Wildlife/Marine Mammals

Postcards from Our Animal Care Centers

By on September 17, 2009 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Postcards from Our Animal Care Centers

Each of the residents at The HSUS’s animal care centers carries a special story, and today I wanted to give you just a glimpse, sharing a photo from each of the five facilities.

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A Gift of Permanent Sanctuary

By on September 14, 2009 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
A Gift of Permanent Sanctuary

The HSUS does so many things, and one of them is to run a growing and increasingly significant land trust program. We best celebrate wild spaces and the animals who inhabit them by protecting them.

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Wild Wild West for Wolves?

By on September 1, 2009 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Wild Wild West for Wolves?

Today is a dark day for wolves in America, and one that The HSUS had hoped would never arrive. The state of Idaho set loose more than 10,000 hunters to start killing wolves.

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Remembering Ted Kennedy: A Lion for Animals, As Well

Remembering Ted Kennedy: A Lion for Animals, As Well

Though animal welfare was not one of Sen. Ted Kennedy’s signature concerns, he was always there for the cause, and he had all the right instincts on the subject.

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Talk Back: Thanks and Praises

By on August 14, 2009 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Talk Back: Thanks and Praises

I always like to hear your thoughts on my blogs and today I post a few comments in response to some recent posts that you were especially enthusiastic about.

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Voted Off the Island, San Nicolas Cats Get Second Chance

By on August 5, 2009 in Companion Animals, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Voted Off the Island, San Nicolas Cats Get Second Chance

The HSUS Animal Care facilities have become a little richer in terms of species composition with the arrival of a group of very special feral cats from San Nicolas Island to our sanctuary in San Diego County.

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The Dolphin Display Industry, On Display

By on August 4, 2009 in Uncategorized, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
The Dolphin Display Industry, On Display

“An Inconvenient Truth” created a new benchmark for documentary filmmaking—in bringing to light the threat of climate change and calling people to action. “The Cove”—which opens nationwide this weekend on Aug. 7—could have the same catalytic effect on the plight of marine mammals, based on the rave reviews and tremendous buzz it’s created.

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45 Days of Pigeon Parenting

By on July 27, 2009 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
45 Days of Pigeon Parenting

I had a visitor a couple of months ago who didn’t come through my front door. She swooped down from above and made herself at home on the small deck of my apartment.

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It’s Settled: Animal Research Reports Now Online

By on July 20, 2009 in Uncategorized, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
It’s Settled: Animal Research Reports Now Online

According to a settlement reached earlier this month in an HSUS lawsuit against the USDA, animal research facility reports must now be made publicly available online, and in a timely manner.

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House Passes Wild Horse and Burro Protections

By on July 17, 2009 in Equine, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
House Passes Wild Horse and Burro Protections

Today, the House voted handily in favor of a bill, H.R. 1018 introduced by Natural Resources Committee Chairman Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.), to provide sweeping new protections for wild horses and burros inhabiting public lands in the West.

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Once Bitten, Not Shy to Save Sharks

By on July 15, 2009 in Uncategorized, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Once Bitten, Not Shy to Save Sharks

A front-page story in today’s Washington Post reported on a group of nine people—all of whom had been the victims of shark attacks—who were lobbying on Capitol Hill to protect sharks from human cruelty.

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They Shoot Endangered Animals, Don’t They?

By on July 7, 2009 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
They Shoot Endangered Animals, Don’t They?

Safari Club International, an organization that in reality operates as an enemy of the world’s endangered species while masquerading as a conservation organization, has been stymied yet again.

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