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Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:52 am

Papillon, the bear, escapes again. For the young people who would have no idea who Papillon was: he was a French convict -he had a butterfly tattoo, hence the nickname which means butterfly in French- that escaped from the infamous Devil's Island, a prison that was considered 100% unescapable.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/be ... li=BBnbfcL


Petition for California bill to protect wildlife and humans from zoonotic diseases:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... -diseases/


Three abused dogs, only one could be found to be saved:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/dog ... d-beg-day/


Orca who carried her dead baby on her back for two weeks is pregnant again!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/tahle ... r-BB17i6lh


Reef sharks are 'functionally extinct'!

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smartnew ... IxNzY3NwS2


Report: Brazilian Amazon drained of MILLIONS of wild animals by criminals

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/07/brazi ... ks-report/


Dog dies from illegal poison cocktail in North Yorkshire usually found in dead birds of prey:

https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/cr ... il-2927355


Mexican jaguars now being hunted for Chinese medicine:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/pac ... title_1120


Bloodied bull dies in first bullfight after coronavirus lockdown (how can anybody enjoy this cruelty is beyond me!):

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... -lockdown/
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Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:10 am

Migratory freshwater fish declined 76% in only 50 years:

https://www.zmescience.com/science/migr ... -242789930


More seals = more sharks in New England:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/more- ... li=BBnbfcL


Greyhounds trained on live rabbits illegally in Kansas, Texas and Oklahoma:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/group ... r-BB17lfxR


Fundraiser: zoo cannot afford elephant care

https://www.djournal.com/impoverished-c ... ad18f.html


Videos of sea animals hurt by plastic pollution:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... pollution/


Emotional toll of abandonment -deaf dog goes from bubbly to dejected:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/dea ... -dejected/


Petition: uphold ban shipping live animals during Australian summer

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... er-months/


Owner beat, tied and threw dogs in river because they were no longer wanted;

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... m-anymore/


Washington State issues kill order for another wolf, leaving only two!

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/was ... title_1120


Woman finds coral snake in her dog's mouth:

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texa ... mpid=trend


Man accused of beating little 16 year old dog to death:

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local ... -to-death/


Serial cat shooter in Wyandotte, Mich:

https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/loc ... ot-killed/


Long-lasting toxicity to humans and animals from Baghjan oil spill:

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-ne ... eUJHJ.html
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Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:43 am

Lawsuit to finalize protections for NC catfish and salamander:

https://biologicaldiversity.org/w/news/ ... id=1643469


Salmonella outbreak linked to backyard chickens:

https://www.fox19.com/2020/07/30/cdc-bl ... ard-birds/


Animal rescue asking for donations due to 74 kittens/cats taken in:

https://news.yahoo.com/74-kittens-cats- ... 27878.html


23 dogs and 7 cats taken from Penn home with 107 degree temp:

https://www.wfmz.com/news/area/lehighva ... 5ee56.html


30 dead cats and 40 sick ones taken from home in France:

https://www.newsweek.com/over-30-dead-c ... me-1521253


13 cats, 1 rabbit rescued from NC home:

https://www.newsweek.com/over-30-dead-c ... me-1521253


116 cats rescued from North Wales garage:

https://www.montgomerynews.com/news/reg ... 52cff.html


Hubert and Kalisa Lions euthanized at LA zoo:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/pet ... li=BBnb7Kz


California stores violating ban on kangaroo skin:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/nik ... title_1120


"We can't blame the animals"

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/we- ... title_1120


Two related wild cat species, one is making it, the other is not:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/new ... title_1120


Cheeta, the fastest animal on Earth, is losing the race for survival:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/how-t ... r-BB17ryNf


Dog rescued from car with 131 degree temp!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-o ... r-BB17qJl0


Endangered orcas at risk from US Navy:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/endan ... i-BB17qQmb
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Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Mon Aug 03, 2020 8:19 am

Zombie cicadas:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/zombi ... r-BB17q1BP


Before race, French pigeons found dead, more sick from possible poison:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/possi ... r-BB17q9aO


The secret life of the zoo (personal note: they do NOT show the real truth, only the 'good' parts)

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/sec ... 19535.html


Sharks are vanishing from world's reefs:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/sha ... title_1120


Even birds that evolved to live in a desert are harmed by global warming:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/grrlscient ... 3cd3d05bb1


Blind man kicked for accusing owner of leaving dog in car in hot weather (this exemplifies why animal abusers are also people abusers - it's the lack of empathy!)

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/12298284/ ... dog-owner/


Buzz Polar Bear dies in St. Paul zoo:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/buzz- ... r-BB17tQ2f


5,000 pythons removed from Everglades (another example of why pet ownership needs to be regulated - because people are NOT responsible on their own and the animals end up suffering):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/5000- ... r-BB17tW8F
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Flight: Yes

Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:41 am

Petition: petsitter killed one dog and injured two others

https://forcechange.com/566703/small-an ... s-justice/


Chopper is eleven but might not see twelve:

https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/lo ... e-his-last


Two men charged with stealing penguin and two eggs from rookery:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/two ... title_1120


Dog found starving and with wounds - petition against owners:

https://animalpetitions.org/897030/dog- ... s-justice/


Pandemic highlights gruesome abuses in factory animal farming:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/opinion/ ... r-BB17vAar


Petition: protect marine animals in Kazakhastan

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... azakhstan/


Orcas in danger from hypersonic weapon testing:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... s-testing/


Lead from Notre Dame found in Parisian beehives:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... IzMTg1NQS2


Baby elephant dies 27 days after birth (they need to stop artificially inseminating the females over and over and over just to get baby elephants!):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/eleph ... li=BBnb7Kz


Study: China's focus on pandas hurt other species

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/china ... r-BB17xt0D


$5,000 reward for info on the idiot who put a political sticker on bear:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/anima ... r-BB17wpIQ


Four bears hit, two died from speeding cars in Yosemite (why don't they put speed bumps all over?)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/yosem ... r-BB17wji3


'Frozen' sheep?

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/sheep ... i-BB17w6fQ


Elephant hunter is focus of PETA campaign to end trophy hunting - he claims they are not 'all bloodthirsty, psycho machines' after stating he has killed hundreds of animals for trophies.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/this- ... r-BB17v8ac


Rat attacks and chases away a snake to protect its babies (they are wonderful mothers and fearless warriors!)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/rat-a ... i-BB17w546
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Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:37 am

The genetically modified broiler chicken:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... or-profit/


LA man illegally hunts right outside African national preserve (first link) and letter to the editor on the article that talked about him (second link):

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... th-africa/
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/lette ... r-BB17DCTi

And a third link about hunting terrified feral pigs from a helicopter (there is a petition below) One of the hunters said that it was the most fun one can have in one day - Shooting up to 50 defenseless animals with a machine gun from a completely safe place is the 'most fun' he can have?! I am sorry but there has to be something seriously wrong with this man's brain. Normal, civilized people would never agree with that...

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animals/ ... licopters/


Ohio animal rights advocate faces 4 counts of abuse (lots of fake 'animal lovers' out there that exploit/abuse animals for money):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics ... r-BB17JfAE


Mutant honeybee is both male and female:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/pet ... li=BBnb7Kz


Mama whale sends two swimmers to the hospital protecting her calf (first link) and article about whale watchers getting too close to them (second link):

https://www.livescience.com/humpback-wh ... vsvHiScXX9

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... ccurrence/


Raccoon dog impaled through the eye by cage wire and unable to move, terrible conditions, missing body parts, etc. Petition to end UK fur farms (I did NOT watch the video, the photos were upsetting enough for me):

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/pet ... title_1120


The VERY rare Amazon short ear wild dog id dire danger from deforestation:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/for ... title_1120


Whales and dolphins being poisoned by toxic chemicals:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dolph ... r-BB17BIuT


Ostrich got out of its cage but could not escape property:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/ostri ... i-BB17BAGk


Petition for St. Helen's goats (farmed for their milk and brutalized - I did not watch the video) to be released to sanctuary (two articles on the same):

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animals/ ... t-farming/
https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... sed-goats/


Herbivores are in more danger of extinction than predators:

https://www.zmescience.com/science/herb ... -242789930


For Ebo tool-wielding chimps, logging plan is a death sentence:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/for ... title_1120


Petition to stop the use of harmful drugs at factory farms:

https://aldf.org/article/help-stop-the- ... ory-farms/
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Flight: Yes

Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:21 am

How to save 'charisma-challenged' animals

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/08/how-d ... 10dbb013cd


Why are some endangered species ignored?

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/08/why-a ... 10dbb013cd


Boomer dies.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/boome ... r-BB17EQTg


Why the US government is allowing bears and wolves to be killed in their dens with offspring:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/why-t ... li=BBnb7Kz


Political Animal Lobby (several stories of animal abuse - like they cut the legs off live frogs with scissors while the poor thing is trying to claw its way out of the dinner plate)

https://palobby.org/



Kitten had firecrackers taped to its body and was discarded in garbage after (petition below).

https://animalpetitions.org/898757/kitt ... s-justice/


New parvovirus found in otters:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... er-health/


Animals don't mind living in isolation (in nature, not in a cage)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/tripid ... li=BBnb7Kz


'Short Tail' Jaguar is first to cross from Belize to Guatemala:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/a-j ... title_1120


PETA calls out John Hopkins for testing on owls (petition below):

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... g-on-owls/


Species may swim thousands of kms to escape ocean warming:

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/ani ... _Headlines


Trump Admin goes forward to end bird protections:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/tru ... title_1120


Porcupines face poaching crisis (again, caused by sheer ignorance!)

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/por ... title_1120
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
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Number of Birds Owned: 30
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Flight: Yes

Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:58 am

Australia's fires harmed 3 billion animals (THREE BILLION) and, most likely, more will die from lack of natural habitat:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/aus ... title_1120


Study to figure out why solar farms kill birds:

https://www.wired.com/story/why-do-sola ... d-watcher/


Study on birds in Brazil's Savanna:

https://eos.org/articles/birds-are-gett ... ls-savanna


Birds being killed by same insecticide that kills insects (bees!!!) study is first link, article is second.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41893-020-0582-x
https://earther.gizmodo.com/popular-pes ... 1844673035


PETA calls out Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion for using big cats in video:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... sic-video/


Birds at NZ recreation park were poisoned:

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/northland-ag ... d=12355707


Endangered Moon bears are being used to treat covid19 in South Korea (ignorance!)

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... uth-korea/


Global consequences of overfishing and why you should care:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/environm ... hing-care/


Video of orca struggling after getting beached during perfomance:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/orc ... rformance/


Reef sharks form long-lasting relationships:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/grey- ... r-BB17Qqy1


Murder hornets are here:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/murde ... i-BB17Qv9N


Disease-bearing ricks thrive in climate change (and fleas, too! I'm having the hardest time keeping my dogs and cats flea-free this year!)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/disea ... r-BB17OZfD


Songbird crisis in Java: more birds in cages than wild! (Indonesia is one of the worst countries for animals)

https://www.birdlife.org/worldwide/news ... s-revealed


How many insects does it take to feed hungry baby birds: MILLIONS!!!!! (Unbelievable and no wonder birds are declining when we are using insecticides left and right!)

https://www.startribune.com/how-many-in ... 572075802/
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
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Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
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Flight: Yes

Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:14 am

World Elephant Day - video by James Cameron

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... phant-day/


Baby dolphin left alone for hours in the heat at Loro Parque (I have stated this many times, despite all the propaganda to the contrary, Loro Parque is NOT a good foundation or place for animals):

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... captivity/


There is a frozen giant shark at the Smithsonian:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/a-rar ... li=BBnbcA1


The planet of the apes! Primate voice boxes are evolving faster than other mammals! (How cool is that?!!!)

https://www.zmescience.com/ecology/anim ... ng-056236/


Locust swarm based on pheromones but they can also be used to control them:

https://www.zmescience.com/ecology/envi ... -242789930


Trump Admin was warned by scientists that wall will endanger species but were ignored:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/scien ... r-BB17UsIn


Aquarim collecting coins thrown for wishes to care for animals:

https://www.microsoftnewskids.com/en-us ... r-BB17TYmR


Trump Admin pushes Bristol Bay (fish) closer to disaster

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/op-ed ... r-BB17RLqS


Wildlife conservation in peril from lack of tourism:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/wildl ... r-BB17RO0m
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 18142
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Fri Aug 14, 2020 8:43 am

Chinese probably driving jaguar poaching

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/08/somet ... 10dbb013cd

Sharks contaminated by plastic:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/08/shark ... 10dbb013cd


Trump Admin takes step in right direction in protecting species:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/the-t ... r-BB17Xp3K
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 18142
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

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