Animals

Petition To Replace Michael Vick As Raleigh Keynote Speaker

by Maria Mooney

Michael Vick’s appearance at the North Carolina “Evening of Champions” has thousands protesting.

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300,000 Chickens Die in Factory Farm Fire

by Amanda Just

S&R Egg Farm in La Grange, Wisconsin, housed 2.4 million egg-laying hens on property that sprawls over 800 acres of farmland.

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Joe Namath’s Furry Super Bowl Fashion Faux Pas

by Sierra Britton

Legendary NFL quarterback Joe Namath definitely knows how to make an entrance. Unfortunately, it is often at the expense of defenseless animals.

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Sea Shepherd Ship Collides With Japanese Whaling Vessel

by Joan Reddy

Sea Shepherd Australia’s ship, the Bob Barker, collided with the Japanese whaling vessel, Yushin Maru No.3, while protesting the slaughter of 1,000 whales.

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California to Open First Elephant “Fat Farm”

by Maria Mooney

The obesity epidemic is affecting more than just the average American. Captive North American elephants are now the latest victims of the health crisis caused by excess weight.

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Emperor Penguin Grieves After The Loss Of Her Offspring

by Maria Mooney

The upcoming BBC series, “Penguins – Spy in the Huddle”, will never leave you questioning the extraordinary ability of animals to feel emotions and grieve the loss of their loved ones again.

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‘Puppy Bowl’ Stars Raise Money to Local Shelter

by Natalia Galbetti

Dozens gathered in Shueyville, Iowa to watch two local rescue dogs star in the Animal Planet show, and raise $3,200 for the shelter that took them in.

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