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Sep 13, 2014

Earth: Urgent Animal Alerts

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From: "Animal Petitions" <please-help@animalpetitions.org>
Date: Sep 12, 2014 10:13 AM
Subject: Animal Alert



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Stop Mass Badger Killing


badger badgerNearly 2,000 badgers are scheduled to be slaughtered this year. These killings are unnecessary and would disrupt the surrounding environment. Urge officials to develop sustainable, non-violent methods of controlling badger populations.


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Save Elephant from Forced Return to Captivity


800px-Leg_of_a_chained_elephantRaju the elephant was recently released from captivity after enduring 50 years of abuse, but the Indian government is considering returning Raju to his abusive former owner. Tell the Prime Minister of India to protect Raju's freedom and charge his former owner with animal cruelty.


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Applaud Travel Company for Supporting Anti-Animal Attraction Campaign


elephant ridesA travel company has removed information on elephant rides from its tourism programs in support of a campaign against animal attractions. Applaud the travel company for helping put an end to animal cruelty and exploitation.


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Applaud Initiative to Save Rhinos


rhino killedRhinoceros populations are diminishing at alarming rates due to relentless poaching. Applaud one national park for implementing an innovative system to save the endangered creatures.


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Stop Discrimination Against Dogs Based Solely on Breed


Pit BullLaws that discriminate against dogs based on the way they look rather than on their temperament have proven to be ineffective and a waste of resources. Urge government officials to stand against an ordinance that would unfairly discriminate against pit bulls.


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Stop Mutilating Foxes


13017529294_1ae6916dbf_qHunters often kill small animals to encourage their dogs to hunt badgers, but some hunters have been cruelly mutilating them. Fox pups have been found tied to trees and disposed of in trash bags. Demand authorities take action to stop this brutality.


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End Retribution Wolf Killing


wolfWolves are often killed by farmers for posing a threat to livestock, so activists have been encouraging governments to better protect wolves by instating strict rules for when a farmer is allowed to kill a wolf. One state has refused to enforce wolf protections, putting some populations at risk. Encourage the government to refocus on saving wolves.


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Thank Organization for Saving Monkey's Life


Slow_Loris_2006A woman recently negotiated to save a pet monkey that was a victim of a drug raid. Thank her for setting a precedent for fostering international cooperation in future cases like these, and for shedding light on the victims of illegal trafficking and poaching.


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Don't Allow Tigers to be Kept as Pets


TigerShockingly, the majority of captive tigers in the United States are being kept as pets. Urge government officials to put an end to this highly dangerous and inhumane trend by creating a system to regulate tiger ownership.


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Applaud Decision to Cancel Dolphin Show


800px-Baby_wolphin_by_pinholeDolphins will no longer have to suffer at the hands of a Florida aquarium as they have decided to pull the plug on a proposed plan to create an entertainment stadium. They will focus instead on rescuing and rehabilitating dolphins. Sign the petition to thank the aquarium for changing their minds on this important issue.


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Save Bats from Devastating Disease


701012-1408750028-wideEcologically important bats are being devastated by a strange and deadly disease. Help give these imperiled animals much-needed protection before they go extinct.


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Save the Wild Tigers of Vietnam


indochinese tigerThe wild tigers of Vietnam are critically endangered due to deforestation, illegal trading, and poaching. There are now only 47 wild tigers living in Vietnam. Please sign this petition to urge the Vietnamese Prime Minister to protect the beautiful, wild tigers before they go extinct.


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Support Protecting Turtles from Deadly Fishing Nets


Turtle_entangled_in_marine_debris_(ghost_net)Dangerous fishing nets have been temporarily banned to protect endangered Pacific loggerhead sea turtles. The turtles migrate closer to the shores in warm weather, often getting trapped in nets. Thank the NOAA for implementing the ban and protecting the welfare of loggerhead turtles.


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