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Track and Protect Animals From Poachers With This App

Conservationists are installing advanced cameras in remote parts of Africa so you can keep track of endangered animals in real time via an app and …

Animal Photos Of The Week: Baby Penguins Greet The World

<i>Some of the most popular animal stories from the last week include:</i><p>A new study shows that your cat really doesn't care what you have to say.<br>• Nat Geo WILD's Big Cat Week started airing new episodes to shine light on the growing threats many of these predators face.<br>• A missing dog was found alive and …

Kai Fagerstrom's Photos Capture Cheeky Wild Animals Squatting in Abandoned Farmhouses

We are used to seeing humans getting their hands on nature, so it's refreshing to see flora and fauna reclaim the land when they can. Finnish …

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Even More Proof That Platypuses Are The Best Of All Animals

(Video Link)<p>Yes, platypuses combine mammal features and bird features, but did you know that they are also only one of two mammals that has no …

What animal do you think might be as smart as a human?

We still don't have a good way to measure human intelligence, let alone non-human intelligence. And yet there are some animals whose intellectual …

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Horse Slaughterhouses Might Get USDA Approval

More than a year ago Congress quietly <b>lifted a ban on horse meat inspection</b>, causing speculation that horse slaughterhouses could be up and running in …

UK supply chains need overhaul to avoid new horse meat scandal, survey warns

The regulation of supply chains in Britain needs to improve and many chief executives remain disengaged from their suppliers despite the horse meat crisis, according to a critical new survey.<p>The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply, an international trade body and watchdog for buyers, …

How the Department of the Interior Sold Out America's Wild Horses

A federal judge in Wyoming is now reviewing a dubious agreement between local ranchers and the BLM that would eliminate millions of acres of wild horse habitat.<p>Jim Urquhart/Reuters<p>Say you were sitting in a law school classroom taking an exam, or you were on a panel of experts talking about ethics …

New Mexico slaughterhouse employee films himself fatally shooting a horse

An employee of a southeastern New Mexico slaughterhouse has posted a video online showing him fatally shooting a horse in the head.<p>That has sparked outrage among animal activists and led to death-threat calls to the Roswell meat company, which is working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to …

London studio creates 3D scan of horse

<b>News:</b> Hackney studio Sample and Hold 3D-scanned a living horse for a new sculpture by Turner Prize-winning artist Mark Wallinger.<p>Unveiled this week …

Oklahoma lawmakers vote to allow horse slaughter

The discovery in Europe of horse meat disguised as beef has intensified the debate over the slaughter of horses for food. Oklahoma just voted to allow it, but there are no federal inspectors.<p>The fight over using horses for food grew louder Tuesday when the Oklahoma Legislature voted to allow the …