Gobal Smuggling Ring Uncovered in Brazil

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Brazil is one of the world's hotspots for animal smuggling because of its rich diversity of animals. Tags: wildlife crime smuggling brazil trafficking latin america Thanks to animalblog.co.uk for this big story. Brazilian federal police arrested 72 people on Wednesday on suspicion of running an international smuggling ring that traded half a million wild animals, including jaguars and monkeys, each year.

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Man Caught Smuggling 200 Birds

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A man was arrested at the airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil after 200 canaries were found in his suitcase. Sixty of them were dead from suffocation and thirst. How horrible.

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Online Survey on Ethics and Animals

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The results will be first presented and discussed at the 12th International Vegan Festival, to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 22-25, 2009 (more about it here ). A new survey is getting the attention of many within the global animal protection community. Covering both moral and strategic issues, the "Ethics and Animals" survey will provide a snapshot of our movement as of the present moment. Everyone is invited to participate and share their views on what's best for animals.

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Little Fanaticos Soccer Dog Jerseys

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They carry USA, Germany, Brazil, England, France, Italy and more. Love soccer? Does your dog love it too? If so, then Little Fanaticos is the site for you! Just look at how adorable the soccer jersey for dogs looks on Baby the Maltese! This is such a fun item, very unique and something that looks great as well. It is very well made, and fit her perfectly. It’s sometimes hard to find clothes for dogs that fit just right, but the soccer dog jersey could not have fit better.

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Miracle Babies; Pandas and Leopards

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And on the banks of the Amazon in Brazil, a tamarin expert works to save the tiny primates, which are struggling to survive as bulldozers wipe out their forest homes to make way for new development. A wonderful new series on Nat Geo WILD this Tuesday, September 13th and Wednesday, September 14. Nat Geo WILD takes viewers around the world to follow dedicated people working to save Nature’s Miracle Babies – often the last hope for critically vulnerable species.

Flight to Freedom

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Jan Creamer, ADI President who has been in Bolivia coordinating the rescue and who flew in with the lions said: “With the Congresses of Peru, Brazil, Colombia, and Chile all considering legislation to ban animal circuses, this rescue is not merely symbolic, it shows that we are prepared to make a real commitment to ensure that bans on animal circuses can be fully implemented and animals can be saved. “As

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