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Rhino Poaching Falls By 63% in Namibia

Rhino poaching has fallen 63 percent year-on-year in Namibia. According to the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, there were 46 incidents reported in 2019. This year, there have been 17 so far. This is a...
Leonardo DiCaprio Raises $2 Million to Protect Mountain Gorillas

Leonardo DiCaprio Raises $2 Million to Protect Mountain Gorillas

Leonardo DiCaprio is working to protect Virunga National Park's endangered mountain gorillas. DiCaprio co-founded the nonprofit Earth Alliance last July, along with the Emerson Collective and Global Wildlife Conservation. The nonprofit organization aims to help...
This Man is Building Tiny Restaurants for Squirrels During Quarantine

This Man Is Building Tiny Restaurants for Squirrels During Quarantine

Staying in quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic, Detroit resident James Vreeland built a tiny restaurant for squirrels. Lockdown currently limits most restaurants to delivery and takeout only. However, the Maison de Noix or...
Over 100,000 Flamingos Take Over Mumbai During Lockdown

Over 100,000 Flamingos Migrate to Mumbai During Coronavirus Lockdown

With India under lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, more than 100,000 flamingos flocked to the metropolitan area of Mumbai. The Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) estimates that a record-breaking number of flamingos have...
TK Times Animals Are Reclaiming the Planet During Quarantine

14 Times Animals Reclaimed the Planet During Quarantine

Social media and the news outlets have been saturated with coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. Information about COVID-19 infection rates and the mounting death toll has cast a dark shadow around the world. But,...
Wild Pig Families Reclaim the Streets of Turkey Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Wild Pigs Reclaim Turkey’s Streets During Coronavirus Quarantine

Wild pigs have taken to the streets in one of Turkey's most popular tourist destinations amid the coronavirus quarantine. "In more news of animals taking back the streets: Family of wild boars Boar goes on...
British Troop’s Anti-Poaching Mission Saves 17 Endangered Black Rhinos

British Troop’s Anti-Poaching Mission Saves 17 Endangered Black Rhinos

(Updated January 5, 2020) | British soldiers helped relocate endangered black rhinos in a recent anti-poaching mission. Per Sky News, the 2nd Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles spent three months in Malawi, Africa. Troops trained rangers...
Sonoma County Fair Replaced Cruel Pig Wrangling Tradition With Slippery Watermelons

County Fair Replaced Cruel Pig Wrangling Tradition With Slippery Watermelons

Sonoma County Fair replaced the cruel tradition of children wrangling piglets for fun with watermelons. The 83-year-old fair, which took place earlier this month, previously featured the "pig scramble," an event where a group of...
Congress Moves to Ban Cruel Horse Soring

Congress Approves Ban on Horse Soring

An end to horse soring nears as the House of Representatives has just approved a bill that would end the cruel practice. The Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act (H.R. 693) was approved by 333...
If 200-Million-Year-Old Crocodiles Were Vegan, You Can Be Too

If 200-Million-Year-Old Crocodiles Were Vegan, You Can Be Too

Crocodiles don't have the best reputation. The carnivorous species is known for eating pretty much any source of meat they can wrap their jaws around, from fish to birds to crustaceans. They've even been known...
This Rescue Pig Named ‘Pigcasso’ Will Paint Your Portrait

This Rescue Pig Named ‘Pigcasso’ Will Paint Your Portrait

Are the walls of your home feeling a little bare? Are they in need of some captivating art to liven them up? Perhaps you're after a classic Van Gogh, or a Warhol, or maybe...
Leonardo DiCaprio Convinces Russia to Free 100 Whales

Leonardo DiCaprio Convinces Russia to Free 100 Whales

Award-winning actor, environmentalist, and investor Leonardo DiCaprio has convinced Russian authorities to release 100 captive beluga whales. The decision follows a petition DiCaprio shared on Twitter earlier this week urging his followers to put pressure...
6-Year-Old 'Bird Box' Star Is All About Being Vegetarian

6-Year-Old ‘Bird Box’ Star Is All About Being Vegetarian

Vivien Lyra Blair may have been blind to the world in Netflix's recent runaway hit "Bird Box," but the six-year-old actor says she is always looking out for animals. “That’s why I’m a vegetarian!” she...
You'll Go Vegan After Looking at the World's Most Beautiful Chickens

Get Ready to Fall In Love With the World’s Most Beautiful Chickens

Can a new book reframe chickens from the deep-fried bucket-fillers to birds as majestic as eagles, as beautiful as peafowl? That's the mission behind the new book "Chicken: The Book" from Italian photographers Moreno Monti...
Vegan Musician Bryan Adams Says Meat Industry Lies About Protein

Beware Of Meat Industry Propaganda, Bryan Adams Warns Fans

Vegan musician Bryan Adams, known for hits like "Summer of '69," wants fans to know that, contrary to what the meat industry says, it’s possible to get all the protein you need on a...
Animals Use Language and Have Conversations Just Like Humans

Animals Use Language and Have Conversations Just Like Humans

Do animals talk? One new study says yes, they do. Two-way conversations are common amongst many species of animals, according to new research published in the journal, Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. Prior to the study,...
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A New Study Finds Dairy Calves Have Feelings, Too

Do animals have feelings? A new study by the University of British Columbia study says yes, having found that dairy calves do, in fact, have and express feelings. The study was authored by Ph.D. candidate Benjamin...

4 Things You Should Know About the Future of Animal Testing

For centuries, animals have been used in the name of science, medicine, clothing, entertainment, and food. However, with a significant rise in conscious consumers opting to purchase ethically, non-cruelty-free cosmetics and beauty products are...

5 Things Donald Trump Needs to Know Before He Eats Shark Fin Soup Again

Far be it from us to tell President Donald Trump what to eat. But the rumors that he recently indulged in shark fin soup while visiting Vietnam made us do a double-take. This food may...