Huge Effort to Rescue 60 Elephants in Malawi

Critter News

Rescuers have started evacuating the first of around 60 elephants that have been suffering in an ongoing human-elephant conflict in the southern African country of Malawi, according to the International Fund for Animal Welfare - IFAW.IFAW has partnered with the government of Malawi to rescue the animals which are at the centre of fierce human-elephant conflict in an area populated mostly by subsistence farmers just south of Lake Malawi.

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Keep pets happy and healthy in the cold months ahead.

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The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW; www.ifaw.org ) has compiled some tips on how to keep pets happy and healthy in the cold months ahead. While this time of year can be great fun for your pet, be sure your winter habits don’t leave them out in the cold.

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5 ways to help the animal rescue efforts in Chile and Haiti

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Most organizations aiding pets in devastated areas are not-for-profit. These three groups are already operating mobile veterinary clinics and other services in Haiti, and planning to go to Chile when they’re allowed in: IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare). American Humane and ARCH (Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti). WSPA (World Society for Protection of Animals). Petfinder.com lists animals for adoption.

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

Though it may be too late for too many, we can only hope that diseased animals are not left in pain but are humanely euthanized to end their suffering. In the long term, there is a glimmer of hope for China’s pigs. In 2005, a survey commissioned by the International Fund for Animal Welfare showed that the Chinese are similar to Americans in their concern for animals.