Animals R Us
3.9K views | +9 today
Follow
 
Scooped by For The Voiceless
onto Animals R Us
Scoop.it!

Singapore animal rights activists cry foul over India zoo swap

Singapore animal rights activists cry foul over India zoo swap | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
SINGAPORE: A group of young animal rights activists in Singapore are attempting to stoke public outrage over the potential shipping of animals from Singapore to India as part of deal that would see an Indian zoo become the caretakers of animals...
more...
No comment yet.
Animals R Us
Encouraging empathy and compassion for other sentient beings through education and information.
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

Walmart Sued Over Misleading Marketing on Organic Cage-Free Eggs

Walmart Sued Over Misleading Marketing on Organic Cage-Free Eggs | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Walmart is facing a lawsuit alleging that packaging of its organic, cage-free eggs misled consumers to believe they were laid by hens with outdoor access.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

Swatting May Teach Mosquitoes to Avoid Your Scent | Smart News

Swatting May Teach Mosquitoes to Avoid Your Scent | Smart News | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Though it won't work for all species, Aedes aegypti mosquitos seem to have a memory for near-death experiences
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

Humans Trade Places With Animals In A Creative Animal Rights Campaign

Humans Trade Places With Animals In A Creative Animal Rights Campaign | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
By Luke Miller Truth Theory What would the world look like if we reversed the roles of animals and humans? This creative campaign called “Happy Farms” …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

It's taken thousands of years, but Western science is finally catching up to Traditional Knowledge

It's taken thousands of years, but Western science is finally catching up to Traditional Knowledge | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
A double standard exists concerning the acceptance of Traditional Knowledge by practitioners of Western science.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by For The Voiceless from Nature Animals humankind
Scoop.it!

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.
Via Patrice H.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

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 […]
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

Save The Planet; Eat An Insect

Save The Planet; Eat An Insect | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Could the same six-legged creatures that form the backbone of ecosystem services also help minimize humanity's environmental footprint?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

Lobsters and crabs should not be boiled alive, say campaigners

Lobsters and crabs should not be boiled alive, say campaigners | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Lobsters and crabs are sentient organisms that feel pain and need more protection, say campaigners.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

Some Songbirds Have Brains Specially Designed to Find Mates for Life - The New York Times

Some Songbirds Have Brains Specially Designed to Find Mates for Life - The New York Times | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Systems in the brains of male and female songbirds are well-developed and finely tuned, but the wiring is different.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

People are slaughtering orangutans and wiping them out

People are slaughtering orangutans and wiping them out | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The population of Bornean orangutans fell by almost half in just 16 years, and it was not a sad by-product of deforestation: many apes were killed deliberately
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by For The Voiceless from Nature Animals humankind
Scoop.it!

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

Via Patrice H.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

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 –
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

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…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by For The Voiceless
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.