Palin Supports Brutal Method of Killing Wolves

Critter News

The wolves suffer needlessly because hunters simply wound them more often then not firing from an airplane. I understand there may be some instances where predator control is necessary. I'm not an absolutist on this point. Doing it from low flying aircraft, however, is just barbaric. This is what Palin has pushed for. Here is a video from Defenders of Wildlife that shows the method (it's under 3 minutes).

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Eating Eggs is Eating Cruelty

Creature Talk

Workers and managers killing birds by grabbing their necks and swinging them around in circles - an attempt to break their necks which often resulted in prolonged, torturous deaths for the hens. Birds suffering from broken bones, bloody open wounds, and untreated infections.

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Mountain Gorilla Ranger Slain in the Congo

Critter News

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

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Military Used Pigs in Brain Injury Research

Critter News

The explosions have ranged in intensity, wounding some of the pigs and killing others. Lovely. Military researchers have dressed live pigs in body armor and strapped them into Humvee simulators that were then blown up with explosives to study the link between roadside bomb blasts and brain injury. For an 11-month period that ended in December, researchers subjected pigs and rats to about 200 blasts, according to Pentagon documents and interviews.

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Joy for Orphan Elephants

4 The Love Of Animals

A recent arrival at the Nairobi nursery was an elephant named Murka, rescued near Tsavo National Park with a spear lodged deep between her eyes and gaping spear and axe wounds along her back and sides. Her deep wounds were filled with maggots.

Scarlett The Cat: From Homeless To A Hero

4 The Love Of Animals

The interesting thing is that it was not a first time, when David saved poor animals out of a fire: ten years before he has already taken a wounded dog after the fire to the North Shore Animal League, where he was cured. All in all, Karen had to make a dramatic and hard decision of mercy killing to stop the agony of her pet, which happened on October 2008, when Scarlett peacefully passed in Karen’s arms.

Your Dog and Fleas

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Hot spots; these are red, open wounds caused by licking and biting the skin. Garlic – as with the lavender mixture, it will not kill fleas but act as a repellent. Lavender oil – Lavender, along with sweet almond and cedar wood oil will not kill fleas, but act as a repellent. It doesn’t kill the fleas immediately, but helps to repel them and affects the flea’s growth. Dog fleas cause itching and discomfort in your dog.

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On Trial: Animal Torture Videos vs. Free Speech

Animal Ethics

The statute defines a depiction of animal cruelty as “any visual or auditory depiction, including any photograph, motion-picture film, video recording, electronic image, or sound recording of conduct in which a living animal is intentionally maimed, mutilated, tortured, wounded, or killed, if such conduct is illegal.” Today, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear U.S. Stevens.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

Yet not mentioned is a simple step that will go a long way toward ensuring compliance with our already lax slaughterhouse requirements: Place video cameras throughout the kill process. if they see a mistreated dog, and shudder to see a wounded deer in the road. To the Editor: Your Feb. 21 editorial “ The Biggest Beef Recall Ever ” made some excellent points.