Saturday Surprise — In Pictures

Filosofa's Word

One of the suggestions for the new Saturday Surprise feature came from Eschudel of Zombie Flamingos who suggested a ‘Snapshot Saturday’ with unusual or interesting pictures from the week.  Sounded like a good idea, so I went in search of and found a hodge-podge of unusual, touching pictures, but as I was loading them onto this post, I concluded that there needed to be a theme.  So, I sat down and ate dinner, responded to comments from the day, chatted a bit with the family, and then when I came back to work, a theme hit me!  (No, it didn’t hurt … at least not much.)  What about unusual animals?  So, I once again went in search of … and I found some really, really strange creatures (no, I wasn’t in a bar!!!).  So … sit back and take a look at some of these guys!

The Panda…

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Dog meat restaurants are shutting down after Animals Australia investigation.

Serbian Animals Voice (SAV)

Dog meat restaurants are shutting down after Animals Australia investigation

Not another terrified dog will suffer a fatal beating to supply these dog meat restaurants…

They once sold the products of horrific suffering — fuelling a nightly slaughter of Bali’s indigenous dogs.

Now they’re selling flowers, coffee, hats, and sunglasses.

At least ten restaurants have already stopped selling dog meat since our investigation into the Bali dog meat trade sparked a historic victory for dogs.

Cruelty-free businesses are now blossoming where the letters RW once indicated dog meat was served.

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