Phoenix Restaurant Serves Lion Burgers

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Tags: exotic meats phoenix arizona lion No, I'm not making this up. From the Associated Press. A restaurant owner who put lion burgers on the menu in honor of the World Cup has felt a roar of anger from outraged animal rights activists. Cameron Selogie, owner of the Il Vinaio restaurant in Mesa, served burgers made with African lion this week as a nod to the tournament in South Africa. Reservations sold out, with a waiting list 100 long.

University of Arizona Gets Grant for Animal Lab

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The University of Arizona College of Medicine won a $15 million federal stimulus grant to build a facility for research animals in downtown Phoenix. It will be located next to the planned health sciences education building at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus. Tags: animal research university of arizona National Institutes of Health arizona Another Arizona story! They are certainly on the animal research kick. From the Arizona Daily Star.

DMX Back in Jail

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But, he failed to appear in court Friday morning, which prompted a Phoenix judge issue a bench warrant for his arrest. Tags: DMX animal cruelty Seems he has a hard time making court dates. DMX is facing drug-possession, identity-theft and animal-cruelty charges. He was due in court last week for a status hearing on his upcoming trial related to the aforementioned charges.

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"Earthlings" Available as Audio Book

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"Earthlings" is a film about animal abuse narrated by Joaquin Phoenix. The film, which is narrated by Academy Award nominee Joaquin Phoenix and features music by platinum-selling recording artist Moby, would take another six years to complete because of the difficulty in obtaining footage within these industries. Tags: animal abuse animal cruelty I've never watched it, but heard it talked about on a vegan podcast.

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DMX is Pretty in Prison Pink

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This is ridiculous, this is disrespectful," DMX said with a sarcastic laugh during an interview with My Fox Phoenix. Tags: DMX animal cruelty Rap singer DMX is currently serving a jail sentence for animal cruelty, drugs and fraud. And things are even worse for him because his prison wardrobe is (gasp!) Looks like Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has come up with the cure for DMX's addiction to jail.

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Rescue Spotlight: Kitten Rescue

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Previous events have featured live entertainment from the Phoenix Projekt Fire Dancers, Kodama Taiko Drummers, The Panache Orchestra, and various film presentations about Kitten Rescue. Tags: rescues Kitten Rescue is a wonderful animal rescue organization! Founded in 1997, it has become one of the largest animal rescue groups in Los Angeles. They are non-profit, and they are totally volunteer run!

From the Animal Rights Action Network re: Greyhounds

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Check out Earthlings , the award winning video narrated by Hollywood actor Joaquin Phoenix. Tags: Activism Current Affairs Ethics Greyhound Matters Brief commentary follows this e-mail I received regarding greyhounds, animal rights and Ireland. Dear ARAN Members, I remember as a young child throwing stones and sticks at a terrified greyhound that slept in a back shed a few blocks from where I live.