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The 'World's Loneliest Elephant' Is Moving To A Sanctuary With Other Elephants, With Help From Cher

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UPDATE: See https://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news/4056/The-Moment-The-039-World-039-s-Loneliest-Elephant-039-Makes-His-First-Friend-In-8-Years ... read more

Dog Owners Supposedly More At Risk For Covid

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via dog owners SUPPOSEDLY more at risk If this was Denmark, the government would want to kill everyone's dogs. Thank God I'm not Danish. They love killing animals over there. Who can forget this? And then, of course, they killed again. There is something seriously wrong with those people.... read more

Eagle Sends Drone To 'Watery Grave' In 'Brazen Attack' Over Lake Michigan

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via https://www.upi.com/OddNews/2020/08/13/Eagle-sends-drone-to-watery-grave-in-brazen-attack-over-Lake-Michigan/2401597342194/ Michigan state officials said a drone that was mapping shoreline erosion in the Upper Peninsula was sent to a watery grave in a brazen attack by a bald eagle.... read more

Magnificent Animals Face Culling

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See here, here, and/or here. We will not allow our animals to starve. We will not allow them to suffer. Culling would be the kindest and, if this came to pass, this is what we would do, she says. And here's a place in Colorado you might want to visit and/or donate to.... read more

Indian Railway Company Using Bee Sounds To Ward Off Elephants

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via gephardtdaily.com Officials with an Indian railway company said they have started using the recorded sound of buzzing bees to keep elephants from wandering onto the tracks...... read more

A New Idea On Fostering Pets

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A Mississippi hotel lets guests foster dogs during their stay and now more than 60 have found forever homes. via Yahoo News ... read more

National Weather Service Warns Of Falling Iguanas On Cold Night In Miami

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The National Weather Service on Tuesday warned people in South Florida of the possibility of falling iguanas in advance of cold weather.... read more at upi... read more

Elephant Climbs 5-Foot Wall To Steal Mangoes From Lodge

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via https://www.upi.com/Odd-News/2020/01/13/Elephant-climbs-5-foot-wall-to-steal-mangoes-from-lodge/3411578953055/ An elephant in a Zambian national park was caught in camera climbing over a wall to steal some mangoes from a safari lodge....... read more

After Losing Hope Of Ever Finding Their Dog, Pup Is Finally Found Living Like King Among Doting Prisoners

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via https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/alabama-man-finds-dog-living-life-large-in-prison/Although this pup's owners were frantic with worry over his disappearance, he was found only days later living like a king amongst the local pri... ... read more

Tennessee Safari Park

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Drove past this place a month ago on my way to New Madrid (just because). It looked interesting and is apparently getting great reviews.UPDATE: And now we've been there. We went last week (7/31/2020). It was great! You can buy feed buckets to feed the animals as you make your way through the par... read more

Difference Between Alpacas And Llamas

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In case you were wondering, as I was...Click the image See also, llama vs. alpaca... read more

Elephant Poaching Falls Dramatically

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Some good news for a change: elephant-poaching-falls-dramatically-africa Elephant poaching in Africa has dropped significantly from a peak in 2011, according to a new analysis of annual surveillance data. The progress seems to have resulted in large part from declining demand for ivory in China, wh... read more

Donation To Harmony Haven

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We just donated to Harmony Haven Therapeutic Riding and Horse Rescue. This recent snowstorm knocked down fencing, along with their shelter. And don't forget these guys: Adopt-a-horse here or here... read more

When Coyotes (Try To) Attack

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Well, I had an exciting morning. Who needs coffee to wake up? It was around 5:30 when I let our pug Joey out in the backyard. I'm standing there keeping an eye out for critters (there is no fence) when, sure enough, a couple of coyotes start trotting toward us, all casual-like as if out for a stroll... read more

Draft Horses Pull Big Rig Up Hill

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A Minnesota couple harnessed their Belgian draft horses to help a semi truck driver whose vehicle was stuck on an icy driveway. Read more: Horses-pull-stuck-semi... read more

Got Yelled At Today

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I got yelled at today... by a quail. I was crossing an empty lot toward the soccer field when I heard squawking. I looked down, and there it was, obviously telling me to get lost. So I did. I am nothing if not considerate.... read more

Dolphins Speak In Holographic Language

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Very cool! via scientists-reveal-that-dolphins-speak-in-a-holographic-language/ UPDATE:The commenters are mostly unconvinced.... read more

Please Donate To Harmony Haven

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Please DONATE to Harmony Haven Therapeutic Riding & Horse Rescue's fundraiser to build better shelter for the winter. Thanks. Please donate by clicking here. Thank you! Or go here: harmonyhaven.wordpress.com/donations And, last but not least (and possibly best of all), you can use Amazo... read more

Just 'Cuz You Cut Off Its Head

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Just 'cuz you cut off its head... don't assume it's harmless. Chef dies after spitting cobra he was cooking bit him on the hand ... 20 minutes after he had cut its head off. See Chef-dies-spitting-cobra-cooking... read more

Saved A Life Today

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Probably. You never know about these things. Anyway, I had forgotten to buy cat food and that is what allowed me to be there in time to save a life. Taking my daughter to school this morning, I had to turn south on Nolensville Rd because Old Hickory was backed up. I was running late, and there'd... read more

Harmony Haven (12/23/2010)

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You can watch it here: http://vimeo.com/18194031 HarmonyHaven2010 http://vimeo.com/18194031 Family visit in August to sister Jeannie's Harmony Haven therapy riding and horse rescue ranch in Cottonwood, California. Please donate by clicking here.Thank you.... read more

Detection Dogs

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via A nose for wild things These are no hounds. These are highly trained detection dogs used by biologists to canvass for animals, scat, rare plants and invasive weeds that are easily missed by humans.... read more

Harmony Haven (10/24/2010)

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We spent the better part of Friday here at Harmony Haven Therapeutic Riding & Horse Rescue in Cottonwood, CA. My sister and her family run it. Feel free to make a donation! Here's a 4-minute amateur video. Please donate by clicking here. Thank you.... read more

House The Horses

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Please donate by clicking here. Thank you. We are always trying to raise money so we can build a barn for our wonderful horses.Some of the horses are older and need more shade or storm protection to be comfortable. Please donate by clicking here.Thank you.... read more

Cool Site To Help Pets

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NoPawsLeftBehind.org The No Paws Left Behind web site is here to help you through some tough times.... read more

Leaving Your Mark

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We welcome all the visitors and students to our center, Harmony Haven. Our mission statement: "We rescue and rehabilitate horses so they can rescue and rehabilitate the people who need them most."It's all about leaving your mark or hoof print. Help others and have a better life just b... read more

Harmony Haven (2008)

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My sister and her daughter have started a therapeutic riding and horse rescue! Don't forget to donate by clicking on the DONATE button. Please donate by clicking here.Thank you.... read more