Urgent! Help Needed In Alberta, Canada, To Identify Poacher Who Illegally Shot Cougar Before Leaving Its Body In The Snow – World Animal News

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By WAN –
March 5, 2018
Wildlife officials in Alberta, Canada, are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the poacher or poachers who illegally killed a cougar and abandoned its carcass west of Cochrane.
The Alberta Fish and Wildlife Enforcement issued the appeal for help, along with a heartbreaking photo of the dead animal on its Facebook page over the weekend.
“In Alberta, it is unlawful to abandon the skin of a mountain lion that has been hunted,” noted the post which in turn brought attention to a bigger problem, the fact that hunting cougars in Alberta is still legal under specific guidelines. “Furthermore, the cougar season was closed in the relevant cougar management area at the time of the offense.”
Alberta reportedly has regulated its cougar population since 1969 allowing for an annual quota of up to 155 animals to be hunted each year. Terrible!
According to the post, which, as of this morning has been shared more than 6,000 times, a pair of green and brown work gloves were also found on the scene where a campfire was left burning.

The person or persons found responsible for this crime could face up to a $50,000.00 fine and or one year in jail.
People with information that may lead to the arrest of those responsible, can confidentially contact the 24-hour Report A Poacher line at 1-800-642-3800 or online via its new Report A Poacher website.
“Phoning is still the fastest way to reach an officer,” the department noted, “the new website can be used to report issues that are less urgent.

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Urgent!!! Help Needed To Find Dozens Of Animals Stolen From Florida Wildlife Sanctuary Over The Weekend – World Animal News

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Lauren Lewis –
March 6, 2018

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A false Craigslist ad reportedly resulted in the theft of dozens of animals from a wildlife sanctuary in Southwest Miami-Dade, Florida, over the weekend.
According to WSVN, seven lemurs, five marmosets, four monkeys, seven birds and 13 tortoises were stolen from the We Care Wildlife Sanctuary sometime between 10:00 PM Saturday evening and 10:00 AM Sunday morning.

People with any information about this theft should immediately call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS or 305-471-8477.
It is especially urgent because when WAN contacted the Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers hotline this morning, while we were told that they could not confirm whether any tips have been received yet, there was an indication that none had been made.
Our call to the South District Police Station in Cutler Bay to try to secure more information was also deterred when an officer who was unaware of the case told us that, regardless, they would not be able to share any details with us unless we had a case number and went into the station to make the request.
As per WSVN, the fabricated Craigslist ad stated, “Free exotic animals. I’m no longer staying in business I can’t take care of these animals. I have lemurs, marmosets, tortoise, African grays, macaws, horses etc. First come first serve. We’re a sanctuary going out of business. If I’m not there just go around back and take what you want.”
“Some of these animals need medication. “It’s sad because, unfortunately, some of them might die,” volunteer Cindy Robert told WSVN while pleading for the animals return. “Please, just bring them back because they need to be safe and cared for properly.”
As per authorities, the owner of the animal sanctuary recently moved and no surveillance cameras had been installed.
Again, if you have any information on this theft, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS or 305-471-8477. Callers can remain anonymous and may become eligible for a $1,000.00 reward. What’s most important though is that the stolen animals are returned quickly and safely. Please help by calling the tip line if you have any information.

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Urgent: Bobcats’ Lives Are on the Line in Ohio!

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Although bobcats are native to Ohio, hunting and habitat destruction in the late 1800s and early 1900s nearly caused these majestic animals to disappear from the state. In 1974, their numbers were still so low that the species was added to Ohio’s first endangered species list. Bobcats are a keystone species, meaning that their absence significantly affects the stability of the ecosystem in which they live. Despite this, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is considering a rule change that would allow bobcats to be trapped and hunted. These animals desperately need your help!

The DNR is accepting public comments on this proposed rule change until Monday, March 5. Please visit the comment submission page, scroll down to reach the form, and follow these instructions:

·         Next to “Do you have a comment on a specific rule?” click “Yes.”

·         Next to “Select the proposed rule change you are commenting…

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Emergency Tweetstorm/Email  – Stop H.R. 2936  

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As this is a last minute effort with a limited time frame, I will not go into detail on this post in regard to the stunning language ofthis proposal. Suffice it to say that this is one of the most extreme attacks, to date, on our national forests. Should you like more informationplease see this page,or to see the full list of egregious provisions within this bill, visitthis blog postfrom the Western Environmental Law Center. For more in-depth information on the Resilient Federal Forests Act (HR 2936) please seethis page from UCLA Berkeley Law.

An analysis of this bill can be foundhere. A letter from 71 organizations can be foundhere.

On November 1st, H.R. 2936 passed in the House of Representatives with a vote of 232-188. Below, please find a tweetsheet and email text, please…

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Petition update · Lonely elephant Anna Louise still needs your help please contact us if you know her location! Change.org


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Saving Life on Earth: Current Actions

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Germany: Take Action To Stop ‘Shark City’ – The Biggest In Europe – Sample Letter To Copy And Send.

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I was informed by an animal protection organization that a shark aquarium is planned in Sinsheim. Sinsheim has 35,000 inhabitants and is located in the south of Germany.

An investor wants to build the biggest shark aquarium in Europe: “Shark City”.

Dives in the basins are planned, but also a so-called touch pool for touching the animals.

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My first thought was: in which century do these cave-men live? But with thoughts we can not save animals, actions maybe more helpful!

I wrote and sent this letter to the mayor.

If someone wants to protest, can also send the same letter. The more the better.

Regards

Venus

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Please copy the letter (preferably the German version) and send to the Mayor as soon as possible.  Please ensure you state your nationality so that he is aware of the worldwide attention on this issue.

Thank you – SAV

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Petition update · Official Petition For Kato & Kleo · Change.org

Sign the petition only…..do not send any money!!
Governor Dannel P. Malloy: Free Kato and Kleo!
by Laurie Mann · 4,186 supporters
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Official Petition For Kato & Kleo
Laurie Mann
Olean, NY

Aug 9, 2016 — ANY OTHER PETITION HERE ON CHANGE.ORG IS A SCAM!
Last week, someone started another petition for Kato & Kleo without our consent or authorization. Not only that, we specifically asked him NOT TO. We believe he did this in order to acquire email addresses for marketing purposes, based on messages we received from other animal rights groups. Please be sure to share THIS petition only, as we do not know for sure what else he is up to. We have had reports of him requesting donations and this we absolutely did NOT authorize. We requested that he remove his petition so that there would be no confusion. He closed it, but occasionally opens it back up, so please be careful. Thank you for your support and for your continued efforts to help #FreeKatoAndKleo

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Petition update · IT’S OVER!!!!! Dude & Jude are Staying at Home!!! · Change.org

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IT’S OVER!!!!! Dude & Jude are Staying at Home!!!
Rhonda Phelps Crawford
United States

Jul 15, 2016 — I can’t express enough how much I appreciate every one of you. I just got the news that Dude and Jude get to stay with us. We aren’t allowed to get anymore nor are we EVER allowed to move them. I can’t thank each and everyone of you enough for standing behind Dude and Jude and our family as we did everything we needed to do to keep our two boys. I also would like to thank the IDNR for allowing us to keep them. I will keep Dude and Judes Facebook page up so you can see how they do over the years. Again we thank you so very much from the bottom of our hearts.
Love from Dude and Jude
and the Crawford family
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Petition update · URGENT: Don’t let them take our Pet Deer!!!! · Change.org


Illinois Department of Natural Resources: Let me keep my two deer I’ve raised since birth
by Rhonda Phelps Crawford · 123,182 supporters
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URGENT: Don’t let them take our Pet Deer!!!!
Rhonda Phelps Crawford
United States

Jul 14, 2016 — PLEASE HELP!!! Save Dude and Jude!!!! Here is the name of the head director of the IDNR Wayne Rosenthal you can reach him at 217-782-6302. His email is Wayne.rosenthal@illinois.gov
The IDNR Captain that is the one wanting to shoot or take my deer away from me his name is Tim Daiber and you can reach him at 618-435-8138, his email address is Tim.daiber@illinois.gov
The IDNR website is http://www.dnr.illinois.gov
So if you need anymore names or numbers you can send anything there. So if you would please tell them that if they take these deer away from us we are going to sue the IDNR. Because that’s what I’m thinking about doing anyway. I’m just hoping that if enough people call Mr. Rosenthal since he’s the head director of IDNR then maybe he’ll make the decision to let us keep them. Thanks everyone!!!!
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Illinois Department of Natural Resources: Let me keep my two deer I’ve raised since birth
by Rhonda Phelps Crawford · 121,926 supporters
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Rhonda Phelps Crawford
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Jul 13, 2016 — Just got off the phone with the IDNR and they are NOT letting me keep them. The Captain in charge TIM DAIBER is out of the office all week. So if you want to flood the phones with calls to this office or write to this office here is the information.
Illinois DNR
Region V Office
1173 IL 37
Benton, IL. 62812
618-438-6781
You can ask for Tim Daiber who is the Captain and the one that is being the ASS and not letting me keep these babies that I’ve had all these years. I believe his plan is to still shoot them. So please keep signing and calling them if you would. Dude and Jude deserve to stay where they are. Thanks everyone.

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Petition update · Victory! Bear Hunt Stopped in 2016 · Change.org

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission – An immediate moratorium on the hunting of Florida’s black bears.
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Jun 27, 2016 — We stopped the bear hunt in 2016! We still have a fight ahead to get them permanently protected!

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Petition update · Nobody wants to help me! · Change.org

 

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Animals Are Dying At Sea And No One Can See Their Pain

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Animals Are Dying At Sea And No One Can See Their Pain
By Sarah V SchweigFeb. 04, 2016

It’s being called one of the “worst live shipping disasters” in Australia’s history — and no one can even get close enough to see exactly what’s happened.

The Statesman, a ship carrying 200 cows through the Bass Strait, encountered rough seas and severe weather on Saturday night. It’s been reported that most, if not all, of the animals were being kept without shelter on the deck of the ship.

Fifty-six animals, more than a quarter of the cows, died of injuries in just 24 hours. Some were in such bad shape, they had to be euthanized upon reaching port in Victoria.

This latest massive failure, far from the first, shows just how far the live export industry will go to make a buck. Thousands of animals are routinely shipped long distances in the live export business and longterm suffering and painful deaths along the way are just part of the routine. In January, 13,000 animals were stranded for days at sea.

“That so many animals perished in rough seas in under 24 hours, also indicates the appalling suffering and terror the surviving animals must have endured,” wrote Animals Australia, an organization that is calling for a stop to the live shipping madness, on Facebook. “These animals are among thousands of sheep, dairy and beef cattle sent on ships each year across the notoriously dangerous Bass Strait. They are subjected to weather extremes, rough seas and spray during the crossing — only to be slaughtered when they reach the mainland.”

 

Can You Help Find the Monster Who Did This to an Innocent Dog? | Care2 Causes

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Demand Justice for Tortured Polar Bear

A polar bear suffered greatly after ingesting explosives. Evidence indicates that this was a deliberate act of torture. Demand that the person responsible for this heinous act receive the maximum punishment by law.

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Petition · Stop the Killing of Karma the Dog · Change.org

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Stop Donald Trump’s Sons From Killing Hunting Animals

Stop Donald Trump’s Sons From Killing Hunting Animals.

End Abusive Lion and Tiger Show

End Abusive Lion and Tiger Show.

Petition To Save The Big Cypress! – NRDC

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Help Us Beat Back Big Coal – NRDC

Help Us Beat Back Big Coal – NRDC.

Take Action for Cecil the Lion! Ban all Trophy Imports into the United States!

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Reinstate Officer Suspended for Allegedly Refusing to Kill Bear Cubs

Reinstate Officer Suspended for Allegedly Refusing to Kill Bear Cubs.

Save Bobcats from Being Slaughtered for Their Fur

Save Bobcats from Being Slaughtered for Their Fur.

Stop Alleged Mistreatment of Tyson Chickens at Farm

Undercover footage of a farm in Delaware that raises chickens for Tyson shows alleged abuse and neglect. Demand that Tyson end its contract with the farm to show that it will not tolerate such abuse.

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Leave Sharks Alone in North Carolina

 

Urge officials to close down the beaches  to protect humans and allow the Sharks to swim in peace until conditions are back to normal and the Sharks are further from the shore.

Leave Sharks Alone in North Carolina.

 

 

 

 

Justice for Deer Allegedly Held Captive Inside Home

Two bucks were reportedly held captive for a year inside a man’s home. Please urge the Natural Resources Director to stop at nothing to make sure the selfish man is punished for the abuse of wildlife and given the maximum punishment possible.

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Rescue Baby Wallaby from Improper Care

Rescue Baby Wallaby from Improper Care.

Punish Man Who Allegedly Sold Protected Eagles on Facebook

Punish Man Who Allegedly Sold Protected Eagles on Facebook.