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Harambe

This week, the news and social media have been saturated with the story of Harambe, the 17-year old gorilla who was shot to death on May 28, 2016 at the Cincinnati Zoo after a little boy climbed, and then fell, into Harambe’s enclosure. 987 more words

In The News

A Very Different Conversation

Opinionated bitch that I am, obviously I have some pretty strong opinions on what happened to Harambe. We all do. There are opinions flying all over social media and print media; from parents, primatologists, zoologists, and random people who took all of five seconds to rush to judgement without ANY qualifications apart from owning a television set. 1,361 more words

Family

Harambe: A Tragedy of Society

Note: My emotions may not have made this my most eloquent post

The story: a four-year old boy fell into the enclosure of a 17-year-old silverback gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo. 859 more words

Relationships & Realities

Its not just Orca's!

IT’S NOT JUST ORCA”S

Dolphins at seaworld are treated JUST as unfairly as the Orca Whales.

Dolphins need freedom, and pods. Which they do not receive being held captive at Seaworld. 296 more words

Not Ok

Hanako

Hanako, the elephant who was gifted to Japan by Thailand after WWII and has been living in a small, bare enclosure for 67 years, has passed away. 294 more words

Elephant

Spread your wings - Image #140

Dee and I have been away for the weekend at a friend’s wedding, and have had some time to spare. We spent the morning of the wedding at a bird of prey centre, where they have over 70 birds. 215 more words

Pic Of The Day

Animals In Captivity: Blackfish

Recently, I watched the controversial documentary Blackfish, which focuses on the treatment, abuse, and containment of Orca Whales in theme parks such as Sea World. 734 more words