Cape Cod mass stranding of more than 140 dolphins confirmed to be largest in US history

Courtesy International Fund for Animal Welfare CNN  —  The stranding of more than 140 dolphins off Cape Cod last month has been confirmed as the largest mass stranding of the mammals in United States history, animal rescuers say. A final review of data and aerial imagery of the mass stranding event near Wellfleet, Massachusetts, believed […]

Giant sea creature — largest animal on earth — spotted off North Shore on Fourth of July

Whale watchers off the North Shore of Massachusetts were recently dazzled by the rare sighting of the largest animal on the planet. Onlookers on a Cape Ann Whale Watch boat were treated to an up-close look at a blue whale on the Fourth of July, according to the tour agency. “We spent the most extraordinary […]

Breaking: We’re asking the SEC to investigate world’s largest meat company’s animal welfare promises

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today, we filed a complaint with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission against the largest meat and poultry company in the world, JBS and its subsidiary, Pilgrim’s Pride. Together with the Center for Biological Diversity, and in partnership with the Farmed Animal Advocacy Clinic at Vermont Law and Graduate […]

Largest animal lived 100 million years ago on Earth

Earth’s largest animal is 121 feet long Patagotitan mayorum. — Freepik/File The largest animal to ever walk on planet Earth was known as the Patagotitan mayorum, who weighed around 154,323 pounds which is roughly equivalent to be the same as 10 African elephants. This animal was longer than a blue whale at 121 feet in […]

the largest flying animal ever discovered

Quetzalcoatlus is a genus of azhdarchid pterosaur from the Late Cretaceous North America. This genus is known to be one of the largest flying animals ever discovered. Its discovery in the 1970s challenged our understanding of flight in prehistoric times. This article explores the discovery, physical attributes, and ecological role of Quetzalcoatlus, shedding light on […]

Protest Against Denny’s Largest Franchisee

On Thursday, September 21st, around a dozen animal advocates attended the Philadelphia premiere of a documentary produced by Denny’s largest franchise owner, Dawn Lafreeda. While the film raises important questions about the disparities women face in the business world, Lafreeda remains silent about a crucial issue in her business world at Denny’s. Around a dozen […]

Europe’s largest hunting fair opens, despite dangers faced by wildlife worldwide

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Despite ecological devastation, habitat loss, human-wildlife conflict, poaching and all the other threats that undermine the ability of wild animals to survive in their natural habitats, Europe’s largest hunting fair opened this week in Dortmund, Germany. Considering the imminent danger these threats pose to the survival of wildlife all […]

Royal Commission for AlUla’s scientific best practices enable its largest animal reintroduction

Oryx, ibex and two gazelle species returning to native habitat in three nature reserves Growth in numbers indicates progress of protected areas in the AlUla region of north-west Saudi Arabia AlUla, Saudi Arabia: The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU), building on the successful earlier reintroductions of native species into their ancestral habitat in north-west Saudi […]

Bucks County SPCA dealing with largest animal hoarding case this year

When the Bucks County SPCA showed up at a Perkasie apartment last week they rescued 14 cats abandoned after the tenant was evicted. The humane officers had no idea how to find the woman. Turns out, she found them. The next day she showed up at the animal welfare agency’s Quakertown shelter. She wasn’t alone. […]

Brandywine Valley SPCA opens ‘largest animal welfare facility’- WHYY

The expanded space will also create more comfortable lodging for animals. Dogs will be able to take part in playgroups held in six outdoor play yards. Capacity for cats has doubled, with adoptable cats kept in one of three free roaming cat rooms, plus an outdoor “catio.” Individual cat condos will also be used for […]

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