Animals

Ian Somerhalder: How the Public Can ‘Fight’ Animal Cruelty

by Megan Blanchard

An actor with his head and his heart in the right place highlights animal rights and expresses optimism about the impact of youth.

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Joan Jett Says No More ‘I Love Rock and Roll’ for SeaWorld

by Amanda Just

Once she heard that SeaWorld was using her rock anthem, “I Love Rock and Roll,” in their Shamu show, Joan Jett sent the park a cease and desist order.

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Crocodiles Found to Use Twigs to Lure Their Prey

by Megan Blanchard

According to Science World Report, crocodiles and alligators are basically the orchid mantis of the swamp. For nest-building birds, this is particularly alarming.

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Ricky Gervais Brings Moon Bear Cake to Animals Asia Event

by Megan Blanchard

There were no actual moon bears in sight at last night’s @AnimalsAsia charity event, unless you count the moon bear shaped cake Ricky Gervais brought.

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SeaWorld Has No ‘Heart’, Band Cancels Park Performance

by Amanda Just

The lineup to SeaWorld’s February concert festival is slimming down. Heart make the third band to drop out, thanks to a petition and “Blackfish.”

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Duke of Cambridge, David Beckham and Yao Ming Appear in Fatherhood PSA

by Megan Blanchard

WildAid has created a PSA called “Fatherhood” in which David Beckham, Yao Ming and the Duke formerly known as Prince William ask viewers to avoid rhino horn, ivory and shark

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Cute 5-Year-Old Wants Everyone to Skip SeaWorld On His Birthday

by Amanda Just

Cash, aged 5, watched “Blackfish” with his parents. In his YouTube video, he’s very vocal about his unhappiness with SeaWorld and what they do to orcas. “I watched that SeaWorld

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