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Be Thankful For Turkeys Beyond Food

(TURKEYS/ANIMAL FACTS) While many people only think of turkeys around the holidays, it turns out the beautiful birds are far more useful alive than they are on a Thanksgiving dinner plate. Read how the noble bird helps fight cancer, insects, and even heart disease for the other 364 days of the year. – Global Animal

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The Breathtaking Art Of The African Safari (GALLERY)

(WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY/ANIMAL PICTURES) SOUTH AFRICA – If you’ve ever dreamed of going on safari, Marius Coetzee’s African wildlife photos will convince you to jump on a plane with nothing but the clothes on your back and a camera in your hand. The Durban-based safari leader decided four years ago to start taking pictures to record […]

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Protect Your Pet From Halloween Spooks

(PETS/HALLOWEEN) With the constant excitement and activity surrounding trick-or-treaters and Halloween antics tomorrow night, it’s possible your pet may become frazzled or worrisome during all the commotion. Here are some helpful tips and advice to keep your pet safe and calm this Halloween. — Global Animal

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The wolf holds a significant position in foundational mythologies of Eurasia and North America. The Tlingit community god name means “wolf,” and they worship a wolf-head, and the shamanic Turkic believes they are descendants of wolves. Photo Credit: Facebook

Big Bad Wolf Really Is A Fairytale

(WOLVES/ANIMAL SCIENCE) Next time you’re stuck in a graveyard with a full moon in the sky, and you hear a wolf howl in the distance, don’t be afraid. Studies suggest startling wolf howls are just cries of loneliness. Once thought to be a simple stress cry, research shows wolf howls actually change depending on the […]

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Sunder's supporters include  Paul McCartney, Pamela Anderson,  and a plethora of Bollywood stars. Photo Credit: PETA

Sunder The Elephant Wins His Freedom

(ELEPHANTS/ANIMAL WELFARE) MUMBAI — After engaging in a 21-month-long campaign, PETA and its international affiliates have won the fight to release Sunder the elephant from captivity. On Monday, the Bombay high court passed a judgement in favor of PETA India and ordered the release of the captive elephant, who has been by his handlers at Jyotiba […]

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Cheetah Cruelty In “The Counselor”

(ANIMAL CRUELTY/BIG CATS) Animal Defenders International (ADI) is calling out actors Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, and Michael Fassbender for their roles in Ridley Scott’s movie The Counselor, as the film is being criticized for featuring a cheetah. ADI, is asking all of Hollywood who had a part in the movie The Counselor to stop exploiting […]

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Catron County Sheriff Shawn Menges said the structures are not new, but their purpose is under renewed scrutiny as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) proposes to extend Endangered Species Act protections for an estimated 75 Mexican gray wolves in New Mexico and Arizona. (Courtesy: David Spady)

Ranchers Cry Wolf With “Kid Cages”

(WOLVES/ENDANGERED SPECIES) The small town of Reserve, New Mexico has placed a handful of wooden and mesh “kid cages” at school bus stops throughout the rural area due to recent sightings of Mexican gray wolves. The wolves seemingly have parents worried for the safety of their children, but critics of the “kid cages” are sniffing […]

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Australian "Lost World" Unveils Three New Species

‘Lost World’ Expedition Unearths New Species

(WILDLIFE/ANIMAL DISCOVERY) AUSTRALIA — A recent expedition to the previously unexplored territory dubbed the “Lost World” of Australia has already unveiled three new species believed to be one million years old.The journey was made by a team of researchers, scientists, filmmakers, and photographers, all of whom were united by an innate curiosity to delve into […]

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Los Angeles City Council banned the use of bullhooks in circuses on Wednesday.

LA Bullhook Ban Beats Circus Cruelty

(CIRCUS ANIMALS/ ACTIVISM) On Wednesday, the city of Los Angeles dealt a crucial blow to circuses in the area, effectively banning bullhooks, and saving elephants a tremendous deal of pain in the process. After a three-year pursuit of the ban, the Los Angeles City Council voted to forbid the weapon after seeing undercover footage of […]

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