On Jeff Corwin's 100 HEARTBEATS

Animal Person

The part that I definitely believe is laudable, and I can get behind, is in the final chapter: "Exploited to Extinction.". For only $450,000, we could buy almost all of the habitat neded to protect Ecuador's remaining frogs.

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Mad over Maltese

4 The Love Of Animals

Best friend and protective- pampering parent, you will have to switch roles and shift gears with these sprightly creatures before blinking an eyelid. Its good looks definitely earn it many doggie points. This dog definitely seems quite great to people for its tiny size.

2013 243

Trending Sources

On Different Results of Direct Action

Animal Person

Dr. David Jentsch says to his colleagues "your silence will no longer protect you" and his community of vivisectionists has decided to have a pro-torture and slaughter (i.e., Jentsch talks about the cost ("it's hard to put a price tag on") of protecting those like him, so we definitely know that the tactics of those who seek to defend animals are working on one level (economic harm, though once removed at least in this situation).

On Dolphins as a Gateway to Animal Rights

Animal Person

which animals and why, what characteristic/s and whose definition of them, just to name a few)? They can also learn how "to hold sponges over their snouts to protect themselves when searching for spiny fish on the ocean floor." My life-as-a-tweeter is less and less significant these days. It's just not all that interesting to me. Something about jockeying for position in 140 characters or less, rather than interacting and sharing, I guess.

Organizations Putting Animals First

4 The Love Of Animals

Led by professionals who have experience with organizations such as the Humane Society of the United States, the group is definitely not new to the issues surrounding animals worldwide. Understanding that threats to animals can range from illegal trafficking to utter exploitation, these leaders strive to promote the safety and protection sanctuaries offer our fury, feathered, four-legged friends. In the fast-paced world of today, it seems people are always on the go.

2012 162

Dog Park Dangers

4 The Love Of Animals

You never know what your pooch may encounter while sniffing around the edges of the park and he needs to be protected in case he comes across a wild animal (like a squirrel) or simply an unhealthy dog. Standing water is a definite danger zone, which includes water dishes left out at dog parks.

2011 169

Steven M. Wise on Legal Rights for Animals

Animal Ethics

In 2002 the German Parliament amended Article 26 of the Basic Law to give nonhuman animals the right to be “respected as fellow creatures” and to be protected from “avoidable pain.” The legal rights of nonhuman animals might first be achieved in any of three ways. Most agree that the least likely will be through the re-interpretation or amendment of state or federal constitutions, or through international treaties.

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