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#KoreaDogs: 57 Dogs Rescued From Dog Meat Farm In South Korea

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According to Korea Animal Rights Advocates (also known as KARA), around 2.5 million dogs are slaughtered every year in South Korea as part of the dog meat farming industry. Organizations such as KARA, as well as those in western countries, like the SPCA, are fighting a battle to not only eradicate dog meat farms, but… Read more »

Watch Slow Loris Pole Dance Like Nobody’s Business

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A slow loris, armed with a metal pole and fruit-print shorts, became Instagram famous overnight after it showed off its impressive pole dancing skills over the weekend. Russian Instagram personality Irina Goncharova trained her pet slow loris to hold on to a metal pole and swivel around whilst performing dancer moves like the spinner variation,… Read more »

Pet-Friendly Miami Hotel Gives Pets The VIP Treatment

A pet-friendly Miami hotel gives pets the VIP treatment

Americans love to pamper their pets, and a Miami hotel is taking advantage of that love for their furry friends. The Trump National Doral’s pet-friendly policy doesn’t just allow pets to stay with their humans — it gives them the VIP treatment, including room service. The hotel even provides pets with their own special room… Read more »

Carolina Butcher: Massive Crocodile Ancestor Discovered In North Carolina

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The Carolina Butcher is a long-lost and massive relative of the crocodile. The new species of reptile found in North Carolina is believed to predate dinosaurs. The Carnufex carolinensis, or the Carolina Butcher, walked on its hind legs and was nine feet long. The crocodile ancestor’s bones were recently unearthed in an old quarry. The… Read more »

Cow Gives Birth To Four Calves In Texas

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A Texas cow gave birth to four calves, a very rare occurrence in the bovine world. Dora Rumsey-Barling and her husband, Jimmy Barling, said the four black calves, a heifer and three bulls, are all doing well, as is their proud milk cow momma. Dora Rumsey-Barling said the cow that gave birth to four calves… Read more »

Pit Bull That Saved Owner From Domestic Assault Thrown Out Of Town

Pit Bull Dog Shown The Door By Hazel Park After Heroic Act

A pit bull named Isis is no longer welcome in the township of Hazel Park, Michigan, but the decision to remove her has nothing to do with aggressive behavior or a horrific attack. In fact, Isis, or “Ice,” as owner Jamie Kraczkowski calls her, reportedly saved her owner from an abusive boyfriend. Kraczkowski alleged that… Read more »

Monarch Butterflies Being Considered For Endangered Species List Inclusion

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Monarch butterflies could soon be included on the Endangered Species List. A total of 52 members of Congress have signed onto a petition urging President Barack Obama to support such an inclusion. The Monarch Butterfly population has reportedly decreased by 90 percent during the past two decades. The lawmakers want the butterfly species to be… Read more »