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Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Wed Nov 11, 2020 9:46 am

Army soldier needs help bringing home the kitten that helped through deployment:

https://people.com/pets/army-solider-kitten-back-to-us/


The Meow Translator:

https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/local ... 0a4e9e6818


They collect floating pieces of DNA to help deep sea creatures:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... czODIzNgS2


16 migratory birds poached from sanctuary, man held:

https://www.msn.com/en-in/news/other/gu ... r-BB1aQRmZ


Scientists are now studying aging in dogs:

https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-wor ... -of-aging/


New bacteria species identified in dogs but it affects humans, too (it's similar to the Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever):

https://phys.org/news/2020-11-rickettsi ... -dogs.html


Police looking for killer of dog in Dallas:

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/crime/2 ... st-dallas/


City seizes cats and dogs from Abilene rescue:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/city- ... r-BB1aQvc2


Kentucky town's new mayor is bulldog named Wilbur:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... -as-mayor/


Biden Admin must stop allowing hunting and fishing on public lands:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/environm ... lic-lands/


Petition Norway must ban import of polar bear skins:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... ear-skins/


The genetically-modified and completely unnatural turkey:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... ed-turkey/


Baby turkey rescued from 'humane' farm (video but warning, seeing the way these poor babies are kept is going to break your heart):

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/bab ... mane-farm/


Two new marsupial species discovered:

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


Diver can't get octopus from his back:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/diver ... i-BB1712eC


A blanket of webs in Iowa and millions of baby spiders:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/spide ... r-BB1aSgOO


New primate species discovered and there are only 200 to 260 left in the world!

https://www.microsoftnewskids.com/en-us ... r-BB1aTNzN


How squirrels help with burrowing owls relocation:

https://www.microsoftnewskids.com/en-us ... i-BB1aMmXv
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Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:53 am

UK police launch investigation after video of fox ripped apart by hunting dogs of the Warwickshire Hunt group is produced (personal note: what a bunch of sickos!):

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


Wombats have skull-crashing booties!

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


Another pet dog shot by officer in Arkansas while in its own yard only for barking! And the officer was in the wrong house!!!

https://www.ibtimes.com/arkansas-offici ... me-3080394


CrocZilla spotted off Australia coast:

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


Nest with hundreds of murder hornets destroyed 'just in the nick of time'

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


Four illegal hunters of moose busted:

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


Grey wolves, dogs grandfathers;

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


South Korea reports bird flu in wild birds:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-heal ... SKBN27Q273
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Flight: Yes

Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Fri Nov 13, 2020 10:56 am

Largest iceberg in the world on course to hit penguin island:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/environm ... pulations/


Horrific abuse exposed in Australian sheep farms:

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


Aldi pledges to improve chicken welfare in supply chain:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... ply-chain/


Road project threatens wildlife preserve in Indonesia:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/11/trans ... 10dbb013cd


Elephant poaching on the rise in Botswana:

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


Hundreds of migrating geese block out the sky in Glasgow:

https://www.glasgowlive.co.uk/news/glas ... e-19269147


Hunters killing protect birds in Bangladesh and officials do nothing:

https://www.msn.com/en-xl/news/other/hu ... r-BB1aTavV


UK confirms avian fly in wild birds:

https://www.thepoultrysite.com/news/202 ... wild-birds


AARF bill introduced!!! (so drug companies do not have to use dogs in pharmaceutical research as per FDA current rules)

https://blog.whitecoatwaste.org/2020/11 ... rug-tests/


Endangered protections needed for tiger beetle:

https://biologicaldiversity.org/w/news/ ... 020-11-09/
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Flight: Yes

Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Tue Nov 17, 2020 10:37 am

India moving to a more holistic approach to wildlife protection:

https://www.youthkiawaaz.com/2020/11/mo ... -strategy/


Foxes found dead, shot with crossbow, in London:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... in-london/


Petition Oppose expansion of fishing project that endangers orcas, birds and salmon:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/environm ... ory-birds/


Petition: Cat beaten to death with a pole:

https://animalpetitions.org/930254/cat- ... s-justice/


The only animal that can give you covid19:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medica ... li=BBnb7Kz


Millions of baby crabs migrate to the jungle (you gotta watch this video! it looks like a science fiction movie!)

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


Circus bear attacks trainer during performance (the Russians keep on using bears in circuses and it has been ending very badly)

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


Woman watching livestream saves pig from fire:

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


Animal Control kills small lost pet dog mistaking it for coyote (what a bunch of idiots!)

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


Children killing animals (stories and pix like these make me wonder the future of humanity... what kind of human being can develop from parents who teach cruelty and lack of respect for life instead of empathy and compassion?)

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


Las Vegas makes it illegal to feed birds and other animals in city parks:

https://www.reviewjournal.com/news/poli ... s-2182922/


Belgian racing pigeon sold for $1.9 million:

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


Majority of Scotts do not approve of grouse shooting:

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


Poo analysis, a tool to save endangered species:

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


The horrors of New Zealand rodeos (all rodeos are inherently an exercise in gratuitous cruelty serving no practical purpose whatsoever)

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... and-rodeo/


Jetliner hits bear while landing:

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


17 million minks in mass graves...

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/den ... title_1120
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17892
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 » Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:43 am

Fish dealer indicted for trafficking in invasive species:

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


Hunters illegally enter lands, shoot and behead buffaloes leaving bodies behind (trophy hunters?)

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


Petition: stop branding of cattle:

https://animalpetitions.org/931367/stop ... hot-irons/


Bypass endangers wildlife:

https://thewest.com.au/news/geraldton-g ... 881717237z


Police smash window of car to rescue dog in hot car:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... d=msedgntp


Biden could do a lot to fight factory animal farming:

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


5 reasons why sport fishing is cruel:

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


Danish government backtracks order to cull all minks:

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


Hermes to build croc farm to kill 50,000 animals for their skin:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... and-shoes/


Backlash for media influencers after posing with monkeys:

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


Beef to the US is destroying indigenous populations in Nicaragua:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/human-in ... mmunities/


How pesticides are harming animals:

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


The cruel reality of puppy mills:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=y ... ntent=gif1


Hunting dogs maul and kill small pet dog and Animal Control does nothing:

https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/11/18 ... -shih-tzu/


Two face charges for animal cruelty:

https://www.wistv.com/2020/11/17/now-fa ... s-puppies/


Unscrupulous sellers profiting off 'lockdown kittens' (personal note: this is happening here in US, too! People are taking too young kittens from feral mothers and selling them for $150 to $300 on CL - and people are buying them!)

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/un ... r-BB1b675W
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17892
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
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Flight: Yes

Re: Animal petitions and issues

Postby Pajarita » Thu Nov 19, 2020 10:27 am

In the Amazon's 'sand forests,' birds play by different evolutionary rules

https://phys.org/news/2020-11-amazon-sa ... onary.html


Three bonded senior cats need a home together:

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


Crane migration to Israel is late:

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


1,500 endangered marine animals die every year from plastic:

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


Mother bear and cub travel from San Diego to Texas:

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


Mama and puppies dumped on side of road in Texas:

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


31 cats abandoned in home after eviction - all sick:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/31-ca ... d=msedgntp


EU states responsible for the death of over 14 MILLION birds (1st link) - court allows bird glue traps in France (2nd link):

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

https://www.courthousenews.com/a-sticky ... in-france/


Toads shrank to 2/3 of their size after 100 in two islands:

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


New database combines studies on different species of birds to help them:

https://phys.org/news/2020-11-combining-birds-bird.html


Swans are turning up dead in Utah:

https://www.sltrib.com/news/2020/11/14/ ... urning-up/


Call for fishing boat cameras as they kill millions of animals by accident:

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/environm ... r-BB1b9HjH


Invasive dog-sized lizard from Argentina spreading in SE USA:

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/anim ... ed-states/


Dog and his sister rescued after seen tied on back of truck with tape in mouth (it should be illegal to travel with dogs in open truck bed):

https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2020/11 ... 5-freeway/


Dog walker 'rescues' dog when stranger tries to grab her:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/sh ... r-BB1bauxu


Dogs got out, man tracks them with GPS on collars, finds them shot:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/ma ... r-BB1baHm3
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17892
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 » Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:10 am

Baker keeps lion cubs bought from zoo as pets:

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


Petition: ban the sale of giraffe products:

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


Petition: Walmart should stop supporting forced labor:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... key-labor/


Bring red wolves back to Virginia:

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


Punxsutawney Phil will do Groundhog Day virtually next year:

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


Methane flares scorching birds:

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


Tennessee mourns dead K9

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


Smart nets and scanners will keep more fish in the sea:

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


George Elephant dies of heart condition:

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


'Puffball' rat has deadly poison in its fur (beautiful animal, btw!):

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


Petition to charge owner of dog found living in filth, in the dark, no food, no water and riddled with tumors:

https://animalpetitions.org/932399/dog- ... s-justice/


The Dairy Industry Has Unnaturally Altered the Life of Cows:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... e-of-cows/


Danish police chief denies role in mink cull:

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


Tiny Christmas tree owl is not going home:

https://www.livescience.com/rockefeller ... v08_6L555e


Minnesota wolves eating beavers and reshaping wetlands:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... cwNTE2NwS2


The Story of One Whale Who Tried to Bridge the Linguistic Divide Between Animals and Humans (it's a bit long but really worth it!):

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science- ... cwNTE2NwS2


Expert: Racehorses at a Higher Risk for Colic (a young filly just died of it at the infamous Santa Ana track):

https://horseracingwrongs.org/2017/08/3 ... for-colic/
https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/do ... .tb03157.x
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17892
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 Nov 23, 2020 11:06 am

Researchers publish the ultimate map of bee diversity, but there’s still much we don’t know:

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


Japanese town deploys Monster Wolf robots to deter bears:

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


Petition Stop abandoning roosters to starve and freeze:

https://forcechange.com/574175/stop-aba ... slaughter/


Eleven dogs were abandoned in a field:

https://www.thestarpress.com/story/news ... 341315002/


Petition: Uncovering Vietnam’s illegal wildlife trade:

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


Why the 2020 Election Was a Great One for Animals

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


Orangutans Forced to Dress Up and Fight in a Boxing Ring at Cambodian Zoo:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... odian-zoo/


On a cool night in Malaysia, scientists track mysterious colugos across the treetops:

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/col ... icks112220


California Wildlife Center collects used plywood from boarded-up stores for animal enclosures:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/calif ... i-BB1b8t7a


Pandemic Creates Issues For Ocean City-Based Cat Rescue:

https://patch.com/new-jersey/oceancity/ ... cat-rescue


13 things you should never do to your cat:

https://www.insider.com/things-you-shou ... cat-2020-1


American robins are fall nomads in Houston neighborhoods:

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


10 year old dog thrown out in garbage bag:

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


Sumatran rhinoceros conservation to be classified a status of emergency and a protocol applied accordingly:

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



Snarl for the camera!

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


Hoarding cases:

500 (FIVE HUNDRED) dogs:
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/big-d ... r-BB1bewFo

21 dogs:
https://www.cbs8.com/article/life/anima ... ad84989628

50 cats:
https://apnews.com/article/animals-yaki ... 449d13b5f5

80 cats:
https://denver.cbslocal.com/2020/11/20/ ... -services/
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17892
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 » Tue Nov 24, 2020 9:57 am

Dogs change our brains:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB1aXubb


Chinese county reconsiders dog-walking ban after backlash:

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


Petition Punish men who conspired and killed pet dog:

https://animalpetitions.org/934372/puni ... ocent-dog/


The pet name game:

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


Changing the perception of black men in cat rescue:

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


China has 8 million blind people but only 200 guide dogs:

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


Huge snake-like worm species invading Georgia:

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


A rare species of whale washed ashore dead in North Carolina:

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


A history of felines (you gotta look at the pix of the cat in costume! AND WIGS!!!):

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/ ... k1Mzg4OAS2


Higher temperatures make ticks go for people and not dogs:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... k1Mzg4OAS2


Why conservative states want control of the Endangered Species Act:

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


Animals in trouble with the law (these are all real life cases and way too funny)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/an ... li=BBnb7Kz
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17892
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 Nov 27, 2020 11:23 am

Canadians warned not to let the moose lick their cars:

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


Seabirds removing microplastics from sea and dropping them on land:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/environm ... k-on-land/


Saving wildlife benefits humans:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/environm ... ts-people/


Jane Goodall Joins Canadian Senator’s Bill to Ban Elephant and Ape Captivity:

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


Almost 100 whales dead in New Zealand:

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


'Prognosis is poor' for stranded Sperm Whale in Mobile Bay:

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


Are industrial chemicals killing rare whales and familiar dolphins?:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/11/are-i ... 10dbb013cd


Snare traps still a threat to Sumatran rhinos:

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


Scientists discover first insect with armor-like shell:

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


Petition for aquariums to use robotic instead of real animals:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... otic-ones/


Mother bear and cub shot by Russian Navy:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... sian-navy/


America's Marine Sanctuaries - a GOOD idea!

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithson ... E4MjI4OAS2


South Africa's president ties to hunting industry exposed!

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... y-exposed/


Sushi obsession is destroying our oceans:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/environm ... ur-oceans/


Platypuses lost 22% of habitat in 30 years:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... E4MjI4OAS2


Owner killed in hit-and-run, search continues for the puppy he was walking:

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


Decapitated bear in Oregon found in 'frenzy' of poaching:

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


Plastic is bad for marine life but glitter is too!

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/environm ... e-animals/


Representatives for 'Tiger King's' Joe Exotic are said to be chasing Trump down for a pardon and spending thousands of dollars to get it:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics ... r-BB1bnitj
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17892
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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