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Karen Hine
Gruesome images show dead whale calves inside their pregnant mothers’ carcasses after hunters massacre 94 in just 12 minutes Sumatran Rhinoceros, Sumatran Orangutan, Marine Conservation, Wildlife Conservation, Most Endangered Animals, Pilot Whale, Gulf Of California, Sea Shepherd, Pregnant Mother

Almost 100 whales driven into shallow bay before being dragged onshore and slaughtered

Traditional hunt sees over 800 whales slaughtered on North Atlantic islands every year

Campaigners in Taiwan are calling for an end to the centuries-old practice of fish tethering – which sees live fish tied into a crescent shape to entice buyers – claiming the custom “is a form of torture” and contravenes animal welfare standards. New Taipei City, Animal Society, Crescent Shape, Fish Farming, Bowfishing, Live Fish, Animal Protection, Animal Welfare, Taiwan

Campaigners demand end to fish tethering 'torture' in Taiwan

Animal welfare groups highlight practice that forces a fish’s gills open and prolongs its suffocation

Fear of predators causes PTSD-like changes in brains of wild animals University Of Western Ontario, Stress Disorders, Animal Welfare, Ptsd, Livestock, Wild Animals, Predator, Brain, The Brain

Fear of predators causes PTSD-like changes in brains of wild animals

Fear can be measured in the brain and fearful life-threatening events can leave quantifiable long-lasting traces in the neural circuitry of the brain with enduring effects on behaviour, as shown most clearly in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

The breeding of lop-eared rabbits has created animals more prone to ear and dental problems, similar to the way that short-muzzled dogs like pugs suffer Dental Problems, Health Problems, Veterinary Colleges, Animal Welfare, Livestock, Pugs, Wildlife, Bunny, Creatures

Floppy eared bunnies look cute but they suffer more health problems

The breeding of lop-eared rabbits has created animals more prone to ear and dental problems, similar to the way that short-muzzled dogs like pugs suffer

Sport’s opponents say it cannot be reformed because of dangerous tracks and problems rehoming retired dogs Singapore Zoo, Brighton And Hove, Brighton England, Dog List, Photos Of The Week, Animal Welfare, Livestock, The Guardian, Charity

Charities call for end to greyhound racing after 1,000 deaths in a year

Sport’s opponents say it cannot be reformed because of dangerous tracks and problems rehoming retired dogs

Saving Baby Possums From Their Passed Away Mom In The Street - YouTube Baby Possum, Passed Away, Animal Welfare, Wild Hearts, Livestock, Wildlife, Mom, Pets, Street

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A quick video showing the new arrivals to the homestead: 12 baby possums! More videos coming. Baby Possum, Animal Welfare, Nature Animals, Livestock, Raising, Wildlife, Orphan, Pets, Youtube

raising baby possums part 1

A quick video showing the new arrivals to the homestead: 12 baby possums! More videos coming.

5 Reasons to Add Cod Liver Oil to Your Diet: A registered dietitian reveals why this fish oil stands out from the pack. Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Atlantic Cod, Carbon 12, Hard Coral, Aquatic Ecosystem, Different Fish, Cod Liver Oil, Lower Your Cholesterol, Fishing Life

How is climate change affecting fishes? There are clues inside their ears

Climate change affects all life on Earth, but it poses unique challenges for aquatic species. For example, as water warms it holds less dissolved oxygen than cooler water. As a result, the world's oceans, coastal seas, estuaries, rivers and lakes are undergoing a process known as "deoxygenation."

Meet the Alberta skunk whisperer immune to their noxious spray Barnyard Animals, Zoo Animals, Cute Animals, Getting Rid Of Skunks, Skunk Spray, Skunk Smell, Cat Crate, Nature's Miracle, Red Deer

Meet the Alberta skunk whisperer immune to their noxious spray | CBC News

It’s a stinky job but Gwenevere Marshall doesn’t mind doing it.

Hannibal Lecter’s Creator Cooks Up Something New (No Fava Beans or Chianti) - The New York Times New York Times, Ny Times, Hannibal Rising, Local Painters, Thomas Harris, Animal Rescue Center, Beach Mansion, Pablo Escobar, Fava Beans

Hannibal Lecter’s Creator Cooks Up Something New (No Fava Beans or Chianti) - The New York Times

China to Crack Down on Live-Pig Burials After Welfare Protests Animal Welfare, Livestock, China, Pets, Animals, Animales, Animaux, Animal, Animais

China to Crack Down on Live-Pig Burials After Welfare Protests

China vowed to crack down on individuals burying pigs alive to contain a deadly swine epidemic, saying it will hunt down perpetrators amid protests from international animal welfare groups.

A filly died after a race on Friday at Pimlico, the site of Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. The fatality at Santa Anita, the at the track since Dec. occurred after a gelding broke down during training. Kentucky Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, Santa Anita Park, Preakness Stakes, Derby Winners, Two Horses, Churchill Downs, Los Angeles County, Race Day

Nearly 10 horses a week, on average, died at American racetracks in 2018, according to the Jockey Club’s Equine Injury Database. That fatality rate is anywhere from two and a half to five times greater than in most of the racing world. Outside the United States, medications for racehorses are strictly regulated

A Chinese vlogger live-streamed herself attempting to eat a live octopus - when the animal latched onto her face and refused to let go, ripping her skin in the process. Largest Sea Creature, Octopus Eating, American Crocodile, First Person Writing, Natural Aloe Vera, Beauty Salon Design, What Is Meant, Beauty Logo, Beauty Hacks Video

Vlogger attacked by octopus as she tries to eat it during live-stream

The vlogger regularly films herself eating seafood

Rabbits aren't only cuddly and cute. They are also really funny animals. Check out the top 101 rabbit jokes to get you hopping with laughter. Rabbit Jokes, Rabbit Facts, Raising Rabbits For Meat, Meat Rabbits, Especie Animal, Animal Facts, What Can Rabbits Eat, Mini Lop Rabbit, Rabbit Enclosure

Honey, I ate the kids: The sweet side of filial cannibalism

As you bite into a chocolate bunny or egg this weekend, consider this: rabbits often eat their own young, and hens their own eggs.

The big cat con: Inside Africa's shocking battery farms for lions — The Telegraph Wild Lion, Lion Cub, Animal Welfare, Big Cats, Predator, Southeast Asia, Conservation

The big cat con: Inside Africa's shocking battery farms for lions

The growing appetite for 'conservation holidays' has shone a light on the dark – and poorly regulated – industry of lion farming, where felines are destined not to be 'released into the wild' - but to be shot by trophy hunters and their bones exported to Asia for use in traditional medicine.

A turtle which came ashore an island in the Maldives historically popular as a nesting site was seen laying her eggs in the middle of a new airport runway which has been built across what used to be a beach. Maldives Beach, Farne Islands, Especie Animal, Marine Conservation, Pista, Red Sea, Hotels And Resorts, Sea Turtles, Landing

Endangered turtle returns to lay its eggs at beach only to find runway has been built

Airstrip built last year is part of $60m development funded by UAE