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Free Tony The Tiger

last day nommy Thanks everyone for supporting Tony’s nomination in the Shorty Awards. Currently Tony is in second place in the “non-human” category with 309 votes.

While it would be great to win, our goal is to raise awareness to Tony’s situation and that of the estimated 5,000 plus tigers privately owned in the United States; tigers kept as pets, bred for profit, cubs used in photo, feeding and & pay-for-play ops, circuses, roadside zoos, etc. and hopefully we have done that.


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There are two ways you can nominate Tony; we’re asking for votes in the “non-human” category:

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North Carolina , Dan River : Officials said 5 ft deep coal ash is burying aquatic animals and their food. Devastating 2nd pipe now leaking with arsenic at 14 times the safe level according to tests.

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North Carolina riverbed coated by toxic coal ash, officials say

Fish and other aquatic life at risk in Dan river, about 70 miles from where massive Duke Energy spill occurred two weeks ago

  •, Tuesday 18 February 2014 15.37 EST
Duke ash spill
Officials said the coal ash is burying aquatic animals and their food. Photograph: Gerry Broome/AP

Federal officials said Tuesday that toxic coal ash has coated the bottom of a North Carolina river as many as 70 miles downstream of a Duke Energy dump where a massive spill occurred two weeks ago.

The US Fish and Wildlife Service advised that a massive pile of coal ash about 75ft long and as much as 5ft deep has been detected on the bottom of the Dan river near the site of the February 2 spill. Deposits varying from 5in deep to less than 1in coated the river bottom…

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After The London Wildlife Summit: Already Two Rhinos Killed On Tuesday

Ann Novek( Luure)--With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors

14 February 2014

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Two white rhinos were on Tuesday evening shot dead by poachers at Ol Jogi Ranch in Laikipia North subcounty. Ranch general manager John Weller said the animals were found dead by security guards and he believes they were killed between 3pm and 6pm.

Laikipia North police boss Benjamin Maritim said the poachers plucked a horn from one of the carcasses. “The security officers traced footprints and arrested three suspects.” Mountain Conservation area KWS assistant director Aggrey Maumo confirmed the incident. 3

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Thailand to Vietnam – Still Happening

Denmark Bans Halal And Kosher Slaughter As Animal Rights Come Before Religion

Ann Novek( Luure)--With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors

Denmark’s government has brought in a ban on the religious slaughter of animals for the production of halal and kosher meat, after years of campaigning from welfare activists.

The change to the law, announced last week and effective as of yesterday, has been called “anti-Semitism” by Jewish leaders and “a clear interference in religious freedom” by the non-profit group Danish Halal.

European regulations require animals to be stunned before they are slaughtered, but grants exemptions on religious grounds. For meat to be considered kosher under Jewish law or halal under Islamic law, the animal must be conscious when killed.

Yet defending his government’s decision to remove this exemption, the minister for agriculture and food Dan Jørgensen told Denmark’s TV2 that “animal rights come before religion”.

Commenting on the change, Israel’s deputy minister of religious services Rabbi Eli Ben Dahan told the Jewish Daily Forward: “European anti-Semitism is showing its true…

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Bionic leg gives dog new lease on life

High School Class Sponsoring Crow Hunting Tournament…

Exposing the Big Game

…and other weekly hunting news from Oklahoma.

The senior class of Sasakwa High is sponsoring a crow hunting tournament
on March 1st. [Watch for the next big school shooting to happen there, sometime after March 1st.]

[Crow] “hunters” can register for the tournament as individuals or
person teams.
The deadline to enter is Feb. 17th. The cost is $20 per person. The
place will pay 35 percent of the entry fees. The second place will be
15 percent.

The Okla. Station Chapter of the Safari Club International is holding its
annual convention banquet and fundraiser on March 1st at the Okla.
Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.
In 2010 and 2012, the chapter’s banquet program won best-in-class among
all the organization’s chapters across the world.
The 2014 banquet will feature much more. This includes more than
worth of auction items such as big-game hunts around the…

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China Behind Rhino Poaching In India

Ann Novek( Luure)--With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors

Kaziranga has been fighting a long battle against rhino poachers who kill the animals for their horns, which fetch huge prices in some Asian countries. The main market for the horn is China where it is used for making medicine and jewellery while in Vietnam many believe it has cancer-curing and aphrodisiac qualities.

At least 21 rhinos were killed last year by poachers in Kaziranga while more than 15 have been reported dead this year.

Despite a lot of poaching activities taking place in the Kaziranga National Park, Rhino population in this world heritage site saw an increasing trend, according to the recent census which ended on 26 March 2013.

Earlier, there were 2290 one-horned Great Indian Rhinoceros, which increased to 2329 in the latest census, which means that there is an increase in the Rhino population of Kaziranga National Park by 39. The census began in the Kaziranga National…

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Dairy Industry Tries to Cover Up Factory Farm Sex Abuse

Gaining Momentum

Fight for Rhinos

Throughout history, the black market of ivory and horn has ebbed and flowed. Every so often, there come windows of opportunity to put an end to it black and white amboseli elliesaltogether. Momentum is with us and that time is now.

Kenya was one of the first countries to take a stand and destroy its ivory stockpile in 1989. Since then it’s become a symbol of conservation, a declaration of war against the poaching syndicates.

The Philippines, US and Hong Kong have all destroyed their stockpiles within the last year. France, Chad and Tanzania are the most recent countries to join the bandwagon.

As the fourth most lucrative illegal crime worldwide worth $19 billion, wildlife trafficking is gaining attention.

Last week the London summit for illegal wildlife trade brought together government officials from 50 countries. The focus was on specific actions of law enforcement and reducing demand for elephants, rhinos and tigers.

“We may…

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Wow! Kellogg Responds to You/us!

Elephants Comfort Each Other in Distress: Study

Finnish reindeer now have glowing antlers to protect them from cars

When The Circus Comes To Town

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Let’s Make this Year’s Ringling Circus Protest in Brooklyn the Biggest Ever! Please join In Defense of Animals and other advocates to protest at the opening night of Ringling Bros. and Barnum &…

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Gabon: In the past decade as many as 15,000 of its 22,000 forest elephants have been slaughtered; destroyed by China’s lust for ivory

Ann Novek( Luure)--With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors

One man’s war on the ivory poachers of Gabon

As a frenzy of ivory poaching in central Africa brings forest elephants to the   brink of extinction, in Gabon a British-born zoologist has joined forces   with the president to declare war on the hunters. Photographs by James Morgan

In July 2012 President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon ordered the destruction of seized ivory worth about $10 million Photo: James Morgan/WWF-canon

By Martin Fletcher

7:00AM GMT 03 Feb 2014


From the air the Minkébé National Park in the central African state of   Gabon   would inspire wonder in even the most jaded traveller. Its steamy   equatorial rainforest stretches from horizon to horizon, unbroken by a   single track or human habitation, punctuated only by occasional swamps and   granite outcrops. It is a dense green jungle the size of Belgium, with   towering trees – some hundreds of years old and 150ft high…

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Meet Green, an orangutan and victim of human impact.

Mungai and the Goa Constrictor

Meet Green, an orangutan and victim of human impact.  Follow the devastating journey as her home is destroyed by logging, clearing for palm oil plantations, and the choking haze of rainforest fires. Hauntingly poetic and without narration, the film creatively depicts the effects of consumerism on tropical rainforests as we are faced with our personal accountability in the loss of the world’s treasures.

“Green” is about the rainforest of Indonesia.  The film has no narration, it is thus accessible to all nationalities. It was produced  independently by Patrick Rouxel and is free of all commercial or political attachment.

The producers are happy for “Green” to be shared as widely as possibly. If you can – please do so.  It is very important.

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Idaho House panel backs $2 million plan to kill wolves that prey on elk, livestock

Exposing the Big Game–Wolf-Panel

February 17, 2014 – 6:08 pm EST

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho’s House will get to consider a measure seeking to shift $2 million in taxpayer money toward a panel that will oversee the killing of wolves that prey on livestock and elk herds. [Wolves eat elk, get over it.]

Republicans on the House Resources Committee voted Monday 14-4 for the disputed bill.

It’s being pushed by Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter, over objections labeling this a “funding mechanism for a war on wolves.”

With this cash infusion, Otter wants to target wolf packs blamed for killing too many cattle, sheep and elk. [When did elk become a domesticated species?]

Backers including the cattle and sheep industry pledged not to reduce Idaho’s wolf population, now roughly 680 animals, to levels triggering a renewed federal Endangered Species Act listing.

But foes branded it a “thinly veiled proposal aimed at…

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“Ivory Worship” Cruelty ….. The Killing Fields!

It Is What It Is


~~February 18, 2014~~



Sorry for the graphic pictures.

This is a reality that must be reported. This is a reality that we must see. Because that which isn’t seen, isn’t happening. 

This is a tragic assault on these noble creatures of Nature.

This has to stop! 


Thousands of elephants die each year so that their tusks can be carved into religious objects. Can the slaughter be stopped?

By Bryan Christy …. Photographs by Brent Stirton


Entire families — in one of the worst concentrated killings since a global ivory trade ban was adopted in 1989. Carrying AK-47s and rocket-propelled grenades, they dispatched the elephants with a military precision reminiscent of a 2006 butchering outside Chad’s Zakouma National Park…

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Arizona Residents – Please Help IDA Fight The Ag Gag Bill! – Welcome to In Defense of Animals’ Action Center

Animal Fur Harvested in Blood, Agony, and Death

GarryRogers Nature Conservation

Introduction to Animal Fur

The animal fur opposition movement began in the 1800’s and surged in the U. S. in the 1970’s, becoming a major force during the 1980’s.  It is part of the broader animal rights movement that includes animal abuse and aspects of animal equity.  Some of the important events are included in the timeline on that was assembled by Doris Lin.  The current resurgence of fur use in the fashion industry is sparked by new personal wealth in China and elsewhere.  It shows how easy it is to awaken the human aptitude for horrifying atrocity.

The rest of this post has facts and graphic images from the Fur Out the Closet blog.

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Tiger Protectors Go Without Pay for Over 3 Months……

Great Cats of the "World"

“Don’t Ever Judge Someone Until you Have Walked in their Shoes”

I sat here this morning reading this in shock nearly – and at the same time, for some reason it comes as no surprise.>We go on about India’s Tigers not being protected or this Tiger is in Danger etc…with Good Reason of Course BUT can someone tell me how in the Hell can these Tigers be Protected when India is NOT taking care of Those who are out there on the Ground taking care of their Tigers and their Wildlife?! COULD YOU LIVE LIKE THIS???? Better yet would you not want to Throw your hands up in the air and say To hell with the Tigers , I need to find Work Elsewhere , because I have RENT to pay and FOOD to buy for my Family. Not to mention , these MEN are out there risking their Lives…

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2 Clicks to Save Squirrels and Deer

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Protest Squirrel Killing by Holley’s Fire Department!

The firefighters’ oath of protecting lives still doesn’t mean anything in Holley, New York. The Holley Fire Department is once again gearing up for another “squirrel shoot ’em up” event on February 22.

The appalling “Squirrel Slam,” a fundraiser for the Holley Fire Department, is moving forward for the eighth consecutive year despite pleas from the public to cancel it. The “Squirrel Slam” wantonly promotes the mass killing of squirrels. Last year prizes were given to the individuals who killed the largest and heaviest squirrels, often pregnant females and those who may well have recently given birth, leaving their young left alone to starve to death. Children as young as 14 years old will be encouraged to gun down as many of these harmless and unsuspecting animals as possible.

Blasting away defenseless squirrels for…

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Please ensure abuser is sentenced to the fullest extent of the law

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On February 6, 2014, Carlos Efrain Duarte, 41, was arrested for “allegedly” strapping fireworks to a dog and leaving him to die on a street in North Hollywood in July 2013. According to a press release from the Los Angeles Police Department, Duarte has been charged with one count of felony animal cruelty in connection with the incident.

Indy, a 3-year-old pit bull, was found, abandoned and left for dead, on July 5, 2013. Someone had strapped fireworks to his body and lit them on fire, a deliberate and brutal act of incredible cruelty. He had third-degree burns on his rear legs, his paws and part of his thorax – some of the burns were so severe that his bones were exposed. The doctor who treated Indy, Daniel Slaton, DVM, advised news outlets that he has treated many animal with Fourth of July-related injuries, but none were as…

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USFWS Grants Landowner Permit to Kill Critically Endangered Red Wolf

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USFWS Grants Landowner Permit to Kill Critically Endangered Red Wolf

Landowners who own property in the vicinity of the Red Wolf Recovery  Program, a 27-year federal project aimed at restoring to the far-eastern  edge of North Carolina one of nature’s most fragile species, claim red  wolves are invading their private property and impacting their  longstanding cultural tradition of deer hunting.   Although the deer  population has dropped somewhat, NC Wildlife Resources Commission  representatives believe the decline is more likely the result of  increased doe hunting than impacts by red wolves.

USFWS Red Wolf Recovery Coordinator, Dave Rabon, said opposition to  red wolves isn’t pervasive. Cultural differences in Eastern North  Carolina make it difficult for people to support a government-funded  predator program. “A lot of them will work with us,” he said. “But  they’re not going to advertise it. They’re not going to put a bumper  sticker…

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SeaWorld of Problems

Indonesia: Pets Snatched For Dog Meat

What Is Uncertified Palm Oil?

Palm Oil Investigations

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Palm Oil Investigations is a a voluntary group of 9 admins who are extremely passionate about the effects of Palm Oil.

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