Category Archives: ANIMAL CRUELTY

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds culls goats at Loch Lomond

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  November/December 2013: DUMBARTON,  Scotland––Less than two days after representatives of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds pledged to Scotland for Animals that they would fully investigate the possible alternatives to culling 40 feral goats at … Continue reading

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Blackfish bites, but SeaWorld isn’t tanking

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.) ORLANDO––SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc on November 13,  2013 reported partial recovery from a year-long attendance slide,  plus record third quarter revenue of $538.4 million. The financial data cooled speculation that … Continue reading

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Taiji plans swim-with-dolphins attraction

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.) TAIJI,  Japan––Notorious as scene of the dolphin massacres shown by the Oscar-winning documentary The Cove,  Taiji “has begun researching a plan to section off part of a cove and … Continue reading

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Peter Singer speaks against cruelty to fish

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.)  PRINCETON––Princeton University bioethicist Peter Singer,  whose 1975 book Animal Liberation helped to ignite the animal rights movement,  recalled in a 2010 guest column for The Guardian,  of London,  that … Continue reading

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China drops animal testing rule for cosmetics, shampoos & perfumes

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.)  BEIJING––Effective on June 1,  2014 China will no longer require that cosmetics,  shampoos,  and perfumes be tested on animals,   the China Food & Drug Administration announced on November … Continue reading

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Jakarta and other Indonesian cities move against monkey acts

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.) JAKARTA––It’s curtains for street corner monkey acts in northwestern Java,  hopes Jakarta Animal Aid Network founder Femke Den Haas.  Locally called topang monyet,  meaning “masked monkeys,”  the acts have … Continue reading

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Proposed poultry slaughter line speed-up would boil more birds alive

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.) WASHINGTON D.C.––Fast-moving poultry slaughter lines cause nearly a million chickens and turkeys per year to be boiled alive when workers miss killing them,  according to USDA data. Yet,  reported … Continue reading

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Stop dogfighting by addressing supply side economics

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.) Police in Montgomery,  Alabama on October 1,  2013 took custody of the last 16 of at least 386 pit bulls who were impounded after raids in August 2013 on … Continue reading

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Letters [October 2013]

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.) Letters Economics & truth   I am delighted that Edwin Wiek and his wife Jansaeng Sangnanork of the Bangkok charity Wildlife Friends have been cleared of all of the … Continue reading

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FoA sues again to stop hunting of ranched oryx

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.)  NORWALK––Friends of Animals on October 16,  2013 sued the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell for continuing to issue permits that allow hunters to kill … Continue reading

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