Horse Dismembered alive in a Village in Colombia

Rantings From a Virtual Soapbox

Below is a guest post by the animal and human rights activist Luis Leonel


The animal had been gored by a bull during a traditional “corral”.

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“A horse was gored by a bull during the holiday village in northern Colombia was then dismembered alive with knives , denounced a citizen in a video that trended on Sunday in social networks.

In the bloody images , you see how a crowd of men approaches the fallen animal, still alive, and it shatters against other attendees to these parties occurred in the municipality of Buenavista, consisting of the fight of a bull in a square where dozens of people are thrown into the ring with rags or sticks to provoke.

“That day the bull gored the horse and the crowd, most dangerous, people armed with knives inside the corral, took…

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My Fellow Bloggers Your Help is Needed here! Please help ensure that OLESYA gets to A Better Home! Please Read and Share. Thank you!

Great Cats of the "World"

Via – Amurs Russian Far East / Amurs Дальнего Востока России 

This pretty little Amur tigress does have a name, she is known as OLESYA! 🙂
And, finally…help IS on it’s way! 🙂 A dear friend, Mi Sab and I have been trying to obtain the necessary documentation in order to proceed with the required blood analysis, but sadly met with resistance, at every turn. 🙂 As no-one was willing to help.

However, the documentation needed has now been received! 🙂

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Lolita the killer whale closer to freedom with inclusion on endangered list

Emilio Cogliani

Decision could trigger a lawsuit by activists who want to fly the orca from Miami and prepare her for release into the wild

Lolita, a killer whale that has lived in a tank at Miami’s Seaquarium for 44 years, could move a step closer to freedom this week.

After decades of campaigning, animal rights activists hope US officials will include the orca on a list of endangered whales that frequent the waters where she was captured, off Washington state. That decision could trigger a lawsuit by activists who want to fly 7,000lbs (3.2-tonne) Lolita across the country and prepare her for release into the wild.

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from Environment | The Guardian

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Transfer Dog to No-kill Shelter; Don’t Euthanize it for No Reason!!

Investigate and Close Down Animal Care & Control Kill Shelters of NYC