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  • The horror elephants face in India — in one heartbreaking photo

    The back legs of the baby elephant are consumed by fire as it chases after its startled mother, screaming. In the chilling photo, a flaming ball of tar...the source of the fire, along with a few hurled firecrackers — is frozen in the air as a crowd sprints away from the petrified pachyderms. Many things in the photo are unclear: the fate of the calf and its mother, the reason the men are attacking them on a road cut through a forest, whether the practice has a formal name or is just a random bit of sadism. But in an...
  • Outrage as trophy hunter shoots snow leopard and publishes 'vile' picture where he's smiling

    11/05/2017 11:50:14 AM PST · by Simon Green · 56 replies
    The Mirror ^ | 11/05/17 | Samuel Osborne
    A US trophy hunter is facing global criticism on social media after he shot a rare snow leopard and published this grinning picture online. In the image, Hossein Golabchi - also known by the nickname Soudy - stands smiling from ear-to-ear with the stunning white and black animal draped across his shoulders. The leopard appears to have been shot at least twice in the rear as blood seeps down its coat. Golabchi, originally from Iran, came under fire after the so-called trophy hunting snap circulated online. More than 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for Golabchi to be...
  • A Festival of Cruelty

    10/24/2017 1:58:50 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 24, 2017 | Paul Greenberg
    The phantom pilot who's tossed live turkeys from his airplane for 15 years now over the annual Turkey Trot Festival at Yellville, Ark., is a phantom no more. Now that he's been succeeded by a different pilot flying a different aircraft, he's proudly revealed his identity. He turns out to be Dana Woods, pharmacist and alderman from Mountain View. "My plane is on the ground," Alderman Woods texted during the festival, playing the hero of this sad story rather than the villain he is. Naturally enough, he's offered a lame excuse for his (mis)behavior, mainly that his critics care more...
  • Richard Branson: In the Near Future, We’ll Think It’s “Archaic” to Kill Animals for Food

    09/29/2017 12:45:29 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 92 replies
    futurism.com ^ | September 28, 2017 | Karla Lant
    Branson along with Bill Gates, Cargill, and Kimball Musk, backed the Memphis Meats clean-meat startup in its $17 million Series A round, which went on to raise in excess of $22 million. Memphis Meats will join a cadre of sustainable food businesses such as the three Israeli companies — Meat the Future, Future Meat Technologies, and SuperMeat — which will supply food to China as part of a $300 million deal. Branson, who gave up meat in 2014, appears to be investing in alignment with his beliefs and predictions about the future, all while trying to act against the deforestation...
  • The Guggenheim just yanked three animal-related artworks after receiving threats

    09/27/2017 7:24:36 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 26 replies
    www.fastcompany.com ^ | 09-27-2017 | CZ
    New York’s Guggenheim Museum said it will not include three works in an upcoming exhibition after they sparked the ire of animal rights groups. The exhibition, “Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World,” included three works that critics said promoted cruelty to animals–including one called “Dogs That Cannot Touch Each Other,” which reportedly included footage of pit bulls on treadmills. The museum initially defended showing the works, saying it valued freedom of expression, but it said in a statement yesterday that threats of violence have forced it to reconsider out of concern for the safety of its visitors....
  • A surreal legal battle over whether a monkey can own a selfie is finally over

    09/12/2017 5:12:44 AM PDT · by jmcenanly · 28 replies
    Business Insider ^ | September 12,2017 | Lindsay Dodgson
    A wildlife photographer and an animal rights group have reached a settlement in perhaps the weirdest lawsuit of the century. David Slater and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have been at loggerheads for years over who owns the rights to the famous "monkey selfie" taken by a curious macaque in 2011.
  • More than 50 animals found tethered to trees in Florida county

    09/10/2017 12:25:44 PM PDT · by bgill · 44 replies
    kxan ^ | Sept. 9, 2017 | WCMH
    Animal control officers in Palm Beach County say they are seeing animal abuse like they’ve never experienced before. Palm Beach County Animal Care reports animal control officers have rescued 49 dogs and two cats in the last 48 hours, according to WPTV. Local animal officials reported finding dozens of dogs chained to trees and parked cars as thousands of people flee the Sunshine State. High winds have now made it impossible for animal control officers to respond to these calls. County Director of Animal Care Diane Suave said she is encouraging anyone to shelter animals they see tethered outside.
  • LOL: ‘Shoot Selfies, Not Animals’ PETA Campaign Gets Hilariously Trolled by Hunters…

    08/27/2017 11:12:46 AM PDT · by real saxophonist · 14 replies
    Louder With Crowder ^ | Friday August 25 2017 | Kacie Burnett
    “Shoot Selfies, Not Animals” is a phrase so moronic only PETA could have conjured it up. It’s the name of their latest anti-hunting campaign, which has been making the rounds online. The activist group launched the photo frame a few days ago. It’s now the number one filter currently on Facebook. It didn’t take long for the filter to go viral, but not for the reasons PETA hoped. Hunters quickly jumped onboard and hijacked the campaign in a hilarious trolling. Naturally, PETA responded rather butt-hurtedly. Courtesy of their blog: It’s not every day that thousands of hunters throw their support...
  • PETA to pay family $49,000 for euthanizing 9-year-old girl’s pet dog

    08/17/2017 11:16:15 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 35 replies
    © Copyright 2017 NYDailyNews.com. All rights reserved. ^ | Thursday, August 17, 2017, 11:06 AM | JESSICA SCHLADEBECK
    Wilber Zarate filed a lawsuit against the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals for taking his 9-year-old daughter’s dog from their mobile park home and then putting the pooch down ahead of the state’s mandatory five-day grace period.... In the suit, Zarate claimed PETA works under a board policy of euthanizing animals because it “considers pet ownership to be a form of involuntary bondage.”
  • PETA Wants 'Silent Fireworks' for L.A. Olympics to Protect Dogs

    08/11/2017 12:28:17 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 17 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | August 9, 2017
    What would the world do without PETA, who always tackles the important issues? Leading up to the Los Angeles 2028 Olympics, the radical anti-humans at PETA now advocate for "silent fireworks" because traditional fireworks scar dogs emotionally. According to LA Weekly, they "want to see silent fireworks, or possibly even a Summer Games without fireworks at all, so that animals aren't traumatized by the simulation of artillery." "We have seen success with silent fireworks," says PETA's associate director of online marketing, Kate Tuggle. "Silent fireworks are generally more colorful."
  • Sorry, Everyone: PETA Says Eating Cheese is Sexist

    08/07/2017 9:26:56 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 39 replies
    Townhall ^ | August 7, 2017 | Christine Rousselle
    From the same people who declared that milk was a symbol of white supremacy comes this blisteringly-hot take: cheese is the most sexist food there is, cows are regularly raped on farms, and the act of eating cheese is failing to combat sexism. "Contrary to popular belief," explains PETA, cows only produce milk when they're pregnant or have just given birth. In order to keep producing milk, PETA describes how cows are "raped" to become pregnant again and again and how their calves are treated immediately after birth.
  • Guy Brutally Roasts PETA On Twitter, And People Are Finally Realizing The Truth

    07/22/2017 7:11:49 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 20 replies
    Bored Panda.com ^ | 7/20/2017 | Stella
    Since 1980, PETA has made a name for itself as the number-one authority on animal welfare. UK-based YouTube vlogger Calum McSwiggan, however, wants people to consider otherwise, and recently used a scathing Twitter rant to sound off on the organisation’s true colours. After recent investigations, PETA has come under fire for a lot more than just the scantily clad women they use for marketing. In a March 2017 press release, the Center for Consumer Freedom revealed that PETA euthanized more than 1400 cats and dogs at its Norfolk, Virginia shelter in 2016. PETA defends their actions as ethically and economically...
  • Misguided Attempt to Free Thousands of Minks Goes Horribly Wrong (Libtards kill 40,000 minks)

    07/21/2017 2:56:24 PM PDT · by pabianice · 60 replies
    slate ^ | 7/21/17 | Thieme
    Between 30,000 and 40,000 farm-raised minks were released into the wild near Eden Valley, Minnesota, earlier this week when burglars—presumably animal rights activists—cut the fence to a mink-pelt farm and opened the cages holding the mammals, letting them run into the wild. Minks are strange little creatures somewhere between otters and ferrets, and when they run, their front halves and back halves teeter independently like two people pretending to be one horse. While the idea of tens of thousands of minks flopping through a pasture is quite amusing, the minks’ liberation likely came at a price: Farm-raised minks aren’t really...
  • PETA Asks Twitter For Reasons To Eat Bacon. It Backfires Dramatically.

    06/29/2017 9:37:04 AM PDT · by johnk · 33 replies
    Daily Wire (archive) ^ | JUNE 29, 2017 | BY: AMANDA PRESTIGIACOMO
    NoNoy • 2 hours ago My respect level for Orrin Hatch just went up. Liquid55 • 2 hours ago I was thinking the exact same thing. smithereens • 2 hours ago ransom78 • 1 hour ago The bacon staffer. Every competent politician has one. Rebel Yeller • 2 hours ago Whatever respect that Hatch gained for loving bacon was quickly wiped away by his being on Twitter. NoNoy • 2 hours ago Bacon>Twitter. In fact, bacon>almost anything. It's still a net gain. Jesse Beaumont • 2 hours ago If we weren't supposed to eat animals, why are they made out...
  • Where the Hell is PETA?!

    06/18/2017 11:33:49 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 23 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/18/17 | Jim O'Neill
    PETA's silence in the face of undeniable evidence of horrific cruelty toward cats and dogs by Muslims is cowardly, hypocritical, and in itself cruel. By remaining quiet about such torture they are in effect sanctioning it “I’ve seen cats being played football [soccer] with. I have seen cats with their legs torn off and their eyes gouged out. We see cats that have had their heads torn off, and ones that had skin ripped away, or had their legs and back broken. ...The worst thing I saw was a bunch of kittens crawling around with their bowels hanging out because...
  • Circus Icon Ringling Bros. Says Goodbye After 146 Years

    05/22/2017 1:54:04 AM PDT · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 94 replies
    NBCNews.com ^ | May 21 2017, | Daniella Silva
    UNIONDALE, New York — Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus folded up its Big Top for the last time on Sunday night in New York, as emotional performers, wistful crowd-goers and ecstatic protesters said farewell to an institution in American live entertainment after nearly a century and a half. The circus gave the final performance of "The Greatest Show on Earth" to a sold-out crowd at Nassau Coliseum, showing off its death-defying stunts and exotic animals for the last time after 146 years.
  • Woman, 26, cited after Charleston police said she scared carriage horses with T.rex costume

    05/20/2017 10:51:20 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 59 replies
    Post and Courier ^ | 5.19.2017 | Dave Munday
    A 26-year-old West Ashley woman was ticketed Friday after Charleston police said she caused an accident by scaring two carriage horses with a Tyrannosaurus rex costume. Nicole Wells of Ashley River Road was cited on a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct and wearing a mask or disguise on a public street, a city code violation, police said. Wells was released after turning herself in Friday morning, spokesman Charles Francis said. She was not jailed. The incident was reported shortly after 5 p.m. on Thursday near Tommy Condon's restaurant on Church Street. Two Palmetto Carriage Works horses, named Yogi and Boo...
  • PETA Says Milk is a ‘Symbol of White Supremacy’

    04/01/2017 5:10:34 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 100 replies
    Heatstreet.com ^ | 3/31/2017 | Ian Miles Cheong
    PETA’s shenanigans vary from the absurd to the downright offensive. From likening rape survivors to pigs and cows, to calling Pokémon a form of animal cruelty, PETA’s efforts to “save the animals” always make the headlines—and with good reason: they’re completely absurd. The animal rights group today released a new video to cry over milk, equating the nutritious drink with Nazism. Following the rise in Trump Derangement Syndrome and the progressive left’s hysteria over white supremacism, PETA states: “Did you know that milk has long been a symbol used by white supremacists?” It’s an alternative fact accompanied by an equally...
  • Homeland Security Rationing Ammo to Agents in the Field

    03/13/2017 1:53:31 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 36 replies
    WND ^ | March 12 2017 | STEVE PEACOCK
    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it possesses a “limited amount” of 9mm bullets for agents in the field as well as for training purposes, and it is rationing its ammunition based on internal requests until it can award a new contract. [ ] The apparent role poor planning, or another agenda, played in the issue came to light when ICE said it would have run out of 9mm ammo by June 2017 in the absence of a modified contract with its supplier, Vista Outdoor Inc. So, the agency last month approved a $363,307 ceiling increase to contract No. HSCEMS-11-D-00002....
  • PETA shelter was a 'slaughterhouse,' group claims

    03/09/2017 11:53:06 AM PST · by C19fan · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 8, 2017 | Elizabeth Llorente
    A national consumer non-profit group is assailing People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, for killing more than 1,000 dogs and cats last year at its headquarters in Norfolk, Va. In a press release, the Center for Consumer Freedom calls PETA’s shelter at its Virginia location a “slaughterhouse” where it “has once again massacred scores of potentially adoptable pets.”