(VIDEO) Japan — Tourists and seemingly, the other dolphins, were shocked when a dolphin propelled himself over the side of his tank. Notice the concerned response of the other dolphins who crowded the edge to watch. It's painful to watch – and safe to say there's a sobering message from these captive creatures with what we pretend are smiles on their faces. — Global Animal
(ENVIRONMENT) One study suggests that the spices in curry such as coriander and tumeric can reduce the amount of methane produced by bacteria in sheep's stomach. Researchers hope that the spices can work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from cows and sheep in the future. — Global Animal
(WILDLIFE) B.C., CANADA — From April until July each year, Western toads hit the road around B.C.'s Fraser Valley. No worries, though - planned road closures will give the toads the right of way. Ribbit on! That's even better than the carpool lane! — Global Animal
(OSAKA, JAPAN) — Japanese theater owners are surprised by the public turnout to 'The Cove,' especially after all the bally-hoo from some extreme rightwing nationalists who claimed the film about the annual dolphin slaughter was an attack on Japan's honor. The sold-out showings suggest that free speech wins the day and many Japanese feel equipped to make up their own minds. — Global Animal
(ANIMAL RIGHTS) — PETA is opening an office in the United Arab Emirates. Read about PETA's initial plans as well as Global Animal's position on PETA. You either love them or hate 'em. Please tell us what you think! — Global Animal
CANADA-Farmers frustrated with deer eating their crop call for a cull (aka killing) to diminish the deer population and damages to crop. Here's an easier, less bloody solution: Use a fence or netting!
(WORKING DOGS) – Gina, a highly trained bomb-sniffing German Shepherd, went to Iraq a happy dog, and came back from combat with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Read how soldier dogs, or Military Working Dogs (MWDs), are also paying the emotional costs of war. – Global Animal
NEW YORK- One brave New Yorker hits the streets with her cat, a leash, and a lot of hope. This can't be that hard, right?