Another Bird of Prey Killed in the UK

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This time it was a young female peregrine falcon.

Lots of Birds Being Killed in Ireland and the UK

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A horrific total of 6 eagles, 10 buzzards, 3 red kites, a Peregrine falcon and a sparrowhawk have all been poisoned in recent weeks across Ireland, England and Scotland. It's just weird how many birds are being killed in England, Scotland and Ireland. May 2010. And these are just the ones that we know about and have been discovered.

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Michael Vick Expects to Return to the NFL

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While Vick still has a contract with the Falcons, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would have the final say on his return, which he is counting on after he is released. This according to his bankruptcy attorneys. The Debtor has every reason to believe that upon his release, he will be reinstated into the NFL, resume his career and be able to earn a substantial living," Vick's attorneys wrote in a disclosure statement filed before a hearing Thursday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Norfolk.

Hampton L. Carson (1852-1929) on the Punishment of Animals

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Noblemen in armour, proud dames in velvet and feathers, priests in cassock and cowl, falconers with hawks upon their wrists, huntsmen with hounds in leash, aged men with their staves, withered hags with their baskets or reticules, children of all ages and even babes in arms were among the spectators. In the open square of the old Norman city of Falaise, in the year 1386, a vast and motley crowd had gathered to witness the execution of a criminal convicted of the crime of murder.