Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomes a baby white rhinoceros!

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Fewer than 15,000 white rhinos remain in the wild, and approximately 200 live in zoological facilities across North America. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomes its seventh baby white rhino since 2004.

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Pukka’s Promise: The Quest for Longer-Lived Dogs

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In Pukka’s Promise, Kerasote travels the dog world in Europe and throughout North America interviewing breeders, veterinarians, and leaders of the animal-welfare movement, and uses cutting-edge research to help dog owners rethink the everyday choices they make for their pets.

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Illegal Puma Skin Sent to India

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It was sent from North America to India and confiscated by the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau. It was labeled as a "rug" and the only reason they searched was because of a tip.

Dog Park Dangers

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Today’s guest post comes from: Heather Reynolds is a pet lover and internet journalist at Trupanion , North America’s fastest growing pet insurance company.

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US Groups Fight to Save Polar Bear Hunts

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Supposedly, environmentalists and animal rights activists have "unfairly made the polar bear into 'the panda bear of North America.'" Now that the species is listed in the US as "threatened," hunters can't import the dead body parts (aka hunting "trophies") in from Canada. Waaaaaaa! insert crying baby picture here.) Here's the article from the Globe and Mail.

McDonalds Makes Positive Move to Help Sows

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McDonald’s believes gestation stalls are not a sustainable production system for the future,” Dan Gorsky, senior vice president for supply chain management for McDonald’s North America, said in a statement. I'm no fan of McDonalds, but any little bit of help is progress. Here's an excerpt. For the full story, check out this link to the New York Times article.

New Aardvark Baby Is Second Born at Busch Gardens

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There are fewer than 40 aardvarks in zoos in North America. Have you ever wondered what a baby aardvark looks like? They are pretty cute if you ask us! And that nose! So unique! Busch Gardens welcomed its newest resident earlier this week: an adorable aardvark born Monday, March 26.

Disneynature Chimpanzee

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The film opens in North America on April 20, 2012. Celebrate Earth Day, April 20, 2012, by seeing the latest Disneynature film, True-Life Adventure, CHIMPANZEE!

True Blood fans and animal lovers come together!

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Photo credit: Toby Canham/Getty Images North America. To be honest, I have never seen the HBO show True Blood, and I probably never will. However, when I found out that one of the show’s cast members is a big animal lover, I had to share this information with you!

National Family Pack Walk Giveaway

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additional pack walks will take place nationwide September 23–30, with the help of the Animal League of North America. This year’s National Family Pack Walk will prove, once again, that it’s not your average walk in the park.

Walk for Farm Animals Scheduled for this Fall

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Meredith Turner, Farm Sanctuary, 646-369-6212, mturner@farmsanctuary.org 2011 Walk for Farm Animals Aims to Raise $1 Million for Abused and Neglected Farm Animals Thousands of People in More Than 35 Cities Across North America to Gather for Family-Friendly Event That Promotes Compassion for ALL Animals WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. From the Farm Sanctuary.

Best Welcome Home Ever

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About Adopt-a-Pet.com: Adopt-a-Pet.com is North America’s largest non-profit pet adoption website, helping over 11,000 animal shelters, humane societies, SPCAs, pet rescue groups, and pet adoption agencies advertise their homeless pets to adopters.

From the Mailbag

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Keith, I am writing today to ask for your help in raising awareness about the 2011 Walk for Farm Animals, a series of fun, community-focused events taking place in more than 35 cities across North America this fall to promote kindness to animals and raise vital funds to support the lifesaving work of Farm Sanctuary, the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization.

Nat Geo WILD!

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The premiere episode of Expedition Wild is a multi-part look at North America’s mightiest carnivores, featuring naturalist Casey Anderson900-pound grizzly bear. Are you excited for the brand new channel from National Geographic?

Body Shop Not Performing Well for L'Oreal

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Parent L'Oreal said the difficult economic climate hit Body Shop sales in Britain, Spain and North America. The Body Shop is causing some headaches for L'Oreal right now. The Body Shop said that 150 UK jobs are at risk after the French-owned cosmetics retailer announced a restructuring drive. The company said it was consulting employees about proposals to reduce its global workforce by 275 jobs to make the business more efficient.

See AFRICAN CATS, Save the Savanna!

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African Cats ,” which will be released in theaters worldwide, opens in North America on April 22, 2011. Disneynature has made a new film called “African Cats&# , and you can help save their habitat when you see the movie during its opening week (April 22-28,2011)!

Untamed Americas

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Untamed Americas ” is a high-definition miniseries event narrated by Academy Award-nominated actor Josh Brolin. In it we get to see some of the amazing places in the wild areas of North America, Central America and South America. Untamed Americas: Mountains. Untamed Americas: Deserts. Untamed Americas: Coasts. Untamed Americas: Forests. A journey through the forests of the Americas is one of extremes—flood, freeze, and fire.

From the Mailbag

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Hello, I am a volunteer for 1-800-Save-A-Pet.com, which is North America's largest non-profit pet adoption website , and I'm trying to get the word out about homeless pet adoption. I am looking at your site and thought you might like to add a link somewhere to 1-800-Save-A-Pet.com. Save-A-Pet is a totally free service where 5,000 animal shelters have 80,000 pets listed who need homes today, and a link from your website would be a great way to help get the word out!

Cute of the day: Baby White Rhino!

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According to the IRF, just over 14,530 white rhinos remain in the wild, and fewer than 170 live in zoological facilities across North America. TAMPA, Fla. November 12, 2008) – Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomed a new baby white rhinoceros on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009.

Earth Day Giveaway!

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All packaging elements are produced in North America to prevent reliance on excessive transportation, which in turn helps reduce carbon emissions.Virgin materials have been eliminated whenever possible.

Calgary Zoo in Big Trouble

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A study released by the associations that accredit zoos across North America said that the occurrence of deaths was not a fluke. We've written about the Calgary Zoo here before. Not a stellar reputation. Now, the results of a long-awaited audit shows that this place truly sucks and needs a lot of improvement. From eCanadaNow.com. To many people, the number of animal fatalities at the Calgary Zoo in newer years seemed very high.

From Today's New York Times

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Earlier this month, NASA released new satellite photographs showing continued illegal cutting of the Mexican fir forests where virtually all of eastern North America’s monarch butterflies spend the winter. To the Editor: Re “ Thinning Yellowstone’s Bison Herd ” (news article, March 23): Yellowstone National Park bison, executed when they migrate outside the boundaries of the park, have plenty of company.

Manfred Kuehn on Kant's Cosmopolitanism

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Manfred Kuehn, Kant: A Biography [Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001], 384-5) Note from KBJ: I no more think of myself as a citizen of the world than I think of myself as a citizen of North America or of the Northern Hemisphere.

From Today's New York Times

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Horses slaughtered in America today go not to feed the poor and the hungry but to satisfy the esoteric palates of wealthy diners in Europe and Japan. March 5, 2007 The writer is an owner of Fasig-Tipton , North America’s oldest thoroughbred auction house. Hope Ryden New York, March 5, 2007 The writer is the author of a book about America’s last wild horses To the Editor: Re “ We Eat Horses, Don’t We? ,” by Christa Weil (Op-Ed, March 5): Ms.