Tom Regan on the Animal-Rights Movement

Animal Ethics

Its currency is ideas, and though it is those who act—those who write letters, circulate petitions, demonstrate, lobby, disrupt a fox hunt, refuse to dissect an animal or to use one in "practice surgery," or are active in other ways—though these are the persons who make a mark on a day-to-day basis, history shows that ideas do make a difference.

Poop From The Front End Of The Bird

10,000 Birds

Many are familiar with dissecting owl pellets, but several birds will caste a pellet including hawks, eagles, gulls, herons and heck, I once witnessed a Scissor-tailed Flycatcher hack up a small one. However, one of the pellets found by my non birding husband ended up being the most fascinating pellet I’ve ever dissected–strong words I know but this really was an incredible pellet. Birds evacuate waste in many ways.

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