole is hearty and "meaty" for a meatless meal. (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES)

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Barley & Broccoli Casserole

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) This cheesy casserole is very easy to prepare, has few ingredients, and takes little time to cook. Barley is a healthy and hearty grain that pairs well with broccoli to make a perfect casserole. If you don't care for vegan cheese, you can omit it and add your favorite beans for protein. Serve it tonight for a delicious home-cooked meal! — Global Animal  

Cow Kisses

(COWS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Many people don't realize how loving cows can be, but the cows at Hof Butenland, a farm animal sanctuary in Germany, are living proof. Just look at these loving cow kisses. -- Global Animal

Boxer Responds To Newborn

(DOGS/BABIES AND ANIMALS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Bella the boxer certainly has a lot of feelings about her brand new baby sister Malina. While Malina lies quietly in her crib, Bella keeps a protective watch from underneath the crib. But just look how Bella responds to the newborn baby's cries. The two of them are just too cute! -- Global Animal

25 Most Bizarre & Fascinating Animal Facts

(WEIRD ANIMAL FACTS/ABOUT ANIMALS) The animal kingdom is full of wonder and amazement. There is so much we still don't know about the world we live in and the different animals that inhabit it. For instance, did you know that a wolf can eat up to 20lbs of meat in just one sitting? That's a whole lot of meat. Here's a list of 25 of the most outrageous, disturbing, and adorable animal facts—from cats, penguins, and dolphins to tigers, ostriches, and pandas. — Global Animal

Chickens Chirp For Watermelon

(ANIMAL VIDEO/FARM ANIMALS/CHICKENS) Watch this group of lucky hens at New York's Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary enjoy a special treat: a delicious watermelon rind. -- Global Animal

Dairy Cow Cuddles Sweeter Than Ice Cream

(FARM ANIMALS/COWS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) This cow named Salvador was rescued from a Chilean dairy farm where he was fated to be killed and sold as veal. Fortunately the nonprofit organization, Animal Libre, stepped in and saved him from slaughter. -- Global Animal

5 Reasons Pets Are Good For Your Health

(CATS AND DOGS/LIFE WITH PETS) Research shows living with pets provides a number of health benefits. Read below for five ways that your cat, dog, and other furry, feathered, or finned friend helps keep the doctor away. Learn how pets have been proven to do everything from lowering blood pressure to helping you get a date. – Global Animal

How Cats Make Us Smile

(FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEO/CATS/PETS) How do cats make us smile? Count the ways with the Furball Cats! Studies show that cats can actually sense our emotions and comfort us. Not only can cats reduce our stress with their purrs, but petting a cat can even lower your blood pressure. -- Global Animal
Enjoy these banana chocolate chip donuts as a healthy breakfast, snack, or dessert. (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES)

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Banana Chocolate Chip Donuts

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Vegan donuts can be a hard find but you can make your own at home with little trouble. This recipe keeps the donuts on the healthy side with ingredients like bananas and maple syrup with only a small amount of oil.They are also baked, making the recipe easier and healthier at the same time. Bake a batch and enjoy for breakfast or dessert! -- Global Animal  

Rescued Bear Walks Like A Human

(RESCUED WILDLIFE/BEARS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Eliza Jinata, an animal communicator and wildlife veterinarian, recorded a video clip of an Asian black bear walking on his hind legs like a human. This special bear was rescued from a bear bile farm where he was confined in a small cage and nearly starved to death. -- Global Animal