This year is gearing up to be a busy one. From lions to sharks to foxes to snakes, we'll be pushing for legislation that increases protections for the animals in Virginia who deserve our compassion.
The Humane Society's Animal Rescue Team has saved cats, dogs, horses, rabbits and even rats from all sorts of crises and cruelty situations. But this week's main event was a particularly exotic mission: rescuing three tigers, two leopards, three cougars, two wolf-hybrids and a macaque monkey.
Since many large birds can outlive their human guardians, they are often by necessity rehomed several times during their lives. Unfortunately, it's often difficult to rehome a bird and many animal shelters do not take in homeless birds.
Photo by Arno & Louise Wildlife. Do you have a favorite animal? Chemist Sir Harold Kroto does. It is the dung beetle. Why? ...
The deer shot near West Salem was odd not only because it was a female with antlers, but because the antlers had 30 points. That's a ridiculously high number of points. A healthy male deer in his prime might have ten or twelve points.
Although when it comes to the specific date of our mass death, Harold Camping might as well be talking Chinese nuclear development with Herman Cain, i...
We need laws to protect both wild animals and people from what happens when those animals are kept where they do not belong by a species which is frighteningly often incapable of taking care of itself.
Many states have turned into the wild west for exotic animal ownership -- we need to have better rules in place to prevent tragedies like the one in Ohio last week.
It's too late to bring these animals back and give them the life they deserved. But one thing that can and must be done is to implement regulations and laws about the keeping of exotic animals.
The story made waves around the internet, leading many commentators to consider the lessons from the incident. Here are a select few.
If Muskingum County officials spent more time getting to know the wild animals around them, they'd know that the first response to a wild animal is not to shoot it.
Texas is home to some fabulous animals. But the craziest animal of Texas was convicted last week. An evil, nasty, racist, demonic animal named "Warren Jeffs."
There comes a point in everyone's life when it's time to gather one's herd and leave the hustle and bustle of the big city. For Elaine and Michael Fr...
Although Majority Leader Harry Reid and President Barack Obama stood firm against Republican attempts to repeal clean air and clean water protections, wolves in the Northern Rockies weren't so lucky.
Park rules permit 24 people per day to hike into the mountains in search of one of several family groups. Once discovered, the humans are allowed to stay with the gorillas for just twenty minutes.