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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

On Observing Humanity In Our Fellow Animals

How blind do you have to make yourself not to recognize primal emotions in fellow mammals?

September 9, 2015

Endorse This: The Diagnostic Dogs

Researchers in Britain have trained dogs for a remarkable project: Using the canine sense of smell — far more powerful than any machine — to help doctors save lives.

August 26, 2015
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USDA Looking Into Dolphin Deaths At SeaWorld

The dolphin was 7.

June 17, 2015

Police: Please Don’t Chase Bears With A Dull Hatchet While Drunk

Of course, he’s just lucky that he met up with the police first — before he ever met up with an actual bear.

May 12, 2015
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Feds Agree To Diversify Outer Banks’ Wild Horses

Congress and the Fish and Wildlife Service are bucking up to save the wild horses of Corolla Island from inbreeding and disease.

May 7, 2015

Endorse This: The Newest Earl of Sandwich

Watch this animal show off its gourmet skills

April 28, 2015

Endorse This: The Evolution Will Not Be Televised

Watch this brave primate strike a blow for the right to privacy.

April 14, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘To Catch A Prejudice’

Jon Stewart noticed that conservative media will treat news stories about racism as all being isolated incidents — and there sure do seem to be a lot of isolated incidents going on.

March 12, 2015

Death Of Young Killer Whales Raises Worry About The Species’ Survival

The decline of salmon could leave Orca populations on the brink.

December 31, 2014

Study: Polar Bears Sniff Pawprints To Find Clues About Potential Mates

Find out how climate change could affect polar bear reproduction.

November 12, 2014

Wildlife Numbers Halved Over Past Four Decades: WWF

See the startling statistics behind this environmental crisis.

September 30, 2014

‘I’m Dying,’ Jogger Gasped After Dogs Attacked

By L.L. Brasier, Detroit Free Press The jogger who was mauled to death in July by two large dogs on a rural road in Michigan was bitten at least eight times and knew, as he lay bleeding in a ditch, that he was dying, even as frantic neighbors tried to save him. Craig Sytsma, 46, […]

August 25, 2014

SeaWorld’s Troubles Increase As Public Learns About Plight Of Orcas

SeaWorld’s stock took a dive last week in the backlash against its treatment of captive killer whales. The company reported that attendance at its marine theme parks fell 4.3 percent during the first half of the year, and predicted revenue will continue to drop substantially in the coming months. In the entertainment business, this is […]

August 19, 2014

Woman Who Was Mauled By Chimp Seeks OK To Sue Connecticut

By Jon Lender, The Hartford Courant HARTFORD, Connecticut — Charla Nash, blind since a 2009 mauling by a chimpanzee that ripped off her face and hands, says in a video plea to legislators that her disabilities make her feel “locked up … like I’m in a cage.” Nash’s legal and public-relations team released the video in […]

March 19, 2014

New York Declares War On Swans

New York (AFP) – In Britain, wild swans may be prized for their beauty and protected by the Queen, but the U.S. state of New York has declared war on them, branding them a violent menace. Draft proposals to kill or resettle the state’s 2,200 wild mute swans by 2025 may be supported by some […]

January 31, 2014