Animal Equality Finds US Horses Awaiting Slaughter in Mexico

In a new two-part investigation by Animal Equality, investigators film proof of American horses being held at a slaughterhouse in Zacatecas, Mexico. A secondary investigation reveals the slaughter of horses in Mexico for the first time. This investigation comes a month after Animal Equality released an international campaign to end horse slaughter. Nearly 100,000 supporters […]

Animal Equality Joint Report Finds 3% of UK Farms Are Inspected

Animal Equality UK, along with The Animal Law Foundation, has released a groundbreaking report investigating the shortcomings in how current UK animal protection laws are being monitored and enforced. The comprehensive report, which was published exclusively by The Guardian, sheds light on what existing animal protection laws are in place, how these laws are monitored, […]

New Horizons Fan Finds Bizarre Raymond Bootleg LEGO Set at Discount Store

An Animal Crossing: New Horizons fan shares an image of a weird LEGO knock-off, featuring Raymond, and strangely, many unrelated elements. An Animal Crossing: New Horizons fan discovered an odd Raymond LEGO-like block set in a store and is sharing their find with the world. Fans have been clamoring for official Animal Crossing: New Horizons […]

Study finds human presence in National Parks drastically alters animal behavior

I’m sure you’ve seen the videos of negligent National Park visitors approaching bison and elk in the hopes of snapping a close-up photo. Or perhaps you’ve read up on Yellowstone’s long history of bear feeding and its impact on the park’s animal behavior. Human interaction with animals has always been a point of contention with […]

Meeting finds no quick fix for animal control concerns

No immediate solutions were forthcoming after a Tuesday discussion about the woes facing Hawaii County’s animal control operations. A meeting of the County Council’s Committee on Parks and Recreation and Public Safety featured a presentation by the Hawaii Police Department, which administers animal control services. The presentation had been postponed from a previous meeting on […]

Humans Have Wiped Out 70% Of Animal Populations Since 1970, Study Finds

There has been a huge human-driven loss of species in the last 50 years, new research has found.  The Living Planet Report, which is published every two years by the WWF and Zoological Society of London (ZSL), found that wildlife populations have declined by an average of 69 percent between 1970 and 2018. Two years […]

Petting a dog has a curiously therapeutic effect on the brain, study finds

It’s well known that dogs profoundly benefit our mental health as well as provide emotional support. But our pets might also help our brain in other surprising ways, according to new research. Scientists analyzed the impact of petting a dog on the brain’s prefrontal cortex, revealing findings that could one day improve animal-assisted therapy treatments […]

Veggly Finds 35% of UK Users Switch to Vegan

35% of Veggly UK users make the switch to vegan after the airing of the BBC Panorama episode that featured Animal Equality investigation footage. If you had seen the BBC Panorama episode “A Cow’s Life: The True Cost of Milk?,” you wouldn’t be surprised to learn it’s already creating an upward trend in those choosing […]

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