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Video: World Wildlife Day 2014

This is World Wildlife Day. But we can’t let a day go by without working toward a goal of protecting animals from abuse, poaching, neglect and any other horrors they face – be it wildlife or domestic animals or farm animals. PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion – teamed with Science and Logic

Michelle Duggar fails on understanding population boom

Human population growth is clearly taxing the planet. We are seeing rampant deforestation and habitat loss and a huge strain on resources in many areas of the Earth. And many species of wildlife are being wiped off the face of the Earth, a trend that can indeed be traced to human activity and greed. But […]

Mother nature invented the gear

Humans came up with the invention of the gear in mechanics, but it seems at least one insect beat them to it. The appropriately-named planthopper uses gears in its hind legs to leap on a level Superman might be amazed to see. An article posted September 12 in the Health & Science section of the […]

Discover Video: Ghost Octopus

Ghost octopus is amazing: PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion – teamed with Science and Logic

Video: WWF series – Stop Wildlife Crime

The World Wildlife Fund has launched a new, five-part web series called Stop Wildlife Crime. Episode 1 is – “It’s Dead Serious.” The illegal wildlife trade is horrible – greed at its worst. For more details on the series, go to the WWF’s YouTube page. PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion – teamed with Science and Logic

Video: Walking Shark

A walking bamboo shark was filmed off Indonesia. PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion – teamed with Science and Logic

Video: Fox with jar stuck on head asked for help

In this amazing video, a fox approaches a pair of humans for help in removing a jar stuck to his or her head. PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion – teamed with Science and Logic

Lions could be extinct within two decades

The population of lions on the Earth have dwindled from 450,000 in the 1950s to around 20,000 today. The less-than-human among humans are wiping them off the face of the planet. It is a horrible trend not limited to lions. An important Take Part article includes an interview with filmmaker and conservationist  Dereck Joubert, who […]

Animal welfare and the environment – two steps forward, two steps back

Just where are we as a society in 2013, where animal welfare and environmental issues are concerned? I’m seeing some progress in some areas and a troubling trend of decline in other areas. I like classic TV shows and movies. My viewing tends to drift to films from the 1930s to the 1970s – or […]

Members of Federal Wildlife Services routinely engaged in acts of animal cruelty

A Fox News story published Tuesday reports on routine acts of animal cruelty, by individuals working in the USDA’s Wildlife Services department. One person quoted in the article explains it is part of the job to have dogs attack wolves held in leg-hold traps. Thankfully, two US Congressman – Rep. John Campbell (R-Calif.) and Rep. […]