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Nefarious Monkey Business Uncovered (tags)
The international trade in monkeys destined for research laboratories has exploded in the past few years. A recent cruelty case in Van Nuys, CA shone a brief but bright light on this business with tragic consequences.
A Measure of Compassion: Please Support Prop 2 (tags)
In November, Californians can hold corporate agriculture to basic standards of humanity by voting YES on Proposition 2, which will allow farmed animals to fully extend their limbs, lie comfortably and turn around. Prop 2, modeled on a reform passed by Arizona voters last year, would prohibit some of the most egregious practices in factory farming, including packing egg-laying hens into wire “battery cages” and confining pregnant pigs and baby calves in crates so small that the animals cannot even turn around or extend their limbs.
Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty VOTE November 2008 (tags)
November 2008 vote to help pigs, veal calves and egg-laying chickens this is so exciting!!!! my friend Kath Rogers of Animal Rescue and Protection League worked so hard gathering 800,000 signatures to get this measure on the ballot. let's get out there and vote for more humane standards and bring California into the future with at least the European standard as a minimum!!!! This is a consumer safety issue!!! Don't be confused by the language on the ballot! vote yes! to end cruelty! don't sit at home, go vote November 2008! get registered and figure out where to go!!!!!
Belgrade Zoo (tags)
I am a concerned citizen asking for guidance on how to help the animals who reside at the Belgrade city zoo. Built in 1936, on six hectares of rocky fortress, this privately operated zoo is among the oldest in Europe. It is located in the Belgrade city center, on city property. It has approximately 2.000 animals of about 200 species. Many big animals are in very small cages. Many animals look distressed. They often show signs of "stereotypic behavior," such as pacing, head-bobbing, neck-twisting, bar-biting and sucking, coprophagia, over-grooming, and self-mutilation. Many animals have been born who are not in the zoo, including tigers, bears, and a hippo. What has become of them?