Animals

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PETA Asks People To Stop Using Anti-Animal Phrases And People Cant Help But Laugh

We don’t like to beat a dead horse here at Bored Panda, but PETA has opened a can of worms and gotten on people’s goat again, by being pig-headed. Taking aim at popular animal-based idioms like these, the animal rights organization hopes that ‘anti-animal language’ or ‘Speciesism’ will one day be put in the same […]

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This corrupt, illegal war on wildlife makes losers of us all | Dominic Jermey

The time for treaties is over we need to halt the worldwide trade in animal parts, says the director general of ZSL Civil war is devastating. Until the Taliban booted me out of Afghanistan in 1998 I was the last western diplomat to go I had a front-row seat on the impact that sustained war […]

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How to be human: the man who was raised by wolves

The long read: Abandoned as a child, Marcos Rodrguez Pantoja survived alone in the wild for 15 years. But living with people proved to be even more difficult The first time Marcos Rodrguez Pantoja ever heard voices on the radio, he panicked. Fuck, he remembers thinking, those people have been inside there a long time! […]

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Green-haired turtle that breathes through its genitals added to endangered list

With its punky green mohican the striking Mary river turtle joins a new ZSL list of the worlds most vulnerable reptiles It sports a green mohican, fleshy finger-like growths under its chin and can breathe through its genitals. The Mary river turtle is one of the most striking creatures on the planet, and it is […]

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12 camels disqualified from Saudi beauty contest in ‘Botox’ row

Twelve animals disqualified from Saudi show after receiving injections to improve their pout 12 camels disqualified from Saudi beauty contest in ‘Botox’ row Twelve animals disqualified from countrys annual show after receiving injections to improve their pout Matthew Weaver Last modified on Wed 24 Jan 2018 17.00EST Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on […]

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US to allow imports of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe

Campaigners fear move by Trump administration will damage global efforts to end the ivory trade Donald Trumps administration plans to allow imports of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe into the US a move campaigners fear could damage global momentum on ending the ivory trade. In 2014, US big game hunters killing elephants in Fish and Wildlife […]

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Warning of ‘ecological Armageddon’ after dramatic plunge in insect numbers

Three-quarters of flying insects in nature reserves across Germany have vanished in 25 years, with serious implications for all life on Earth, scientists say The abundance of flying insects has plunged by three-quarters over the past 25 years, according to a new study that has shocked scientists. Insects are an integral part of life on […]

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A giant insect ecosystem is collapsing due to humans. It’s a catastrophe

Insects have triumphed for hundreds of millions of years in every habitat but the ocean. Their success is unparalleled, which makes their disappearance all the more alarming Thirty-five years ago an American biologist Terry Erwin conducted an experiment to count insect species. Using an insecticide fog, he managed to extract all the small living things […]

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Jon Stewart’s beautiful 12-acre farm is now a safe haven for abused animals.

Anna and Maybelle are living in a pig’s paradise. GIF via The Daily Squeal/Facebook. They feast on green grass. They sunbathe on 12 acres of pristine pasture. And they get belly rubs… GIF via CBS This Morning/YouTube. …from Jon Stewart and his wife, Tracey. Every. Single. Day. GIF via CBS This Morning/YouTube. Anna and Maybelle […]

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Forget the environment: we need new words to convey lifes wonders | George Monbiot

We need better ways of talking about nature and our relationships with it, writes Guardian columnist George Monbiot If Moses had promised the Israelites a land flowing with mammary secretions and insect vomit, would they have followed him into Canaan? Though this means milk and honey, I doubt it would have inspired them. So why […]

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