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April 19, 2016 - Issue 1224


Animal Lovers Are Horrified by This Travesty

exotic animal

April 19, 2016

And while there are hints of improvement, it's still incredibly easy for these kinds of abuses to continue, often floated by financial rewards and incentives. Fortunately, here are 8 ways you can be an advocate for the animals who can't do so for themselves.

New Fossil Discovery Sheds Light on Hippos’ Origins

hippopotamus origins

April 19, 2016

There’s been a debate among scientists about whether hippos are related to whales or ancient pigs. A new fossil discovery of a long-extinct semi-aquatic mammal may finally put the debate to rest.

Orphaned Gorillas Sing as They Eat Banana Leaves

Orphaned Gorillas Sing as They Eat Banana Leaves

April 19, 2016

Orphaned and endangered gorillas in Rwanda sing as they eat their favorite food.