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July 6 2016

Shooting at an Armadillo, What Can Go Wrong

A Texas man shoots at an armadillo, and the bullet ricochets back and hits him in the face. Cass County Sheriff Larry Rowe said the man, who was not identified, went outside his home in Marietta, southwest of Texarkana, at around 3 a.m. last Thursday morning. He spotted the armadillo on his property and opened fire,…

June 9 2016

Lion Gets Revenge on Hunter

I don’t know what’s real here or not – but I want to think it is real, which is why I’m posting this. Jayden Tanner, the user who uploaded the video, claims to have been handed the footage while in South Africa a couple of months ago, after being shown it by another hunter.

June 2 2016

Rabid Bats in the Chicago Area

Chicago’s going batty – Recently bats the Morgan Park, South Talman and Beverly neighborhoods in Chicago have tested positive for rabies In addition rabid bats were recently discovered in Arlington Heights, Blue Island and LaGrange,  which indicates rabid bats also like the ‘burbs. “Positive bat rabies will show up now because the bats are coming out…

May 7 2016

Climate Change Not Real? Ask Alpaca or Polar Bear

It you don’t believe climate change is real, that’s your privilege. Try telling that to polar bears starving to death because the polar ice cap is melting, or to the alpaca, or various other species on the planet. Climate change continues to wreck havoc in Peru’s southern Altiplano. Since January, approximately 20,000 alpaca have died,…

April 13 2016

Trump Kids Proud of Killing Animals

I have a point of view regarding big game hunting, particularly of endangered or threatened species – I am against it. I abhor it. I don’t understand how this is something other than murder, and it’s certainly not “sport.” I feel this way  – no matter who is holding the gun. So, this is not…

March 24 2016

Coyote Threat: Real or Not

I suggest the coyote threat is not a real threat for responsible pet owners. I realize that it made news in Ohio when Canton, MI police say a coyote attacked and killed a man’s Bichon Frise dog at about 5 a.m. Friday, March 18.  He let his two dogs into the backyard where the attack…

Pet Reptiles, Where to Get Them

Reptiles can be great first pets, or just great pet reptiles – it’s not only about dogs and cats. However, just like dogs and cats, it’s important where you get the pet reptile from, according to Dr. Susan Brown. Some are shipped from overseas, and suffer as a result – more than you know. One…

Koala Presentation at Budapest Zoo, Hungary

Just a few weeks ago in Hungary, at visited the Budapest Zoo…surprisingly large for being in the heart of the city. Daily, offered is a handler talking about the koala, and interacting some with s prize star of the exhibit. I’m no expert on koala behavior, but it seems to me that this dude isn’t…

In Illinois Bobcat to be Hunted; In California Bobcat Protected

In Illinois bobcat hunting was recently legalized. In California, it just became illegal. Even public officials who support bobcat hunting were outraged when Cecil the lion was killed in Africa. I maintain there is no difference. We don’t have lion in America. Mountain lion are protected (the related Florida panther is endangered). Lynx and bobcat…

Trump Defends His Sons Hunting Exotic Wildlife

Donald Trump says that he  believes that his sons aren’t  wrong to hunt, and apparently that love crosses over to endangered species based on released internet images. At a press event in Ayrshire, Scotland, during the Women’s British Open he said, ‘My sons love to hunt. They are members of the NRA, very proudly. I am a…

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