Elephants Missing in Chad, Presumed Poached

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Civil unrest in has made conservation exceedingly difficult in Chad. Tags: ivory chad africa poaching elephants This situation sounds a lot like the the mountain gorillas, the Congo and Virunga National Park. Elephants in Zakouma National Park, the last stronghold for the savannah elephants of Central Africa's Sahel region, have crashed to just 1,000 animals from an estimated 3,000 in 2006.

Mad over Maltese

4 The Love Of Animals

So every time I take my Chad for a walk, (Chad is my tiny rockstar, my Maltese by the way) I get dozens of ‘awwws’ and ‘oohs’ and “Oh my God! Mad over Maltese. . These tiny fluff balls will make you laugh out loud and drive you crazy.

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Defending Laboratory Rats

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You see people shut down if you talk about how a rat can suffer," says Chad Sandusky, director of toxicology and research at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a group that fights for animal rights and advocates vegetarianism. Nice article about people who are committed to defending "lab rats" used for medical research. I've worked with rats and I find them charming and intelligent creatures. So I think it's sad to read this.

From the Mailbag

Animal Ethics

Hello, My name is Chad and I am working with the easy-to-understand explanations web site HowStuffWorks.com. Thanks, Chad DavisThe site recently posted a section called “How Dog Fighting Works” in response to the Michael Vick court case. How Dog Fighting Works” is a look into the illegal sport of dog fighting and gives readers information on the issues and its effects.