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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomes a baby white rhinoceros!

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomes its seventh baby white rhino since 2004. The new baby weighed an estimated 140 pounds at the time of the birth.

Help the Almagordo Chimpanzees

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Since 2001, chimpanzees have been housed at APF, where they cannot be used for research. Here's an action alert from Physicians for Social Responsibility.

Hamsters Celebrate 70 Years in the US

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Now, one million hamsters are kept as pets, an increase of 41 percent since 2001. Interesting article. Prior to the 1930s, hamsters were pretty much in the wild. Prior to the 1970s, virtually all were descended from one breeding pair. This includes the two sitting on the shelf in our house!)

Good News for the Alamagordo Chimps!

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The chimps have been free from testing at the Alamogordo Primate Facility at Holloman Air Force Base since 2001. I received an alert from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. The Alamagordo chimps will be allowed to remain in New Mexico for about two years while the NIH studies the issue of their transference. ALAMOGORDO, N.M.

The Blue House Dog

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A New York Times story that ran in 2001 about a homeless dog wandering around a suburban part of New York City, struck a chord with me.

Cute of the day: Baby White Rhino!

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TAMPA, Fla. November 12, 2008) – Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomed a new baby white rhinoceros on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009. white, 9 and 3 black).

Why Is the Federal Government Awarding Contracts to a Company That Was Involved in Smuggling Primates?

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Worldwide Primates Inc. was started by Mathew Block to import primates into the US for animal experimentation. In 1993, he went to prison for smuggling baby orangutans. Despite this, it looks like this has been no barrier to his company getting federal contracts. The principals are Brooke Block (his wife) and Gertie Block (his mother).

Manfred Kuehn on Kant's Cosmopolitanism

Animal Ethics

Kant's ideas about cosmopolitanism are still hotly debated today. By the way, one answers questions and solves problems. One does not answer problems.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

In 2001, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that irradiating half the meat and poultry consumed in the United States would mean 900,000 fewer cases of food-borne illness and 350 fewer deaths each year. To the Editor: Re “ The Burger That Shattered Her Life: Trail of E. 4): Your article about E. I wish Ms.