Sunday , 19 November 2017

Bans

GoDaddy.com founder caught killing elephants

The CEO of GoDaddy.com on Friday defended an online video that shows him shooting and killing an elephant in Zimbabwe. “It takes a guy like me” to protect villagers’ crops from rogue elephants, he said. Bob Parsons, founder of the Scottsdale, Arizona-based web-hosting service, posted the graphic video on his Twitter account on March 14. The footage, shot March 8, ... Read More »

Undercover at Smithfield Foods

An investigator from The Humane Society of the United States documented the suffering endured by female breeding pigs held in severely restrictive gestation crates on a factory farm operated by a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork producer. Read More »

10 Reasons Not to Buy a Puppy From a Pet Store

10 Reasons Not to Buy a Puppy From a Pet Store

  Most dog lovers know about the often horrid conditions of puppy mills, the unregulated breeding facilities owned by disreputable breeders. Dogs are often bred far too frequently, are kept cramped together in squalor, and are not socialized with humans. In addition, these breeders do not always care about the health and strength of the breed, which often results in ... Read More »

Teens face two charges of animal cruelty after posting cat abuse on YouTube

Teens face two charges of animal cruelty after posting cat abuse on YouTube

Lawton_Two Lawton area teens accused of beating a cat and posting it on YouTube over the weekend will be going through the juvenile justice process in Oklahoma.  The 14 and 16-year-old brothers each face two charges of animal cruelty after law enforcement was directed to two videos on Sunday that showed the beating and torture of the grey cat named ... Read More »

14 of the most endangered species

14 of the most endangered species

The red list includes 188 mammals in the highest threat category of critically endangered, including the Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus), which has a population of just 84-143 adults and has continued to decline due to a shortage of its primary prey, the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) China’s Père David’s deer (Elaphurus davidianus), is listed as extinct in the wild. However, ... Read More »