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Last Euthanasia Gas Chamber In Mississippi To Be Dismantled‏

Every victory helps.

Urgent plea to help seals

Why does this evilness continue?

Ban Dogfighting Videos on YouTube

You have some serious issues if you like watching dog fighting anyway. Just saying.

The Heart of a Beast: Charlotte Dumas’ Poignant Animal Photography

How could you possibly believe that they DON’T grieve?

She doesn’t know yet

She doesn’t know her mother is dead yet. If this doesn’t break your heart, I am guessing there is little else that will.

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Help stop cosmetic testing on animals

Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site
Isn’t it time that cosmetic testing on animals be a thing of the past? Evidently L’Oreal Paris doesn’t think so.

L’Oreal continues to use rabbits as test subjects for their beauty products. These tests involve extremely painful procedures that can severely injure or kill the animals. Substances are dropped into their eyes, skin is shaved down in order to test chemicals, and poisons are force-fed. Most of the animals are then euthanized after they have served L’Oreal’s purpose.

You, as the consumer, have an opportunity to call L’Oreal out on its disgusting methods. Sign the pledge declaring a boycott of all L’Oreal products until the company ceases to use animals in testing of any kind!

Tell L’Oreal Paris to stop

Doing the good work some of us are afraid to do

The Vegan Police

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For your reference, 20 cruelty-free options.

For cruelty-free beauty.

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So the other day I found myself in the beauty section at the department store yet again and I got to swatch these L’Oreal Rouge Caresse Nutrishine Lipsticks (or whatever it’s called, suuuuch a looong name, so confusing) and I was surprised that I like how they looked! I loved how they look and it was weird because I was never one to go for glossy lip products.  Satin finishes, I can handle, matte finishes I love, glosses almost never. I took note of the shades I loved and went back home and researched.  I really wanted these babies! And then I stumbled onto a blog and although the review was good, there was little statement that caught me off guard. Her review was something like, “as much as I want to repurchase these, I just found out that L’Oreal tests on animals…” and of course my heart is crushed.

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Danger to animals from a different source

TUPELO, Miss. — Authorities say a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus elephant was hit by a bullet in a drive-by shooting in Tupelo, Miss.

Circus spokeswoman Melinda Hartline says the elephant was not seriously hurt Tuesday. She says no other animals were harmed.

The elephant, Carol, is part of a circus in town for a series of performances. The Asian elephant was in an outside area of the Tupelo BancorpSouth Arena.

Police Chief Tony Carleton says a vehicle drove past the arena about 2 a.m. and fired into the area. Police are investigating.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals says in a news release that it is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of those responsible. A $250 reward had already been offered.

Photos: Circus Protest

It is so great to see someone actually demonstrating such a horrid, horrid mistreatment of animals, especially those used for our :entertainment.”

‘Unusual mortality event’ is declared for the California sea lion

SeaWorld Is Not In Compliance With OSHA

Why does this not surprise me?

Tim Zimmermann

Well, we knew that already. What’s new is that Judge Welsch–the Administrative Law Judge who upheld OSHA’s prescription that SeaWorld’s trainers maintain a safe distance from the killer whales unless there was a safety barrier between them–and local Florida media just noticed:

A federal judge believes SeaWorld had a duty to begin implementing new safety improvements required by workplace safety regulators last July, even while the theme park was fighting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in court.

Meanwhile, Local 6 has learned SeaWorld trainers continue to have extremely close physical contact with the killer whales, despite new OSHA requirements that trainers must remain behind a barrier when interacting with the animals during performances…[snip]

…Yet since July, Sea World trainers have continued to have close physical contact with killer whales. During Tuesday’s 2:30 p.m. performance of “One Ocean” at Shamu Stadium, Local 6 cameras recorded SeaWorld trainers touching…

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Images: Elephants Fight Off Hyenas

Stunning images.

Igor Purlantov

This is the incredible moment an elephants came to the rescue of one of its babies being attached by hyenas.  The elephant is seen charging at the hyenas to ward them off its offspring.

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