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An Inside Look at the Exotic Animal Trade

Wildlife trafficking is estimated to be a €13.86 billion per year global business, surpassed only by black-market sales and trafficking of drugs, humans, and firearms. In the United States, regulation of private ownership of exotic animals is determined by each state, allowing for loopholes and oversight. Animals are bought and traded through auctions, backyard breeders, illicit online sales and more. ... Read More »

New Research Finds: Dogs Feel No Shame Despite The Sad Look!

The next time you start shaking your finger, get mad and start shouting “Shame on you!” because your dog chewed up your favorite comfortable slippers or your furniture, just remember that no matter how guilty your dog looks, it doesn’t know what your rant is about. “Just get over it and remind yourself not to put temptation in the way ... Read More »

Rare Florida Panther Kitten Rescued After Found Abandoned And Barely Breathing

A one-week-old Florida panther kitten that was found cold and barely breathing in a wildlife refuge would have died if he hadn’t been rescued, say biologists.The kitten, who weighed just a pound when he was found, was suffering from hypothermia and wasn’t responsive. ‘He was very lethargic, listless and non-responsive,’ said a spokeswoman for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation ... Read More »