By Carla Bennett
Wondering what to buy the urban hipster who has everything? How about a stuffed-and-mounted pheasant? Or perhaps a traditional mounted deer head? If your friend is game, you might even consider a full-size moose.
Taxidermy chic, once confined to trophy rooms and hunting lodges, is showing up in some unusual places—from
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A shocking undercover investigation by The Humane Society of the United States reveals widespread mistreatment of "downed" dairy cows
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Conservation groups are fighting a Bush administration plan that would allow the states of Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana to kill half of the Rocky Mountain wolf population, including by shooting wolves from the air, while they are still protected under the Endangered Species Act. In an effort to bar states from aerial gunning and
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Farm Sanctuary is pleased by the HSUS exposé of illegal factory farming practices involving the abuse of downed cattle and their inclusion in the food supply, and we've issued a statement supporting this investigation and urging legal prosecution:This investigation proves again what Farm Sanctuary has long demonstrated through its national No Downers campaign: the
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As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) completes its review of the toxic poison 4-aminopyridine, The Humane Society of the United States urges EPA to strengthen protective measures for the deadly substance. Products containing 4-aminopyridine, which are sold under the brand name Avitrol, are commonly used by licensed pest control operators (PCO) on many
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An experiment conducted on 110 chimpanzees at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Bastrop, Texas examined the effects of sodium on blood pressure in an attempt to translate results to humans. The HSUS says that this 2007 study on chimps was unnecessary and frivolous.
"The use of chimpanzees for yet another
Read More… Chimpanzees Were Used Frivolously And Unnecessarily In Study On Salt And Blood Pressure According To The Humane Society Of The United States