Only 180 Left: Act Now to Save Florida Panthers

February 13, 2018 at 11:56 pm




There are only an estimated 180 Florida panthers left on Earth,  pushed to slivers of land that total just 5 percent of their historic range.

The Eastern cougar was declared officially extinct last month. The window of opportunity to protect their Florida panther cousins from the same destiny is very short.

Norway Outlaws Fur-Farming

January 16, 2018 at 4:53 pm




A year after Europe’s largest-ever anti-fur march, Norway is banning the practice of farming animals for fashion

Rat Poison is Killing Endangered Mountain Lions in California

December 21, 2017 at 11:12 pm





13 out of 14 Los Angeles-area mountain lions tested positive for rat poison, at least three have died

Mountain lion P-41 when he was first captured in May of 2015. Photo Credit: National Park Service.

A mountain lion that managed to cross a Southern California freeway and make its home in the mountains north of Los Angeles was found dead in October.

Planet of the Apes – Orangutan Masters Hand Saw

January 28, 2017 at 3:27 pm

A clip from a new PBS series called Spy in The Wild shows an orangutan sawing through tree branches. The curious apes apparently learned the skill by watching nearby humans and then borrowing their tools.

Spy in the Wild features look-alike animal robots spy on wild animals in their natural habitats to discover their “natural” behaviors. The series premieres Feb. 1.

Bureau of Land Management Votes to Slaughter 44,000 Wild Horses to Make Room for Beef Cattle

September 11, 2016 at 8:52 am

Sign the petition to stop the mass slaughter of wild horses here!





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The U.S. Bureau of Land Management voted to kill 44,000 of the 67,000 total wild horses in the country to make room for more beef cattle last Friday.

The vote came two months after beef industry representatives testified on Capitol Hill, demanding that the agency kill all 44,000 wild horses currently held captive in BLM holding facilities and round-up the majority of the rest for sterilization.

Hidden Cameras at Chicken Hatchery Shed New Light on Horrors of Factory Farming

February 27, 2016 at 8:12 pm




 
Undercover footage of baby chickens hatching on conveyor belts, stabbed with giant needles, thrown down chutes, or deemed too weak and crushed, goes viral.

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The video, produced by Animal Equality, an international animal rights organization, has gone viral with 35 million views on Facebook.