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Smithsonian Video: Young Rhino recovering after being shot by poachers

This video is from 2010, but I just received it in an email today. And it is very much worth sharing, as brutally evil poachers are trying to wipe rhinos off the face of the Earth – in the name of GREED. PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion – teamed with Science and Logic

Clueless commentary misrepresents the animal-welfare movement

Once again, we find someone trying to justify the abuse of animals – as somehow something that should be protected as freedom. An individual named Michael Rubin produced an editorial for Commentary Magazine, which was posted on March 19 under the headline – “Are Animal-Rights Activists Really Concerned About Animals?” The writer jumps into two […]

Technology being used to stop poachers

Wildlife poachers – particularly those who are killing endangered species – are some of the most evil and greed-filled people on the planet. Without an increased level of intervention, a number of incredible animal species will wiped off the face of the Earth. But thankfully, modern technology is now being used to fight poaching – […]

“Battleground: Rhino Wars” premiers tonight on Animal Planet

The three-part miniseries – “Battleground: Rhino Wars” premiers tonight (9 p.m. March 7) on the Animal Planet cable network. Four courageous veterans of the U.S. Special Forces have joined the fight to save rhinos from the evil poachers who are killing them at an alarming rate for their horns. These great animals will soon be […]

Video: Thailand must end its ivory trade

Thailand is one of the countries still promoting the trade of products made from ivory – the tusks of endangered elephants. It has to end. Greed continues to degrade the planet, destroy our environment and kills the Earth’s beautiful animals.

Wildlife poaching uncovered in North Carolina and Georgia

I received a press release today concerning an undercover wildlife operation in two states. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission exposed poaching and other illegal hunting activity. Over 80 violators were uncovered, involving about 900 violations, including illegal bear baiting, illegal taking of bears, deer and other wildlife, illegal […]

Greed and evil teaming up in attack on African elephants

Reports indicate 22 elephants were found dead in the Garamba National Park in the Congo. Poachers took the tusks. According to a New York Times article, it suspected the Ugandan military may be involved. And there is this troubling paragraph from the article – “” Conservation groups say poachers are wiping out tens of thousands […]

Pack Topics: Greyhound racing; new anti-poaching movie; undercover video

Greyhound racing thankfully in decline: Carey Theil of Grey2K USA posted on his blog Tuesday on some important current trends in greyhound racing. The statistics come from the National Greyhound Association. For example, the number of greyhounds registered to race is down 14 percent, compared to last year. And the amount wagered in July 2012 […]

Movie includes an animal welfare message

I was taking a brief break today to flip through a few cable TV channels to see if anything interesting hit me. I stopped on a movie channel that was showing a film set in Africa. The scenes of wildlife caught my attention. One of the characters was looking for white rhinos. The description of […]

Animal-welfare headlines from around the globe

Animal welfare in China gaining ground: Famous Chinese celebrities are speaking out about animal welfare issues and ABC News reports one top animal-welfare advocate notes the affect has been to see the “interest in animal rights snowball in China over the last few years.” Basketball star Yao Ming has been speaking out against bear bile […]