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By Oscar Nkala On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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Mozambique elephant poaching 2018

The usual reception for any new arrival to the town of Massingir in the southern province of Gaza in Mozambique is a long, inquisitive and hostile look reserved only for unwelcome intruders. It was the same feeling More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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Louisiana: Federal court sentences drug kingpin Eric Williams, ‘EZ’ on trafficking, conspiracy and dog fighting charges

United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin announced that U.S. District Chief Judge Shelly D. Dick sentenced ERIC LASHAWN WILLIAMS, a.k.a. “E” and “EZ,” age 35, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to 70 months in More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Fraud case: SeaWorld and CEO must pay $5 million over false claims about ‘Blackfish’ injuring business

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. and its former CEO have agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle fraud charges for misleading investors about the impact More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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Protecting rhinos: It is never too late to help the animal survive the onslaught of humans

Several animals are facing the threat of extinction mainly due to poaching by greedy humans who want to trade in the animals for commercial reasons and make a living out of it. The rhinoceros, considered the second More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, August 25th, 2018
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Maryland: PETA’s vegan billboard wants seafood eaters to stop, see crabs as individuals, ‘just like humans’

A new billboard in Baltimore, Maryland, has gotten a big negative response, particularly from the city’s fans of seafood. On the billboard, it has a picture of a crab, along with the caption, “I’m ME, More...

By Oscar Nkala On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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White rhino killed, de-horned by poachers in Botswana

The Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) HAS confirmed the recent killing and de-horning of a white rhino by suspected poachers in the wildlife-rich Okavango Delta. A rhino along the safari More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
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PETA wins as Nabisco’s animal crackers will have redesigned packages to show animals ‘free’

The circus is bad…no, evil. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) can chalk up a victory by getting Nabisco to change the picture on its animal cracker boxes so the animals appear in an uncaged More...

By Oscar Nkala On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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South Africa allocates seven leopards to 2018 trophy hunting quota

The South African government has lifted the 2016 ban on the hunting of leopards and allocated 7 males aged seven years and older to the 2018 quota for trophy hunting. In a statement, Environmental Affairs minister More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 10th, 2018
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25 rhinos, 16 elephants killed by poachers in Namibia since January

At least 25 rhinos have been killed by poachers in Namibia since the beginning of this year, a senior government has revealed. In his first ivory poaching update of 2018, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Environment More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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‘Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom’ Review: Predictable fun

Can a summer movie offer a ton of fun, offering very little else? Well, that’s exactly what the creators of the new Jurassic World sequel, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, is counting on. The real purpose of More...

By Red Diogenes On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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Jeff Goldblum excited to return as Ian Malcolm in ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’

Jeff Goldblum will be returning as Dr. Ian Malcolm in this summer’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and sounds thrilled to be back as the “Doctor of Chaos Theory,” spouting off about science. “I More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 30th, 2018
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‘Phoenix Wilder: And The Great Elephant Adventure’ comes to theaters on April 16

Moviegoers can take a ride through the African plains with two unexpected friends when “Phoenix Wilder: And The Great Elephant Adventure” comes to U.S. cinemas for one night this April. This family-friendly More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
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PETA asks ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ to go vegan, would be ‘great news for cows’

Pizza has always been a mainstay in the diet of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, but PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) is hoping to convince Nickelodeon to change to the staple food in the new More...

By Red Diogenes On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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Saudi Arabia: 12 Camels disqualified in beauty contest for receiving Botox injections

When there’s fake news and corruption in camel beauty contests, how can anything be certain again? A camel beauty contest in Saudi Arabia disqualified a dozen camels for receiving Botox injections to make More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 4th, 2018
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PETA brings politics to the Super Bowl with religion, James Cromwell and stereotypes

A controversial new PETA ad, featuring actor James Cromwell, will turns some heads during the Super Bowl. The ad features Cromwell, an outspoken vegan, as a priest who listens to the confessions of an lying, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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‘The Incredible Dr Pol’ returns July 1 on Nat Geo, new photos, preview released,

Nat Geo WILD’s No. 1 series, The Incredible Dr. Pol, is back with another season of even more prolapses and pregnancy exams than ever before. No two days are ever the same for Dr. Pol and his staff at Pol Veterinary More...

By Guest Author On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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The Top Four Essential Tips To Beginning Big Game Hunting

If you have not explored the world of big game hunting, but you are interested in engaging in big game hunting, it is important that you take note of several basic hunting principles.  Hunting is a challenging More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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New York court to rule on chimps being given ‘Personhood’ rights

The appellate division of the New York Supreme Court will hear oral arguments beginning Thursday in a case about whether two chimpanzees deserve the rights of “personhood.” The Nonhuman Rights Project, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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‘The Incredible Dr Pol’ celebrates 100th episode on March 25

After 10 seasons, over half a million patients, record-setting ratings and countless prolapses, pregnancy exams and problematic clients, Nat Geo WILD’s No. 1 series, The Incredible Dr. Pol, celebrates its 100th More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Nat Geo’s ‘Big Cat Week’ starts Monday, Feb 20, schedule details revealed

For millions of years, big cats have stood atop the food chain as treasured icons of the wild. We have a deep, ancient connection with these revered predators. We admire them; we fear them; and now, we need to fight More...


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