Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants

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San Antonio Zoo (Texas) Edmonton Valley Zoo (Canada), Buttonwood Park Zoo (Mass.), Central Florida Zoo (Fla.), Niabi Zoo (Ill.), Topeka Zoo (Kan.), Honolulu Zoo (Hawaii), Wildlife Safari (Ore.), York's Wild Kingdom Zoo (Maine) tied with Southwick's Zoo (Mass.), Pittsburgh Zoo's ICC (Penn.). San Diego Zoo Safari Park (Calif.) I'm surprised that Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle didn't make it. zoos elephants

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Tiger Slaughtered in Indonesian Zoo

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A Sumatran female at the Taman Rimbo Zoo was drugged by poachers, slaughtered and harvested for her parts. Tags: zoos wildlife crime poaching tigers indonesia Tigers are not safe anywhere. Just awful.

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Manila Zoo Sounds Like a Nasty Place

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PETA is trying to prevent more animals going to the Manila Zoo. Philippines), Animal Welfare Coalition, Compassion and Responsibility for Animals (CARA Welfare Phils), International Monitoring Program (Philippines), International Wildlife Coalition Trust, LovePets, Network For Animals, Palawan Animal Welfare Association and Philippine Animal Welfare Society. Tags: animal welfar zoo PETA phillipines They are working with local animal welfare groups on this issue.

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Cheetah sets new world speed record!

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Sarah, an 11-year-old cheetah at the Cincinnati Zoo, broke her own world record by running 100m in 5.95 At the Cincinnati Zoo it is our goal to inspire every visitor with wildlife every day, and nothing inspires awe like seeing a cheetah running full blast in our Cheetah Encounter.

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Lucy the Elephant's Case to be Heard by Canadian Supreme Court?

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The Supreme Court of Canada could be getting involved in the battle over the fate of an ailing elephant in an Edmonton zoo. wildlife sanctuary. Every day that Lucy spends at the Valley Zoo, her condition continues to deteriorate," Jeffrey Kerr, a lawyer for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, said Wednesday. zoos canada elephantsCould be. Excerpted from CTV News.

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Ligers in China

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A private zoo operator in Taiwan cross-bred lions and tigers, resulting in three "liger" cubs. The Environmental and Animal Society of Taiwan (EAST) said Huang, who possesses an array of wildlife, should be dealt with harshly to deter others from copying the behavior. Tags: zoos taiwan tigers lion endangered species One died and the other two were seized for sheltering at a research institution. Both species are endangered and it is illegal to cross breed them.

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Puerto Rico Ships Monkey to.Baghdad?

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The Baghdad Zoo rakes in some more animals. Puerto Rico is eager to rid itself of the estimated 2,000 patas and rhesus monkeys that have taken a toll on wildlife and agriculture in the Lajas Valley since escaping from nearby research centers 30 years ago. "We Unlike rhesus monkeys, patas are not considered desirable for research, and there has been little demand for either from zoos — until now. I am no fan of zoos, especially in an unstable country like Iraq.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomes a baby white rhinoceros!

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Busch Gardens participates in the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Species Survival Plan (SSP) to ensure genetic diversification among threatened and endangered animals in zoological facilities. cute animals rescues wildlife

Marmoset Smuggler Escapes in India

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Sher Singh, one of the kingpins of the countrywide wildlife trafficking racket involved in stealing eight common marmosets from Alipore Zoo on August 9, walked off a train in the wee hours of Friday. Sure doesn't sound like these guys take wildlife trafficking very seriously. Tags: India wildlife trafficking Unfortunate. From the Times of India.

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Awkward Fostering

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Especially it is associated with dogs, which may raise kids of other species and even of scary and dangerous representatives of wildlife! Dogs are likely to be true-born wet-nurses; in particular, it is related to whelp dogs, which are often used as step-mothers for young predators in the Zoos. 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.

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Enjoy Helping Animals? Consider an Education in Zoology

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Others may work in wildlife management, agriculture and conservation. The opportunities for those seeking a zoological profession include: Working at zoos or aquariums. Working as animal behaviorists to help employees at zoos care for and interact with the animals in their care.

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Putin an Animal Lover?

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He'll be donating it to a zoo or a wildlife preserve. He was visiting a wildlife preserve in Russia's Far East and shot the 5-year-old tiger as part of a program to track the rare cats, also known as the Siberian, Amur or Manchurian tiger. Vladimir Putin, former President and current Prime Minister of Russia, just got a tiger cub for his birthday. No word on who gave it to him and I can't imagine where it came from (torn from its mother?),

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Fur Free Fashion Show Winners Announced

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Make Room Project Runway: Winners of 2nd Annual Fur Free Fashion Competition Announced by Born Free USA and Celebrity Judges August 9, 2010, Washington DC - - To shine a spotlight on talented emerging fashion designers who believe in the ethical and environmental benefits of shunning fur fashion, Born Free USA (BFUSA), the nationally recognized leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, created the Fur Free Fashion (fffashion) Competition, now in its second successful year.

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IFAW rescuers have mobilized to Japan

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IFAW will also check in with the various groups associated with wildlife in zoos and rehabilitation centers to see if they need additional support with their animal care. In 1995, IFAW responded to the Kobe earthquake and two years later an oiled wildlife rescue team deployed to Fukui Prefecture after the Nakhodka spill.

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J. Baird Callicott on Wild Life

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The land ethic, in sum, is as much opposed, though on different grounds, to commercial traffic in wildlife, zoos, the slaughter of whales and other marine mammals, etc., The land ethic, it should be emphasized, as Leopold has sketched it, provides for the rights of nonhuman natural beings to a share in the life processes of the biotic community.