Animal cruelty

Amarena a rare Mariscan bear shot dead

Salami seller shot a friendly, rare bear in Italy and received death threats

NEWS AND VIEWS – San Sebastiano Dei Marsi, Abruzzo, Italy: Yes, the killer of a village bear is receiving death threats. The man, Andrea Leombruni, is also receiving police protection after he opened fire with a shotgun on Thursday night when Amarena, and her two cubs entered the village. They frequently did this but she …

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Lolita

Let’s remember Lolita, the orca held in captivity for 50 years who died just before her release

I would like to remember Lolita, the orca held in captivity for 50 years. She was due to be released into the ocean but instead she suddenly passed away. She never saw the ocean again. Her birthright, her habitat, her place to live from where she was stolen to be held captive in a large …

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Scott Manson attacks a horse, Buddy, on the legs at his stables where he is a farrier

CCTV captures a farrier attacking a horse’s legs with a hammer

NEWS AND COMMENT – CHELTENHAM, UK: This is an unpleasant story of animal cruelty fortuitously caught on CCTV. Scott Manson was a farrier at the time. He attacked a gray Arab gelding known as Buddy in April 2022 while the horse was tied up and being shod. The screenshot from the CCTV camera below provides …

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Greyhound trainer kicks greyhound

One of Australia’s leading greyhound trainers kicks, punches, drags and beats puppies and dogs

The Animal Save Movement on Twitter says this about the video: This footage was recently filmed over a 2.5-week period at the property of one of Australia’s leading greyhound trainers. It shows dogs and puppies being kicked, punched, dragged and beaten. If this is the industry’s best, imagine the worst. Greyhound racing equals animal cruelty. …

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Holocaust used to describe the killing of 3 trillion animals annually for human consumption

Non-human animals are subjected to a 3 trillion holocaust every year

Piers Morgan objects to the use of the word ‘holocaust’ when describing the brutal killing of 3 trillion individual animals every year for human consumption because he says it will offend people. The impressive young woman in the video below makes a good argument for the suitability of the word and insists that it can …

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Angry fur trader interrupted by protestors

Protestors invade fur coat sale in hotel and one trader loses his rag

For a person like me – an animal advocate and somebody who simply detests the fur trade and the traders – these protesters are heroes. You have to be pretty brave to walk into a fur sale in what appears to be a hotel and start blowing a whistle while carrying banners which say that …

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Fawn snuggles up to a deer shooters practice model

Fawn cuddles up to a shooter’s smashed deer target model thinking it’s her mother

A fawn snuggles up to a sport hunter’s target practice deer thinking that it is her mother as her real mother has been shot by the same deer hunters!! A picture which tells a story of human misbehavior on a gargantuan scale. Nothing makes me sadder and makes my tears flow faster than this picture! …

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2 psychopathic sport hunters

2 psychopathic sport hunting killers in an infographic

Yes, I have insulted them. Deliberately not carelessly. Yet, my insult is factually correct so they can’t sue me for defamation. Definition of psychopathic: psychopathy is characterised by an extreme lack of empathy. They may lack conscience or guilt, and refuse to accept responsibility for their actions. There you are. Like I said these two …

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Growing antlers on mice in China in animal experiments

Chinese researchers are growing deer antlers on mice as a model for studying organ regeneration

I was notified of this by Twitter. Thanks Twitter; although I’m now bombarded with unsettling and upsetting examples of the poor human-animal relationship. Too much animal abuse in the world I am afraid. This is one example. And unsurprisingly (sorry if that sounds racist or biased) it comes from China where arguably they have the …

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The real Beauty and the Beast – the ugly sport hunter

I have used the well-known title of a film to highlight the stark juxtaposition of this ugly sport hunter both in appearance and character against the beauty and innocence of the delicate and tiny antelope that he shot for his pleasure; a dik-dik. To me – and I detest sport hunters – it brings home …

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Kids try and drown a dog

I am baffled by kids who try and drown a stray dog for fun. How bad can it get?

This is a video on Twitter. I don’t know the background. It appears to be America. It appears to show two teenage kids who have bumped into a stray dog on the street who is submissive and compliant. They use that quality to abuse the dog. They giggle while they try and drown the dog …

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Street dogs killed in Kerala where they are pests. Kerala has thousands of churches and this is against the law

Kerala leaders beat street dogs to death in violation of the law and their religious faith

Well, this photograph in its unpixellated form is on Twitter today 27 June 2023 but I have discovered that the image featured in a 2016 report by the News Minute website with the title, “Kerala politicians beat street dogs to death, hang them on a pole take out a parade”. I don’t know what the …

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M-44 Device, Guy Connolly, US, Department of Agriculture National

3 US representatives introduce bill to ban cyanide bombs

NEW AND VIEWS – UNITED STATES: What is a cyanide bomb? It sounds obnoxious and it is. It’s spring-loaded device filled with sodium cyanide used to kill predatory animals and ‘pest species’. The Center for Biological Diversity tells me that cyanide bombs are used under a US federal program called ‘wildlife services’ which is a …

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Greyhound racing

Animal Rising plan to disrupt the Greyhound Derby final at Towcester Racecourse on July 1st

In a protest against the abuses suffered by racing greyhounds in the UK after they are no longer useful as racers, the animal rights group, Animal Rising, have announced on Twitter their plan to disrupt the Greyhound Derby final at Towcester Racecourse on July 1st, 2023. It is a bold public announcement which has attracted …

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Young serial killers of China

Is China trying to produce animal serial killers?!

This short video is on Twitter where there is a lot freedom thanks to Elon Musk to publish videos that would be barred on sites such as mine because my hosting company don’t allow it. People don’t realise how heavily I am censored by a range of businesses. I won’t say more. I can show …

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