Animal rights were and are inherently benefited by Martin Luther King Jr.’s fight for human rights. The two go hand-in-hand. It’s not surprising because the… Read More »Martin Luther King Jr.’s fight for human rights benefited animal rights
Thieves have plundered the carcasses of sperm whales washed up on the English coast. It’s happened five times. The latest appears to be a 10-tonne… Read More »Thieves cut off jawbone of stranded sperm whale
Currently, if a person wishes to claim that they have caught a fish which is a record weight in Britain the catch has to be… Read More »British fishing records to be accepted under video evidence rather than witnessed
COMMENT: This is very questionable but I acccept it. In the UK people have to remain at home during the current lockdown because the NHS… Read More »Fishing considered to be exercise under UK Covid-19 lockdown
A survey has found that the calving rate of humpback whales in the Gulf of St Lawrence off Canada has halved in the past 15… Read More »Is climate change causing failed pregnancies in humpback whales?
Liz Bonnin is a French-Irish scientist and natural history presenter. She is a national treasure as far as I am concerned because she spells it… Read More »Brilliant Bonnin Bashes Britain’s Unsustainable Consumption
The word ‘horse’ means any horse, wild or domestic, of either gender. The word ‘mare’ describes a female horse. I guess you know that and… Read More »How to distinguish between horse and mare?
The origin of the word “jockey” goes back at least several centuries in Britain but as far as I can tell we don’t know the… Read More »What is the origin of the word “jockey”?
NEWS AND COMMENT: I don’t think anybody has said it but when I read the story about a French hunter who shot a British guy… Read More »Did this French hunter deliberately target a British guy living in France?
NEWS AND COMMENT: I’m told that more than 280,000 homeless people live on the streets in England and that 50,000 of them have a dog… Read More »Almost 20% of homeless people in England have a dog companion
NEWS AND VIEWS: This is a domestic dispute with a difference because it’s taking place between two people who are homeless and who are clearly… Read More »Los Angeles homeless couple fight over dog. Dog falls to road.
Big words indeed. And bold aspirations. There are plans to make the Tuscan city of Lucca more animal friendly, to integrate, through town planning and… Read More »First European city with an integrated policy on human-animal cohabitation
Keeping monkeys as pets causes suffering for the animals and it endangers their survival in the wild. The UK government is preparing to announce that… Read More »UK: keeping monkeys as pets is to be banned
A research project – which is designed to open the eyes of humankind to the realisation that we can’t go on destroying the planet –… Read More »Human created produce will soon outweigh the entire natural world
Humans have a less effective filter is selecting useful information compared to dogs as this study demonstrates. In the video you see Laurie Santos explain… Read More »Dogs are smarter than humans in receiving bad advice because they filter it out
As is the case for humans, older chimpanzees have more mutual friendships of better quality than when they were younger. When they are young they… Read More »Older chimpanzees have more high-quality mutual friendships than when they were younger
My father thought that people live too long. I would like to add that humans have also evolved to be too smart for their own… Read More »The human-animal lives too long and is too smart