Animals

France Takes Bullfighting Off Cultural Heritage List

by Natalia Lima

Thanks to pressure from animals rights activists, France has removed bullfighting from its cultural heritage list. Usually it is Spain that comes to mind when the subject of bullfighting is

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Chinese to Use Monkeys in Head Transplant Experiment

by Natalia Lima

Scientists in China are planning on breaking new ground soon, performing the first ever successful head transplant. Unfortunately, they will do so with subjects that do not agree to the

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Washington Breaks Ground on First Animal Overpass

by Anthony Marcusa

This week will mark a first for Washington, as the state breaks ground in construction for their inaugural animal overpass. Interstate 90 in the Northwest cuts through the forests and

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‘World’s Most Endangered Turtle’ May Actually Be Pregnant

by Brianne Hogan

A 100-year-old turtle, who’s believed to be the last known female of her species, might soon become a mom. According to the Wildlife Conservation Society, the Rafetus swinhoei turtle who lives in

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The Unbound Project Highlights Women in Animal Activism

by Anthony Marcusa

In a focused effort to celebrate and champion the work of women animal rights activists comes Unbound, a multimedia and book project honoring those who fight for animals around the

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Campaign to End Animal Testing in the EU Fails

by Anthony Marcusa

A five year old directive allowing for medical research to use animals for testing is still in place in the European Union, after a campaign to stop it failed. The

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World’s Oldest Cat Dies At Age 27

by Brianne Hogan

Tiffany Two, the world’s oldest cat, has died at age 27 years, 2 months and 9 days. Tiffany Two was born in San Diego in 1988, and was adopted by Sharon

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