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Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:22 am

'Hunting influencer'

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... ial-media/


More mammal species face extinction by 2100

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


Update on lawsuit on kitten mutilation against VA:

https://www.change.org/p/tell-congress- ... tm_term=cs


Hunter shot elk with arrow wounding him, came back following am to find it, elk killed him (it's pretty stupid to hunt during breeding season and it's cruel and stupid to leave an animal injured)

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


'Hunting influencer' kills animals and shows off on social media (and it's a woman! I hope she does not have children because she certainly lacks compassion and empathy):

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... ial-media/


Sea otters, good for the economy and the environment:

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


Peruvian hummingbird survives freezing nights by almost freezing itself (I did NOT know about this! FASCINATING!)

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


Sea butterflies shells determine how they swim (look at the video, they look like the aliens from 'The Abyss'!:

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


Land walking fish might be more common than suspected:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technolo ... d=msedgdhp


Tiger on the loose in Tennessee:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/tiger ... r-BB18TEFa


Solar tower in South Africa is singeing birds:

https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south- ... ist-warns/


Dozens of dogs rescued in DC from breeding opearion:

https://wtop.com/dc/2020/09/dozens-of-d ... stigation/


Petition to stop Fish and Wildlife from killing bear that did not do anything but show curiosity:

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



Laura brought swarms of mosquitos that killed horses and cows:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/vicio ... r-BB18Uwe1


California cougars are showing signs of inbreeding:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/physi ... r-BB18UBQn


Baby gorilla dies 6 days after birth:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/criti ... r-BB18Usgc


No enforcement in protection of Philippine pangolin:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/09/in-bi ... 10dbb013cd


In search of the 'forest ghost', the South American Giant Armadillo (back home, we call it 'mulita'):

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/09/in-se ... 10dbb013cd



2/3 of the total wildlife population has disappeared since 1970:

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


Police finds dozens of poisonous snakes in Idaho home (people are crazy!)

https://www.newsweek.com/dozens-snakes- ... on-1530978
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Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:14 am

Fire in the Pantanal threatens region with most jaguars in the world:

https://www1.folha.uol.com.br/internaci ... orld.shtml


Emotional support dogs die on flight after being put in cargo:

https://www.tmz.com/2020/09/12/leukemia ... es-flight/


CEO is caught on camera abusing his puppy:

https://www.tmz.com/2020/09/11/ceo-jeff ... home-bici/


Boyfriend gets charged after dog is found with severe injuries:

https://www.journalgazette.net/news/loc ... dly-beaten


Chinese mining in Zimbabwe threatens endangered species:

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


Pod of orcas is coordinating attacks on boats - scientists baffled (Sheesh, I can tell them why!)

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


Shocking footage of animal suffering in Polish fur farms (video - I did not watch it, these things stay with me forever and I can't take much more of images of human cruelty to animals):

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... -fur-farm/


Humpback stranded in crocodile infested river:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/humpb ... d=msedgntp


Noise pollution is affecting whales communications (if you ask me, this is one reason why they are getting stranded, attacking boats and doing all kinds of weird things)

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/environm ... ach-other/


Petition: Ban glue traps (there are few traps more cruel than these)

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... lue-traps/


HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS maybe millions of migratory birds found dead in New Mexico!!! They think it's because of the climate change fires:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/hundr ... r-BB192sop


Bring back the bison:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/bring ... r-BB18Z3q1


The battle to save the black footed ferret from the plague:

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


Plastic pollution critical to Florida turtles - petition:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/pet ... title_1120
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Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:09 am

No, there aren't plenty of fish in the sea:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/environm ... n-the-sea/


UN warns the world is failing to protect species and ecosystems.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/th ... d=msedgdhp


How human conflict impacts wildlife:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/other/ho ... i-BB1941KX


Woodpeckers bloody wars for territory:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... MwNzQ0NAS2


Sea anemones grow arms when they eat:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... MwNzQ0NAS2


Animals helping other animals (you gotta see the incredible gentleness of the orangutan when he saves the baby bird from drowning - AMAZING!!):

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... l-friends/


Alligator swimming in Sally flooded street:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/video ... r-BB198Cgf


Hawk downs drone when it comes too close:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/angry ... i-BB198GKR


Miko, retired K9, dies

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/retir ... r-BB196Xmg


Motorcyclists bothering bison with calves caught on video (this is why they are now attacking people)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nfl/ye ... r-BB196VWM


Finding a forever home for smuggled tarantulas:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/findi ... r-BB196LOs


Petition for tigers:

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


Pangolin scales seizures at all-time high in 2019:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/pa ... li=BBnbcA1


Memphis zoo mourns death of red panda:

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


They bought a new house and found a pitbull chained in the basement:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/peo ... -basement/


Podcast: Great apes, forest gardeners of Africa

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/09/podca ... 10dbb013cd


'Extinction denial', the last anti-science conspiracy theory:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/09/biolo ... 10dbb013cd


Wildlife trafficking, ten things everybody ought to know:

https://therevelator.org/wildlife-traff ... id=1643469


Tiger in Tennessee is most likely a bobcat:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/wildl ... r-BB199zFV
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Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:29 am

Poaching pressure mounts on American jaguars:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/09/poach ... 10dbb013cd


Inside Florida's flying squirrel smuggling - thousands sent to South Korea:

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/anim ... B745B610A6


Dog breeders cause life-threatening conditions by inbreeding (10 stories of actual dogs):

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


45 people charged with poaching marine life (they actually unbalanced the entire ecosystem on a social media tip from an idiot):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/45-ch ... r-BB199r9J
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Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:52 am

Activists suing after government releases game birds for hunting on land that is habitat for endangered animals

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/a ... r-BB19aSQo


Fish dying in ponds due to ash deposited on surface preventing enough oxygen in water:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/teich ... d=msedgntp


Orphaned chimps face life-long problems:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technolo ... d=msedgntp


The EU is hotspot for exotic pet trade:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... pet-trade/


Thousands of starfish washed up in Florida after Sally:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/why-t ... r-BB19eddU


Botswana elephants died from toxin in water:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/ma ... d=msedgntp


270 whales stranded in Australia:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/aroun ... i-BB19gfsj


Endangered seal pup playing with knife shows consequences of our trash problem:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... ing-knife/


Indian zoo where too many animals have died is getting more animals:

https://in.news.yahoo.com/delhi-zoo-set ... 26818.html


Millions of animals from emerging disease hotspots are being imported into UK:

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/c ... r-BB19hQbb
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Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:27 am

Rhino in zoo displaying stereotypic behavior (zoochosis) shows how bad zoos are for animals:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/cap ... enclosure/


Horseshoe crabs and coronavirus:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/horse ... d=msedgntp


90 of the stranded whales in Australia are already dead:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/ne ... d=msedgntp


Deer epidemic:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/in-20 ... r-BB19jGIG


Peta seeks criminal charges for slaughterhouse that was found to botch pig slaughter:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/anima ... r-BB19juMd


scientists trying to stop the lanternfly:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science- ... g4OTg1MQS2


Fordham U. found that uptown and downtown Manhattan rats are genetically different:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/fordh ... i-BB19j2l0


Peta confiscates three lions from Tiger King Zoo as one of them can hardly walk (video):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/tv/news/peta- ... d=msedgntp
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
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Flight: Yes

Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:29 am

New cheap snake venom treatment:

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


New study finds that chicken in factory farms suffer unbearably all their short lives:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... ood-suppl/


Stray cat missing half her face needs help:

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


Lockdown brought pink dolphins back to Hong Kong:

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


Mama woodpecker risks her own life to save babies from snake (video)

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/woo ... ve-babies/


70 whales rescued, 380 (THREE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY!!!) dead in Australia:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/70 ... d=msedgntp


Murder hornets could spread rapidly:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/murde ... r-BB19nvwX


Beaked whales can hold their breath for 3 hours - maybe longer:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/beake ... r-BB19nPe9


Not seen for 80 years, Hall's frog is found in hot springs in Chile:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/ghost ... r-BB19nwAT


He threw the dog off an overpass!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/missi ... r-BB19mfHk


Bear killed an elk, half buried it and is now ferociously guarding it:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nfl/ye ... r-BB19lYz9


Mama mouse gut microbes wire babies brains:

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


If you love them, don't abandon them!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/forme ... r-BB19lTCz


Climate change, some birds won't make it:

https://www.startribune.com/as-the-plan ... 572491901/


Dog buried with human 8,400 years ago:

https://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireS ... e-73215315


Dog stolen at gunpoint from veteran:

https://news.yahoo.com/colorado-veteran ... 01734.html
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Flight: Yes

Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:19 am

Kapparot, where chickens are treated inhumanely and killed every year:

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


Home insurance and pitbulls (but it's not only pitbulls, dobermans, rottweilers, chow chows and even German Shepherds are on the 'restricted list'):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/insuran ... r-BB19pnlN


Wild bear broke into zoo, killed alpaca, and got killed for that:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/wild- ... r-BB19o4qO


Dogs trained to sniff covid at airports:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/other/do ... i-BB19oGjy


Mountain lion gets killed crossing a road:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/mount ... r-BB19oy1L


Are giraffes doomed to get hit by lightning?

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... A1NTAyMAS2


Bonecruncher, the pesky croc:

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


UK butterflies need more shady spots or will die with climate change:

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


Climate change is killing migrating birds:

https://www.dailypress.com/virginiagaze ... story.html


NJ needs better regulation of landfills to prevent birds from getting burned:

https://www.northjersey.com/story/opini ... 517033001/


Wallabies exposed to weed killer have reproductive problems:

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/anim ... herbicide/
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Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Sat Sep 26, 2020 10:00 am

Grey heron sighted in USA!

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/anim ... B745B610A6


About cats:

You might be feeding yours wrong (personal note: my cats get a fistful of dry food -no grain, high protein, salmon as first ingredient- in the morning and half a can in the evening, it has worked very well with most of them living to their twenties and beyond):
https://www.foxnews.com/lifestyle/feedi ... -new-study

Why they like catnip:
https://www.mic.com/p/why-do-cats-like- ... n-34845279

A vet on hairball meds:
https://www.popsugar.com/pets/should-yo ... l-47801664

Do they get lonely?
https://www.popsugar.com/pets/do-cats-g ... y-47806856

Do they need a bath?
https://www.popsugar.com/pets/do-cats-n ... h-47804264

Covid19 and cats:
https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/2020091 ... n-believed

196 cats rescued from Alabama shelter are all ill:
https://www.mdjonline.com/neighbor_news ... 33752.html

Hoarding - 60 seized, 15 dead in freezer:
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/ne ... r-BB19pUxM

Woman dumps 20 in small cages outside shelter in NJ:
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/se ... r-BB19j12N

182 cats seized from hoarding in Delaware:
https://www.telegram.com/news/20200923/ ... are-rescue

CPAW NJ still helping feral cats:
https://patch.com/new-jersey/montclair/ ... d-pandemic

Community helping Idaho Humane with cats:
https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/pet ... r-BB19jaKU

Animal abuse charges against Edmonton man on cats and dog:
https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/canada/e ... r-BB19lM04

Cat is found after bolting from fire almost two years before:
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-r ... r-BB19rJKO


International rabbit day, support the Humane Cosmetics Act:

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


Petition: Ban fox hunting in Ireland

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... n-ireland/


Inhumane treatment of sheep in Spanish slaughterhouse - petition for cameras to be installed:

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


Magawa Rat is awarded hero medal for his mine detecting work in Cambodia:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/ra ... d=msedgntp


660 lb gator getting medical treatment for his leg:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/massi ... i-BB19qXWg
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17518
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 » Mon Sep 28, 2020 9:03 am

Want figs? You need wasps! Learn about mutualism:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/we-co ... r-BB19qg5k


Is 'red glob' a seven-armed octopus?

https://www.livescience.com/seven-armed ... VWC6kNDTTH


Vipers evolved venom for love:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... E0NzI5MQS2


Moose will not be on endangered list:

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


Zoo keeper broke into zoo and stole animals to sell them in FB (zoo keepers are NOT necessarily animal lovers)

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/zo ... r-BB19aXdh


Houston zoo to open South America Pantanal exhibit:

https://www.chron.com/life/article/Hous ... 572290.php



With no funds in lockdown, rescued animals at risk in Trinidad and Tobago:

https://trinidadexpress.com/newsextra/r ... 475cd.html


500 years of animal species loss - humans drive defaunation:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/500 ... title_1120


Eight critical bills in Congress that could help millions of animals:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... f-animals/


They drill holes in monkeys heads and starve them to 'train' them for it to do useless Alzheimer tests:

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


Petition: ban live animals as mascots:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/environm ... l-mascots/


Second case of cows killing humans:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/ch ... d=msedgntp


Animal health care, a post wildfire priority:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medica ... r-BB19rIIn



Climate change threatens Komodo dragon:

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


The koala - sliding toward extinction:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/sl ... r-BB19psOr
Pajarita
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Number of Birds Owned: 30
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