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Elephant Appeal: The Kenyan canine unit putting elephant poachers off the scent

Elephant Appeal: The Kenyan canine unit putting elephant poachers off the scent | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
The attack dog was 200 yards away, its head just visible through the tips of the long grass in which it crouched.

Via Greer Noble
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My wish for 2014 is that someone finally comes up with a successful strategy to stop this horriffic poaching.

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Greer Noble's curator insight, December 26, 2013 3:05 AM

New Years resolution: I pledge 10% net royalties of every one of my books sold to the preservation of African wildlife.. (wish I could make it 100% but I have to live too!!!) You may order via: http://greernoble.com/

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Rescuing Lebanon's big cats - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Rescuing Lebanon's big cats - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
A lion and two tigers living in a private zoo in Lebanon are on their way to an animal sanctuary in France.
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Hopefully they will be well taken care of there.

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20 Things You Didn't Know About Zebras

20 Things You Didn't Know About Zebras | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Few animals are as striking as the zebra in a purely graphic sense. Giant pandas, penguins and skunks may share the same bold color combination, but the zebra’s

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Tweet from @CuteEmergency

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baby bear hugging a dog http://t.co/W1l1AWK2i7

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So cute!

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How To Read A 223-Page Novel In Just 77 Minutes

How To Read A 223-Page Novel In Just 77 Minutes | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Spritz is a company that makes a speed-reading technology which allows you to get through a mass of text, reading every word, in a fraction of the time it would take if you were turning the pages of a book or swiping through a Kindle.

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If it works it's a great idea!

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Lynda Dickson's curator insight, March 2, 4:24 AM

A new way to speed read!

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Polo legend Carlos Gracida dies after freak fall during match in Florida 

Polo legend Carlos Gracida dies after freak fall during match in Florida  | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
A world-class polo player died from head injuries suffered when he was thrown from his horse during a match in Florida on Tuesday.

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Amazon.com: Free Kindle Reading Apps

Amazon.com: Free Kindle Reading Apps | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Free Kindle Reading Apps for your PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, and Android phone
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My latest romantic suspense novel was released yesterday by Soul Mate Publishing in kindle format. Download the free Kindle reading app to read it on any device.

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Trish Jackson's curator insight, February 6, 6:40 AM

Free Kindle apps from Amazon.

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Przewalski's horse: 10 things you didn't know about the last wild horses on Earth

Przewalski's horse: 10 things you didn't know about the last wild horses on Earth | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
These small, stocky horses are the only truly wild horses left on the planet, and they have a fascinating history. Here's everything you need to know about this endangered species.
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They have some of these horses at the San Diego Wild Animal Park. Amazong to think they were almost extinct and all of them alive today are descended from only 12 horses.

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Horses leap fires in ancient Spanish festival

Horses leap fires in ancient Spanish festival | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
SAN BARTOLOME DE PINARES, Jan 17 — More than 100 horses and riders leapt the flames of roaring bonfires in a small Spanish town in a centuries-old festival that has raised the ire of animal rights activists.
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Sounds quite barbaric to me...

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Elephant Appeal: The Kenyan canine unit putting elephant poachers off the scent

Elephant Appeal: The Kenyan canine unit putting elephant poachers off the scent | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
The attack dog was 200 yards away, its head just visible through the tips of the long grass in which it crouched.

Via Greer Noble
Trish Jackson's insight:

My wish for 2014 is that someone finally comes up with a successful strategy to stop this horriffic poaching.

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Greer Noble's curator insight, December 26, 2013 3:05 AM

New Years resolution: I pledge 10% net royalties of every one of my books sold to the preservation of African wildlife.. (wish I could make it 100% but I have to live too!!!) You may order via: http://greernoble.com/

NB Please don't forget to leave a short review!

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Bud Clyde Commercials 1 - YouTube

A collection of Buderweiser commercials featuring the Clydesdales as the "Hero's". We had a lot of fun working on these productions and training the horses. ...
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This is a great video. It made me cry in lots of places!

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“Cirque du Soleil for Horses” – Odysseo Show Comes to Vancouver

“Cirque du Soleil for Horses” – Odysseo Show Comes to Vancouver | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Photo courtesy of Cavalia. Credits: François BergeronA horse is a horse, of course, of course.  Unless it’s a horse from the new Cavalia Odysseo sh...
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I would love to see this, as would most horse lovers!

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The story of Black Jack, JFK’s riderless horse

The story of Black Jack, JFK’s riderless horse | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
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I never knew this -- a Caparisoned horse is the riderless horse with boots backward in the stirrups that follows the caissons (6 horses pulling a cart bearing the casket of a fallen soldier) in a funeral procession.

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The [Stunning] Gros Ventre River Ranch of Jackson, Wyoming

The [Stunning] Gros Ventre River Ranch of Jackson, Wyoming | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it

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Looks amazing! Would love to do it.

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Susie Blackmon's curator insight, November 16, 2013 2:56 AM

Take a look at this beautiful ranch located in the Teton National Forest, beautifully photographed by the amazing equine photographer, Manuela Stefan.


Yellowstone National Park is easily accessible from the Ranch... imagine the views while riding horseback as a guest of Gros Centre River Ranch!

Susie Blackmon's curator insight, November 16, 2013 3:00 AM

What a spectacular guest ranch!

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Dog Getting Licked by Crazy Goat

Hyper goat trying to pick a fight with an uninterested dog by licking him and making crazy noises! Poor pooch. Puppies & Babies & Kitties OH MY! New videos a...

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Concerned about this article

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Top Ten Rare Dog Breeds You May Have Never Seen - Furever Network

Top Ten Rare Dog Breeds You May Have Never Seen - Furever Network | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
A list of rare dog breeds and so many more to be discovered. Fascinating collection of the most diverse land animal species made by man, some very ancient.

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The wild horses of western China

The wild horses of western China | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
These incredible pictures show herds of semi-wild horses galloping through the grasslands and snowy plains beneath the Tian Shan mountain range in China.

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Awesome!

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Meet Orana's new 'fairy-tale like' horses

Meet Orana's new 'fairy-tale like' horses | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Orana Wildlife Park today welcomes two Gypsy Vanners - a breed created by crossing a Shire horse with a Dale pony.
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Wow! A new horse breed in our modern times.

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Hometown News

Hometown News | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Your Local News and Information Source
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I love the way horses are used to help humans with mental and physical challenges.

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Sharla Shults's curator insight, February 22, 5:32 PM

A horse is a horse (of course, of course) but sometimes a horse can also be an encourager, a friend, a life coach and therapist.

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Top 25 Writing Blogs | Positive Writer

Top 25 Writing Blogs | Positive Writer | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
The top 25 writing blogs on the web. Check them out!

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THis is good info.

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Sharla Shults's curator insight, January 28, 6:58 PM

Very interesting blogs for writers. Well worth checking out...

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Twitter / PicturesEarth: Two Dogs Nose Diving to Fetch ...

Twitter / PicturesEarth: Two Dogs Nose Diving to Fetch ... | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Two Dogs Nose Diving to Fetch a Ball http://t.co/00jyqn7NIc

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Gorgeous picture!

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Keith Wheeler's curator insight, January 19, 2:41 AM

What a great picture - Love it!

 

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Animal Rescues: Boston Firefighter Saves Husky Dog From Ice | Global Animal

Animal Rescues: Boston Firefighter Saves Husky Dog From Ice | Global Animal | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
(ANIMAL PICTURES/DOG RESCUE) Local Boston firefighter risked his life in order to save a Siberian Husky dog from drowning in the ice covered Pleasure Bay.
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Got to love a story with a happy ending.

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Roy Exum: A Horse Doctor’s Letter - 12/19/2013 - Chattanoogan

Roy Exum: A Horse Doctor’s Letter - 12/19/2013 - Chattanoogan | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it

A must read article.


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SanWild Lion Rescue

SanWild Lion Rescue | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Stop the exploitation
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Dogs Discover Christmas Trees, & The Cuteness Begins (Video ...

Dogs Discover Christmas Trees, & The Cuteness Begins (Video ... | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Dogs and Christmas trees: a love story. Watch tons of pups confront their Christmas trees with excitement, curiosity, and, of course, cuteness.

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This is very cute!

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Keith Wheeler's curator insight, December 16, 2013 8:11 AM

Who says dogs don't love Christmas?

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10 Good Cat Causes to Support During the Holiday Season

10 Good Cat Causes to Support During the Holiday Season | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
This is the season of giving, so here are some ways you can help less fortunate cats.
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I thought this was well worth sharing.

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