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Domestic Pets Forced To Perform Stressful Tricks

While elephants are finding freedom from being forced to perform in the US, someone pointed out to us that there are some humans out there who force their dogs to endure a similar level of stress elephants endured to perform tricks like tight rope walking and surfing on a chain. You could imagine the amount of beating…

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‘Canned’ Hunting – The ‘End Game’

Banner image: courtesy of Campaign Against Canned Hunting article ‘Canned’ Phase Out We have seen the acknowledged damage being done to South Africa’s reputation from its continued harbouring of ‘canned’ practices. The ‘canned’ industry is in steep decline (with a reported 70% drop in the ‘appetite’ for ‘canned’ executions of bred stock). Figure 1 – “Sir David Scholey and his…

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Elephant Misery

Have you ever been to a zoo, or animal ‘safari’ park where elephant rides are offered and you have been tempted to try it? Or perhaps attended a ‘festival’ in India or Sri Lanka where elaborately decorated elephants are ‘proudly’ paraded by their ‘masters?’ Figure 1 – Tourists riding elephants in Nepal Figure 2 –…

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‘Canned’ Duplicity and Decline

Petition – Stop the “Canned Hunting” of South Africa’s Lions The breeding of lion (and other animal ‘product’) has been going on for some 25 years plus in South Africa. The South African Department of Environmental Affairs’ (DEA’s) own candid definition of “canned lion hunting” clearly enlightens one to the morally reprehensible “artificial” nature of…

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Happy Story- Baby Fox Rescued From Drain While Mother Fox Was Waits

From England comes the heartwarming story of the rescue of a baby fox cub by rescue ambulance services and the cub’s reunion with his loving mother!
In a world full of inhumane barbarism towards animals there is still a glimmer of humanity in our species as emphasized by ambulance services devoting their time and recourses to rescue a baby fox…

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Feeding the Hunters’ Addiction in South Africa

The attached video is from a 2015 documentary (“Safari, Paying to Kill”) published onto YouTube in March 2016: It’s a very interesting 45 minutes, with the interviewer, Olivia Mokiejewski clearly exposing the deceit of the ‘canned’/captive-breeding industry in South Africa. Olivia describes ‘canned’ hunting as South Africa’s “nasty little secret” which at its worst, is…