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What's Hiding Behind Our Food Labels? Deceit. | Animal Welfare | Andrew Gunther

What's Hiding Behind Our Food Labels? Deceit. | Animal Welfare | Andrew Gunther | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
While you might think you’re buying food that’s better for animals, for the environment, and/or for your health, the sad truth is that many of the terms and claims on meat, milk and eggs actually mean very little. They are used to hide the same old intensive farming systems that have been used for decades, a billion-dollar business that does not have animal welfare on its short list of priorities.
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Mass slaughter of garter snakes saddens Manitoba researcher

Mass slaughter of garter snakes saddens Manitoba researcher | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
A Manitoba garter snake researcher says he is sad, disgusted and perplexed after finding dozens of garter snakes butchered and beaten near one of their wintering dens.
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Stop Tearing Elephants From Their Mothers and Shipping Them to Chinese Zoos

Stop Tearing Elephants From Their Mothers and Shipping Them to Chinese Zoos | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Baby elephants are torn from their mothers, beaten and imprisoned in Zimbabwe, just to be then sold to Chinese zoos. Demand that officials put an end to the disgusting and inhumane elephant trade once and for all.
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Bear Rescued from Years of Torture in a Bear Bile Farm Swims for the First Time

Bear Rescued from Years of Torture in a Bear Bile Farm Swims for the First Time | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
After years of captivity in a bear bile farm, with painful daily bile abstractions, Tuffy is freed and swims for the first time in his life.
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All zoos should be closed – other species have rights | Philip Hoare

All zoos should be closed – other species have rights | Philip Hoare | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
When nearly 500 animals die in less than four years in one zoo, surely it’s time to reconsider this anachronistic concept, says the nature writer Philip Hoare
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Mother takes her children HUNTING defends her decision

Mother takes her children HUNTING defends her decision | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
GRAPHIC CONTENT: Heather Del Moral, 34, from Oklahoma, regularly takes her children Juan, known as Papi, 14, Isa, 12, and Armonia, nine, out to shoot deer, ducks and doves.
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Blunt-force trauma, entanglement blamed in deaths of 7 right whales

Blunt-force trauma, entanglement blamed in deaths of 7 right whales | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Necropsies on seven North Atlantic right whales found dead this summer show that four died of blunt force trauma and two appeared to die after being entangled in fishing gear. The cause of death for one whale was inconclusive.
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New Baby Rhino Spotted - A Symbol of Hope For a Species Ravaged by Poachers 

New Baby Rhino Spotted - A Symbol of Hope For a Species Ravaged by Poachers  | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
A new baby rhino is igniting new hope for the future of the rhino population
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The Paradox: When People Say They Love Animals But Eat Meat (Video)

The Paradox: When People Say They Love Animals But Eat Meat (Video) | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
First off, let’s just get something out of the way: I am by no means placing judgment, blame or shame on those of who consume meat, I am merely offering an opportunity to reflect after watching the below video. Although, I do not personally eat meat, I do not label myself as a ‘vegetarian’ or […]
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WATCH: Zim rangers kick, hit elephant during ‘capture for Chinese client’ - paper

WATCH: Zim rangers kick, hit elephant during ‘capture for Chinese client’ - paper | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
A video has emerged of Zimbabwean parks rangers in the main Hwange National Park capturing young wild elephants, allegedly for export to China.
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Beautiful Photos Capture the Unseen Lives of Street Dogs

Beautiful Photos Capture the Unseen Lives of Street Dogs | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Photographer Traer Scott captures the lives and trials of Street Dogs in Puerto Rico and Mexico with candid and thought-provoking pictures.
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A Look Inside The Newly Discovered City Built By Octopuses

A Look Inside The Newly Discovered City Built By Octopuses | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Welcome to Octlantis.
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A Hurricane of Distortions Surrounding Animals and Veganism

A Hurricane of Distortions Surrounding Animals and Veganism | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Recent hurricanes appeared to create a perfect storm for the media to glorify animal exploitation and ridicule veganism.
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Senate Bill Could Trigger Wild Mustang Kill-Off

Senate Bill Could Trigger Wild Mustang Kill-Off | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The fate of thousands of wild horses hangs in the balance. The Senate is set to vote on an amendment to a spending bill that would allow euthanasia of mustangs and burros roaming free on public land.
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8 Of The Biggest Lies The Dairy Industry Has Told You | Care2 Causes

8 Of The Biggest Lies The Dairy Industry Has Told You | Care2 Causes | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

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Terror in The Cove as Pilot Whales Slaughtered | Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project

Terror in The Cove as Pilot Whales Slaughtered | Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
I cannot imagine having to swim in the blood of one's dead pod members, while awaiting your own slaughter. Yet this was the reality – and the extreme cruelty –
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Como Zoo primates go ape over harp music

Como Zoo primates go ape over harp music | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
A volunteer harpist has found an appreciative audience among the gorillas, orangutans and monkeys at the Como Park Zoo.
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Scientists join forces to save Puerto Rico's 'Monkey Island'

Puerto Rico's Cayo Santiago Research Station has been a world-famous site for primate studies since 1938. Now scientists are working to save its staff and rhesus monkey colony after Hurricane Maria.
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Sudden death of juvenile zoo elephant raises anew issues of life in captivity

Sudden death of juvenile zoo elephant raises anew issues of life in captivity | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Staff at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo may never know what, exactly, caused the sudden death of Warren, a young male elephant about eight or nine years old who died recently…
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Wild wolf cubs born in Rome for the first time in 100 years

Wild wolf cubs born in Rome for the first time in 100 years | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The wolf is the symbolic animal of Rome, a city founded by two brothers who were raised by a she-wolf - or so the legend goes.
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Horse meat, it's what's for dinner — if the U.S. House gets its way

WASHINGTON - Animal advocates are keeping close watch on Congress amid concern that a moratorium on horsemeat production may b
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Why do we have such a close relationship with animals?

Why do we have such a close relationship with animals? | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
We stroke, cuddle, cultivate and eat all manner of creatures. The Animals Among Us offers a fascinating if flawed account of our entangled relationship with non-human animals
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Scores of Queensland greyhounds too risky for adoption euthanased

Scores of Queensland greyhounds too risky for adoption euthanased | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Almost a quarter of retired greyhounds surrendered to the Queensland racing watchdog's adoption program have been euthanased in the past year, because their behaviour made them too unsafe to be rehomed.
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Success! California Poised To Become First State To Ban Puppy Mills | Care2 Causes

Success! California Poised To Become First State To Ban Puppy Mills | Care2 Causes | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
A Care2 petition asking people to support CA's AB 485, which requires pet stores to only obtain their animals from shelter or rescue groups has succeeded.
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Farmer wants a revolution: 'How is this not genocide?'

Farmer wants a revolution: 'How is this not genocide?' | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Health comes from the ground up, Charles Massy says – yet chemicals used in agriculture are ‘causing millions of deaths’. Susan Chenery meets the writer intent on changing everything about the way we grow, eat and think about food
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9 Women Who Are Saving The Planet | Care2 Causes

9 Women Who Are Saving The Planet | Care2 Causes | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Meet the women at the forefront of the animal rights and environmental movements, changing the world for the better every single day.
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