Other Animals

The British businessmen helping to organise bloodthirsty trophy hunts in South Africa have been unmasked in a new book. Trophy Hunters Exposed, Inside the Big Game Industry describes how the men arrange for clients to shoot animals including elephants, lions, and rhinos. The book was authored by Eduardo Goncalves, founder of the Campaign To Ban
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These two very attentive cats give a whole new meaning to the term “teacher’s pet.” The sweet feline pair, whose names are Douglas Roberto and Jurandir, live in Brazil with their family. There, like in many places, traditional classroom instruction has given way to at-home schooling. But Douglas Roberto and Jurandir appear to have had no problem adjusting. Just
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The Children’s python (Antaresia childreni) is one of the smallest pythons on the planet. Their small size makes them very reasonable pets indeed. Despite being little, they have all the personality of much larger snakes. They are like the ackie monitors of the snake world. They are definitely one of the best and most underrated
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It’s well-known by now that the current administration has been trying to rollback much legislation that protects wildlife and the environment. They’ve been trying to weaken the Endangered Species Act and according to the New York Times, 100 environmental rules have been reversed during the administration. More recently, a former trophy hunting attorney was appointed
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The common boa (Boa constrictor imperator) might just be the best pet snake on planet earth. Clint looks at the these incredible snakes to help you determine if the common boa is the right pet snake for you. ==== Snake Rack: http://www.reptilebasics.com/reptile-rack-systems Boaphiles: http://www.boaphileplastics.com/cages.html Rodents: https://secure.rodentpro.com/ Hide: https://amzn.to/2t9GSo0 Water Bowl: https://amzn.to/2JyrdJC Substrate: http://amzn.to/2w22IxV Thermostats: http://amzn.to/2jiLLJr
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Webinar: Flight Mechanics & Ethical Concerns Date: Sunday, May 31, 2020 Time: 3:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada). Double-check your local time with this time zone converter Don’t miss this opportunity to attend a very special webinar hosted by our sister website, LafeberVet. Webinars hosted by LafeberVet are normally available only to licensed veterinarians;
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Mourning geckos (Lepidodactylus lugubris) are some of the most interesting geckos in the world. Parthenogenetic geckos, these guys, or rather gals, are all female and reproduce asexually. It’s crazy! They are also tiny and easy to keep. The only real question is, are mourning geckos the best pet lizard for you? ==== Crested Diet: http://amzn.to/2gWSbgS
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South African traders with China are illegally selling thousands of wild animals threatened with extinction and endangered, under the guise of legal exports, according to an investigation. Monkeys have been stolen from the wild, and together with cheetahs, tigers, rhinos, lions and meerkats, they have been trafficked to circuses, theme parks, laboratories, zoos and “safari
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Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A with Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian) Date: Friday, May 29, 2020 Time: 12 pm PST (double-check your local time with this time zone converter) Good news! We are making our “Ask the Vet Webinar with Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)” a regular feature, which you
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So you think you want a snake? Well you better be ready to feed it. Clint gives you the basics of live and frozen/thawed rodent feeders so you can decide if a snake is right for you. ==== Clint is a professional biologist and educator, but above all, Clint LOVES reptiles and he loves to
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More than 75,000 animals have been “bred for the bullet” including endangered species over the past decade, official figures show. British hunters also have an appetite for canned hunts, where species are born in captivity and shot in confined spaces. These include lions, baboons, monkeys, crocodiles and the ­scimitar-horned oryx, which became extinct in the
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