Missing Mountain Lion P-50 Found Alive And Released Into The Santa Susana Mountains

May 13, 2017

On the heels of WAN’s report on Friday about the discovery of two young mountain lions in the Santa Monica Mountains, comes the fantastic news that another mountain lion, missing since the end of last year, was found alive on Saturday! According to a post on the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Facebook page over the weekend, P-50 was spotted in a gardening center in Chatsworth on Friday. Facebook…

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‘Extinct’ Venomous Snake Rediscovered

May 13, 2017

Most people have never heard of the Albany adder—a small, venomous snake native to South Africa with a brilliantly patterned body and pointy eyebrows. The extremely rare reptile hadn’t been seen in almost a decade, and scientists feared it was extinct—until now. A team of herpetologists recently announced the discovery of a lifetime—four Albany adders, alive and well. The expedition had set out last November to find the long-lost snake,…

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Cargill Makes A Historic Exit From The Beef Industry By Selling Cattle Feeding Lots To Invest In Plant-Based Meat

May 13, 2017

Global commodity trader, Minnesota-based Cargill Inc. has announced that they are completely phasing out of the beef industry. The company, which is in the final stages of officially selling their last two remaining cattle rearing and feeding farms, should be feedlot-free by the end of this month. This marks the company’s complete departure from this aspect of the beef industry after having previously sold their other feedlots in July of 2016. While remaining a leader in the industry…

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The best advice top fashion designers got from their moms

May 13, 2017

Carolina Herrera Modal Trigger“Good Girl” eau de parfum (2.7 oz.), $115 at MacysCarolina Herrera  “My mother taught me to give importance to the things that really matter, to be brave, modest and generous, and to dream, dream a lot. She showed me to be curious about everything — to love art, books and animals. Her advice about exercise, I must say, is quite funny. Like, ‘Don’t run too much. It’s bad…

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Girl Attacked By Kangaroo In Animal Park Further Proves Why Wild Animals Belong In The Wild!

May 13, 2017

A nine-year-old girl’s scary encounter with a kangaroo over the weekend at the Harmony Park Safari in Madison County, Alabama, is further proof of why wild animals should not be held in confinement. Fortunately, Cheyenne White is currently recovering at home after receiving 14 stitches at the hospital. WAFF 48 reported that Cheyenne’s mother, Jennifer, was filming her young daughters at the park on her phone when the incident occurred. Numerous accounts indicated…

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Breaking: The Trump Admin Adds Numerous Shark Species To The Endangered Species List

May 13, 2017

It appears the Trump administration has a soft spot for sharks because amidst its often questionable position on issues concerning the environment, protected parks and endangered species, comes news that numerous sharks have been added to the endangered species list. Yesterday, as reported by The Hill, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced that the daggernose sharks, striped smooth-hound sharks, spiny angel sharks, Argentine angel sharks and Brazilian guitarfish were…

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Fourth Critically Endangered Vaquita Found Dead This Year Brings Species Dangerously Close To Extinction

May 13, 2017

The recent discovery of a dead endangered vaquita in the Gulf of Mexico late last month marked the fourth of the world’s smallest porpoise to be found this year. A staggering number since scientists estimated in February that there were only 25 remaining vaquitas still in existence. theecologist.org As reported by Phys.org, it is feared that these rare mammals, who live exclusively in the Gulf of Mexico, are facing extinction. The latest…

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Scotland To Become First UK Country To Ban Wild Animals In Traveling Circuses

May 13, 2017

In a welcomed move to improve animal welfare, this week, the Scottish Government announced the introduction of a bill to ban the use of wild animals in traveling circuses. The Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (Scotland) Bill, which was introduced on Wednesday, prohibits the use of any wild animal in a travelling circus in Scotland on ethical grounds reflecting respect for animals and their natural behaviors. Currently under consideration by…

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American Fashion Has Gotten More Colorful. Here’s What Changed

May 13, 2017

As summer nears, many Americans may be getting ready to change their closets for the new season, making room for the more colorful clothing that goes with the warm weather. Amid all that excitement, it’s easy to forget that middle-class Americans have really only been wearing colorful clothes regularly for less than a century. “There was a practical element to the lack of color pre-1920, because colorful clothes got dirtier…

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Overstock.com Is Finally Over Selling Angora; They Join More Than 230 Major Retailers Banning Rabbit Fur!

May 13, 2017

Online retailer Overstock.com has ended its sale of angora-wool items and removed all products made with the fur from its inventory; marking the latest of more than 230 other companies that have publicly banned angora. Overstock.com decided to ban angora “after learning from PETA that gentle rabbits scream in pain and go into shock when their fur is torn out on angora farms.” PETA “PETA hears every day from people…

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