Weekly Top Animal and Video News: Watch This Meow That Has 38 Million Views, Crocodile In Costa Rica Has First ‘Virgin Birth’, and Kentucky Derby Churchill Downs Suspends Racing!

Every Sunday, One Green Planet brings you the week’s top animal news. For those who don’t have a lot of time to look through the news each day, this will be a great resource and an easy way to catch up! Animal News Source: soumen82hazra/Shutterstock As always, we had a ton of news to cover […]

Epsom Derby: Police make 19 arrests as animal rights protesters plan to disrupt one of UK’s most prestigious horse races

Mike Egerton/Press Association/AP Animal Rising were allocated a space by the Jockey Club to protest at the Epsom Derby Festival. CNN  —  Police in Surrey, England, arrested 19 people on Saturday “in connection with planned criminal disruption” before the Epsom Derby Festival, one of the oldest and most famous horse races in the world. The […]

Animal activists pledge to shut down Epsom on Derby day

Animal Rising previously disrupted the Grand National in April Animal rights activists have pledged to “cancel or severely delay” the Epsom Derby on Saturday as police brace for disruption. A spokesman for Animal Rising has said that protesters will attempt to shut down the race in their bid to protect the animals. The warning came […]

For horses in the Kentucky Derby, change can’t come soon enough

By Keith Dane For years, we’ve fought to bring greater protection for racehorses, and recently we’ve helped to secure major wins on their behalf, such as ensuring the passage and implementation of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act. This bill, which became law in 2020, involved a good deal of effort and extended negotiations with […]

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