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Trapped dolphins saved from thick ice in Canada

Archived, 16 days ago From us.whales.org 

Plymouth, MASSACHUSETTS - Five dolphins have been saved by local residents in on a Newfoundland island in Canada after they became stuck in a thick ice pack.

Despite terrible weather conditions the five, believed to be white-beaked dolphins were removed from th ...

Last-ditch attempt to save world's most endangered porpoise gets go-ahead

Archived, 17 days ago From nature.com 

London, U K - An ambitious effort to save a diminutive porpoise called the vaquita has received the official clearance to move forward.

The vaquita (Phocoena sinus) is found only in Mexico’s Gulf of California, where there are just 30 of them left. ...

Mexico’s Senate Justice Committee approves dogfighting penalties, moves bill to full Senate

Archived, 17 days ago From hsi.org 

Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - Mexican lawmakers moved one step closer to enacting tough penalties for dogfighting with a vote today in the Senate Justice committee. Activities to be penalized include organizing fights, owning or trading a fighting dog, possessing a property used ...

PETA demands Roswell zoo set bears, mountains lions free

Archived, 17 days ago From krqe.com 

Albuquerque, NEW MEXICO - The animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is taking aim at a New Mexico zoo, demanding the zoo set its bears and mountain lions free.

The video on PETA’s website is pretty simple. It shows bears and mountain ...

Five dogs rescued from puppy mill now in Centre County

Archived, 17 days ago From wearecentralpa.com 

Altoona, PENNSYLVANIA - Five dogs are getting a second chance at life after being rescued from a nearby puppy mill.

Volunteers at Centre County PAWS in State College rescued the dogs on Saturday, April 1 near the Harrisburg area.

This is the ...

Animal Shelter aids in rescue of six dogs from South Korea, Shearer: 'We are so happy to be a part of rescuing these dogs from horrid conditions'

Archived, 17 days ago From theet.com 

Clarksburg, WEST VIRGINIA - The Preston County Animal Shelter has become a temporary home for six dogs from South Korea that were saved by the Humane Society of the United States.

“We are so happy to be part of rescuing these dogs from the horrid conditions they ...

Detection breeds hope for species

Archived, 17 days ago From thewest.com.au 

Osborne Park, AUSTRALIA - The detection of a young quokka in Northcliffe last month has sparked hopes the fragile population which was almost wiped out by the 2015 fire is recovering.

Prior to the fire, which ripped through 100,000ha, the bushland was home to m ...

Devil rays get worldwide protection – and genetic tools could catch out illegal traders

Archived, 18 days ago From theconversation.com 

Parkville, AUSTRALIA - Devil rays, close cousins of the enormous manta rays, are stars of nature documentaries. They tend to collect together in large numbers, and some species leap from the water. Because of this they are popular with divers and, like mantas, important fo ...

ASPCA partners with Maddie's Fund® to support the "Million Cat Challenge"

Archived, 18 days ago From prnewswire.com 

New York, NEW YORK - The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has joined forces with Maddie's Fund®, the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program, and Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida to support the Million Cat ...

“Stop the Killing”: Lebanese President speaks out for migratory birds

Archived, 18 days ago From birdlife.org 

Cambridge, U K - Dozens of storks lie dead on the ground, neatly lined up. Behind them, the men smile at the camera, holding up by their long, silent beaks yet more dead birds. It’s been a good hunt, one worthy of sharing with friends on Twitter or Facebook.
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