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Interview with PETA re: Captive Orcas

Critter News

This is an interview with Lisa Wathne from PETA regarding captive animals in aquariums. It's from MacLean's.

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Orcas Have Some Pretty Big Brains

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Tags: captivity animal ethics marine animals Orcas.

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The Why of Ferrets

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When the South Dakota ferret numbers began dropping, they captured nine animals in hopes of starting a captive breeding population. All the wild ferrets by 1974, and all the kits born to the nine captives, and finally the last of the captive animals in 1979. But the ferrets kept dying.

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Owls, the debait

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She has clearly decided that for her baiting is not away to get a photo, and if one does get a photo that way then the ethical thing to do is to state that, much as one should do with captive animals. My own take on that mirrors it. Quite simply, I don’t like it. I question the release of non-native mice into the wild.

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H. B. Acton (1908-1974) on Animal Rights

Animal Ethics

The question of words is whether to talk about the rights of animals is likely to mislead.