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Elephants Run Rampant in St. Louis Elephants Run Rampant in St. Louis

During a Shriners Circus show Saturday at a multipurpose arena near St. Louis, Missouri, three elephants were spooked by a loud noise, and took off into the parking lot. The three female pachyderms escaped their handlers during the “ride-an-elephant” segment …

Americans Seen Turning Against Animal Testing Americans Seen Turning Against Animal Testing

The gap in opinion between young and old in the U.S. can often be wide. The country has seen significant movement on political issues such as gay marriage and marijuana legalization in recent years, much of it due to the …

California Egg Law Is Met With Opposition California Egg Law Is Met With Opposition

California has proposed a law set for 2015 that will regulate more stringent guidelines regarding the treatment of chickens. In order for farmers to qualify for selling eggs, space requirements must be met as well as other conditions such as …

Horse Slaughterhouse Bill Up For Vote Horse Slaughterhouse Bill Up For Vote
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This week, a budget bill that will effectively ban horse slaughter by cutting funding for inspections will be up for a vote in Congress. The budget bill was released Monday night. Should the bill pass without changes, lawsuits that have …

Down Jackets Encourage Animal Cruelty Towards Birds Down Jackets Encourage Animal Cruelty Towards Birds
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Down jackets’ warmth and comfort are very popular during the winter and mainly for those who enjoy the outdoors during the colder season. What are down jackets you ask? Well, they consist of feathers plucked from the softest point on …

Harvard Monkeys Die – Minimal Fine For Cruelty Harvard Monkeys Die – Minimal Fine For Cruelty
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Tens of thousands of deaths of primates and other animals occur each year due to animal testing, also known as vivisection. After the death of four primates that included two cotton-top tamarins, a critically endangered primate species, Harvard was issued …

Cops Find Disgusting Cat Torture Dungeon In Texas Cops Find Disgusting Cat Torture Dungeon In Texas
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(Warning: This article contains descriptions of animal cruelty) In Santa Fe, Texas, a narcotics investigation that ended Friday had police finding more than what they were looking for; sub-human treatment by “humans” to animals. On Friday afternoon in the 4000 …

SeaWorld Documentary Making Waves SeaWorld Documentary Making Waves

SeaWorld continues to undergo scrutiny after the film, “Blackfish” was released. The documentary discusses the captivity of killer whale Tilikum and its role in the deaths of three individuals while revealing specific practices used at the park. The film made …

Puppy Doe: Reward Offered in Abuse Case [GRAPHIC] Puppy Doe: Reward Offered in Abuse Case [GRAPHIC]
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Two Facebook groups are working to find the owner of a pit bull puppy that was tortured to death after being given away through Craigslist. The dog was found in a park in Quincy, Massachusetts at the end of August …

African Serval Cat Killed In Detroit Neighborhood African Serval Cat Killed In Detroit Neighborhood
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A large African Serval cat that escaped from a Detroit home was shot dead over the weekend by a local resident, and now the former owners want answers. The cat was actually a Savannah, which is a hybrid between an …

Delavan Turtle Dies After Being Beaten by a Golf Club Delavan Turtle Dies After Being Beaten by a Golf Club
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[Graphic photos of animal cruelty below] A female snapping turtle found severely beaten in a sand bunker of a Delavan, Wisconsin golf course has died from her injuries. Authorities believe that the turtle was probably attempting to lay her eggs …