Ghoulish Primate Experiment in South Africa

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animal experimentation animal research primates south africaWarning! This is just horrible and sick, sick, sick. It's at a vomit level with me. From news24.com. Johannesburg - A Bloemfontein man received a criminal record on Friday for a "backyard experiment" on a pregnant monkey, the NSPCA said. The NSPCA in November 2008 charged Jordaan for his "merciless treatment" of a heavily pregnant vervet monkey. He had severed her spinal cord to paralyse her for a "backyard experiment.

South African Caught Smuggling Live Crocodiles

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Dog Bites Dog to Save Boy

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A pit bull attacked and was dragging a boy down the road in South Africa. So, a neighbor got his rottweiler (named Blade), who fought off the pit bull and saved the kid. How cool is that?

China Gets to Buy Elephant Ivory

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It will allow China to bid for more than 100 tonnes of ivory stockpiled in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe through culling and natural deaths. Tags: ivory africa CITES poaching china elephants I don't know how to call this one.will it help or hurt the elephant population in the long run? Either way, I hate these incredibly intelligent animals being "harvested" as "product."

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Updates and Corrections

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A less-than-thrilling update is that South Africa is still considering dog racing. Box 339 Bloemfontein 9300 South Africa Snyman.rd@ufs.ac.za First, Little Black and Big Tom , one more time. . Big Tom was the guest most anxious to leave my humble abode and was returned this morning, to a ghost town of a colony, with few cats in sight.

Big Cat Week day 2

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Filmmaker John Varty, who filmed a wild female leopard for 17 years, opens an extraordinary window into the lives of Africa’s most secretive big cat. Leopard Queen follows the life of “Manana,” a wild leopard whose territory spans the heart of the Londolozi Game Reserve in South Africa. As promised, another sneak peak! Tonight’s episode, Leopard Queen, Premieres Tuesday, December 7, at 9PM ET/PT.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomes a baby white rhinoceros!

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Kisiri, Tambo and another female white rhino were airlifted from Kruger National Park in South Africa in 2001 through the efforts of the International Rhino Foundation (IRF), a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of rhinos. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomes its seventh baby white rhino since 2004. The adorable baby, a female, will join other rhinos in the 26-acre white rhino habitat on Busch Gardens’ Serengeti Plain.

Awkward Fostering

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According to the words of her master Rob Hall, the holder of Cango Wildlife Ranch in South Africa, her maternal skills were observed since Lisha’s first days in conservation. It turns out that people are not the only ones, who can adopt children – animals are good at this as well. Especially it is associated with dogs, which may raise kids of other species and even of scary and dangerous representatives of wildlife!

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Cute of the day: Baby White Rhino!

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Mlelani, Tambo and another female white rhino were airlifted from Kruger National Park in South Africa in 2001 through the efforts of the International Rhino Foundation (IRF), a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of rhinos. TAMPA, Fla. November 12, 2008) – Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomed a new baby white rhinoceros on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009.

Shark Attack Experiment: LIVE

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Here is a sneak peek: Mark Thompson, the former host of Guinness World Records Primetime and Fox’s Emmy Awards red-carpet coverage, will co-host Shark Attack Experiment LIVE with Anna Gilligan, former Fox News Channel personality, from Rocky Bay, South Africa, commonly referred to as “Shark Park.” They aren’t cute and cuddly, but sharks are still very important! Nat Geo Wild is airing an amazing show tonight called Shark Attack Experiment: LIVE!

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Unlikely Healer Walks on Three Paws

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Soon people from South Africa to Japan heard about what was happening, and wrote to share their stories, their challenges, and their curiosity about what Henry was learning. Half a decade ago, in a little mountain town about 60 miles northeast of San Diego, a feral kitten dragged his front left leg uselessly.

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