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  • Colorado’s first wolf kill in decades

    12/21/2021 4:05:08 PM PST · by george76 · 88 replies
    Fence Post ^ | 12/20/2021
    A confirmed wolf kill was discovered near Walden, Colo., the home of one of Colorado’s wolf packs. An approximately 500 pound purebred replacement heifer was found dead after being attacked and eaten by this pack of wolves. This is the first confirmed wolf kill of livestock in Colorado in over 70 years. In early 2021, Colorado Parks and Wildlife confirmed the existence of this pack in north central Colorado; however, individual wolves have been sited in the area previous to the pack confirmation. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are working closely with the livestock producer to learn as much from...
  • Brigitte Bardot Fined for ‘Inciting Racial Hatred’ a Sixth Time

    11/08/2021 10:33:19 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 5, 2021 | Brooke Kato
    French actress Brigitte Bardot was fined to the tune of €20,000 — approximately $23,100 — for calling native Indian Ocean islanders “savages.” In 2019, Bardot, who is known for her acting in French projects, wrote a letter referring to the Reunionese — who inhabit the island La Reunion — as “natives who still have savage genes” in response to how they treat animals. According to the Telegraph, she specifically spoke about the Hindu Tamil population, criticizing them for “sacrificing goats” and using the “cannibalism of past centuries.”
  • Mom fights off mountain lion with bare hands, frees age 5 son as animal mauls him in front yard

    08/31/2021 5:34:09 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 8/30/2021 2255 hrs EDT | Amanda Thomason
    On Thursday morning, a collared female mountain lion named P-54 was near Calabasas, California, with two of her cubs. Born in October, the two young mountain lions were at an age when they're learning to hunt on their own in preparation for taking care of themselves and becoming adults. On that morning, though, one of the young lions set its sights on a 5-year-old boy playing in his front yard, and it attacked. "On Aug 26, 2021, approximately 10:45 a.m., a 65-lb. mountain lion attacked the boy in his front yard, inflicting wounds to his head, neck and upper torso,"...
  • Animal rescue from Kabul sparks controversy ( and now, something completely different)

    08/31/2021 4:47:56 AM PDT · by bert · 18 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | August 30 2021 | SETH J. FRANTZMAN
    Animal rescue systems in Kabul raised questions of whether they should be prioritized as much or more than people. In the last days of the Western twenty-year war in Afghanistan, a small controversy erupted. It turned out that some western charities and westerners had been involved in supporting animals in Afghanistan. They had tried to replicate the animal rescue and animal support systems that are more common in the United States or UK, where pets, rescue dogs and other types of animals are highly prized. Surveys show that in some western countries animals are considered equal to, or even more...
  • [uk]I really struggle to have a soft spot for a prawn! Ian Botham takes the lead in battle against 'bizarre' law to recognise that animals have feelings

    08/29/2021 3:41:46 AM PDT · by blueplum · 8 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 28 August 2021 | GLEN OWEN POLITICAL EDITOR FOR THE MAIL ON SUNDAY
    Ian Botham is leading a formidable alliance of opponents to new laws recognising that animals have feelings, with the former cricketer joining forces with Tory donors and farming leaders to lobby against the proposed legislation. The Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill would enshrine in law the principle that animals are sentient and would create an animal sentience committee to scrutinise whether Ministers had paid due regard to their policies' 'adverse effect on the welfare of animals'. But Lord Botham, a country sports enthusiast who was ennobled by Boris Johnson last year as a crossbench peer, has described it as 'bizarre' that...
  • Animal Rights Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Hiring Hitman to Kill Estranged Husband’s Girlfriend

    07/17/2021 8:55:45 PM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Law & Crime via MSN ^ | 7/17/21 | Jerry Lambe
    An animal rights attorney in Colorado who hosts her own show on Facebook pleaded guilty to a slew of felonies in connection with an alleged plot to have her estranged husband’s girlfriend killed, the Brighton, Colo. Standard Blade reported this week. In addition to the murder-for-hire plot, Jennifer Reba Emmi, 43, who is also known as Jennifer Reba Edwards, had been accused of holding a knife to her husband’s throat, strangling her child, and threatening to drive her car into a tractor trailer with the couple’s children in the vehicle. According to the Standard Blade, Emmi pleaded guilty to solicitation...
  • Animal Rights Activists Seek End to Hunting and Fishing in Oregon, CSF Responds

    06/09/2021 7:54:18 AM PDT · by PROCON · 51 replies
    Highlights-On June 3, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) submitted comments to the Oregon Secretary of State challenging the ballot title language of Initiative Petition 13 (IP 13), which seeks to end all hunting, fishing, and trapping in Oregon. -IP 13, if passed, would prohibit the injuring or killing of all mammals, fish, reptiles, and amphibians, unless it occurs as an act of self-defense. In addition to prohibiting hunting and fishing, this sweeping initiative would impact common animal breeding practices, research, and education. -Once the final ballot title language is certified, initiative proponents can begin gathering the 112,020 signatures required to...
  • One-Fifth of U.S. Beef Capacity Wiped Out by JBS Cyberattack

    06/01/2021 11:17:48 AM PDT · by jneesy · 82 replies
    yahoo finance ^ | June 1, 2021 | Fabiana Batista, Michael Hirtzer and Elizabeth Elkin
    A cyberattack on JBS SA, the largest meat producer globally, has forced the shutdown of some of world’s largest slaughterhouses, and there are signs that the closures are spreading. JBS’s five biggest beef plants in the U.S. -- which altogether handle 22,500 cattle a day -- have halted processing following a weekend attack on the company’s computer networks, according to JBS posts on Facebook, labor unions and employees. Those outages alone have wiped out nearly a fifth of America’s production. Slaughter operations across Australia were also down, according to a trade group. One of Canada’s largest beef plants was idled...
  • Mountain lions make themselves at home on woman’s porch during repeat visits. [ South Dakota ]

    05/15/2021 4:22:29 PM PDT · by george76 · 36 replies
    KELO ^ | May 14, 2021 | Ariana Schumacher,
    It appears some mountain lions appear quite comfortable at a home in Rapid City, South Dakota. According to Annie Mueller, who lives at the home, the mountain lions visited at approximately 6 a.m., 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Tuesday, and returned at 7 a.m. on Wednesday. Security camera video from Tuesday morning even shows one of the cougars checking out Mueller’s front door before climbing up on a bench. Historically, mountain lions have lived throughout South Dakota, with many located in the Black Hills, according to the state’s Game, Fish and Parks department. Their population declined in the 1900s...
  • Man with Bear Spray Killed by Grizzly Near Yellowstone Park

    04/23/2021 5:35:51 AM PDT · by marktwain · 80 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 20 April, 2021 | Dean Weingarten
    U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On the afternoon of 15 April 2021, Carl Mock was attacked by a grizzly bear near Baker’s Hole Campground in Gallatin County, Montana. The campground is a few miles from the town of West Yellowstone, near an entrance to Yellowstone Park. Mock was able to dial 911. Several agencies responded to the call at about 3:42 p.m. The first responders were able to find Mock after about 50 minutes of searching.Mock had “sustained significant scalp and facial injuries” according to the Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue Facebook page. Localnews8.com gave more details of the injuries:Authorities say the...
  • Heartland Republicans Unite to Defend Meat Against Liberal Attack ( Colorado )

    03/20/2021 8:16:25 AM PDT · by george76 · 38 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | MARCH 19, 2021 | Matthew Foldi
    GOP rallies around meat industry in response to attack by Colorado's Jared Polis... The red meat wars have hit America. Republican governors representing heartland states are uniting in support of the cattle industry in response to calls from Jared Polis, the Democratic governor of Colorado, to move his state away from eating meat. The herd of Republican governors of Nebraska, Iowa, Wyoming, and Montana has taken issue with Polis's call for Saturday, March 20, to be observed as "MeatOut Day," during which residents are asked to replace meat with a plant-based alternative. All four Republican governors issued proclamations in response,...
  • Donald Trump: The Bull Moose Candidate of 2024?

    12/05/2020 10:00:27 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 42 replies
    The National Interest ^ | 12/5/2020 | Rachel Bucchino
    The presidential election of 1912 reflected a time of party division and booming progressivism in partisan politics, as former President Theodore Roosevelt led a robust movement of Republicans who opposed reflexive conservatism. Roosevelt, who served as president of the United States from 1901 to 1909, dove into a vigorous presidential campaign for the Progressive Party, or Bull Moose Party, advocating against President William Howard Taft and his leadership. Taft’s presidency triggered Republican party division, prompting Roosevelt to form the Bull Moose Party, a political faction within the Republican party, and made Roosevelt become a prominent third-party candidate on the presidential...
  • Multiple coyote attacks on runners reported at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base in NC

    09/25/2020 1:58:32 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 48 replies
    AMN ^ | 9/24/20 | Mark Price - Charlotte Observer
    Cape Lejeune Marine Corps Base on the North Carolina coast has issued a safety alert after multiple people reported being attacked at the military facility by coyotes. At least four attacks have occurred recently on the eastern side of the base, near the Wallace Creek area, officials said in a Facebook post. Investigators did not give details of the injuries, but noted all victims “were running after dark in the vicinity.” The latest attack occurred at 4 a.m. Sept. 23. All the victims reported being near offices of the II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group Command when attacked, officials said....
  • Canadian woman, 44, is mauled to death by a black bear while on phone to her father outside family cabin while her nine-year-old son watched from inside

    08/25/2020 7:28:02 PM PDT · by george76 · 48 replies
    Dailymail ^ | 25 August 2020 | Matthew Wright
    Stephanie Blais, 44, was killed on Thursday after she was attacked by the black bear outside the cabin at McKie Lake, near Buffalo Narrows . Blais had been on the phone with her father, Hubert Esquirol, at the time of the attack. Her nine-year-old son watched horrifically from inside the cabin . A conservation officer said that the bear attack was unprovoked. They also said the bear was not hungry and had a stomach full of berries. A Canadian woman was fatally mauled by a bear while outside her family's cabin while on the phone with her father, and to...
  • California governor asks Warren Buffett to back dam removal ( Klamath River - hydro-electric green energy )

    07/31/2020 12:17:58 PM PDT · by george76 · 66 replies
    ap ^ | July 30, 2020 | Robert Jablon,
    Gov. Gavin Newsom has appealed directly to investor Warren Buffett to support demolishing four hydroelectric dams on a river along the Oregon-California border ... which would be the largest dam removal in U.S. history. The dams are owned by PacificCorp, an Oregon-based utility that is part of Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. conglomerate. The $450 million project would reshape California’s second-largest river and empty giant reservoirs. ... Newsom supports a 2016 agreement under which PacifiCorp would transfer its federal hydroelectric licenses for the dams to a nonprofit coalition, the Klamath River Renewal Corp., that was formed to oversee the demolition. ......
  • Polis appoints activist to vet board, signs egg bill ( Colorado )

    07/09/2020 9:30:13 AM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies
    Fence Post magazine ^ | July 9, 2020 | Rachel Gabel
    Colorado's First Gentleman Marlon Reis and Ellen Kessler, an animal activist who has been appointed to a position on the State Board of Veterinary Medicine ... Kessler is a self-proclaimed animal rights activist .. “Vegan AF” and “Extreme. Annoying. Vegan.” Kessler posted support of the recently signed HB 20-1343 Egg-laying Hen Confinement Standards, calling the legislation a baby step “to get to the true goal of animal lovers and that is to not keep chickens for eggs nor food.” The board Gov. Polis appointed Kessler to regulates and licenses veterinarians ... The board activities include licensing veterinarians, investigating complaints about...
  • DRONE FOOTAGE REVEALS THOUSANDS OF SACRIFICED ANIMALS FROM TODAY’S GADHIMAI FESTIVAL

    12/05/2019 1:31:28 AM PST · by CaptainPhilFan · 16 replies
    Animal Equality ^ | 12/5/19 | Lisa
    Just had both of my EffBook accounts jailed for posting this news item. I guess they had issues with my calling these subhuman scum muzlims and hindus. This is beyond disgusting. I foolishly looked at the video. Effing diversity.
  • Iowa man beat rabbit and then beheaded it, sentenced ["Hungry."]

    03/04/2020 7:07:54 AM PST · by familyop · 53 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 4, 2020 | David Aaro
    An Iowa man was given a two-year prison sentence...Carothers was open about his crimes, telling the arresting deputy he used a stick to kill the rabbit and then cut off its head,...The Animal Rescue League of Iowa submitted dozens of victim impact statements...Carothers told the arresting deputy he was hungry when asked why he killed the rabbit...
  • Trump signs federal ban on animal cruelty

    11/25/2019 11:25:50 PM PST · by knighthawk · 157 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 25 2019 | Joe Tacopino
    President Trump on Monday signed the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act, a new federal ban on animal cruelty. The law will outlaw purposeful crushing, burning, drowning, suffocation, impalement or other violence causing “serious bodily injury” to animals.
  • Taking on the bear issue [ Colorado ]

    11/11/2019 5:30:42 AM PST · by george76 · 54 replies
    Delta County Independent ^ | Nov 8, 2019 | Gary Hubbell
    Colorado has a bear problem. Pure and simple, we have too many bears.. When I was a kid growing up .. my brother and I spent a lot of time in the woods. We were hiking, backpacking, exploring, hunting and climbing around all the time in the high country. Never once did we see a bear. I clearly recall the first time I ever saw a bear in the woods, and I was 31 years old, in 1993. Not too long after that, I took over the outfitting permits in Marble, Colorado, and I remember one day when I saw...