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The Problem of Tigers in America

The Problem of Tigers in America | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Tigers have declined precipitously over the past century and then some, popularly considered to have declined from 100,000 in 1900 to about 3,000 today.
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Animal Abuse: Us and Them

Animal Abuse: Us and Them | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
This week, a radio show in Boston aired a recording in which a Municipal Court Judge in Ohio recently sentenced a woman accused of leaving her dog in a filthy house to spend eight hours in a garbage dump.
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The Fatal Epidemic Of Animal Care Workers That No One Is Talking About

The Fatal Epidemic Of Animal Care Workers That No One Is Talking About | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
These are the humans who speak for those who can't speak for themselves.
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The Problem: “Animal Advocates” Who Promote Animal Exploitation

The Problem: “Animal Advocates” Who Promote Animal Exploitation | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Mercy for Animals, an animal welfare organization, claims that “The Problem” is “Animals suffering miserably on factory farms.”
Wrong.

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Psychological Disorders in Animals: A Review of What We Know

Psychological Disorders in Animals: A Review of What We Know | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
An essay titled "Many animals can become mentally ill" published in BBC Earth summarizes what we know about mental illness in animals.
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White Wolf : Russian Photographer Captures The Powerful Bond Between Children And Animals (12 Pics)

White Wolf : Russian Photographer Captures The Powerful Bond Between Children And Animals (12 Pics) | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Indigenous, nature, wildlife and companion animal news. Pass it on!
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Pigs Shot In Head To Study Blood Spatter, Animal Rights Groups Outraged - News Every day

Pigs Shot In Head To Study Blood Spatter, Animal Rights Groups Outraged - News Every day | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Animal rights groups are angry at New Zealand researchers who shot live pigs in the head in order to study their blood-splatter patterns.
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Seeing humanity in farm animals

Seeing humanity in farm animals | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Photographer Ronan Yver spent several years with farm animals, getting to know their personalities through his wide-angle lens.

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Apes under pressure show their ingenuity – and hint at our own evolutionary past

Apes under pressure show their ingenuity – and hint at our own evolutionary past | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
In the mid 20th century, when paleoanthropologist Louis Leakey sent three pioneering women to study great apes in their natural habitats, the Earth's wilderness was still untouched in many places.

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We are not the same (& that is fine): Different Approaches to Animal Behavior

We are not the same (& that is fine): Different Approaches to Animal Behavior | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
I’m in full throttle Research mode and as I am oft to do – I think very deeply about the meaning and purpose of my tests. My ever-evolving research philosophy is definitely a very whole organism approach.
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Body Harvest - a Documentary on Factory Farming, Animal Welfare & Meat Production

Body Harvest - a Documentary on Factory Farming, Animal Welfare & Meat Production A film by Arthur Cauty A De Cauze Films Production Written, Produced ...
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Psychology meets computer science to help out the Smithtown Animal Shelter

Psychology meets computer science to help out the Smithtown Animal Shelter | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The goal of Crowe’s app “Shelterware,” is to help shelters work more efficiently by streamlining processes and helping dogs get adopted and stay with their new families.
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Hamsters Battle in Roid Rage Fight Club

Hamsters Battle in Roid Rage Fight Club | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

 

A Boston professor is pitting the furry critters against each other to study aggressive behavior—but critics say the experiments dabble in animal cruelty. In one of Melloni’s 2014 experiments, 105 hamsters were anesthetized so scientists could drill holes into their skulls to make way for a tube where steroids would be injected, according to the journal Behavioural Pharmacology.

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Animals Don't Experience Emotions, Claims Texas Journalist

Animals Don't Experience Emotions, Claims Texas Journalist | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
To justify killing and eating other animals as part of the "eat-what-you-kill" movement, a journalist claims, "There is no definitive scientific evidence that animals experience emotions as we do," ignoring reams of hard scientific evidence to the...
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Compassion In Balance - Jessica Dolce

Compassion In Balance - Jessica Dolce | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
RT @jessdolce: Do you know the self care ABCs? My online #compassionfatigue class 4 animal workers can help http://t.co/iUxk3Uqh9b http://t…
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New Book Re-examines Lives of Captive and Confined Animals

New Book Re-examines Lives of Captive and Confined Animals | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
In his new book called "The End of Captivity?" Dr. Tripp York discusses zoos, pets, conservation, Christian ethics, and much more centering on the lives of captive and otherwise confined animals.
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These 17 Countries That Have Banned Wild-Animal Circuses Are Making the UK Look Really Bad | PETA UK

These 17 Countries That Have Banned Wild-Animal Circuses Are Making the UK Look Really Bad | PETA UK | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
GOOD NEWS: The Netherlands' wild animal circus ban came in to force today! http://t.co/K1ycwHdhML http://t.co/hTgGX6khTa
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Why would anyone want to have sex with an animal? The psychology of bestiality - Love & Sex - Life and Style - The Independent

Why would anyone want to have sex with an animal? The psychology of bestiality - Love & Sex - Life and Style - The Independent | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, Denmark passed a law making bestiality a criminal offence from July 1st in a move to tackle animal-sex tourism.
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Indian schools to have a new subject in their curriculum to teach students about animal compassion-BNews - IBNLive Mobile

Indian schools to have a new subject in their curriculum to teach students about animal compassion-BNews - IBNLive Mobile | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Ahmedabad: Students throughout Gujarat are now equipped to get a daily lesson in compassion. The director of the Gujarat Council of Educational Research and Training has issued a circular to branch resource coordinators instructing schools to use People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India's humane-education programme; termed 'Compassionate Citizen', PETA India has completed the process of distributing the programme to all Gujarat government schools to use among children between 8 to 12 years of age.

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Who Apes Whom? Frans de Waal Notes We're Not All That Unique

Who Apes Whom? Frans de Waal Notes We're Not All That Unique | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
In a recent and outstanding essay in the New York Times titled "Who Apes Whom?" world renowned primatologist Frans de Waal clearly shows that among animals, humans are basically one of the gang, except for our capacity for language.
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Photographers explore relationship between dogs, owners

Photographers explore relationship between dogs, owners | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Photographers Will Robson-Scott and Ollie Grove's photo book "In Dogs We Trust" explores the special relationship that exists between dogs and their owners.

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Why Do Cats Purr? It’s Not Just Because They’re Happy

Why Do Cats Purr? It’s Not Just Because They’re Happy | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Why is your cat purring? He might be happy to see you, or hungry, or hurt...or he might just be trying to regenerate his bones.
The post Why Do Cats Purr? It’s Not Just Because They’re Happy appeared first on WIRED.

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Graphic Video Of Annual Canadian Seal Hunt Released By Animal Rights Group

Graphic Video Of Annual Canadian Seal Hunt Released By Animal Rights Group | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

WARNING: This post contains graphic content that may upset some readers. The Canadian government in early March announced this year's quota f...


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Further Proof That Dolphins Have Human-Like Intelligence And Their Own ‘Language’

Further Proof That Dolphins Have Human-Like Intelligence And Their Own ‘Language’ | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Dolphins are one of the most amazing and intelligent animal species on the planet. Their playful nature, friendly behavior and remarkable intelligence make people all over the world adore them.

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