Dead Sea Lions in Puget Sound - Again

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KING-TV reports that both the state Department of Fish and Wildlife and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are investigating the deaths. The bodies of seven sea lions with bullet wounds were recently found on the Nisqually River. The animal protection group Seal Sitters says a necropsy showed that the sea lion had suffered a shark bite and had twisted intestines in addition to a bullet wound. Investigators say they do not know who is responsible.

Eating Eggs is Eating Cruelty

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There have been countless investigations of egg farms conducted by animals rights groups in the United States, and each time we see the same things: dead hens in cages with live ones, birds who have lost their feathers from stress, and egregious abuse of these beautiful birds by farm workers.

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Mountain Gorilla Ranger Slain in the Congo

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Another ranger was wounded in the attack and a rebel was captured. That arrest has resulted in several leads in the investigation. Protecting mountain gorillas in the Congo is dangerous work. Just last week, a 33-year-old ranger was killed by Mai Mai rebels.

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26 Dogs saved by the ASPCA

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They also had signs of neglect, broken bones, wounds and infections. “It’s bad enough that these dogs were treated cruelly and raised in horrible conditions,&# said Tim Rickey, the ASPCA Senior Director of Field Investigations and Response. The ASPCA continually does amazing work on behalf of our animal companions. On February 17th they rescued 26 Pit Bulls near Sandersville, Georgia.

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