Category Archives: JUNE 2012

Sierra Club national board takes stand against body-grip trapping

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  June 2012: Sierra Club national board takes stand against body-grip trapping   SAN FRANCISCO–The Sierra Club national board of directors on May 19, 2012 adopted a new “Policy on Trapping of Wildlife” which may be the 110-year-old … Continue reading

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Trapper shoots horse as bait to trap last breeding wolf from Toklat pack

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  June 2012: Trapper shoots horse as bait to trap last breeding wolf from Toklat pack DENALI NATIONAL PARK,  Alaska–Hunting guide Coke Wallace, of Healy,  has acknowledged walking an aged horse to the Stampede Trail near the northern … Continue reading

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USDA-APHIS to regulate online pet breeders

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  June 2012: USDA-APHIS to regulate online pet breeders     RIVERDALE,  Maryland–The USDA Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service on May 16,  2012 proposed “to revise the definition of retail pet store and related regulations to bring more … Continue reading

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Paul Watson arrested on Costa Rican warrant

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  June 2012: Paul Watson arrested on Costa Rican warrant     FRANKFURT–Season five of the Animal Planet series Whale Wars,  following the exploits of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in confrontation with Japanese whalers off Antarctica, debuted on … Continue reading

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LETTERS [June 2012]

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  June 2012: Letters “Proposal for an Accord” & cost/benefit The April 2012 edition of Animal People included an article entitled “Proposal for an Accord between Animal Advocates and the Biomedical Research Community.”  A number of responses to … Continue reading

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EDITORIAL: Seeking an end to animal sacrifice

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  June 2012: Editorial feature:Seeking an end to animal sacrifice Among all the many uses and abuses of animals which persist for a cultural pretext, animal sacrifice is perhaps the most widely practiced,  in a variety of different … Continue reading

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BOOKS: One Dog at a Time: Saving the Strays of Afghanistan

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  June 2012: One Dog at a Time:  Saving the Strays of Afghanistan  by Pen Farthing /  Thomas Dunne Books (175 Fifth Ave.,  New York,  NY 10010),  2012. 308 pages,  paperback.  $14.99. British Army sergeant Pen Farthing,  now … Continue reading

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Pepsi drops the "Big Lick"

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  June 2012: Pepsi drops the “Big Lick” SHELBYVILLE,  Tennessee– Walking horse trainers are still trying to force horses into taking the “big lick,”  the equine equivalent of a goosestep,  but Pepsi will no longer be paying the Walking Horse National … Continue reading

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BOOKS: Death at SeaWorld, by David Kirby

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  June 2012: Death at SeaWorld  by David KirbySt. Martin’s Press (c/o MacMillan (175 Fifth Ave.,  New York,  NY 10010),  2012.  480 pages,  hard cover.  $26.99.Marine mammal trainer Dawn Brancheau,  age 40,  was on February 24,  2010 killed at SeaWorld … Continue reading

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Obituaries

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  June 2012: Obituaries “I come to bury Caesar,  not to praise him.  The evil that men do lives after them.  The good is oft interred with their bones.” –William Shakespeare Judy Dynnick,  61,  of Rives Junction,  Michigan,  died on May … Continue reading

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