When Peewee the pup first was brought in to the Island Wildlife Natural Care Centre, he was starving and sick. When they shot this video of him being released, he was a healthy pup who couldn’t be happier to see the ocean. He almost couldn’t believe he was being released!

A number of animals on the verge of extinction are still being hunted for their meat. While occasionally this happens because people are impoverished and have limited sources of food, some of these species are poached to satisfy a culture’s appetite for exotic delicacies.
15 endangered species still on the menu

These children’s stories are a testament to the human will to survive and of the tender maternal instinct of animals.
9 children raised by animals

Energy lies within ions contained in the sauce’s high sodium content, and these ions are used in cells to create voltage differences. Because the squid is served fresh, its cells are still active and when the sodium is applied, the signals across the nerve cell membranes are temporarily reactivated.

Shark attacks rise globally, drop in Florida
Florida’s year-round swimming weather and long coastline make it the nation’s leader in shark attacks and that didn’t change last year.

Pro surfers Kai Barger and Tanner Hendrickson towed a 15-year-old shark bite victim to shore in Hawaii in December. The U.S. leads the world in number of shark attacks. Still, shark attacks are extremely rare.

Animals are not commodities; they are sentient beings with a purpose on this earth.

“And I saw the life go out of that individual a little bit at a time and I never again in my life wanted to be involved in something that took the life out of anything.”

Ukrainian artist Aleksandr Pylyshenko, who owns a private zoo in the city of Vasilyevka, plans to live inside an enclosure with his African lions, Katya and Samson, for five weeks in order to raise money to improve his animals’ living conditions while increasing awareness of underfunded private Ukrainian zoos.

Buddhists liberate lobsters, rerouting from boiling pot to sea

Instead of plunging headfirst to their death in a pot of boiling water, 534 live lobsters escaped the dinner plate and belly flopped to freedom into the dark waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

A group of Tibetan Buddhists flanked the sides of a whale-watching boat at dusk on Wednesday, sprayed the lobsters with blessed water, clipped the bands binding their dangerous claws and gently released them one by one into the deep water below.

Facebook Campaign to Heal Ariel, the Paralyzed Lion Ariel, the three-​​year-​​old, 140-​​kilogram lion is the focus of an Inter­net cam­paign to raise money needed to treat the paral­y­sis that struck him a year ago, depriv­ing him of the use of his four legs.(follow link to read more/help)

Say NO to shark fin soup!

Why shark finning should end
73 million sharks are killed every year, largely to meet the rising demand for shark fin soup. Can California help reverse this catastrophic loss?

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