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Vegan activists tearfully protest as pigs head to slaughter – in pictures

The photographer Ruth Iorio, who is not a vegan, attended ‘pig vigils’ in Los Angeles, where passionate demonstrators give pigs destined for slaughter their last drink of water

Perdue Farms Signs Up For A Chicken Welfare Revolution

In a vast, dimly lit barn near Frankford, Delaware, surrounded by tens of thousands of young chickens, about a dozen people in ghostly white coveralls are considering future options for the poultry industry.<p>Executives from Perdue Farms, the fourth-largest poultry producer in the country, have set …

From Rats To Humans, A Brain Knows When It Can't Remember

The human brain knows what it knows. And so, it appears, does a rat brain.<p>Rats have shown that they have the ability to monitor the strength of their own memories, researchers from Providence College reported this month in the journal <i>Animal Cognition.</i><p>Brain scientists call this sort of ability …

The Brain

While Fighting The Odds, Fiona The Hippo Became A Social Media Star

Fiona the hippo was catapulted into social media stardom from the day she arrived on the planet.<p>The baby hippopotamus was born at the Cincinnati Zoo earlier this year. At the time, she was six weeks premature and weighed only 29 pounds. While that might sound like a lot, most baby hippos weigh …

NOAA Halts Whale Disentanglement Efforts After Rescuer Dies

After a noted emergency responder died in rescuing an endangered right whale, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it's suspending efforts to free whales that are similarly trapped by fishing lines and gear.<p>News of the suspension comes as the whale rescue community mourns Joe …

Julius the Giraffe Has Died After One Month on This Godforsaken Planet

On Sunday, animal lovers around the globe expressed their condolences for Julius, the baby giraffe that was born at the Maryland Zoo in June. In a …

Earth's sixth mass extinction event under way, scientists warn

Researchers talk of ‘biological annihilation’ as study reveals billions of populations of animals have been lost in recent decades<p>A “biological annihilation” of wildlife in recent decades means a sixth mass extinction in Earth’s history is under way and is more severe than previously feared, …

Judge Overturns Utah's 'Ag-Gag' Ban On Undercover Filming At Farms

A federal judge has ruled Utah's ban on secretly filming farm and slaughterhouse operations is unconstitutional, striking down what critics call an "ag-gag" law that Utah enacted in 2012.<p>The ban violates the First Amendment's free-speech protections, U.S. District Judge Robert Shelby said.<p>Shelby …

'One Of A Kind' Collection Of Animal Eyeballs Aids Research On Vision Problems

There is a little room at the University of Wisconsin-Madison that is filled with the eyeballs of animals — everything from the duck-billed platypus to the two-toed sloth to the boa constrictor.<p>"We think we're the largest collection of animal eyeballs," says Dick Dubielzig, who founded the …

Shrewsbury Rabbit Found With Arrow Through Back

SHREWSBURY (CBS) – Animal cruelty charges are possible if police can track down the person who shot a small rabbit with an arrow in Shrewsbury.<p>A …

Eagles Adopt Baby Red-Tailed Hawk, Putting Aside Violent Species Rivalry

Bald eagles and red-tailed hawks are not typically friends — in fact, they have been known to fight each other to the death. That's why Canadian bird …

This Farmer Wants To Give Animals A Better Life — And Death

As farmer Jon McConaughy wades through his flock of 400 sheep, lambs bleat, seemingly saying "maaaaa" as they look for their mothers in the huge pasture.<p>"Between seven and 10 lambs a week is what we use," McConaughy says, looking across the field. "That's what goes through the …

Thai Elephants Welcome Rescued Orphan Calf

Dok Geaw finds new family after losing his mother to infection.<p>A small herd of elephants at a Thailand sanctuary went absolutely bonkers when their handlers let them out of an enclosure so they could greet a rescued orphan calf.<p>The group at the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai race-walked to a …

Tiger Attacks And Kills Keeper At U.K. Zoo

The Hamerton Zoo Park called the fatal incident a "freak accident."<p>A female zookeeper was mauled to death by a tiger Monday at the Hamerton Zoo Park in Cambridgeshire, England, authorities confirmed.<p>Cambridgeshire police said officers responded to a “serious incident<p>” at the park, located about 70 …

Boston’s great goose egg hunt

As Kristen Mobilia walked beside the Muddy River in the Fenway one afternoon, she spotted three park rangers searching for Canada goose nests. In a …

Urgent Action Needed for Dogs Being Fed Pesticides in Labs!

Animal testing has long been a shameful practice of society, and despite technological advances and widespread public scrutiny of the abuse of …

2017 Preakness Stakes results: Cloud Computing the winner after close finish

Cloud Computing is your 2017 Preakness Stakes winner after coming from the back of the pack to catch Classic Empire on the final leg of the race. …

Big Game Hunter Crushed to Death by Elephant

Photo: Getty According to a report from South African news outlet News24, a 51-year-old professional big game hunter met his demise on Friday when he …

When scientists saw the mouse heads glowing, they knew the discovery was big

Kari Alitalo had studied lymphatic vessels for more than two decades. So he knew that this network, which carries immune cells throughout the body …

Four Peregrine Falcons Hatch on Boston Skyscraper

They are the fastest animals in the world.<p>By ·<p>Image of falcons from prior hatching provided<p>Let’s give a hearty welcome to Boston’s newest winged …

FWC: Bear fatally struck by car near Apopka

Loading...<p><b>ORANGE COUNTY, Fla.</b> - A bear was fatally struck by a car early Friday in near Apopka, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission …

Rare White Wolf In Yellowstone Was Shot, Park Reveals

She was the alpha female of a wolf pack in Yellowstone National Park, sought after for photographs because of her unusual white coat.<p>Hikers found her suffering from severe wounds last month. The animal was euthanized by park staff shortly after.<p>The park now says the recognizable wolf suffered a …

Chinese Chicken Is Headed To America, But It's Really All About The Beef

Cooked chicken from birds grown and raised in China soon will be headed to America — in a trade deal that's really about beef.<p>Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced Thursday night that the U.S. was greenlighting Chinese chicken imports and getting U.S. beef producers access to China's nearly 1.4 …

Why Melania Trump's 'No Fur' News Should Be Taken With A Grain Of Salt

Is this fur real?<p>A recent statement from the first lady’s office seems to make a bold claim about Melania Trump.<p>“She does not wear fur,” Stephanie Grisham, Trump’s East Wing communications director said via email to CNN.<p>If true, this would mean Trump has officially joined the likes of former first …

Coast Guard Halts Shooting And Stabbing Animals For Training Purposes

The practice is suspended for at least six months while the Coast Guard explores other options.<p>The United States Coast Guard is halting the practice of injuring live animals for military medical training.<p>Spokeswoman Lisa Novak told the Associated Press on Thursday that “live tissue training,” meant …

Tyson Foods Promises Better Conditions And Safety For Meat Workers

Under pressure from worker advocates and growing consumer awareness, Tyson Foods on Wednesday promised better conditions for employees at its meat-processing plants.<p>Tyson, in a rare move for an industry heavily criticized for lack of worker safeguards, announced it would provide regularly scheduled …

Single White (Rhino) Male Defies Age Stereotypes, Joins Tinder

Take a good, long look at his come-hither eyes. That craggy snout. Those horns that whisper such subtle dignity. Before you swoon, just answer us this one question: Wouldn't you swipe right?<p>The Ol Pejeta Conservancy certainly hopes so. That's why the wildlife conservancy in Kenya has done something …